Saturday, March 25, 2017

Official Says 80 Percent of Livestock Dead in Somaliland

VOA- LAS-ANOD, SOMALILAND — Authorities in the breakaway republic of Somaliland say at least 80 percent of the region's livestock have died due to the crippling drought that has also killed dozens of people and forced thousands into displaced persons camps.

Fighting 'The White Plague' In Drought Ridden Somaliland

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DP World delivers 4.5m litres of water to Somaliland

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said it has begun delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region of Somaliland.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel

BOSASSO, Somalia, March 24 (Reuters) - Somali pirates have taken over a small Somali boat to use as a base to attack larger ships, Somali police said on Friday.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

At Least 25 Starve to Death in Somaliland

(VOA) - At least 25 people have died of starvation in the self-declared republic of Somaliland as the Horn of Africa grapples with an increasingly severe drought.

Djibouti-Somaliland to launch a container shuttle service in April

(Seatrade) - New carrier Djibouti Shipping Lines (DSL) plans to launch a container shuttle service in April connecting Djibouti to Berbera (Somaliland), according to Alphaliner.

Somaliland drought , nightmare and security threat - minister

(The Star)- Prolonged drought in Somaliland has killed between 65 and 80 per cent of the semi-autonomous region's livestock, creating conditions that are "the worst time in our lives" and could threaten regional security, says the region's environment minister.

Somalia - Puntland in talks with DP World to develop Bosaso port

(Bloomberg)- The government of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland may award a concession to DP World Ltd. to develop the port of Bosaso, President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

London - Four dead in Westminster terror attack

Sky News - Update : Car hits people on Westminster Bridge before assailant enters grounds of Parliament with knife

Catholic community in Somaliland

(Hargeisa, Somaliland )- Last August, Bishop Giorgio Bertin, bishop of Djibouti and apostolic administrator of Mogadishu, consecrated the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, the only Catholic church in Somalia.

Important notice for Somaliland travelers to UK

(Medeshi)- This is an important information and advice for people travelling to the United Kingdom from Somaliland.

UK Excludes Somaliland from London Donor Meet Over Postponed Elections

By: Abdikadir Askar, ASI Communications Lead
A top British official said on Tuesday that Somaliland would not be invited to a donor conference on Somalia in May because it had repeatedly postponed Presidential elections.

Desperation in Somaliland: No food, only dust

(RW) - Written by Kieran McConville
Time is running out for goat and sheep farmers in Somaliland, who have livestock to save, but no way to do so.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

DRC scales up response in Somaliland to avert possible famine

(RW)- The drought situation in Somaliland continues to get worse following consequent poor rainy seasons. There are growing fears that the country could face a famine, which would have devastating impact on the population.

More midwives graduate in Puntland

(RW) - A group of 20 community midwives graduated from Haji Abdi Midwifery School in Garowe, Puntland on 8 March 2017 as the world commemorated the International Women’s Day.