Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Music - Yusuf Islam : Father and Son

Music : Yusuf Islam ( formerly Cat Stevens ) encourages the young men to get married early and settle down in life  (Video ) . The video is of  two versions  . The first  is when he converted to Islam and is recorded  in BBC London . The second when the singer was Cat Stevens and sang the song . Judge it yourself .

Somalia : New Videotape from the American Jihadist Abu Mansour Al Amriki

keydmedia- A videotape of Omar Hammami in which he urges "commanders of jihad and the honourable scholars" to intervene to resolve "friction" between foreign fighters and Somali members of Shabaab was released on the Internet yesterday.

Somaliland : Tropical Storm Murjan reaches Berbera causing structural damages (Video)

Read also : Tropical Storm Murjan makes landfall just south of Cape Guardafui (Photos)

Burma: Widespread Destruction of Muslim Rohingya Homes, Property

HRW- (New York) – The government of Burma should take immediate steps to stop sectarian violence against the Rohingya Muslim population in Arakan State, in western Burma, and ensure protection and aid to both Rohingyas and Arakanese in the state, Human Rights Watch said today. New satellite imagery obtained by Human Rights Watch shows extensive destruction of homes and other property in a predominantly Rohingya Muslim area of the coastal town of Kyauk Pyu – one of several areas of new violence and displacement.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Hajj pilgrims stone devil as Eid begins

AFP- Saudi Arabia's usually deserted Mina valley burst with life as more than three million Muslim pilgrims stoned pillars representing Satan on Friday, first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Kenya : CID officer shot dead in Mosque

By Cyrus Ombati- Standard Media .
A CID officer was shot dead as he read a Koran inside a mosque in the Hagadera refugee camp in the larger Dadaab area near the Kenya-Somalia border.

Somaliland : One Women at a Time

By Edna Adan : My hospital, the Edna Adan Hospital took a lifetime to be born. The idea of building it has been with me since I was 11 years old, but it had to wait until I retired and had enough means, freedom, and time to build it, so that we had the resources to help as many women as possible.

Al-Shabaab order woman stoned to death for sex offence

By ABDULKADIR KHALIF - Africa Review -A young woman was stoned to death Thursday in Somalia after being convicted of engaging in out-of-marriage sex, reports say.

Uganda threatens to pull out of Somalia over M23 rebels

By RISDEL KASASIRA - Africa Review
Kampala yesterday said it was considering three options, including withdrawing from the Somalia peacekeeping mission, following a UN report alleging that Uganda and Rwanda are supporting M23 rebels who are fighting the DR Congo government.

Somalia : Tropical Storm Murjan makes landfall just south of Cape Guardafui (Photos)

PHYS ORG |On Oct. 25, NASA's Aqua satellite saw Tropical Storm Murjan begin to make landfall in eastern Somalia, just south of Cape Guardafui. Cape Guardafui is located in the northeastern Bari province and forms the geographical point of the Horn of Africa.

A Secret Subsidy – Oil companies, the Navy and the response to Piracy

Medeshi - British oil companies are promoting a ‘fight against piracy’ to get a vast hidden military subsidy. In the process they have got an unprecedented amount of influence over UK military policies.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Uganda loses 4 men in Baidoa, Somalia

BY Emma Mutaizibwa |Obsrever UG.
Fleeing al-Shabab militias have killed four UPDF soldiers in Baldogule as the Ugandans advanced towards the Baidoa outpost, one of the last bastions of the insurgents. Capt Henry Obbo, spokesman of the Uganda contingent in Somalia, told The Observer on phone yesterday that the ambush, using a bomb which detonated, took place as the UPDF advanced towards Baidoa.

Eid Mubarek , Ciid wanagsan , Happy Eid

Eid Mubarek , Ciid wanagsan , Happy Eid
I wish to all my people where ever  they are and to the Muslims all over the World  a happy Eid and many happy returns of another prosperous and peaceful Eid events in the future .May God bless you .. Amiin .

Kenya to open six more embassies including Somaliland

By MUTHOKI MUMO - Daily Nation
  • The Kenyan embassy to Somalia, currently based in Nairobi, will be moved to Mogadishu while a separate mission will be sent to Hergeisa in Somaliland
  • An embassy in Senegal will serve as a key entry point for Kenyan commerce into Francophone West Africa while a mission will also be established specifically for the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Tropical storm Murjan is forecast to strike Somalia at about 00:00 GMT on 26 October

AlertNet- Tropical storm Murjan is forecast to strike Somalia at about 00:00 GMT on 26 October.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 9.4 N,49.9 E.Murjan is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 64 km/h (40 mph).Wind gusts in the area may be considerably higher.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Somaliland : (Video) Berbera electricity generators ravaged by fire


Somaliland journalist Ahmed Farah Ilyas killed

BBC - A journalist in the breakaway republic of Somaliland has been killed by gunmen as he returned home from work.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Finland : Somali teenager sent back to Somalia by father for becoming “too Finnish”

By Antti Tiainen - Helsingin Sanomat
Halima was sitting in the yard when someone knocked at the gate. The sun had just gone down, but she could distinguish a friendly face in the dark. The guest was a skinny imam whom Halima had seen in the nearby mosque nearly every day since her father had taken her from Finland to Mogadishu two weeks earlier.

Al-Shabaab threatens Britain

IOL- London - Somalia's Islamist al-Shabaab militia on Monday warned Britain it would “pay the heftiest price” for its “war against Islam” and the extradition of radical cleric Abu Hamza to the United States.

Monday, October 22, 2012

4 Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia

Four Ugandan soldiers serving on the African Union’s mission in Somalia were on Thursday killed in an ambush by suspected Al Shabaab fighters.

Four killed as Muslim protesters attack Ethiopia prison

By Aaron Maasho
ADDIS ABABA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Four people were killed in eastern Ethiopia when a group of armed demonstrators raided a police station following protests over alleged government interference in Muslim affairs, an official said on Monday.

Dahabshiil Works with Diaspora Community to Raise $100,000 for Somali Relief Campaign in the US

MINNEAPOLIS, October 22, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ Sacbee |
Dahabshiil has helped raise $100,000 to provide health care, clean water and employment opportunities in Somalia as part of a diaspora-led campaign in the US.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Finnish youths sent to Somalia against their will

Yle - Children with Finnish citizenship or with Finnish residence permits are being sent to Somalia to live against their will, reports the mainstream daily Helsingin Sanomat. The cases generally involve teens or young adults.

Africa: the next economic tiger

By Chrystia Freeland
NEW YORK Oct 18 (Reuters) - If you are looking for some good cheer in a pretty gloomy world, consider the growing consensus among some of the world's smartest money that the next big emerging market may be Africa.