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

Friday, April 17, 2015

Crisis looms for Somali refugees as Kenya orders closure of Dadaab refugee camp

(Medeshi)- Press Release - Amnesty International - Forcibly returning around 350,000 refugees to Somalia would be a violation of Kenya’s obligations under international law and put hundreds of thousands of lives at risk, Amnesty International said today.

Building of Kenya-Somalia border wall begins

(Medeshi)- Groundbreaking work for the proposed wall between Kenya and Somalia has begun in Kiunga, Lamu County, under heavy police and military guard amid alleged protests by the Somali government.

Statement : Somaliland never abolished nor suspended the death penalty

(Medeshi)- The Republic of Somaliland respects its obligations as a member of the international community and adheres to the human rights and dignity of its people as enshrined in the Constitution and its laws.

Kenya ready to evacuate citizens from South Africa

(Medeshi)- Kenya has joined Mozambique, Malawi and Somalia in expressing its readiness to evacuate its citizens from South Africa if the on-going xenophobic attacks are affecting them.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Foreign embassies prepare to ‘evacuate’ citizens from South Africa

(Medeshi)- Johannesburg - As xenophobic violence flares up in Johannesburg, Somalia and Malawi are alleged to be making plans to pull their citizens out of South Africa, City Press has reported.

Foreigners under attack in South Africa (Video)

(Medeshi)- Reuters - Immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest commercial city, have been shutting up their shops as a wave of anti-foreigner violence spreads, raising more doubts over an already troubled economy.

Australian Islamic State member Sharky Jama reportedly killed in Syria

(Medeshi)- By Jane Lee , Sidney Morning Herald -  An Australian man who joined Islamic State last year has reportedly been killed in Syria.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Al Jazeera exclusive military footage from the war in Yemen

(Medeshi)- As the War in Yemen rages , the infra-structure of the country is destroyed by aerial bombardment

Heads of Mission of the EU and Member States condemn the execution of six prisoners in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- Nairobi, 15/04/2015
The Heads of Mission of the European Union and Member States condemn in the strongest terms the carrying-out of six death sentences by the Somaliland authorities at the Mandera maximum-security complex after a long de facto moratorium.

Oldham - Protests after Somali children were taken by social services

(Medeshi)- By Robbie Gill, the Chronicle - PROTESTERS gathered at Oldham Civic Centre yesterday after three Somali children were removed from their parents by social services.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

17 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia ministries

(Medeshi)- Al-Shabab militants have attacked a government complex in a busy area of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, leaving at least 17 people dead, including seven assailants.

Somali Prime Minister Sharmarke and Puntland President hold talks

(Medeshi)- Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke headed a Federal Government delegation for two days of discussions with Puntland President Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali over the weekend.

Somali education ministry comes under attack

(Medeshi)- Police in the Somali capital have reported explosions and gunfire at the Somalia's education ministry.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Iran suspends Saudi pilgrimage flights over sexual 'assaults' on 2 Iranian boys

(Medeshi)- BBC - Iran has suspended flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia after the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys.

6 executed by firing squad in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- 6 convicted criminals were executed today by firing squad in Mandhera , according to local sources.

Iran suspends Hajj pilgrimage

(Medeshi)- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the suspension of the Umrah hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia following the recent sexual abuse of two Iranian teenagers by Saudi officers at the Jeddah airport.

Air strikes kill eight civilians in Yemen: medical source

(Reuters) – Saudi-led air strikes targeting a military camp killed eight civilians in the central Yemeni city of Taiz on Sunday, a medical source said.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Kenya - 100 hurt , one dead in Nairobi University stampede over terror scare

(Medeshi)- A student has died and more than 100 were hurt in a stampede which followed the explosion of an electricity transformer at a Kenyan university.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Somaliland - The construction of Erigavo - Burao road - (Video)

(Medeshi)- The road that will connect Erigavo , the capital of Sanaag region,  to Burao of Togdheer is in full swing .

Kenya gives notice to UN to move Dadaab refugee camp

Source: Reuters
(Medeshi)- Kenya has in the past accused Islamist militants of hiding out in Dadaab camp which it now wants the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR to move across the border to inside Somalia.

Kenyan soldiers should pull out of Somalia in 2017: Somali FM

(Medeshi)- MOMBASA, Kenya, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Somalia said on Friday that Kenyan troops which are fighting militants in the southern part of the Horn of Africa nation should pull out of the country in 2017.

Somalis badly burned in S. Africa anti-foreigner violence

(Medeshi)-  Johannesburg--Two Somali nationals suffered serious burns when their shop in a South African township was set alight by a mob, police said Saturday, as violence against foreign immigrants spread.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Somalia forms financial taskforce to streamline banking, remittance

(Medeshi)- Somalia has formed a multi- agency taskforce aimed at streamlining banking and remittance challenge, following the termination of money transfer services by the U.S. and British banks over fears that the money could be channelled to militant groups in East Africa.

Somali refugees feel remittance pain after Kenya attack

(Medeshi)- DADAAB REFUGEE COMPLEX, Kenya, 10 April 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees are among those hardest hit by Kenya’s closure of remittance firms in the wake of the 2 April shooting of at least 147 university students in Garissa by Al-Shabab militants.

Saudi Arabia - 260 Iranian pilgrims denied Umra in Makkah

(Medeshi)-  A plane carrying 260 Iranian pilgrims was denied entry in the Saudi Air space on Wednesday and returned back , Arab News has reported.

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