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Sunday, October 23, 2016

17 year old Somali asylum seeker commits suicide in German town

(DW) Onlookers reportedly encouraged a 17-year-old Somali asylum seeker who committed suicide to jump to his death from a fifth story apartment building in the eastern German town of Schmölln, according to the town's mayor.

Somaliland: Indefinite detention of twenty four people without court order or trial (Somali version included)

Press release
Somaliland: Indefinite detention of twenty four people without court order or trial
Human Right Centre calls on Somaliland government to release 24 people who are in detention since 17th June 2016 without charges.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Somaliland FM meets Taiwanese ambassador in London

(MoFA)- Foreign Minister Dr. Saad Ali Shire took advantage of his recent trip to the UK to meet with parliamentarians and other state officials, to pay a visit to the Taiwanese Ambassador H.E David Y.L. Lin at the Taipei Representative Office in London.

US Department of State issues travel alert for Ethiopia

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling in certain regions of Ethiopia due to anti-government protests, some of which have involved violence.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Jamal Mahmoud killed in north London prison

(BBC)- An inmate who was stabbed to death in HMP Pentonville was a 21-year-old who had recently become a father.

Somaliland - female detainees sexually attacked in Gabiley prison

(Amnesty International )- Four female detainees have been been raped, beaten and starved by male guards in a Somaliland prison. Demand their safety now.

Djibouti president's case thrown out in Dublin High Court

(The Journal Ireland)- Ismael Omar Guelleh sought to get the names, addresses and telephone numbers of those who attacked him online.

President of Djibouti loses Facebook action

The Times ( Subscription)
The High Court has struck out an application by the president of Djibouti to force Facebook to delete three accounts, which he alleged were used to make death threats against him.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

MoFA launches Somaliland Twitter account

18 October, 2016 - The Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is proud to announce the creation of the @Somaliland account on twitter, which is hosted online at www.twitter.com/somaliland.

Somaliland hopes Brexit will pave way for UK to grant international recognition

(The Guardian) - As Berbera port deal opens global trade gateway, Somaliland optimistic that freedom from EU policy will allow Britain to acknowledge self-declared state

Somaliland, country that never was

(Post Magazine)- From the cave paintings at Laas Geel to striking colonial architecture, the people of this self-declared East African nation have good reason to be proud. It is well worth a visit, even if tourism infrastructure is lacking

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

7 dead as Somali troops fight Al-shabab in town near capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somali police say at least seven are dead after hours of clashes as Somali and African Union troops pushed back al-Shabab extremists from a town near Mogadishu.

Air Djibouti and Cardiff aviation to become first African to fly solo around the world

17 October 2016, Djibouti
A pilot for Air Djibouti, which is managed by the aviation services provider Cardiff Aviation, is now on a mission to become the first African pilot in history to fly around the world solo.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Somalia: Leading Mogadishu daily’s editor arrested

Reporters Without Borders condemns newspaper editor Abdi Aden Guuleed’s arrest two days ago and calls for his immediate release.

12 Somaliland startups accepted onto Innovate accelerator

BY TOM JACKSON (Disrupt Africa )- Hargeisa , Somaliland - Innovate Ventures has announced the 12 early-stage Somali startups that have been accepted onto the inaugural Innovate Accelerator in Hargeisa, Somaliland, with the top three to receive a total of US$10,000 in equity investment.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Somalia- Butcher of Hargeisa and other warlords among parliamentary candidates

(UNSOM)- The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are deeply concerned about the inclusion of individuals with a history of criminality, violence and terrorism on the lists of candidates for the Upper House of Parliament submitted by some leaders of the existing and emerging federal member states and potentially among candidates for the House of the People.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Piracy updates - Ships urged to be vigilant past the Somali coast

(MoFA Ethio)- The International Maritime Organization has urged ships navigating past the Somali coast to continue with counter-piracy measures despite a reduction the number of incidents.

Three terrorists held over 'bomb plot' targeting Somalis in Kansas

(Sky News)- Three members of a Kansas "militia" have been charged over an alleged plot to bomb an apartment building which is home to 120 Somali immigrants.

Somalia - Clashes between Puntland and Galmudug kill 11, displace 50,000 others

MOGADISHU, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Renewed fighting between regional forces from Galmudug and Puntland in the central Somali Galkayo town have killed at least 11 people and displaced 50,000 others, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Somaliland ministers participate in the World Muslim Leadership Forum in Kuala Lumpur

(MoFA)- The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Saad Ali Shire and Minister of Religious Affairs, Khalil Abdillahi Ahmed, have participated at the prestigious World Muslim Leadership Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.