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

Bridging Investment Gap in Somaliland

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Somalia : Mohamed Said Atom removed from sanctions list by the UN

(Medeshi)- UNITED NATIONS: A former Somali warlord who renounced his alliance with the Islamist Shebab group this summer was removed from a UN sanctions list on Friday.

Somalia turns to Saudi Arabia in war against terror

(Medeshi)- As a country working hard to counter terrorism, Saudi Arabia has an important experience to share with the world. Somalia has been suffering from the influence of terror groups and has subsequently turned to Saudi Arabia for help. One Somali official recently noted that his country has signed a contract with a Saudi company to help release 40 percent of the country’s population from the hands of terror groups.
Read more at Arab News


Somaliland Recognition comes up at the European Parliament

(Medeshi)- Brussels (HAN) December 20, 2014 – The European Parliament adopted a resolution supporting Palestinian statehood in principle on Wednesday in a compromise motion, while Britain’s UKIP member of EU parliament,  James Carver proposed Somaliland recognition to be next.

Somalia, Somaliland leaders agree to continue talks next month in Turkey

(Medeshi)- World Bulletin/News Desk - Leaders of the Somali government and Somaliland administration, currently in Djibouti, have agreed to continue their talks next month in Turkey, a source close to the talks said Sunday.

Malta - Somali teenager yet to be buried after tragic death

(Medeshi)- Malta Today - An 18-year-old teenager who died in a five-storey fall in Marsaskala is yet to be buried – more than two weeks after the tragic incident, the African Media Association Malta said.

S Leone to withdraw Somalia troops over Ebola

(Medeshi)- Sierra Leone is withdrawing its troops from Somalia after the African Union blocked the West African country from rotating its soldiers over fears for the Ebola virus.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission

(Medeshi)- FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola.

London - Osman Mahdi sentenced to 12 years for killing Abdi Jobcentre

(Medeshi)- By Lorraine King - Kilburn Times - A vicious thug who attacked a Good Samaritan after he tried to stop a vulnerable woman from being abused in a Wembley has been jailed for 12 years on Dec 16.

Somaliland president meets the president of Somalia in Djibouti

(Medeshi)- Saturday, December 20, 2014 - The president of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh invited the two presidents of Somalia  and Somaliland for a lunch in Dijibouti.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Finland - 4 Somalis sentenced for collecting money for militants

(Medeshi)- HELSINKI (AP) -- In Finland's first court case where terror charges have been filed, three men and one woman have been given suspended sentences for collecting a small amount of money for an al-Qaida-linked militant group in Somalia

Somalia - 6 die of starvation in Buloburde town

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU -  At least six people died of starvation over the past week in Somalia's central Buloburde town as a result of an ongoing siege by Al-Shabaab militant group, the local chief said on Friday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

British company accused of fabricating ballot papers in Somaliland and other countries


(Medeshi)- As part of an going investigation on a British company that had obtained monies to fabricate ballot papers to manipulate voting system in East Africa , the following recent updates   show on the outcomes of the investigation:
What the ballot papers say
The London trial of three senior staff and an agent of British printers Smith & Ouzman (S&O) is causing concern in Kenya. The defendants deny paying £400,000 (US$630,000) in bribes to win contracts in Kenya, Ghana, Mauritania and Somaliland. Most payments went to Kenya, where the trial has provoked the most interest.

Leaked doc : CIA drone programme counter productive

(Medeshi)- Thursday Dec 18 2014 - Leaked CIA document admits that CIA Drone programme in most of the middle East , Somalia and Asia has been counter productive.

UK Policy paper : Somalia operational plan 2014

(Medeshi)- Following is a document released by Gov.UK outlining  the operational plans for Somalia. It includes Operational plans set out, for spending teams within DFID, what and how they plan to deliver with their allocated resources.

Somaliland - USAID Financing the Expansion of Abaarso School


(Medeshi)- NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaarso School of Science and Technology located in Abaarso in Somaliland, and the US non-profit Horn of Africa Education Development Fund (HED), announced today a landmark agreement with USAID's Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA).  ASHA, through HED, has given Abaarso a $291,000 capital grant that will be used to expand the school and serve more students with additional classrooms, dorms, computer labs and staff housing.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels

(Medeshi)- Somaliland has seized more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, an official has told the BBC.

South Africa ambassador to Eritrea on Somaliland quest for recognition

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Somaliland government achievements

(Medeshi)- Among the notable Somaliland governments  is the recent upgrade of Hargeisa water systems by boosting the supply of water through new water pumps and added infrastructure to the system.

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