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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Thousands warned to leave Kenya’s north

 NAIROBI: Thousands of Kenyan civil servants were urged yesterday to leave troubled regions hit by a wave of insurgent attacks, as protesters in the capital demanded greater security. The warnings by six unions to members to leave the restive northeast, as well as the protests in Nairobi, follow a weekend attack which saw 28 non-Muslims executed on a bus.

Nestor Maritime trains Somaliland Coast Guard officers

  (Defence Web ) The European Union maritime capacity building mission EUCAP Nestor has completed a two month long training course for Somaliland Coast Guard personnel.

The two month Mentoring, Teaching and Training programme for thirty young officers of the Somaliland Coast Guard in Berbera from Hargeisa, Berbera and Zeyla, Mait and Las Qoray, concluded with a ceremony on October 21, EUCAP Nestor said.

Somalia : Nestor Maritime deploys in Mogadishu

 (Defence Web) - From November 24, capacity building mission EUCAP Nestor maritime, legal and police experts are permanently deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia, in the second mission field office in the country.

The Mission operational base is located in Mogadishu International Airport (MIA). Other EUCAP Nestor experts are already fully operational in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

Long-Term Plan for Fisheries Development in Somalia and Somaliland

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 SOMALIA & SOMALILAND - MacAlister Elliott & Partners (MEP) is working on a long-term development plan for fisheries in Somalia and Somaliland that will help stimulate economic growth.

London - M. Osman, Z. Subeir and K. Halliburton convicted in trial for murder

 Hayes , West London - Three teenagers who spat at a woman before hacking her enraged boyfriend to death with an axe are facing years behind bars.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Somali MPs call for withdrawal of Amisom

 Somali MPs attending a conference for the Pan African Parliament in Addis Ababa have demanded the immediate withdrawal of Kenyan and other Amison forces from Somalia.
Read more at the East African 
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MISSING: Ayan Omar, 14, from Southall, West London

 A schoolgirl from Southall has been missing since Wednesday November 19.
Ayan Omar is 14 years old and was last seen at 7am on Wednesday near Feltham Community College.
She is Somalian, of very slight build, and often wears a headscarf.
She is known to frequent the Convent Way area of Southall and sometimes uses the name Yasmin Mohamed.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Kenya : Learning Lessons from Mandera

 By Mark T Jones - Mandera County is remote and largely unknown to most Kenyans, let alone to foreigners. It is an arid and sometimes forbidding region that borders Ethiopia and Somalia, a place of pastoralists and semi-pastoralists who live much as they have done for hundreds of years.

At least 28 killed in Kenya bus attack

 (Euro News) -At least 28 people have been killed in Kenva when armed men attacked a bus near the Somali border early on Saturday morning.
The bus was en route for Nairobi when it was stopped in Mandera County.
According to officials the gunmen separated out those thought be non-Muslim before executing them.
Members of the Somali-based militant group al-Shabab are suspected to be behind the attack.
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Friday, November 21, 2014

Somaliland elections and the lack of opposition agenda

  London , Nov 21 2014 - I attended the UK Liberal Dems  AGM Borough  meeting tonight in Surrey and learned much of the agenda and the political will this party has put in place to bring change in this country.

Somaliland migrants dying for a life in Europe

 By Naomi Lloy , Euro News - Every year, thousands of migrants risk their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Africa into Europe.
In Somaliland, although the region has escaped much of the conflict and chaos that plagues neighbouring Somalia, many young people are desperate to leave and find a new life elsewhere. The main reason that drives them is a lack of jobs with youth unemployment at around 80 percent.

Somaliland Government Joined the African countries that launched Carrma

 By Dr. Essa Jama, Hargeisa - Somaliland Ministry of Health and UNFPA officially launched in Somaliland CARMMA (Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (officially Opened by the Nations first lady H.E Madam AMINA Mohamoud jirdeh (A.Weris ) and selected Cabinet Ministers also participated this Ceremony, Carmma One in thirty African women risks dying in childbirth, while thousands more suffer all their lives from the damaging physical and mental side-effects of giving birth.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Somaliland press statement on the Copenhagen Conference

 Government of the Republic of Somaliland
Press statement: Copenhagen Conference
19 November 2014
The Government of the Republic of Somaliland would like to praise the Government of Denmark for hosting the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum on the Somali Compact, which is taking place in Copenhagen on 19 and 20 November. It is an important forum to review the progress of the Somali Compact. However the Government of Somaliland will not be participating.

Somali Entrepreneurs cheer success

 After years of conflict, a group of Somali expats have returned home to set up the country's first soft drinks company. Using a South African brand and locally grown fruit, the company has created its own soda flavours. Melanie Ralph reports
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COMMUNIQUE : High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia - COPENHAGEN 19-20 November 2014

 The first annual Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum was held in Copenhagen 19-20 November, co-chaired by HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Government of Somalia, and the United Nations, and hosted by the Government of Denmark.
Read the Communique here
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Somali Cabinet approves bills for Electoral and Boundary and Federalization Commissions

 A cabinet meeting in Mogadishu on Tuesday (November 18) chaired by Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed approved legislation for creation of the Independent Higher Electoral Commission, a necessary element for the General Election to be held in 2016.

Ethiopian delegation visits Somaliland Republic

 Ethiopia and Somaliland  have signed a trade and infrastructure agreement. Ethiopia’s Minister for Finance and Economic Development,  Sufian Ahmed who signed this agreement stated that the agreement will enhance the economy Somaliland and Ethiopia and that the appointed technical committee will make sure the accomplishment and the realization of the provisions of the signed agreement.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Commentary : Public health at risk in most cities of Somaliland

 Lack of proper sanitation and control of healthy food and genuine imported medications puts the public in most Somaliland cities at risk and exposes them to infection and serious diseases.
Open sewers mean disease spreading fast in the cities such as Hargeisa . People are at constant risk of diseases such as hepatitis, Diarrhea and typhoid.

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