Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 22, 2012

SOS Sheikh Secondary School where I studied from 1971-1975 (Video)

(Medeshi) -This is a boarding school in the Somaliland town of  Sheikh. This is the best school in the region and one of the best in the world. I studied at this school from 1971 until 1975 . At this time most of the British teachers had left because of the Socialist government lead by the late dictator , Siyad Barre .

Somaliland : Dayaca fanaaniinta , Foolxumadda iyo Munaafaqadda Asaskeena

(Medeshi )- Askii Faysal Cumar Mushteeg waxuu i  xasuusiyey aasas badan oo laysugu  wada yimaado oo ka dhaca magaalo maddaxda Hargeysa. Dad badan oo wadanka  caan ka ahaa una soo shaqeeyey ayaa intaas dhinta. Dadkaasi khaasatan fanaaniinta inta aanay dhiman waxay ku noolaayeen duruufo nololeed oo kala duwan. Inta badan  dadkaasi dayc fara badan ayey soo mareen intii dawladii dhexe ee Soomaaliya burburtay. Inta yar  e aan xasuustaa, waxaa ka mid ahaa Fanaankii Ismaaciil Yare, Ina Nuur Greeg, Maxamed Yuusuf.

Why are Holocaust deniers frowned upon and Islam bashers protected?

MAKKAH: ARAB NEWS - Saturday 22 September 2012
Sheikh Saleh Al-Talib, imam and khatib at the Grand Mosque, condemned yesterday the unfair approach of Western countries denigrating the Prophet (peace be upon him).

Justice for brutally killed Somali kid Amir Ibrahim, 1999-2007 in Netherlands

Justice for brutally killed Somali kid Amir Ibrahim, 1999-2007 in Netherlands(Medeshi) - On Friday November 30th 2007 around 6 in the evening, Amir Ibrahim (8), child of Somalian immigrants, was reported missing in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The next day he was found dead under a car in a garage at a dairy farm in Eijsden, the southernmost town in Holland. That Friday he supposedly fell on a pedestrian crossing and was ''hooked'' under a car that tore him some 10 miles to Eijsden, while he was alive. How he died remained a mystery.

Teddington's Mo Farah to be granted freedom of Richmond

By Paul Teed |Guardian |Richmond | - Olympic legend Mo Farah will be granted freedom of the borough in recognition of his achievements at London 2012.

Bombed Somali cafe owner: 'I will not give up'

BBC- Two suicide bombers in Mogadishu targeted a popular restaurant in the Somali capital on Thursday evening, killing about 14 people.

Insurers face tougher times as Somali piracy drops

By Myles Neligan and Jonathan Saul LONDON |
(Reuters) - A dramatic fall in pirate attacks off the Somali coast is forcing down the cost of piracy insurance for commercial ships, taking the shine off a fast-growing and lucrative market for London-based insurers.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Somalia suicide blast hits Mogadishu, 'killing 14'

BBC- Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up in a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, killing at least 14 people, officials say.

Suicide bomber kills eight in Somali capital

Mogadishu: (AFP) A suicide bomber killed at least eight people and severely wounded several more on Thursday in a restaurant in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, witnesses said.

The Amir Ibrahim Story - Update

The Ibrahim family was under custody of the government. A so-called family guardian, which actually is more of a guard, told Kadija what school to send the children to, which clothes to buy them, what clubs to join, and even what food to give them. Father didn't agree with the interference and took a lawyer. That was when they lived in Alphen aan de Rijn.

Best Somaliland Film -HAN iyo HAGRASHO.-Coming Soon (Video)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Globecomm Receives Contract to supply sufficient bandwidth to residents of Somaliland

Daily Finnace - Globecomm Receives Contract for the Design, Engineering and Supply of a High Speed Wireless Network Incorporating a Multi-Media Platform (Voice, TV, Video on Demand and Internet Services) from Somcable Limited Valued at $2.7 Million

Security Council Resolution on Somalia : 18 Sept, 2012

( Medeshi )- UN - Security Council  18 Sept 2012 - 6837th Meeting (AM)


Unanimously Adopts Resolution 2067 (2012), Noting Completion of Transition;
Somalia Calls Resolution ‘Landmark,’ Adding Fight for Real Nation Just Beginning
Welcoming significant political progress in Somalia that had led to the selection of a new President, the Security Council this morning called for the formation of an inclusive Government, the definition of post-transition priorities and the bolstering of security, peacebuilding, anti-corruption and anti-piracy efforts, in coordination with continued international support.

Somali rebels pour back into Kismayo, fears of showdown mount

By Abdi Sheikh - MOGADISHU
(Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist rebels fell back on their last bastion on Wednesday, pouring hundreds of fighters into the port city of Kismayu and raising fears of a bloody showdown with advancing African Union soldiers, residents said.

Two more Canadian-Somali men shot to death

KIM MACKRAEL AND OLIVER MOORE - Toronto — The Globe and Mail
Two Canadian-Somali men were shot to death overnight in a notorious part of west-end Toronto.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Somalia’s Election Farce

By THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN - Counterpunch - While the international media might trumpet “Somalia’s First Free and Fair Elections in 50 Years” reality on the ground in Mogadishu reveals a truly grand farce of an “election” process.

Saudi Arabia : Woman kills her Somali husband

Abdulrahman Al-Ali - Saudi Gazette - JEDDAH — Jeddah Police have arrested a Somali woman for allegedly stabbing her husband to death. The woman allegedly fled the scene after the crime.

Somaliland : Displaced Somalis lack resources to make better life

By Dara McLeod, Refugees International - Congress Blog : Hargeisa, Somaliland – The first thing you notice are the colors. The vibrant reds, blues, and greens of the multi-colored domes that dot an otherwise dry and dusty landscape. From a distance, it could almost be described as beautiful. But as we drive closer, the domes transform into the crude and woefully inadequate shelters of thousands of displaced Somalis.

Prize for Somali woman whose life work has focused on empowering women

The Guardian - By Clar Ni Chonghaile in Nairobi - Hawa Aden Mohamed wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work in educating women and girls in Somalia

Irish Army to deploy elite soldiers into Somalia - (Video)

By Oisin Collins , JOE.IE -The Irish Army looks set to deploy it's elite special forces unit, called the Irish Ranger Wing, into the pirate ridden waters of Somalia after they were requested by the EU. At least they're in demand.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Al-Shabab vacate stronghold in South Somalia

Al-Shabab militants have vacated a strategic town in south Somali region of lower Jubba after Kenyan troops and Somali government forces advanced into the district to seize the territory, Press TV reports.

Edna Talk event in London : The Current State of Health Care in Somaliland

(Medeshi)-The Current State of Health Care in Somaliland and Activities of the Edna Adan University Hospital ; a talk given by Edna Adan Ismail.

Somalia: Mineral, Metal and Fuel Resources

Welcome to Somalia
By Will Soutter - Mine Expo - Somalia is a country located in Eastern Africa bordering the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden. The total area of the country is 637,657 km2, and it has a population of 10,085,638 as of July 2012. The country’s climate is desert-like.

Somali Group to Secure Oil Exploration in Somalia

EAEF Headline News | The comprehensive revision of all current oil and gas concessions in Somalia is underway according to the East African Energy Forum. The influential Somali group hinted today that the new central Somali government would revise all previous oil deals conducted in the post 1990 era.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Somalia's new president inaugurated

GALKAYO, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new leader was inaugurated Sunday amid tight security in the capital, Mogadishu, four days after President Hassan Skeikh Mohamud survived an assassination attempt.

(Video)- Ethiopia in talks with rebel group for restoring peace in Ogaden region

Addis Ababa holding talks with rebel group for restoring peace in conflict-ridden Ogaden region.

Somaliland Business Fund - Private Sector Re-Engagement Program

(Medeshi)- The Somaliland Business Fund (SBF) is one component of the Private Sector Re-Engagement Program Phase II that supports the investment climate, value chains (fisheries, gums & resins), P-P-P (solid waste management, Berbera port), and the financial sector in Somaliland.