Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, November 9, 2013

London : Commemoration of the British Somaliland forgotten soldiers (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - Commemoration event will be held on Sunday the 10th of Nov, 2013  for the British Somaliland forgotten soldiers at the Commonwealth Memorial Gates in London .

Tropical storm heads towards Eastern Somaliland and central Somalia

(Medeshi) - The day after the Philippines sustained catastrophic damage from Super Typhoon Haiyan, another storm has developed, this one is in the Indian Ocean.

Mo Farah Endorses Female British-Somali MP Hopeful

(Medeshi) - A WOMAN hoping to become Britain’s first female MP of Somali heritage has received the backing of Team GB’s golden Olympic hero Mo Farah.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Oil : Somaliland is the new Middle East in east Africa - Minister

(Medeshi) - HARGEISA, Somaliland -- It’s a warm Thursday in late October in the capital of this breakaway region of Somalia.

At least four dead, many wounded in Mogadishu hotel car bombing

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu -AFP - At least four people including a government official were killed Friday in an Islamist militant car bomb attack outside a top hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, officials said.

Challenges to Somalia unity : Power abuse by dominant clans - report

(Medeshi) - NAIROBI, Nov. 7 -Xinhua -- Somalia has been without a powerful national government for the past two decades.

Italy arrests Somali man over Lampedusa shipwreck tragedy

(Medeshi) -ROME - Italian police have arrested a 24-year-old Somali man accused of being a trafficker involved with the migrant boat that sank last month in a tragedy that claimed 366 lives, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

United States extends Temporary Protected Status for Somalis

(Medeshi) - Temporary Protected Status for nationals of Somalia will be extended by 18 months effective March 18, 2014, according to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers, in a statement to Mshale on Wednesday (Nov. 6).

AmniCor Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting Co. in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - AmniCor GIS professional consulting company is located in Hargeisa, Somaliland.  The company is providing solutions in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consulting, spatial data conversion, custom application development, GPS data collection and surveying.

Cartoon : Amin Arts on Somali traditional leaders

(Medeshi) - It has always been a Somali custom to pour milk on a traditional leader during anointment ceremonies.

Four killed in bomb blast as Ethiopia raises security alert

(Medeshi) - Reuters - Four people were killed when a bomb blast tore through a minibus in western Ethiopia late on Tuesday, at about the same time that the government warned of imminent attacks by militants, an official said.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

An Investment guide to Somaliland : Opportunities and conditions

(Medeshi) - The Somaliland people have witnessed a great deal of progress over the last 20 years of self-governance, according to the minister of trade and investment  of Somaliland.

Oil exploration in Somaliland : Sterling completes Odeweyne farm-in

(Medeshi) -  StockMarketWire - Sterling Energy has completed the acquisition  of a 10% interest in the Odeweyne block onshore Somaliland from Petrosoma.

Minneapolis : Abdi Warsame becomes the first Somali elected to the city council

(Medeshi) - By  Maya Rao -  Abdi Warsame made history Tuesday by becoming the highest elected Somali in the country, winning a seat on the City Council in a landslide.

Poor Deyr rainfall in Somalia could result in elevated food insecurity in agro-pastoral areas - report

(Medeshi) - SITUATION OVERVIEW : A recent food security alert by the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) suggests below average Deyr (October- December) rainfall in Somalia, which could result in elevated food insecurity in agro-pastoral areas of Bakool, Bay and Hiraan regions of Somalia.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Press Release : Dahabshiil wins injunction against Barclays

(Medeshi) - 5th November 2013 – for immediate release
The High Court heard an application for an interim injunction to prevent Barclays Bank from terminating the banking services it provides to Dahabshiil, the largest African Money Transfer Operator (MTO) on 15/16 October 2013.

Travelport extends its reach to Somalia

(Medeshi) - Travelport – the leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry – has continued to expand its footprint across Africa with the launch of business operations in Somalia.

Monday, November 4, 2013

East Libya declares independence

(Medeshi) - Eastern Libya has declared an autonomous regional government with an official ceremony, challenging the country's weak central government that failed to assume unifying power over rebels and various tribes since the 2011 war toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

Leaked Climate Change Report Predicts Violent, Poorer, Sicker Future

(Medeshi) - WASHINGTON -- Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They're likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international scientific report forecasts.

International mail links with Somalia restored after 23-year gap

(Medeshi) - Monday, November 4th, 2013
International mail is once again being accepted in Somalia after a 23-year disruption, under a partnership involving Emirates Post Group and the Universal Postal Union.

London : Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed ' does not pose threat' - Home secretary

(Medeshi) - Home Secretary Theresa May has insisted a terror suspect who escaped surveillance by disguising himself in a burka does not pose "a direct threat to the public in the UK", despite mounting concern over his disappearance.

Landmine kills one in Burao, Somaliland

(Medeshi) - Burao, Nov, 4, 2013 - A landmine killed the driver of an electricity supplier truck in October district of Buroa , the second largest city of Somaliland.

London : Somalian-born terror suspect escapes after changing into a burka during mosque prayers

(Medeshi) - Nov. 4, 2013 - A suspected Islamist terrorist supposedly under close monitoring has gone on the run. Somalian-born Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed is believed to have evaded police observation by dressing up in a burka.

London : Fundraising event for the construction of Hargeisa – Salahley road

(Medeshi) - All are cordially invited to attend this fundraising event for the construction of Hargeisa–Salahley road to be held at Harrow , London on  Saturday the 23rd of Nov. 2013 between  2 pm – 10 pm.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Press Release : AMISOM resumes military operations against Al Shabaab

(Medeshi) - PRESS RELEASE - (For Immediate Release)
AMISOM resumes military operations against Al Shabaab
Mogadishu 31st October: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today resumed implementation of its armed operations against Al Shabaab safe havens in Middle, Lower Juba and Bay regions of Somalia.