Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Burao to Buhodle road reopens as eight-year clan conflict is resolved

The reopening last week of the only road between Burao and Buhodle in Somaliland’s Togdheer region symbolized the resolution of a violent feud between two clans that has rumbled on in a cycle of revenge and counter-revenge for eight years.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri named young people's laureate for London

The 24-year-old Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri, who has been chosen as the new young people’s laureate for London, is hoping to spend her year in the role convincing young people “to see poetry as part of their every day, rather than in some dusty tome, or academic niche interest”.

Monday, April 16, 2018

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia's Puntland region - Video

Somali officials are said to have stopped a plane from the United Arab Emirates from leaving the country after Emirati military trainers on board refused to hand over their luggage to be scanned and searched.

Somaliland poet Nacima Qorane jailed for reunification call

(Daily Nation)- MOGADISHU,
A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail.

UAE stops paying Somali soldiers

(BBC) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped supporting Somalia's army, including training its soldiers and paying their salaries, after a diplomatic fall-out between the two nations.

Somalia changes position on millions of cash from UAE

(nation.co.ke)- MOGADISHU,

The Somali government has said it will utilise millions of dollars from United Arab Emirates seized last week at the Aden Adde International Airport for their intended purpose.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Aid funding crisis hits Somaliland after 80 per cent of livestock die

(Mirror) - Tiny Amran Hassan howls in agony from the hunger pains that ravage her ­emaciated.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Emiratis plough millions into a country that no one recognises: Somaliland

( The Economist ) - THE ancient port town of Berbera in Somaliland, a breakaway state in northern Somalia, is generally a sleepy place.

Bomb attack kills 5 in Somalia soccer game

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city of Barawe, a local official said.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train hundreds of soldiers

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia has disbanded a United Arab Emirates programme to train some of its troops in a fresh sign that a dispute in the Gulf involving Qatar is spilling into the volatile country in the Horn of Africa.

Somaliland - The Upper House proposes amendments to the Rape Bill

The Guurti (the Upper House of the Parliament) approved the Rape Bill with changes.

Somali cuts military ties with UAE

Mogadishu - Diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Somalia have hit a new low on Wednesday as Somalia announced that it will take over the training and financing of soldiers trained by the UAE.

Somalia has repaid UAE's support with insult: Bahrain Foreign Minister

(Africa News) - Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, has weighed in on the diplomatic tension between United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Somalia, describing the latter as ungrateful and unfair to its Gulf ally.

Trump lifts travel ban on Chad

(BBC) - US President Donald Trump has lifted the controversial travel ban his administration imposed on Chad about six months ago.

Somaliland’s drought threatens progress in protecting females from sexual violence