Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Saif al Islam oo lagu qabtay Libya

Ethiopian troops 'cross border into Somalia'

A Kenyan soldier keeps watch at the Garrisa airstrip near the Somali-Kenyan border 18 October 2011
Kenya has had a military presence in Somalia for several weeks

Gaddafi Son Saif Arrested In Southern Libya

Gaddafi Son Saif Arrested In Southern LibyaSaif Al-Islam, son of Colonel Gaddafi, has been arrested in southern Libya, the country's justice minister says.
Libyan militia commander Bashir al-Tayeleb said Saif was captured with two aides trying to smuggle him out to neighbouring Niger.
The 39-year-old, who studied in the UK, is wanted for crimes against humanity.
He was brought to the city of Zintan, the home of one of the largest revolutionary brigades in Libya. He is reported to be in good health.

Wikileaks Cables show U.S. warned Kenya not to invade Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya U.S. cables made public by WikiLeaks show the United States warned Kenya two years ago not to launch an offensive in southern Somalia against al-Qaida-allied al-Shabab rebels, but a U.S. official also offered to check on the "feasibility" of a U.S. review of the plans.

Kenya: Respect Law in Somalia Military Operations

Residents carry their belongings as they flee from their homes in Afgoye region of Mogadishu, Somalia on November 14, 2011.

Friday, November 18, 2011

The Somali invasion should not be an excuse to make Kenyans suffer

By MAINA KIAI -Daily Nation
The illegal and unconstitutional invasion of Somalia was bound to become an excuse for the regime to re-assert dominance over Kenyans.

Kenya asks U.S. for help with Somalia offensive

LATimes- Washington is considering the request to provide surveillance and reconnaissance as Kenyan troops become bogged down in their effort to go after the Al Qaeda-linked Shabab militia.

Ethiopia unveils $1.2bn rail project to link up with Djibouti

Ethiopia unveils $1.2bn rail project to link up with Djibouti The Ethiopia government has unveiled a $1.2-billion railway project that will connect the Horn of Africa nation with Djibouti.
Ethiopian Railway Corporation GM Getachew Bertu says the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway project is aimed at increasing trade between the two counties and will also enable Ethiopia to use the Djibouti port for exports and imports.
“The railway line will have [an important] role for our export and import activities through the Djibouti port in the future,” he said.

Ethiopian troops may storm Somalia

A Somali soldier in an exchange of fire with al-Shabab militants. Photo: AP

Thursday, November 17, 2011

US man charged with trying to assassinate Obama

This United States Park Police photograph, obtained by Reuters November 16, 2011, shows Oscar Ortega-Hernandez.
Credit: Reuters/United States Park Police/Handout

African Union Considers Sending Ethiopian Troops to Somalia

UK : Premier League and DEC unite to tackle famine

The Premier League today backed the DEC East Africa crisis appeal as it announced a weekend of action at top flight football clubs across England. 

FIM Programme Manager - Based in HARGEISA SOMALIAND

The FIM Manager will manage and expand current Concern Somalia’s FIM (Food, Income and Markets) interventions in Somaliland and in South Central Somalia. The job purpose is to strengthen the current program in terms of designing and managing interventions that have the greatest impact on the most vulnerable in the target area. The FIM Manager will support Concern Somalia national staff to increase competence in planning, analysing, implementation and monitoring of the programme in the context of a sustainable livelihoods framework.

Somalia: Jobs - Consultancy - Conflict Analysis Tools and Guidelines

Posted: 17 November 2011     Deadline: 01 December 2011 ( AlertNet)
Job type: Contract     Salary: TBD
Location: Somalia
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC) - Denmark

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Who’s bombing Somalia? French, US officials trade blame over mystery missile strikes

By Associated Press- NAIROBI, Kenya — When thundering explosions rattled a small Somali town during a meeting of Islamist insurgent leaders, it sent them scurrying for safety. An international military appears to have launched the powerful, well-timed attack, but no one will admit it.

Oil Price Daily News Update 16 Nov. 2011

IRI released its first survey of public opinion for the Somaliland electoral district of Hargeisa.

Residents of Hargeisa District are largely optimistic about their future and credit the Somaliland government with moving Somaliland in the right direction.  The government and president have a very high support rating; however, a significant number of respondents also believe that the current government is out of touch with the needs of the people.

States urge unity to defeat Al-Shabaab

President Kibaki (centre), Somalia President Sheikh Sharif (right) and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni (left) after a meeting at State House in Nairobi, November 16, 2011. The three leaders urged regional solidarity to bring to an end the state of lawlessness that has prevailed in Somalia over the last two decades. PPS

Kenya's dangerous alliance with Israel

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Cholera breaks out in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp: UN

By Stephanie Nebehay - GENEVA (Reuters) - Cholera has broken out in the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya, home to nearly 500,000 Somali refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Bomb destroys Kenya police car in refugee camp

By Daud Yussuf and Noor Ali -GARISSA, Kenya (Reuters) - A remote-controlled bomb blew up a police vehicle escorting a U.N. convoy in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp near the border with Somalia on Tuesday, the second such incident in the camp this month.

Prime Minister announces conference on Somalia

15 November 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the UK will host a conference in London on Somalia in 2012 to pull together international effort.

Photo: Somaliland president and UK Foreign Office Minister Nov. 15,2011

President of Somaliland
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham meeting President Silanyo of Somaliland in London, 15 November 2011 ( FCO) .

Land Grab in Ethiopia: Legal Lease or Stolen Soil?

Cameron sees Somalia as grave threat

LONDON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Somalia presents a direct threat to British national interests because it's a breeding ground for radicalism and a failed state, the prime minister said.

Monday, November 14, 2011

VC4Africa extends tech support to Somaliland

(idg.n ) - A year after a group of venture capitalists partnered to form Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), their move to back a lab in Somaliland comes as a sign that tech entrepreneur funding in Africa is moving beyond traditional hubs like Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos and Accra.

Somali residents flee rebel bastion after missile attack

MOGADISHU, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Scores of residents fled a Somali rebel stronghold close to the capital on Monday after what appeared to be a night-time missile strike targeting a militant base.

Somaliland : Jobs at Edna University Hospital in Hargeisa

Edna University Hospital in Hargeisa is  looking for health professionals to work in Hospital. Following are the positions  needed at the Hospital for immediate employment  :

Shukri Ismail of Somaliland is the 2011 World Crises Group Award Winner

We invite you to join us for an evening with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton honoring four women who have dedicated their lives to promoting peaceful, just and open societies in some of the world’s most conflict-affected regions.

Sihem Bensedrine
Chief Editor, Radio Kalima, Tunisia
Shukri Ismail
Chairperson, CandeLight, Somaliland

Green light given for new political parties

Hargeisa (Somalilandpress)-The Committee of the Registration of Political Organizations and licensing officially announced that registration of newly established political organizations and wish to join the political arena of the country begins today.

Kenyan Prime minister asks Israel to help train police to pre-empt attacks by Somali militants

NAIROBI, Kenya — By Associated Press -Kenya’s prime minister is seeking Israel’s support in stopping reprisal terror attacks by an al-Qaida-linked militant group Kenyan troops are pursuing in Somalia.

Large blast heard near Somali rebel stronghold

(Reuters )A large explosion was heard near a Somali rebel stronghold about 30 km (19 miles) from the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, residents and a senior rebel official said.
They said the blast hit near Afgoye, one of 10 Somali towns the Kenyan military said risked air strikes due to the presence of al Shabaab rebel bases.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Somali militants accept amnesty

Nairobi - More than 30 Kenya-based members of Somalia's top militant group have accepted a police amnesty and are providing information to help Kenyan police secure the country against threatened suicide attacks by the group, a Kenyan official said.

Sports: Ocean stars in Addis Ababa, thousands of Somalis occupy Addis streets

Somali Football Federation (SFF)