(MoFA)- On 4 August, the Somaliland Parliament approved a landmark deal between the Government and Dubai Ports World of the United Arab Emirates to manage and develop the port at Berbera.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
(MPR)- The Republican nominee for a state House district in Minneapolis says he's suspending his campaign to deal with family issues.
IBT- Mo Farah's estranged brother Ahmed said he fears being killed if he is deported to his native Somalia after serving a prison sentence.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
(Medeshi)- Somaliland is in economic boom as most diaspora returnees say.
UNITED NATIONS, August 23 -- After in Somaliland a petition was announced, with a million signatures, seeking recognition of independence, Inner City Press put the question on August 23 to the UN Security Council's penholder the UK, Ambassador Matthew Rycroft.
(FCO)- Embassy hosts Mogadishu Book Fair reception as BBC journalist launched a book on Somalia
Friday, August 26, 2016
Reuters- Feyisa Lilesa completed the marathon at the Rio Olympics with his arms raised in a gesture of defiance against the Ethiopian government. For many this was their first glimpse of the trouble brewing in this largely peaceful East African country.
(IBT)-Around 10 people have been killed after al-Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb on a seaside restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, on Thursday (25 August) evening, police said. Among the dead are six civilians, two security force members and two attackers.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
WASHINGTON — VOA - More than one million citizens have signed a petition calling for the recognition of Somaliland by the international community, Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo told reporters in Hargeisa Tuesday.
(Malta Independent) - Italian police have arrested a Somali man upon his arrival from Malta with 36 kilogrammes of the drug khat, which is derived from a plant with African origins.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somalia's central bank says a bank teller is on the run after stealing $530,000 in a month-long scam that replaced real cash with fake bills.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
(Telegraph)- The hijab has become an optional part of the Police Scotland uniform as the force works to encourage Muslim women to join the service.
(The Globe and Mail) - Black Lives Matter is holding rallies in several Canadian cities to protest the death of a Somali-Canadian man after a violent encounter with Ottawa police in late July.
MOGADISHU, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Police in Somalia on Wednesday arrested five suspected Al-Shabaab militants in the capital Mogadishu where a grenade attack in Hamar-weyne district killed one person and wounded three others a day ago.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Mofa Somaliland) - A petition calling for the recognition of #Somaliland has surpassed its target of one million signatures.
(Start Tribune)- United States Attorney Andrew Luger sent a letter to Ilhan Omar, who is on the brink of becoming the nation's first Somali-American legislator, denying a TV report that he was investigating her for immigration fraud.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Somaliland - Human Rights Centre expresses concern on prosecution of civilians before military court
Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to stop prosecuting civilian people before military courts.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
(Japan Times) We in the West are used to thinking of music mainly as entertainment. On occasion, it can fulfill a religious function, or be deployed to argue one political point or another.
Thousands of ethnic Tigrayans have fled the Ethiopian city of Gondor to escape anti-government protesters.