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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ethiopia: it is time to stop the reign of terror of the Liyu Police

(The Hill) - A U.S. financed para-military force known as the Liyu police are terrorizing the civilian population in the eastern Ethiopian Somali region without impunity.

Al-Shabaab seizes crashed US surveillance drone in Somalia

IBT- Small drone landed in the Lower Shabelle region of the country, which is controlled by the militant group.

Somaliland independence battle like Scotland or Catalonia, says president - Video

The president of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo, says his country has been living independently of Somalia for a very long time.

Ethiopia abandoning bodies of its soldiers in the Somali region

(Ethiopiadj) — Residents in the Somali region of Ethiopia said the TPLF regime is dumping the bodies of its soldiers who were killed in fighting in Somalia everywhere, inflicting a heavy psychological trauma on people in the region.

Monday, June 27, 2016

How Somaliland made its government work for the people

(Open Democracy)- It is fitting to discuss the challenges to parliamentary strengthening projects near the June anniversary date of President Ronald Reagan’s Westminster Speech.

Laas Geel: Somaliland’s best-kept secret

DW- Hidden in the badlands of Somaliland is an outcrop of rock paintings from one of the world’s oldest pastoral traditions. The caves of Laas Geel offer a glimpse into what the semi-autonomous country has to offer.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Hostage incident in Nigeria - Abducted workers released

(RT) - 7 Australians among hostages liberated from Boko Haram in Nigeria - employer Macmahon Holdings Limited, an Australian mining and construction company, has said in a statement that its seven employees taken hostage by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria on June 22, 2016, have been freed.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Queen grants independence to Somaliland protectorate on June 1960

Here is the text of the Queen granting independence to the people of Somaliland on June 1960.

Al Shabab launch deadly attack claims 15 (VIDEO)

HOL- Somalia’s Al Shabaab extremist group has launched an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu’s city center.

Somalia - 15 dead as gunmen storm hotel in Mogadishu

(CNN) - At least 15 people are dead and 25 others are injured as a result of Saturday's car bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to Somali police Col. Mohamed Abdulkadir.

President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland

An independent Somaliland would provide security in a strategically sensitive region, a growing market for goods and services, and an important bulwark against extremism.

Somaliland: the role of the Attorney General in prosecuting journalists

(Hargeisa) - The work of the prosecution office in any country is very important. The office handles enormous tasks in which lives and liberties of human beings are in question.

Somalis from Europe worried about the effects of Brexit

London - The Somalis living in the United Kingdom that have EU citizenship are worried about the effects of Brexit on their status in the UK.

Friday, June 24, 2016

UN to offer 1.9 mln USD to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia

(Xinhua)- The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will release 1.9 million U.S. dollars to help contain the outbreak of cholera in Somalia.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Uganda to withdraw troops from Somalia

BBC- Uganda will pull its soldiers out of the African Union mission fighting Islamist group al-Shabab in Somalia, its military chief has said.

Military to secure porous Kenya-Ethiopia border and protect oil

(Standard digital) — The bases will enhance security in the area following the recent discovery of oil.

Somaliland- Djibouti faces Berbera on the block

BBC- Despite Ramadan, there is no slackening at Djibouti's ports. Under the relentless sun, whippet-thin men glistening with sweat work the docks, taking what refuge they can in the shade cast by machinery and stacks of cargo.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Parents in Somaliland are buying their sons taxis to prevent migration to Europe

In Somaliland, parents are trying to dissuade their children from dangerous and illegal migration to Europe by buying them second-hand cars that can be operated as taxis.

Somaliland - Policing the flowers of paradise

(New African)- It is estimated that 90% of Somaliland’s adult male population – and about 20% of women – chew khat for mirqaan, the Somali word for the buzz it can give.

Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of contemplating full-scale war

(VOA News) — The government of Eritrea told the U.N. Human Rights Council that its neighbor Ethiopia is planning to launch a full scale war against its territory.