Former Somali PM Dies of Coronavirus in London

Former Somali Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein has died of coronavirus at a London hospital, the family told VOA’s Somali service. Relatives of the former prime minister, popularly known as Nur Adde, confirmed his passing. A family member said Nur Adde died at around 5:00...
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UN General Assembly to Decide on Rival COVID-19 Resolutions

UNITED NATIONS – How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members have been sent two rival resolutions for consideration — and under new voting rules instituted because the global body isn’t holding meetings, if a single...
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Somaliland Reports First COVID-19 Cases

WASHINGTON / HARGEISA – Authorities in the self-declared republic of Somaliland reported the territory’s first two cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. Health officials in the capital, Hargeisa, said samples taken from two individuals — a local man who visited Britain and a Chinese man —...
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