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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Case study : Charcoal production in Somaliland

 - The following is a case study by Candle Light for Environment , Education and Health on the production of charcoal in Somaliland and its effects on the environment. Charcoal production in Somaliland PDF

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Canada pledges $5M to UNICEF for Somalia relief

 - SURREY, B.C. - The Harper government is setting aside $5 million for UNICEF to address humanitarian needs in Somalia.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Millionaire beggar nabbed in Saudi Arabia

 - Riyadh, July 23 (IANS) Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a beggar, who, it later turned out, has been sitting on a fortune of over $300,000, a media report said Wednesday.

Somali musician and MP Saado Ali Warsame shot dead

 - Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame has been shot dead by Islamist militants.

Somalia : Hormuud, Somtel, Nationlink sign interconnection deal

- Three of Somalia’s largest telecoms operators have signed a cooperation agreement to pave the way for interconnection between their networks, local news source Dalsan Radio reports.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mr Cameron unveils a range of measures to tackle FGM in the UK

 BBC - David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".

Tanzania arrests over Dar es Salaam body parts dump

 - Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute have been arrested after 85 bags containing body parts were found in the port city of Dar es Salaam.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Somalia : The day 48 young men from Somaliland were executed in Jazeera beach , Mogadishu

 - On July 17 1989 , 48 people from Issak clan of Somaliland were rounded up in different districts in Mogadishu and were taken to Jazeera beach where they were executed by firing squad.

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala signs agreement with Somalia to develope oil exploration and production

 - A unit of Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala has signed a cooperation agreement with the Somali government which could see it developing oil exploration and production opportunities in the African country.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Video - French police clash with thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters

 - French police have clashed with thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters who defied a ban in Paris on marching to demonstrate against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

US FAA warning - Flight operations prohibited in Ethiopian airspace north of 12 degrees latitude

 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a warning to all airlines not to fly north of 12 degrees latitude in Ethiopia airspace citing that the  Ethiopian forces will fire on any violations north of  that latitude.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

US FAA issues strongest aviation warnings for Ukraine, Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

 - The US Federal Aviation Administration, in short FAA, has in their latest advisories and prohibition notices for US registered aircraft included Kenya as a potentially hostile region while Ethiopia is on the full prohibition list, after Somalia was already for a while on their no go board.

Somaliland businessman arrested for fraud related to Oodwayne Oil Block

 - July19, 2014 - Thursday, 17.07.2014 Somaliland security forces arrested Mr. Abdiwahab Ahmed Yassin Gabayhadi on Thursday the 17th of July 2014 , for  crimes related to fraud.

Shebab militants claim attack on Kenya bus that killed 7

 - July 19 , 2014 - AFP - Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a bus and police vehicle on Kenya's restive southeastern coast that killed at least seven people.

Suicide bomber kills six in attack on anti-Shebab leader

 - AFP - July 19 , 2014 - Six people were killed in a southern Somali port town on Saturday after a suicide bomber targeted the house of a prominent anti-Shebab militia leader, the intended victim said.

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