Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Violence flares in Rome as protests against corporate greed and austerity measures spread to the world.

|Medeshivalley.com|Yhaoo News |
Violence has flared in Rome as protests against corporate greed and austerity measures spread to cities around the world.

Oil Price Daily News Update

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Turkmenistan's Natural Gas Field is the World's Second Largest
Iran Suspends Chinese Contract for North Pars Natural Gas Field
New Natural Gas Deposit Discovered in Ukraine
PetroVietnam’s Earnings Surge
Ethiopia's Millennium Dam Not to Negatively Impact Egypt, Sudan

Corporate greed could lead to the end of the World

This could be the end of Capitalism ? !! Corporate greed and false economy has recently lead the World into economic chaos which could spark another World War much worse than that sparked by the 1938 world recession ..

Violence In Rome As Wall St Protests Spread

|Medeshivalley.com|Sky News |
Violence has flared in Rome as protests against corporate greed and austerity measures spread to cities around the world.

OilPrice.com Report: Russia Drives Final Stake Through the Heart of the Nabucco Pipeline?

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Letter to the Diaspora from SRSG Mahiga


Kidnappings force partial Kenya aid halt

|Medeshivalley.com|ABC |
The United Nations has temporarily suspended all non-lifesaving aid operations in the world's biggest refugee camp following the kidnapping of two Spanish aid workers near the Kenya-Somalia border.

Half the Sky exhibit opening in L.A. | Edna Adan University Hospital

|Medeshivalley.com|Posted on Oct 15, 2011 in Edna Adan | The book Half the Sky is the theme for a new exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Oct. 27 through March 11, 2012. The book is by our friends and supporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, who include a chapter about Edna Adan and the Hospital. The Los Angeles exhibit also features Edna prominently.

Water Resources Assistant Job in Hargeisa, Somalia

|Medeshivalley.com|UN Jobs|
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Vacancy Announcement No:FAO/033/2011
Issued on: 04th  Oct 2011
Deadline For Application: 17th  Oct 2011

Friday, October 14, 2011

Somalia Military Occupies SOS Children's Village and Hospital in Mogadishu

Troops Urged to Return Facilities to the Children
WASHINGTON, Oct 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Last week, military forces invaded and took over the SOS Children's Village and hospital in Mogadishu, forcing all children, patients and employees to evacuate the grounds. The troops are now occupying the compound as a base for gunfights, preventing over 500 victims of Somalia's tragic circumstances from receiving care each day and tearing nearly 100 orphaned children from their long-term homes.

South Africa : Shooting sparks call for Somalis’ expulsion

|Medeshivalley.com|By Karabo Seanego| IOL |
“We don’t want people from Somalia in our community any more. They must all go back to where they come from and leave us alone.”

Karuturi to outsource Ethiopian land to Indian farmers

|Medeshivalley.com|By Raghuvir Badrinath |Bangalore |Nazret.com |

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Chatham House : Puntland and Somalia: The Year Ahead


Wednesday 19 October 2011 18:00 to 19:00 BST


Chatham House, London


HE Abdirahman Mohamud Farole, President of the Puntland State of Somalia
book online

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Warped Galaxies Reveal Signs of Universe's Hidden Dark Matter

|Medeshivalley.com|Space.com |by Clara Moskowitz|

This Hubble Space Telescope photo shows the galaxy cluster MACS J1206, which is warped by gravitational lensing.
This Hubble Space Telescope photo shows the galaxy cluster MACS J1206, which is warped by gravitational lensing.
CREDIT: NASA, ESA, M. Postman (STScI) and the CLASH Team 

Oil Price Daily News Update

Afghanistan - Newly Discovered Mineralogical Treasure House (Again)Finance for Climate Related Projects Drying Up
Virgin Atlantic to Use New Jet fuel Created from Industrial Waste Gases
Are we on the Brink of an Energy Revolution? Andrea Rossi to Build 1MW Power Plant
Venezuela Receives Russian Armaments Loan for Increased Energy Access
Kenya Seeks Norwegian Energy Assistance
Nigerian Govt. Criticized Over Decision to End Fuel Subsidies
Israel Electric Corp. to Build $1.3 Billion Chinese Solar Project

Civil war, famine and piracy in Somalia

|Medeshivalley.com|The Economist |

Don’t aim too high
Outsiders need to clear the way for Somalis to solve their many problems

Taking down the pirates: Dramatic pictures of UK and U.S. special forces swooping on ship hijacked off coast of Somalia

These are the amazing pictures of British and U.S. special forces who staged a daring raid to free an Italian cargo ship that had been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia.
The pirates surrendered and were arrested after two Navy ships, one British and one American, swooped on the Montecristo, which was seized on Monday.

Somalia’s woes : Hope is four-legged and woolly

|Medeshivalley.com|The Economist |

Somaliland holds key to democracy in area

Last week, Al-Shabab, a Somali fundamentalist Islamist youth group with ties to al-Qaida, which controls much of central and southern Somalia, claimed responsibility for the deadly truck  bombing in Mogadishu in which more than 85 Somali students died as they waited in line  to see if they had  won scholarships  to study in Turkey.

UN demands urgent answers from Ethiopia over Gibe III dam

|Medeshivalley.com|Survival |

The Kwegu are one of the tribes threatened by the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia's Omo valley.
The Kwegu are one of the tribes threatened by the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia's Omo valley.
© Survival

Aid workers from Kenya camp seized near Somali border

|Medeshivalley.com|BBC |

Dadaab refugee camp (13 October 2011)The sprawling Dadaab refugee camp houses an estimated 450,000 people

Eating in the Horn of Africa: camel, goat and. . .spaghetti?

|Medeshivalley.com|Gadling |

Horn of Africa, Somaliland

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Djibouti to spend $330 mln on port expansion

DJIBOUTI Oct 10 (Reuters) - Djibouti plans to spend $330 million on expanding its port, an exercise that is expected to be complete by 2014 and to increase the cargo throughput, its port authority said.
Djibouti's port, run by Dubai's DP World , is the lifeblood of its economy.

Oil Price Daily News Update : Ethiopia Seeking to be East African Region's Power Hub


Oil Price Daily News Update 

Interesting Timing Regarding Sudan

|Medeshivalley.com|By Scott A Morgan|
If a person has been watching the News Cycle during the past 24 Hours it has been hard not to notice the latest American “Counterintelligence Triumph”.  If one believes the hype coming from the Justice Department about the Iranian plot to assassinate the Israeli and Saudi Ambassadors to the US is an isolated incident then there is something that may explain why this plot may be genuine.

Uganda : Where child sacrifice is a business

|Medeshivalley.com|BBC News, Kampala|By Chris Rogers|

A BBC undercover reporter is told: "We can bury the child alive on your construction site"

Zimbabwe, Somalia and Chad are Africa's worst - MIF

|Medeshivalley.com|The Africa Report |
Zimbabwe, Somalia and Chad are the worst governed countries in Africa, the latest governance index by a respected foundation has revealed.

Somalia : Undoing the Damage

If the famine in the Horn of Africa is manmade, human intervention can end the crisis.
"You can blame droughts on God, but famines are manmade. This shouldn't be happening."

Somalia Situation deteriorating in Mogadishu’s shanty towns as drought victims continue to pour in

|Medeshivalley.com| Relief Web |
• MSF has already vaccinated 40,000 children against measles, but 10 times that number need vaccinating to stop epidemic
• Food prices rising – fear that if this continues, the entire city will be unable to feed itself
• MSF managing four therapeutic feeding centres, treating hundreds of children with severe malnutrition
Mogadishu, October 12, 2011 – Ravaged by 20 years of civil war, the Somali capital has experienced an influx of displaced persons in the last three months. Providing aid to people who have fled hunger and fighting is a constant challenge in this chaotic urban setting.

Soldiers, not soccer, in Somalia’s national stadium

|Medeshivalley.com|Al Arabiya |AFP |

Somalia’s national stadium has been out of service since then-president Siad Barre was toppled in 1991 and the country slid into repeated rounds of civil war. (File photo)

Nyota Minerals Discovers Gold in Western Ethiopia

Nyota Minerals Limited, the gold exploration and development Company in East Africa, announced today October 12, 2011 that it has discovered gold in three places in northern block of Western Ethiopia. 
The company made two discoveries at the Bendokoro North Prospect and one discovery within the Boka Sirba Prospect, approximately 100 Km north of flagship gold project Tulu Kapi in western Ethiopia.
“Any one of the Boka Sirba, Bendokoro or Tsole Mole targets would probably be sufficient to sustain a typical junior gold explorer,” said Richard Chase, CEO of the company in an update the company released a few hours ago.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Ethiopia's Zenawi calls jailed Swedish journalists terror accomplices

|Medeshivalley.com|CPJ |

Ethiopia Prime Minister Meles Zenawi (Reuters)
Ethiopia Prime Minister Meles Zenawi (Reuters)
New York, October 11, 2011--Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's public accusations on Monday against two imprisoned Swedish journalists compromise the presumption of their innocence and predetermine the outcome of their case, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalists were arrested in Ethiopia in July andcharged with terrorism for associating with armed separatists.

Oil Price Daily News Update 11/10/2011

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NATO Operation Frees Italian Ship Off Somalia, Captures Pirates

|Medeshivalley.com|By Chiara Vasarri|
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- A NATO operation led by the U.S. and the U.K. freed an Italian ship off Somalia, rescuing its crew and capturing 11 pirates who hijacked it yesterday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

UN Jobs : Operations Manager, Hargeisa

Closing Date: Monday, 31 October 2011
The Operations Manager will oversee the support servicesfor the DR Somalia programme and will be under the supervision and direction of Deputy Country Director. Responsible for the overall quality of country programme admin, logs, and HR systems with strong links with the regional finance team that supports DRC Somalia.

SOMALIA: Thousands displaced as fighting flares in Mogadishu


Some of those displaced by the latest fighting are joining other IDPs in the Afgoye Corridor, 25km west of Mogadishu (file photo)
NAIROBI, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - Hundreds of families are on the move in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, after three days of fighting between government troops supported by African Union peacekeeping troops (AMISOM) and Islamist insurgents, local sources told IRIN.

"We don’t have exact numbers but hundreds of families are on the move, particularly from Heliwa, Suuqa Xolaha, Karan [north Mogadishu] and Dayniile [northwest]," Abdullahi Shirwa, head of Somalia's National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), told IRIN.

Book Extra: Soraya Miré memoir recounts hidden struggle

|Medeshivalley.com|By Collin Kelley |Editor |AtantaINtown|

Filmmaker and activist Soraya Miré will be in Atlanta on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. at Charis Book to discuss her stunning memoir, The Girl With Three Legs. Miré’s is a survivor of childhood female genital mutilation (FGM), an ancient rite of passage sometimes known as female circumcision, in her native Somalia
In her memoir, Miré talks about her experiences and about working closely on the FGM issue with the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the UN Population Fund with Face to Face, as well as Amnesty International and other non-governmental organizations. For the past 29 years, she has worked to combat violence against women and children. I interviewed Miré last month about the memoir.

Somalia Islamists al-Shabab 'driven out of Mogadishu'

African Union (AU) troops say they have driven Islamist al-Shabab militants out of their last stronghold in the north of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Chipping away Britain : Dramatic footage of Cornwall cliff collapse emerges

|Medeshivalley.com|Yahoo News |

Drone Wars: The rationale

|Medeshivalley.com|Peter Gelling |Global Post |
Predator drone 2011 10 10The Drone Wars are the new black.

The Tears of Somalia

|Medeshivalley.com|FP |
Turkey is redoubling its efforts to end the suffering of the Somali people. The world should follow.

Somalia: 9 die in battle between gov't, militants

|Medeshivalley.com|By ABDI GULED |The Associated Press|
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The African Union force in Mogadishu said its forces on Monday fought their way into and took over the last militant strongholds in the northern end of Somalia's capital. At least eight civilians and one AU soldier were killed.

Somalia : To talk or not to talk to Al-Shabab


The TFG owes its survival to the UN-backed African Union stabilization force, AMISOM
NAIROBI, 10 October 2011 (IRIN) - Al-Shabab insurgents remain a potent force in Somalia, but there is no public hint of talks on the horizon to reach a political settlement.

The suicide bombing by Al-Shabab in Mogadishu on 4 October, which claimed the lives of over 100 people, underlined its ability to reach into the heart of the capital, despite its withdrawal from the city in August.