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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gunmen in Somalia kill radio journalist

(Reuters)- Gunmen killed a Somali radio journalist in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, an official told Reuters.

US military says it kills 4 Al-shabab fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The U.S. military says it has killed four al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in what it calls airstrikes in self-defense.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Somaliland authorities arrest journalist in Buroa

Human Rights Centre (HRC) strongly condemns the arrest of Ahmed Mouse Sakaaro, journalist based in Buroa. Ahmed was arrested on 25th September 2016 at Buroa, east of Somaliland.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Hit by DfID funding shift, UK charity Progressio to close

(devex.com) - By Molly Anders -United Kingdom-based nonprofit organization Progressio announced today it will close its doors.

Ethiopia – Djibouti railway line to open next month

(Nazret)- A new railway line connecting Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to the port city of Djibouti is set to be officially inaugurated next month.

At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP/Yahoo) -- Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.

Somalia misses poll deadline amid confusion on way forward

MOGADISHU, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Somalia's electoral team failed to meet the Sept. 24 deadline for the start of the elections of members of the Lower House, raising concerns the delay could affect the election of the president slated for Oct. 30.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Somaliland -STOP Journalist Critics!

SOLJA PRESS RELEASE: STOP Journalist Critics!
Somaliland Journalists Association (SOLJA) holds its fifth board meeting on 28-29 August 2016 and its agenda was a discussion about the current situation of media and journalists in Somaliland.

US firm to Sell Combat Vehicles to Iraq, Somalia

(Sputnik) The US Department of Defense announced that Oshkosh has received a more than one third of a billion dollar contract to sell combat vehicles to Cameroon, Iraq and Somalia.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Preparations for Somalia’s 2016 electoral process gather pace

(RW)- BAIDOA, MOGADISHU, 21 September 2016 – Preparations for the 2016 electoral process are picking up as Somalia prepares to choose parliamentary representatives, in an exercise that will culminate in a presidential poll in late October.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Project study integrating East African countries to begin in 9 months time

Addis Ababa, September 22, 2016 (FBC) -A project study that integrates the infrastructure of Eastern African countries will be finalized within the coming nine months.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Essa Djama – “Deciding which patient to treat first was sometimes difficult”

(MSF)- Essa Djama, 32, a doctor from Somaliland, recently returned from working with MSF in Yemen, a country in the midst of ongoing civil war.

Calls for Trial of Somali Leaders Involved in Kenya Somali Seawater grab

(EAEF)- The East African Energy Forum (EAEF) has announced today that it will seek corruption trials in relevant Somali courts against Somali leaders under whose watch the controversial 2009 EEZ MOU with Kenya was signed.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Somaliland government responds to IGAD communique about Somalia

The Republic of Somaliland notes that the extraordinary summit of IGAD leaders in Mogadishu on 13 September adopted a communiqué which reaffirms IGAD’s respect for “the sovereignty, territorial integrity, political independence, and unity of Somalia.

Somaliland - Minister of Foreign Affairs meets Deputy German Ambassador

Hargeisa, 20 September, 2016 – The Minister of Foreign Affairs met with the Deputy German Ambassador Markus Bollmohr, who was accompanied by Judith Hopp representing GIZ.

Somaliland: Concert cancelled for “objectionable” shows in Europe

(Freemuse) A concert with singer Nasteexo Indho, along with DJ Subeer and the singers from Stars of the Horn, was cancelled one hour before it was scheduled to begin on 13 August 2016 in Hargeisa as armed soldiers surrounded the DJ and a young TV cameraman, informing them of the cancellation and that Nasteexo would be arrested if she went on stage, according to a video statement by the singer posted on YouTube on 15 August 2016.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Dahir Adan identified as the Minnesota Stabber

(Daily Caller)- The suspect who stabbed eight people at a mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota has been identified as Dahir Adan, 22, a Somali college student who immigrated to the U.S. at a young age.

Somaliland government responds to donor concerns on parliamentary elections

Somaliland Parliamentary and Presidential Elections
17 September 2016, Hargeisa - Press Release

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Somalia general , 6 bodyguards killed by al-Shabab suicide car bomber

(BBC)- A Somali general and at least six of his bodyguards have been killed by a suicide car bomber, police say.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Somaliland , Horn of Africa, pivot of the world

(Middle East Online)  The US is unable to reconcile all these ‘friends’ who make war without its permission, plot against each other and pursue their own interests, neglecting the US umbrella.