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Fact check: Did Omer Ismail receive a masters degree from Harvard? Fact check: Did Omer Ismail receive a masters degree from Harvard?
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WikiTribune found that Omer Ismail did receive an MPA degree from Harvard in 2014 WikiTribune found that Omer Ismail did receive an MPA degree from Harvard in 2014
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The name of <a href="https://twitter.com/omerish">Mr. Omer Ismail</a> has appeared on many news sources as of one the candidates for the foreign minister seat in the upcoming Sudanese government, viral facebook claim made by the journalist  <a href="https://twitter.com/Moniem_suleiman">Moniem Suleiman</a> says this piece of information is wrong. The name of <a href="https://twitter.com/omerish">Mr. Omer Ismail</a> has appeared on many news sources as of one the candidates for the foreign minister seat in the upcoming Sudanese government, viral facebook claim made by the journalist  <a href="https://twitter.com/Moniem_suleiman">Moniem Suleiman</a> says this piece of information is wrong.
https://www.facebook.com/572826299795754/photos/rpp.572826299795754/675729336172116/?type=3&amp;theater https://www.facebook.com/572826299795754/photos/rpp.572826299795754/675729336172116/?type=3&amp;theater
<strong>Claim 1:</strong> <strong>Claim 1:</strong>
"Mr. Omer Ismail never received any degree from Harvard university " "Mr. Omer Ismail never received any degree from Harvard university "
<strong>Fact Check 1: False</strong> <strong>Fact Check 1: False</strong>
<em>WikiTribune</em> contacted Harvard Kennedy School's office of alumni to check this claims. The reply we received from them read: <em>WikiTribune</em> contacted Harvard Kennedy School's office of alumni to check this claims. The reply we received from them read:
<em>" Yes, Omer received a Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy on 05/29/2014"</em> <em>" Yes, Omer received a Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy on 05/29/2014"</em>
A screenshot of the email between Harvard Kennedy school and <em>WikiTribune</em> is attached below as 'Image 1'. A screenshot of the email between Harvard Kennedy school and <em>WikiTribune</em> is attached below as 'Image 1'.
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Harvard University, Omer Ismail, Sudan  Harvard University, Omer Ismail, Sudan, University degrees
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<figure id="attachment_101797" class="wp-caption alignleft" style="width: 1477px" aria-describedby="caption-attachment-101797"><img class="size-full wp-image-101797" src="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/08/29143316/Picture-of-emails-re-Omer-Ismail.jpg" alt="Screenshot of emails between Fiona Apps and Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Department" width="1477" height="563" /><figcaption id="caption-attachment-101797" class="wp-caption-text">Screenshot of emails between Fiona Apps and Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Department</figcaption></figure> <figure id="attachment_101797" class="wp-caption alignleft" style="width: 1477px" aria-describedby="caption-attachment-101797"><img class="size-full wp-image-101797" src="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/08/29143316/Picture-of-emails-re-Omer-Ismail.jpg" alt="Screenshot of emails between Fiona Apps and Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Department" width="1477" height="563" /><figcaption id="caption-attachment-101797" class="wp-caption-text">Screenshot of emails between Fiona Apps and Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Department</figcaption></figure>

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