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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Al-Shabaab recaptures region seized by gov't forces in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab recaptured Runir-god location, 180 kilometers north of the capital Mogadishu on Sunday amid heavy fightings with Somali forces.

22 Somali Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabab Attack

Abdulaziz Osman - VOA
Militant group al-Shabab attacked and recaptured a town in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region early Sunday morning, killing 22 Somali soldiers, an official told VOA on condition of anonymity.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

London - fraud gang face prison for £1m scam on elderly

By Jutin Davenport -  The Evening Standard - A London fraud gang which targeted pensioners to raise cash to fund Islamic State in Syria could have escaped with millions of pounds, it emerged today.

Swedish delegation arrives in Somaliland to discuss the intensification of diaspora projects

28, April 2016, Hargeisa - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation received a large delegation consisting of members of the Swedish embassy and Forum Syd. Per. H Karlsson who is a Senior Programme Manager was very delighted with the reception they received from the government of Somaliland.

Somalia mosque collapses kills 15 in Mogadishu

BBC- A mosque under refurbishment has collapsed in Somalia, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40.

Opinion - Hatching plots against the State of Somaliland

By Yusuf Robleh Danguri
Hatching plots against the State of Somaliland
There has been a concerted effort, of a slanderous campaign, against the peace- loving people of Somaliland orchestrated by the undemocratically elected Somali’s leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, since he came to power. He succeeded finally to sabotage the long awaited SomaliaSomaliland talks in Istanbul, Turkey.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Daallo Airlines leases another aircraft to continue to grow operations in Somalia and Dubai

Daallo Airlines leases another aircraft to continue to grow operations in Somalia and Dubai.

Somaliland: El-Nino wipes out livestock and crops as millions caught in grip of worst drought

IBT- The Horn of Africa has seen little rainfall over the past two consecutive seasons, affecting millions in what has been described as the worst El-Nino-related drought in decades.

Hyenas attack hungry women as Somaliland's drought deepens

By Emma Batha
LONDON, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somaliland risks descending into famine amid a severe drought that has killed thousands of livestock, an international aid agency warned on Friday, adding there were reports of some women being set upon by hyenas after collapsing from hunger.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Struggling for survival in drought-hit Somaliland

By Siegfried Modola
HARGEISA, Somalia, April 28 (Reuters) - In the past three months, Amina Ibrahim Shirwa and her family have lost around 25 goats, sheep and cows as a harsh drought has ravaged livestock and crops in northern Somalia.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Online Petition to support Somaliland International Recognition

We, the signatories of this petition, call for Somaliland to be formally ‪‎recognised‬ as an independent state.

Al-Shabab Militants Kill 8 Somali Gov't Soldiers

Reuters- Al Shabaab insurgents attacked a Somali military base on Tuesday and killed five soldiers in two hours of fierce fighting near the northwestern town of Baidoa, a military officer said.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Somalia-Senior Al-Shabaab leader arrested in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Somalia security forces have arrested a senior Al-Shabaab militant who is wanted for a series of bomb attacks in the Horn of Africa nation.

London- Help find M. Abdi Sheikh who is missing in Harlesden

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a man from Harlesden who has been missing for five days.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Birmingham - Robber A. Ahmed jailed after being caught hiding in garden shed

An armed robber has been jailed for 12 years - after being caught hiding in a shed by West Midlands Police.

Commentary - The rich and the poor in ‪Somaliland

There is a huge gap between the rich and the poor in Somaliland. There are the super-rich and the super-poor, with little or no middle class.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Drought hits Somaliland’s most vulnerable

Reuters- A severe drought intensified by El Niño has hit Somaliland and Puntland, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. An estimated 1.7 million people are affected by drought and about 1.3 million people are at risk of slipping into acute food insecurity if they do receive assistance immediately.

Dahabshiil ready to partner with AU to lower Diaspora remittances cost

By CORRESPONDENT, Capital FM - NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – Leading money transfer company Dahabshiil is ready to work with the African Union in partnership with African states to enable them to reform their laws and regulations so as to lower the cost of remitting funds into and within the continent.

Relief agencies scale up food supplies in Somalia amid drought

MOGADISHU, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Humanitarian agencies have increased efforts to save lives and livelihoods in the areas hardest hit by the drought in Somalia, the UN said on Saturday.

At least 12 die of cholera in S. Somalia

MOGADISHU, April 23 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 people have died of cholera, and over 60 others are suffering from diarrhea in towns of middle Jubba region, southern Somalia this week, health ministry confirmed Saturday.