Somaliland's fishing company supplying quality fishery to both domestic and overseas markets

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cardiff becomes only second UK council to recognise the Republic of Somaliland

(Medeshi)-  Cardiff has become the second local authority in the UK to recognise the Republic of Somaliland.

Cardiff recognises Somaliland - Video

(Medeshi)- Cardiff Council has given full recognition to the republic of Somaliland

Mohameddek Ali Mohamud identified as body found at Canada Olympic Park

(Medeshi)- Mohameddek Ali Mohamud has been identified by family members as the man in his 20s found dead at Canada Olympic Park near the western edge of Calgary.

Somali pirates seize Iranian fishing vessel

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU - Pirates have seized an Iranian vessel fishing illegally off the coast of Somalia in the first successful hijacking in almost three years, officials said Thursday, raising fears that the scourge of Somali piracy may be returning.

Somali entrepreneur to launch scheme to ease cash transfer fears

(Medeshi)- By Drazen Jorgic and Edmund Blair - NAIROBI, March 25 (Reuters) - A Somali businessman is betting on a biometric fingerprint system to keep alive vital money transfer firms which face closure after Western banks cut ties due to fears remittance cash may be channelled to militant groups.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

'No Africans' Chinese restaurant owner arrested in Nairobi

(Medeshi)- By Murithi Mutiga in Nairobi -The Guardian -The owner of a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi that operated a “no Africans” policy has been arrested after media reports about the establishment triggered an outcry on social media.

Economic Secretary meets London’s Somali community to consider government support for the flow of remittances

(Medeshi)- The Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Andrea Leadsom, visited representatives from the London Somali diaspora community in Acton, to consider what more the government could be doing to ensure the financial sector retains legitimate channels for the transfer of remittances to Somalia.

Somalia rejects Kenya's plan to construct wall along border

(Medeshi)- THE Somali government has distanced itself from plans by Kenya to construct a barrier wall between the two countries.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Innovating assistance programs in Somalia

(Medeshi)- Reliefweb - In February, Somalia became the second country in the world where WFP has launched its groundbreaking new system for managing assistance programmes, a platform known as SCOPE.

London court lifts freeze on assets of Abdourahman Boreh of Djibouti

(Medeshi)- By John Everington - The National -The London High Court has lifted a worldwide freezing order on the assets of the Dubai-based businessman Abdourahman Boreh, paving the way for his Dubai holdings to be formally unfrozen within weeks.

Somali Foreign Minister visits injured Somalis at UAE hospitals

(Medeshi)- ABU DHABI, 24th March 2015 (WAM) --- Somalia's Foreign Minister, Abdisalam Hadliye Omar, has visited a number of Somalis injured in the terrorist attack that occurred recently at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which resulted in the death of a large number of people and injured others.

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign deal to end Nile dispute

(Medeshi)- BBC - Three African leaders have signed an initial deal to end a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters and the building of Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam, in Ethiopia.

Former Spanish champion questions Mo Farah’s nationality after losing Euro record

(Medeshi)- Spaniard says Farah’s 59:32 half marathon in Lisbon is “the record for Somalia”

Monday, March 23, 2015

Somaliland : Hadrawi and 3 others rescued after floods swept away their vehicle

(Medeshi)- The Somaliland legend and the most famous poet , Mohamed Warsame Hadrawi and 3 other people riding in a landcruiser were rescued today after floods swept away their vehicle at Da'ar Budhuq crossing.

Jihadists seek asylum in Norway

(Medeshi)-  Jihadists from terrorgroups like ISIL (IS) in Syria, Boko Haram in Nigeria and Al-Shabaab in Somalia have been among persons who have sought asylum in Norway, according to the newspaper Dagsavisen.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Somaliland: Shoot to kill orders claim the life of a businessman at a checkpoint near Hargeisa

(Medeshi)- There was yet another victim today of shoot to kill orders at the  checkpoints in Somaliland.

Mo Farah breaks European half marathon record in Lisbon win

(Medeshi)- Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has won the Lisbon half marathon  in a new European record time, becoming the first Briton to break 60 minutes.

Nine British medics enter Isis stronghold to work in hospitals

(Medeshi)- Nine young British medical students have travelled illegally to Syria and are believed to be working in hospitals in Islamic State-controlled areas, the Observer can reveal. Their families were mounting a desperate effort on Saturday at the Turkish-Syrian border to persuade them to come home.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

British Islamist In Kenya Possessed Bomb-Making Materials

(Medeshi)- Grant, Accused Of Ties To Shebab
MOMBASA, Kenya, March 21, (AFP): Materials recovered from the home of a British terrorism suspect in Kenya were capable of making explosives, a court in Mombasa heard Friday.

US- St. Cloud officials meet with Somali students over treatment

(Medeshi)- ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud school officials have met with Somali parents, community elders and students after Somali-American students walked out to protest their treatment.

Somalia auditor general's report to detail corruption in ministries

(Medeshi)- By Drazen Jorgic - NAIROBI, March 21 (Reuters) - Somalia's corruption watchdog will soon publish a report showing financial irregularities in most government ministries, the auditor general said, findings likely to strain relations with donors helping to rebuild the east African country.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Video - Beyond The Massive Security Wall In Somalia

(Medeshi)- AJZ- A massive security wall divides the city of Mogadishu, Somalia, in two. On one side, millions of Somalis live with the daily threat of violence.

Girls’ education in Somaliland: The start of a quiet revolution

(Medeshi)- There is a corner in a part of the world commonly associated with the worst kinds of upheaval that is quietly making some surprising positive change happen, while all around it there is turmoil.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Kay encouraged by commitments to Somalia's Vision 2016 but more to be done quickly

(Medeshi)- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has welcomed firm commitments made by Somalia's Federal and regional leaders to meet key Vision 2016 deadlines.

Prime Ministers of Somalia and Qatar sign agreements on aviation and education

(Medeshi)- The Somali Prime Minister held talks with Qatar’s Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani on Wednesday to discuss strengthening of bilateral relations and cooperation.

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