Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Somaliland : Dararweyne military academy re-opened (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - Somaliland president spearheaded today the ribbon cutting of the refurbished military facility in Dararweyne , the local press have  reported.

Sweden announces permanent residency for Syrian refugees

(Medeshi) - Dubai: Swedish migration authorities have ruled that all Syrian asylum seekers who have come to Sweden will be granted permanent residency in light of the worsening conflict in Syria.

Somaliland university gains international recognition

(Medeshi) - British, Canadian and African universities have been partnering with the University of Hargeisa, in the breakaway state of Somaliland, to boost the institution’s international credibility and the recognition of its qualifications.

Saudi Arabia to build residences for foreign workers

(Medeshi) - The Saudi Arabian government Friday approved the construction of residential complexes for foreign workers on the outskirts of Riyadh to provide them with suitable housing facilities.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Press release : Genel is not leaving Somaliland

(Medeshi) - ‘Genel is not leaving Somaliland. The Government of Somaliland has been working closely with Genel for 14 months; during this time significant work has been accomplished in the development of the Somaliland oil industry.

Press Release : British Somali charities urge Prime Minister to help maintain lifeline to Somalia

(Medeshi) - A group of more than 40 charities led by British Somalis based in the UK have today written to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to help save a crucial lifeline to one of the poorest countries in the world.

71 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Somaliland

(Medeshi) - IOM in close collaboration with UNHCR provided transport for a group of 71 Ethiopian stranded migrants who boarded three buses to safely return to their country.

Abuses in Somali capital evictions

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu - The forced eviction of thousands of Somalia's poorest from makeshift camps amid rebuilding efforts in the war-ravaged capital Mogadishu has led to "large scale" rights abuses, Amnesty International warned on Friday.

Leaked : Scandalous letter by the Somali minister of infomation

(Medeshi) - Following is a leaked  letter written by Mr. Abdullahi Elmoge Hersi , the Somali minister of information in which he accuses the Turkish company named Favori paying $1.8 million bribe to kick out a western company from managing Mogadishu Airport.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Somalia : British and American Islamists killed by Al Shabaab

(Medeshi) -A British Islamist has been killed in Somalia after falling out with the al-Shabaab terror group, it has been reported.

American Islamist militant killed in Somalia

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU: A US Islamist extremist fighting in Somalia was killed Thursday in a shootout with Al-Qaeda linked Shebab militants, former comrades he had fallen out with, witnesses said.

Kuwait : Remains of murdered Somali house maid found in Kuwaisat

(Medeshi) - KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The security authorities have identified the human remains which were found in Khuwaisat, near Jahra, as that of a Somali maid, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Dahabshiil Vows to Comply With Barclays’s Rules to Keep Account

(Medeshi) - Dahabshiil Holdings Ltd., the Somali money-transfer operator, said it will comply with any new banking rules as humanitarian organizations lobbied to stop Barclays Plc (BARC) from closing the company’s bank account.

Somaliland : Event marking the role of women in development and security (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - An event marking the role of women in the development and security of the country was held today  at Ambassador Hotel in Hargeisa.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Video: Angry and stranded people in Hargeisa , Somaliland

( Medeshi) - Angry and stranded people in Hargeisa gather outside the Safeway Travel Agency that handles tickets for Ethiopian.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Somaliland seeks more trade ties with UAE

(Medeshi) - DUBAI // Somaliland's new minister of foreign affairs has met UAE ministers and expatriates to discuss progress in his troubled homeland.

Britons stranded in Somaliland as Ethiopian Airline flights cease

(Medeshi) - There are more than 400 passengers from UK that are stranded in Hargeisa and are not able to fly back to Britain because the Ethiopian Airlines has suddenly ceased flying to Somaliland . Many of these stranded families have kids that are supposed to be back to school in the UK.

British Somalis brace for khat ban

(Medeshi) - LONDON – By Judith Evans - AFP - 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.

Genel oil exploration company Pulls Out Somaliland Staff

(Medeshi) -Anglo-Turkish oil company Genel Energy has started pulling its employees out of out of Somaliland  following a sudden spike in violence in Somalia. Full story: The Wall Street Journal

Somali Week Festival 2013

(Medeshi) - Kayd Somali Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Redsea-online Cultural Foundation and other partners, are proud to present Somali Week Festival 2013.

Norway pays Somalia's government salaries

(Medeshi) - Norway has started paying the salaries of Somalia's government bureaucrats believing that this is the best way to help the fledgling state establish itself.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Hargeisa : Foundation laid for the construction of the National Library and the Ministry of Postal services (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - The Somaliland president laid today the foundation stone for the construction of Somaliland National Library and  a new building for the ministry of telecommunications and postal services .

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service Donate Fire Engine to Somalia

(Medeshi) - FIREFIGHTERS are donating one of their retired fire engines to Somalia’s Mogadishu Fire and Emergency Services Department on Monday September 9.

Somalia to send 1 million children to school

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU (AFP) –  The Somali authorities are launching Sunday a campaign aimed at getting one million children in the war-torn nation into school, the United Nations' children's agency said.