Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, December 7, 2012

Turkey to lobby for Somalia’s security

Hurriyet- Turkey will lobby for the formation of an international fund to establish security forces for Somalia, President Abdullah Gül said Dec. 5 while pledging Turkey’s assistance on the issue both logistically and in regards to the training of the forces.

Dr Silanyo what is your presidential legacy?

By: Gara’adag Legumba
Were the elections Free and Fair?  The answer to this is a loud and emphatic NO!
Contesting political parties which are now crying foul over the outcome of elections in various parts of the country raise concerns that are imperative to our very statehood.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Militants kill 12 soldiers in semiautonomous Puntland region of Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia ( AP)  — Islamist extremists attacked an army post in northeastern Somalia, killing 12 soldiers in one of the deadliest attacks in recent months by the al-Qaida-linked group, al-Shabab, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Explosion rocks Kenyan capital

There has been an explosion in a mainly Somali neighbourhood in Kenya's capital Nairobi, police say.
Up to nine people were injured in the blast in the Eastleigh neighbourhood, reported to have been caused by a roadside bomb.

Somalia London ‘Business’ Conference: “Not in our name”, says the UK Somaliland Diaspora

PRESS RELEASE -SS UK
It has come to our notice that a conference titled “Somalia Open for Business” is being held at a London hotel on 10 December 2012 and has been advertised at the website of a group called “World G18 Somalia”.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Somalia: 'Al-Shabab' ambush ministers and defend Jowhar

After weeks of relative calm in Somalia, a convoy carrying three ministers has been attacked, while fierce fighting has erupted near the militant base of Jowhar, officials say.

Eritrea players missing in Uganda after regional championship

By Andrew Jackson Oryada - BBC, Kampala
Seventeen players from the Eritrea football team and the team doctor are believed to have absconded in Uganda.

Energy Juniors Eye Somaliland Oil Potential

(Oil Price ) - Three foreign oil juniors are set to begin exploration in Somaliland by next year, as the rush on East African hydrocarbon largesse extends to the riskiest venues of the Horn.

Monday, December 3, 2012

A remarkable year of changing perceptions about business with the Horn

HABA - Press Release
With 2012 fast drawing to a close the Horn of Africa Business Association (HABA) is delighted to reflect on a year of growing commercial interest and engagement in the Horn of Africa.

Illegal migration on the rise in Somaliland




HARGEISA, 3 December 2012 (IRIN) - More youths from the self-declared republic of Somaliland are illegally migrating from the region, mainly due to a lack of jobs, traveling through Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya on their way to Europe, say officials.

Election observation mission conguratulates Somaliland

For immediate release
Hargeisa - International election observers congratulate Somaliland on a largely peaceful and transparent expression of democratic will in local elections—but concerned at weaknesses in safeguards against multiple voting.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Video : Kenyan soldiers torture Somali captive

Citizen TV has obtained exclusive footage of what appears to be Kenya Defence forces soldiers beating some suspects in some unknown location to extract information from them.

Somaliland rises from the rubble of Somalia

Matthew Newsome Hargeisa -IOL
As Somalia starts to emerge from its quagmire of instability and chaos, 20 years of relative peace and stability are starting to pay dividends for its close neighbour Somaliland, as this November it struck its first major oil deal since seceding from Somalia in 1991.

38 dead in Somali clan violence

DHUSAMAREB, Somalia, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A deadly clan clash in Somalia's central Galgadud province resulted in the deaths of 38 people and the injuries of many more, witnesses said.