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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Distorted news can create conflict in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- I read yesterday news published by some local Somaliland websites about an incident in Dila of Awdal region.

US Bombing Raids on Somalia Pick Up Since June

(Sputnik)- Afghanistan isn’t the only place the US military is increasing operational tempo: 13 airstrikes have been conducted on al-Shabab jihadists in Somalia since June, Stars and Stripes reports.

200 Somali refugees detained in Yemen

(AA)- HADHRAMAUT, Yemen
Scores of refugees from Somalia were detained in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province on Wednesday, according to the local authorities.

Somali supermodel Iman thanks Turkish first lady

NEW YORK, Anadolu Agency -
Somali supermodel and entrepreneur Iman has thanked Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan for Ankara's humanitarian aid efforts towards Somalia.

Ethiopia’s Refugees Unsafe in Somaliland, Kenya and Elsewhere

(Human Rights Watch )- “Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison.

UK statement on Somaliland presidential elections

The United Kingston has issued the following statement on the coming Somaliland presidential elections during International Democracy Day :

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Puntland - New project launched to bring safe water to Bosasso

MOGADISHU, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Somalia's regional Puntland state on Monday launched a partnership deal aimed at bringing piped water to thousands of people in the town of Bosasso.

OPEC funds solar lanterns project in Somalia

MOGADISHU, 19th September, 2017 (WAM) -- Lanterns will be distributed to female headed households within IDP (internally displaced persons) communities in Mogadishu, as part of a renewable energy project financed by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).

UAE- DP World acquires Drydocks World, DMC

(Gulf News)- Dubai: DP World announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire Maritime World, the owner of Dubai Maritime City (DMC), for $180 million (Dh661 million), and Drydocks World for a capital injection of $225 million.

Russia ready to help Somalia in war on terror

UNITED NATIONS, September 19. /TASS/.

Ohio - 15-year-old Mohamed Abdulkadir gunned down in his neighbor's driveway

(ABC)- BLACKLICK, Ohio — The Waggoner Grove subdivision was quieter Tuesday evening than it was 24 hours after a 15-year-old was gunned down in his neighbor's driveway.

Boom for Kenyan miraa traders as shortage hits Somaliland

Miraa traders from Kenya are cashing in on a shortage being experienced in Somaliland following the disruption of the business by conflicts in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Addis Ababa - Qoshe Landslide Takes Life Once Again

(Addis Fortune)- A landslide that occurred at Reppi Landfill a.k.a Qoshe took the life of a daily labourer, Kassahun Fekade, married and a father of six children.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions

Thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Somali region following deadly clashes in recent days between ethnic Somalis and Oromos.

Somali book fair offers respite from bombs

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual book fair.