Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Citizen or stranger : Video about a Somaliland immigrant family separated by civil war

(Medeshi) -  Al Jazeera TV broadcasts about a Somaliland family separated by civil war - Watch it here

Toronto police to recruit Somali-Canadian officers

(Medeshi) - Toronto police recruiters on Saturday held special trial runs with an eye on hiring a specific segment of the population — Somali-Canadian officers.

Central bank governor of Somalia resigns citing corruption concerns

(Medeshi) - The central bank governor of Somalia has unexpectedly resigned after seven weeks in the job, citing corruption concerns, in a blow to donors who have promised to pour billions of dollars of aid into the failed state.

A fresh drink of water in hot Somaliland

(Medeshi) - By Mariana Oud - TEDExAmsterdam blog - What idea could more ‘worth doing’ than turning salt water into clean drinking water at low cost?

Friday, November 1, 2013

Zaad mobile wallet powers economic development and job creation in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - FORTUNE -- Somaliland is an African region balancing on a knife's edge. Separated from Somalia, it's a stronghold for terrorist groups like Al-Shabaab and for high-seas pirates.

Somaliland: WFP helps girls to feed their dreams

(Medeshi) - School meals are at the heart of the World Food Programme’s fight against hunger. Last year, the world’s largest humanitarian agency provided school meals or take-home rations to 24.7 million children around the world.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab camp

(Medeshi) - The Kenyan military has said its warplanes bombed targets held by al-Qaeda-linked armed group al-Shabab in Somalia, in retaliation for an attack on a Nairobi mall that killed at least 67 people.

Somaliland, the peaceful neighbour ( Documentary)

(Medeshi) - An emotional journey narrated by Hayat Ismail  - Hayat was born in Mogadishu (Somalia) in 1989, but had to flee from the country before she was even two years old to avoid the beginning of an armed conflict that is still going on today.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Invitation to the National Consultation and Salvation Group conference (Wada Tashiga ) – Birmingham

(Medeshi) - National Consultation and Salvation Group would like to invite the Somaliland Diaspora in the UK to come for the conference to be held by the group in Birmingham on Saturday the 9th of Nov. 2013.

Keeping remittances to Somalia flowing

(Medeshi) - LONDON, 30 October 2013 (IRIN) - Never has the UK’s Somali community taken so much interest in a court case.

Kenya : 11 killed and 34 wounded in train and bus crash in Nairobi

(Medeshi) - 30 Oct. 2013 - At least eleven people were killed and 34 wounded in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, when a passenger train smashed into a bus, the Kenyan Red Cross has said.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Somalia : Al Shabaab militant who planned 2008 Hargeisa suicide attacks killed in drone attack

(Medeshi) - One of the two Al Shabaab  militants killed in the drone attack in Southern Somalia few days ago  was involved in the planning of Westgate  attack in Kenya and the 2008 multiple suicide attacks in Somaliland.

AAIB Insurance Co. Granted License to Operate in Somalia

(Medeshi) - Regional insurance brokerage and risk management company AAIB first to be granted license to operate in Somalia as economic opportunities drive demand.

Ethiopia : Oil and gas boom in east Africa attracts adventurous oilmen to Ogaden desert

(Medeshi) - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Oct.29 (UPI) -- Amid East Africa's oil and gas boom, the more adventurous oilmen are starting to gravitate toward the vast Ogaden desert region of Ethiopia, where drilling activity has been sparse since rebels attacked an exploration team in 2007, killing nine Chinese and 65 Ethiopians.

Uganda arrests 40 peacekeeping soldiers for stealing fuel and supplies in Somalia

(Medeshi) - Kampala - A Ugandan military spokesperson says at least 40 Ugandan soldiers previously deployed as peacekeepers in Somalia have been arrested over for allegedly stealing fuel and other supplies from the international mission.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Somalia strike hits 'Shebab' car

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu — An air strike targeting Al Shebab on Monday hit a car believed to be carrying senior members of the Al-Qaeda-linked group in southern Somalia, witnesses said.

US drone strike in Somalia kills two

(Medeshi) - (CNN) - A U.S. military drone strike in southern Somalia killed two suspected Al-Shabaab members, two U.S. officials confirm to CNN.

Ethiopia flicks switch on Africa's largest wind farm

(Medeshi) - Completed 120MW Ashegoda wind farm is expected to produce 400 million kWh of electricity a year - By Will Nichols - Africa's largest wind farm, the 120MW Ashegoda development in Ethiopia, was officially switched on over the weekend.

Somaliland : Hopes of oil production in Odewayne Block revived (Text in English and Somali)

(Medeshi) - Investment News Release - FE Investgate  - Sterling Energy PLC -Farmin to Odewayne Block (Republic of Somaliland) -RNS Number : 4844R - Sterling Energy PLC - 28 October 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Ethiopian consulate officials hold discussions with the Ethiopian community in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - Hargeisa , 25 Oct. 2013 - A community meeting jointly organized by the Ethiopian Community Association and the Ethiopian Consulate General office in Hargeisa was held on Thursday October 24.

Ethiopia announces temporary ban on traveling abroad for work

(Medeshi) -Oct. 25,2013-  In an effort to curb the rising tide of abuse and exploitation of Ethiopian migrants, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a temporary freeze on citizens traveling abroad for employment.

Somali journalist dies in hospital after attack

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A Somali journalist says a colleague attacked by gunmen on Tuesday has died of his wounds.