Monday, January 16, 2017

US - Kenya Travel Warning

(State Department)-m The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the border area between Somalia and Kenya because of threats by the terrorist group al-Shabaab. 

Yemeni town faces mass death by starvation - Video

MAmid the ongoing bombing of Yemen by the Saudi led coalition, our sister channel, RT Arabic, gained exclusive access to a remote village where people are on the brink of starvation.

Over 4,000 civilians killed, aid blocked, zero accountability – HRW’s wrap up of Yemen war

RT - Since a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the Yemeni conflict on behalf of its ousted president, at least 4,125 civilians have been killed, most in coalition bombings, Human Rights Watch says in its annual report.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Somalia - Puntland and Galmudug states urged to resolve differences through dialogue

MOGADISHU, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Foreign envoys in Somalia on Thursday called on leaders in the regional state of Galmudug to resolve differences which erupted early this week through dialogue.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Hidden Crisis in Eastern Somaliland

Report - This assessment was commissioned by the Somaliland Presidency and National Drought Committee.

Friday, January 13, 2017

United Arab Emirates Wants to Open Military Base in Somaliland

(Sputnik)- The United Arab Emirates is in the process of landing permission to establish a military post in Somaliland, a self-governing province that has so far failed to achieve international recognition as a sovereign nation.

The Military Base put Somaliland in Jeopardy

(By Kudos Nahur , Horn Affairs – Berbera, Somaliland)
The potential UAE military base in Berbera has seen controversy even within Somaliland presidency and its cohorts.

BBC Somali radio and text via new app

BBC Somali news headlines and radio programmes are now available globally via the free BBC Somali App.

Somali town bans lavish wedding spending

(BBC)- A Somali town has banned lavish weddings to encourage young people to marry and stop them migrating.

Somaliland elections cannot be delayed on any pretext, diplomats warn

(AllEastAfrica) HARGEISA – The international community warned leaders of the breakaway northern Somalia republic of Somaliland against any further delays in holding presidential elections amid severe droughts in the region which officials said may scrap their initial plans to hold timely presidential elections.