Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Somali man in hospital after new Gothenburg shooting

(Medeshi) - One person has been hospitalized after having been shot in a suburb of Gothenburg in western Sweden, the latest in a spate of gun crime which has rocked the city.

Deqa Hassan: British teenager's terror after losing leg in Egypt suicide bomb blast

(Medeshi) - Mirror- A British teenager has lost a leg after being blown up in a suicide bomb terror attack in Egypt.

15 die after blasts hit Somalia restaurant

(Medeshi) - By ABDI GULED — Associated Press
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Somali militants attacked a restaurant near Mogadishu's seat of government for the second time in less than a year on Saturday, detonating two large blasts that killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly two dozen, an official said.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Somaliland : Joint UCID WADDANI Position Letter

(Medeshi) - The two Somaliland opposition political parties have issued the following joint letter  about the future Somaliland elections and many other issues relating to the  political processes in the country . The letter is addressed to the Democratic Programme Steering Committee :

Why it is not enough for a girl to be gifted in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - In Somaliland, quality of life often depends on access to primary education. For many girls, however, a life of housework and caregiving begins early. Samia was taken out of school to care for her family when her father fell ill. SOS Children gave her back her education.

Forum : Strengthening and maintaining remittance transfers to Somalia

(Medeshi) - Keeping the lifeline open: Strengthening and maintaining remittance transfers to Somalia

British Somalis dread ‘herbal high’ khat ban

(Medeshi) -LONDON, Sept 6 – When Britain bans the herbal stimulant khat, Mohamod Ahmed Mohamed will lose his livelihood. But he fears most for his small Somali community without the leaf that fuels its social life.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Press Release : O3b and Glocall to provide ultra-high speed connectivity to Somalia

(Medeshi) - Somalia’s newest ISP will take advantage of O3b’s high speed, low latency capacity. Deal raises the prospect of improved connectivity for customers in revitalized country.

Kent , England : 130 Cars Collide On Bridge , hundreds hurt

(Medeshi) -A 130-vehicle pile-up on the New Sheppey Crossing Bridge has left hundreds of people injured in a crash witnesses described as "mayhem".

Toronto : Somali boy shot dead at an apartment building over the weekend.

(Medeshi) -Members of the community gathered at a Toronto mosque on Wednesday to remember the 16-year-old boy who died after a shooting at an apartment building over the weekend.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Emirates Post links Somali Post with world

(Medeshi) - Dubai: The Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohammed, recently received the first international postcards to reach Somalia after a 23-year disruption in postal services, routed via Dubai.

Somaliland: Paper by the National Consultation and Rectification Forum

This forum is comprised of a group of Somalilanders from all walks of life and stations including SNM veterans, intellectuals, academics, politicians, businessmen, members from Somalilander Diaspora, ordinary Somalilanders as well as representatives from Women’s and Youth Civil Societies.

Putin warns against military action against Syria

(Medeshi) - Russia needs convincing proof, not rumors, from UN experts that chemical weapons were used in Syria, said the Russian president in an interview with First Channel and AP. It is up to the UN Security Council to decide on the next course of action, he said.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Redefining Democracy in Somalia - Michael Walls (Video)

(Medeshi) - Dr. Michael Walls , a founding member of SF UK and an expert on Somaliland  and Somalia is interviewed  here in this video about democracy in Somalia :

Somaliland : Hargeisa municipality starts the construction of city ring road (+Photos)

( Medeshi) - The municipality of Hargeisa has started the construction of a ring road that will circle the city from all sides , according to the local press .

Somalia : explosion and fire at the former US compound

(Medeshi) - Many Somali people escaped today  from the direction of a huge fire-ball after an accidental explosion at a petrol storage facility within the former U.S. residential housing in Mogadishu ;

Somali President survives assassination attempt

(Medeshi)  -Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was unharmed Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded near his car.

Dead British Airways pilot allegedly molested children in Kenya

(Medeshi) -A British Airways pilot who was found dead was accused of child abuse offences in the UK and faced similar allegations in Africa, it is claimed.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Australia : Community express welfare concerns for Somali boy

(Medeshi) -  Members of Perth's Somali community say they are pleading with the Immigration Department to allow them to visit a teenage boy who tried to commit suicide on Christmas Island.

Somaliland chases air links in campaign for nationhood

(Medeshi) - Piers Evans - Routes -  With the re-opening of Egal airport, serving the aspiring country’s 'capital', Hargeisa, Somaliland is aiming for new carriers and destinations.

Puntland : President Farole denied entry in to Ethiopia

(Medeshi) - The president of Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland Abdul Rahman Mohamed Farolee has jetted back to Nairobi today after Ethiopian security officials rejected him to enter Addis Ababa,the Ethiopian capital.

Egypt attack on Suez Canal ship 'foiled'

(Medeshi) -Egyptian officials say they have foiled an attack on a container ship which was aimed at disrupting shipping in the busy Suez Canal.

Saudi religious police office hit in arson attack

(Medeshi) - The Associated Press
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — Authorities enforcing Saudi Arabia's strict Islamic codes say arsonists attacked one of its offices in Riyadh, but caused only limited damage in a rare direct strike against the feared religious police.