Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, December 6, 2013

30,000 Eritreans Abducted to Sinai for Ransom Since 2007

(Medeshi) - Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt's Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says.

England : Villages in The East Coast Swept Away by Tidal Waves (+Photos)

(Medeshi) - Seven cliff-top homes were badly damaged as the biggest tidal surge in 60 years hit the Norfolk coast.

London : Somali asylum-seeker used fake ID for £91,000 benefit fraud

(Medeshi) - A Somali asylum-seeker who has evaded deportation despite twice being convicted of ID fraud, has walked free from court again after pleading guilty to a £91,000 benefit scam.

Somalia car bomb explosion outside prime minister's office kills MP

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu — A car bomb exploded on Friday killing its driver outside the office of Somalia's prime minister in the capital Mogadishu, an AFP reporter said.

Somaliland : Hubaal Protest Letter to President Silanyo

(Medeshi) - Hon. Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud
The President
The Republic Of Somaliland
Presidential Place
Hargeisa, Maroodi Jeex,Somaliland.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

South Africa : Nelson Mandela dies

(Medeshi) - South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died , BBC reports.

Suicide Bombing in Somalia’s Puntland Region Kills 10 People

(Medeshi) - At least 10 people died in a suicide bombing by suspected al-Shabaab militants in a port city in Somalia’s Puntland region, the government said.

Australia-based Jacka Resources plans to start oil exploration in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - UPDATE 05 Dec, 2013- : Shares in Jacka Resources jumped after it announced a friendly, all-scrip takeover offer from Tangiers Petroleum, valuing the Africa-focused oil and gas explorer at $37 million.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Picture of The Day : A Journey For Firewood

(Medeshi) - In most parts of the pastoral horn of Africa , children fetch fire wood from the barren areas surrounding the dwellings that nomads inhabit. Children also take a long journey to bring water for the family.

Young, Somali-American, Forced to Wed

(Medeshi) - By Ayaan Hirsi Ali - Over the course of my life, I have made many transitions—most of them taking me further away from my Somali roots and steadily toward the enlightened mentality of Western democracy. As part of this odyssey, I once got a job as interpreter for the Dutch immigration service, translating between Somali asylum seekers and Dutch civil servants.
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Saudi Arabia : 126,000 foreigners mainly Ethiopians deported since Nov. 4 , 2013

(Medeshi) - Dec 4 , 2013 - More than 126,000 illegal foreign workers have left the Kingdom so far, a month after the clampdown on labor law violators took effect on Nov. 4.

Somaliland man stabs wife, seizes baby, Edna Adan helps her

(Medeshi) - NAIROBI - Katy Migiro , Thomson Reuters Foundation – When Naima’s husband came home after the birth of their first child in a village in rural Somaliland, there was a rank smell of urine in the house.

After Prime Minister's Ouster, Somalia Political Divisions Persist

(Medeshi) - NAIROBI, KENYA- VOA  — On Monday, Somali lawmakers voted Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon out of office following weeks of disagreement with the president over a planned cabinet reshuffle. However, the change of prime minister won't necessarily end Somalia’s political wrangles.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Somalia Heads List Of Corrupt States

(Medeshi) - Dec 3 Reuters - In Transparency International's 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index, Denmark and New Zealand tied for first place out of 177 countries - meaning they were perceived to have the lowest levels of state sector graft.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Somaliland : Lion on the loose in New Hargeisa

(Medeshi) -  Dec. 2 , 20113 - News broke out tonight that one of the lions kept at the garden of Ali Waran Ade , the minister of interior of Somaliland , escaped and is on the loose in the eastern parts of Hargeisa.

Somali Prime Minister Voted Out

(Medeshi) - Somalia's parliament has voted to fire the country's prime minister, ending a year of rare stability atop the Somali government.

Malta : Six months’ imprisonment for Mahad Mohamoud Ali, over drug possession

(Medeshi) - Mahad Mohamoud Ali, 28 of Somalia was handed a six month jail term and fined €500 after pleading guilty to being in possession of drugs while at Mount Carmel Hospital.

Shooting in Somalia? Dial 888 for police

(Medeshi) - AFP - The bullet-scarred streets of Somalia's war-ravaged capital are rife with danger, but after two decades of anarchy, the besieged residents can now at least call the police if there is a problem.

Somaliland and aid donors strike state functions deal

(Medeshi) -Somaliland and its development partners have signed an agreement intended to deliver core state functions.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Somalia Not Receiving West’s Aid Despite Crisis

(Medeshi) - A two-decade-long civil war has turned Somalia to a place facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.

Picture of the day : Somaliland delegation to Addis Ababa via Kalabaydh in January 1996

(Medeshi) - Following is a picture taken on the day the Ministers from Somaliland travelled to Addis Ababa via Kalabayidh airport because Hargeisa Airport was closed at the time by the civil war.

Saudi Arabia - Foriegn workers branded as criminals in the media to justify crackdown

(Medeshi) - Beirut HWR –  Ethiopian migrant workers have been the victims of physical assaults, some of them fatal, in Saudi Arabia following a government crackdown on foreign workers.