29 September 2011

Somalia: The Ministry of Education Will Be Probed, President Says

Mogadishu — The president of Somali interim government on Wednesday said they will track down the scholarships Somalia gets from some foreign countries as it was accused of widespread corruption in scholarships.

Speaking at ceremony held in Mogadishu, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, the leader of war decimated Somalia said there were some Somali students who had been taken to abroad after getting scholarships.

But, Ahmed has admitted there were some complaints about corruption in the scholarships emerging days after day.

He notes the ministry of education has made key work and efforts, adding despite the ministry will be investigated because the allegations and complaints.

The president also talked who the famine victims receive the aid food, spelling out they didn't always get it as it is wanted.

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