Monday, May 22, 2017

London - Bashir Ali pleaded guilty to the killing of his wife

(Get West London ) - A father-of-four has admitted stabbing his wife to death.

England - 22 dead and scores hurt in Manchester blast

BBC- Twenty-two people are now known to have been killed and 59 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Somaliland: Human Rights Centre condemns imprisonment of opposition politicians

(Hargiesa)- On 21st May 2017, Hargeisa Regional Court sentenced Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports and Youth Secretary of Waddani opposition party, to one year of imprisonment for “instigation to disobey the laws” because of a statement he made at a press conference on 11th April 2017, according to the presiding judge who pronounced the judgment in an open court at Hargeisa.

Eritrea Denies Targeting Ethiopia Dam as Egyptian Ties Deepen

(Bloomberg)- Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki denied his country’s deepening relations with Egypt signify plans to disrupt neighboring Ethiopia’s construction of Africa’s biggest hydropower dam.  

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Somaliland’s Guurti Sparks a Crisis

(ICG) - The self-declared Republic of Somaliland – a de facto independent state formed from Somalia’s north-western regions – is often described as an island of stability in a sea of conflict.

Ethiopians illegally resident in Saudi refuse gov't help to return – PM worried

(Africa News)- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has expressed worry over the refusal of nationals illegally resident in Saudi Arabia to return home despite a 90-day amnesty program.

Six million Somalis face starvation - Video

International aid agencies are warning that six million Somalis need urgent help to avoid starvation.

Mohamed Ibrahim Egal and his Northern Delegation arrive in Mogadisho. 16,04,1960 - Video

Mohamed Ibrahim Egal and his Northern Delegation arrive in Mogadisho. 16,04,1960 for talks of union with Somalia.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Mohammed Yusef Ali Gurey donated $100,000 for Somaliland Drought Relief

( London)- Press Release: During a discussion at the Somaliland London Conference on 18th May, on the plight of the Somaliland people caused by the Drought, it was announced that Mohammed Yusef Ali Gurey, has donated $100,000 as a contribution to the Drought Relief.

King Salman presents Trump with Saudi Arabia’s top civilian honor

(Arab News)- RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Saturday presented Donald Trump with the Kingdom’s top civilian honor, as the US president began a trip to Riyadh aimed at strengthening security and economic ties.

Press Releases: United States and Djibouti Open Third Annual Binational Forum of Cooperation

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 19, 2017
On May 18, U.S. and Djiboutian officials met in Washington, D.C. on the occasion of the third annual U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum.

Ethiopia plans to increase energy export to Kenya

ADDIS ABABA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia plans to earn 290 million dollars annually from energy export by 2019, when the Ethio-Kenya electricity transmission and distributions lines are completed.

Somalilanders Celebrate Independence Day By Dancing Down London's Whitehall

Members of the Somaliland diaspora celebrated the anniversary of their homeland’s 1991 declaration of independence from Somalia by dancing down Whitehall, the thoroughfare at the heart of British government.

International recognition for Somaliland will boost prosperity in the Horn of Africa

BY SAAD ALI SHIRE
26 years on, Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reiterates the case for independence.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation

(Ayyaantuu)- Sweden’s director of public prosecution says she has decided to discontinue the investigation into WikiLeaks founder