Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Somali gold trader shot dead in Uganda

(Medeshi) - Nakapiripirit - Police and army are hunting for an armed gang that shot dead a Somali gold businessman in Nakapiripirit District.

Somalia girl trafficked into UK to have organs harvested

(Medeshi) - A girl was smuggled from Somalia to the UK to have her organs harvested, it has been revealed.

Ethiopia: Police Abuse Journalists, Opponents to Extract Confessions

(Medeshi) - Police Abuse Journalists, Opponents to Extract Confessions - HRW report
(Nairobi) – Ethiopian authorities have subjected political detainees to torture and other ill-treatment at the main detention center in Addis Ababa.

Suicide bomber kills 13 at restaurant in central Somalia

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people outside a restaurant popular with Ethiopian and Somali troops in the town of Baladweyne in central Somalia on Saturday, a local politician said.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Somalia : Al Shabaab hold horse racing event in Ceel Buur (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - Al Shabaab militant group of Somalia have held on Eid day  a horse racing event in-front of a huge crowd of people from Ceel Buur town of Gal Guduud region in Southern Somalia.

UK Muslims warned of militant al-Shabaab threat

(Medeshi) - British Muslims who speak out against extremism are being warned that they could be targeted by members of the Somali militant group al-Shabaab.

Las Vegas : The case of a 13-year-old boy raped by a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant in hotel toilet

(Medeshi) - By KEN RITTER, Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man testified Thursday that he knocked but couldn't get into a locked bathroom in a Las Vegas hotel where prosecutors say a 13-year-old boy was raped by a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant.

Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow , a Norwegian of Somali origin suspected in Westgate mall attack

(Medeshi) - The 23-year-old was named as Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow, who the BBC said is suspected of helping to plan and carry out the attack on the upmarket Westgate mall.

Uganda on alert after threats of Kenya-style mall attack

(Medeshi) - Sapa -AFP - Ugandan police issued a security alert on Friday amid warnings of a possible attack similar to the bloody assault by Somalia's Shebab fighters in Kenya's Westgate mall last month.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Bristol : Councillor Hibaq Jama says immigrant families should integrate into the British society

(Medeshi) - Bristol’s first Somali councillor has said immigrant families could do more to integrate themselves into British culture to help the battle against racism.

Deadly blast in Ethiopia impacts US Embassy home

( Medeshi) - The Associated Press - Officials say a weekend explosion in Ethiopia's capital that killed two people impacted a home used by U.S. Embassy personnel.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Mental health :A quick guide for people from the Somali Community in Kingston

(Medeshi) - We have developed and translated the following leaflet into Somali as a quick guide for the people from the Somali community in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and its surroundings as part of our campaign in raising awareness about the general well-being of the society.

London : Photo exhibition exploring important events in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - Kate Stanworth is  excited to invite you to her upcoming exhibition, which will be opening this Friday 18th October at Oxford House, Bethnal Green.

London : Somali week festival kicks off this Friday at Bethnal Green

(Medeshi) - Kayd Somali Arts & Culture and its partners will launch the Somali Week Festival 2013 (SWF) on Friday 18th October from 6pm at Oxford House, Derbyshire Street,  E2 6HG Bethnal Green

I'm proud to run for England - Mo Farah

(Medeshi) -Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has hit back at Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere's comment that only English people should play football for England.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

US warns its citizens of the risks of traveling to Burundi

(Medeshi) - Washington, DC - infoZine - The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Burundi. This Travel Warning updates without change the Travel Warning for Burundi dated April 22, 2013. The Travel Warning reiterates existing security concerns and notes the security restrictions on travel for Embassy personnel remain in place.

UK- Barclays poised to sever its ties to Dahabshiil money transfer company

(Medeshi) - By Raphael Satter-  Associated Press - A British bank could soon be cutting a financial lifeline for millions of Somalis.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Pirate Big Mouth (Afweyne) invited , issued a visa and then arrested in Brussels on arrival from Nairobi

(Medeshi) - Brussels (AFP) - Belgium has arrested a notorious Somali pirate chief after luring him to Brussels on promises of shooting a documentary movie about his life on the high seas, prosecutors said Monday.

Somali migrants victims of urban transformation in Ankara

(Medeshi) -Immigrants and migrants from Somalia who sought shelter in Ankara's shanty towns after living temporarily in other places will need to once again leave their homes because of urban transformation projects.

Two Somalis die making bomb in Ethiopia: officials

(Medeshi) - ADDIS ABABA: Two Somali nationals died when a bomb they were making detonated in their home in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, as thousands gathered to watch a football match, officials said Monday.

Somali pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as "Afweyne" or Big Mouth" detained in Belgium

(Medeshi) - Oct 14 (Reuters) - Belgium has arrested a suspected Somali pirate leader believed to have earned millions of dollars in ranson payments over years of operating off the East African coast, Belgian media reported on Monday.

Bomb blast in Ethiopian capital kills two

(Medeshi) -By Aaron Maasho - ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A bomb blast in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa killed two people on Sunday, state radio said.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Ugandan soldiers corruption in Somalia exposed

(Medeshi) - In a bid to get to the root of the reported theft of UPDF food rations in Somalia, President Museveni on Thursday staged a surprise inquiry, questioning soldiers fresh from the battlefield.

Exodus of Khat addicts from Britain after ban

(Medeshi) - Many Khat addicts will leave Britain in the coming months after Khat ban comes into effect on June 24  2014.

Press statement : US to treat Somaliland as a regional state of Somalia

(Medeshi) - In the following statement issued on Oct. 8, 2013  , the US Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield of Bureau of African Affairs emphasizes the intention of the United States to deal with Somaliland through Somalia as a regional state after dual-track approach concluded with the successful completion of the Djibouti Peace Process and the recognition of the Federal Government of Somalia.