Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Ethiopia: Is it the drought that causes the deaths or the dictatorial dynasties?

The term Dictatorship means: “A form of government in which absolute power is concentrated in a dictator or a small clique; a government organization or group in which absolute power is so concentrated; a despotic state.”

Gitmo :Jet named in torture flight report is met by SAS at British airport

By Miles Goslett ( Mail Online)
A U.S. plane that featured in a European Parliament report into the 'extraordinary rendition' of terror suspects was met by two SAS helicopters in a secret operation at one of Britain's biggest airports.

The Nile: water conflicts

From its major source at Lake Victoria in east-central Africa, the White Nile flows north through Uganda and crosses the border into Sudan.

Somali pirates: Western boats 'loot' Somali fish

Saturday, October 31, 2009
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali pirates who are demanding $7 million in ransom for a British sailing couple say boats from other countries are plundering Somalia's fish-rich waters, a pirate spokesman said Saturday.

Friday, October 30, 2009

UN commemorates anniversary of Hargeisa bombings

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Date: 29 Oct 2009
Nairobi, KENYA – Today, the UN commemorates the first anniversary of the Hargeisa bombings. On 29 October 2008, five bombing attacks took place in Hargeisa and Bossaso, northern Somalia, one of them targeting a UN compound.

Ransom demanded for yacht couple

Somali pirates who have kidnapped a British couple have issued a ransom demand of seven million dollars in a call to the BBC.

Uganda: Somalis rush to register