Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Somalis in Kenya - Not yet a Kenyan - (48 minute video)

(Medeshi) -Kenya's North Eastern Province, the country's third-largest region, borders Somalia and is exclusively inhabited by ethnic Somalis.

Somaliland: Progress towards a Regional and International Role

(Medeshi) - Chatham House in London hosted on 31 October 2013 Mohamed Bihi Yonis, Somaliland's foreign minister, and Hersi Ali Hassan, Somaliland's minister of presidential affairs.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Video - Al Shebab member talks of how they block Somali government advances

(Medeshi) - CCTV- The Islamic al-Shabab is an al-Qaida-linked radical group based in Somalia. It once controlled large swathes of Southern parts of the country and it was also behind the Westgate Mall attack in neighboring Kenya in September.

Food security in Somalila after Autumn cyclones

(Medeshi) - Key issues - The food security situation in all livelihood zones of Somalia remains unchanged with an estimated 870 000 people in Crisis and Emergency (IPC Phases 3 and 4 respectively), 72 percent of which represent Internally Displaced People (IDPs) concentrated in settlements across the country.

Somaliland president tours HMS RFA MOUNTS BAY in Berbera port (Photos)

(Medeshi) - Berbera 15 Nov, 2013  - Somaliland president and accompanying government officials toured today the British Warship HMS RFA MOUNTS BAY in Berbera port . The  ship has been in the vicinity of Berbera waters for past few weeks but recently docked in Berbera port .

Young girls 'brought to Scotland for illegal cutting (FGM)

(Medeshi) - Young girls are being brought to ­Scotland to have illegal female "circumcisions" because those involved believe there is less chance of being caught in this country.

Illegal Ethiopians go on rampage In Jeddah

(Medeshi) - Nov 1, 2013- Jeddah police have arrested 20 Ethiopians for instigating and leading a mob of a large number of expatriates of different nationalities at Jeddah’s King Fahd Road in Al-Sharafiya district Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Somalia PM reveals row with president

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu - Somalia's prime minister said on Tuesday he was in a "constitutional" dispute with the president and was ready for parliament to intervene to settle it.

2 killed in explosion at South Africa mall

(Medeshi) - Nov 13, 2013 - SOUTH African police say a blast at a store opposite a mall in Johannesburg has killed at least two people and injured three others.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

London : Fundraising event for the construction of Burao–Erigavo road

(Medeshi) - Sanaag Is among the richest and is the largest of all Somaliland regions but is partially inaccessible because of the lack of  asphalted roads that could connect it to the rest of the country.

Amin cartoons on Somalia power struggle

(Medeshi) - Somalia power struggle  has re-emerged once again  and Amin Arts has grabbed the chance of posting the following cartoon to express his opinion about the calamities caused by the recent tropical storms in North Eastern Somalia  and the power struggle at the presidential palace.

Meet the Somalis - Graphic illustrations of Somalis in seven cities in Europe

(Medeshi) - Meet the Somalis is a collection of 14 illustrated stories depicting the real life experiences of Somalis in seven cities in Europe: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Leicester, London, Malmo, and Oslo.

Cyclone death toll in Somalia's Puntland rises to 140

(Medeshi) - The death toll from a tropical cyclone that hit Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region at the weekend has risen to 140, and the final figure could be 300, the government said.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tony Hayward Seeks Oil in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - When London's Genel Energy GENL.LN -1.34%  PLC decided last year to search for oil in Somaliland, it didn't negotiate with the country's internationally recognized government in Mogadishu.

3 Eritrean military officers defect and seek asylum in Saudi Arabia

(Medeshi) - Three Eritrean military officers have asked for political asylum in Saudi Arabia after Saudi air force jets forced their aircraft to land in the southern part of the kingdom, the local news website Sabq reported on Tuesday.

SF UK Open letter : Harassment and intimidation of news media members in Somaliland

(Medeshi)-Somaliland Focus (UK) writes open letter to Somaliland's government expressing concerns about ongoing harassment and intimidation of news media members in Somaliland.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Ahmed Omar Isaak : I never dreamed of ending-up in the Mediterranean sea

(Medeshi) - Johannesburg  , 11 November 2013 -IRIN  - Ahmed Omar Isaak, 31, fled the conflict in his home country of Somalia in January 2012.

Somali President Seeks PM's Resignation on incompetency

(Medeshi) -  Somalia's president has asked the prime minister to resign, in a blow to the rare political stability Somalia has experienced for the past year.

Probe urged for the gang-rape of Somali woman by African Union (AU) soldiers

(Medeshi) - Nairobi - Human Rights Watch called on Monday for Somalia's government to order a new, impartial, and transparent investigation into an alleged gang-rape by African Union (AU) soldiers.

Somalia : Tropical storm kills 100 in Puntland

(Medeshi) - Reuters- At least 100 people were killed over the weekend when a tropical cyclone hit Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, President Abdirahman Mohamud Farole said on Monday, appealing for help from aid agencies.

Saudi Arabia : 2 dead in violent clashes between Saudis and the Ethiopian community in Riyadh (+video)

(Medeshi) - Saturday , Nov. 9 , 2013 - Manfuuha district - Riyadh - Violent clashes took place in Manfuuha district of Riyadh on Saturday after the grace period for the over-stayers in the kingdom to rectify their residence status expired .

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Somaliland National Dialogue Symposium (in Somali and English languages )

(Medeshi) - Somaliland state building and democratization is an ongoing process at which the national stakeholders, including the state organs, the civil society and the public at large are tirelessly engaged in collaboration with their international partners.

London : Commemoration of the fallen British Somaliland soldiers ( Photos )

(Medeshi) - London , Sunday , 10, Nov , 2013- An event for the commemoration of the British Somaliland soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars was held today at the Commonwealth Remembrance Gates next the Duke of  Wellington Arch in Central London.

Somalia : Militants attempt prison break-out in Puntland; 3 guards killed

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU, Somalia - A government official says that about 20 armed Islamic extremists attacked a prison in northern Somalia in an attempt to free prisoners.