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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Kenya : 4 die in grenade attack in Eastleigh district of Nairobi

(Medeshi) - 15 Dec. 2013- Nairobi - A grenade attack in the Eastleigh  district of Nairobi has left 4 people dead.

US official urges Somalia's government to protect vulnerable people, uphold human rights

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU, Somalia - The top United States State Department official for Africa is urging Somalia's government to do more to protect its most vulnerable people, especially women, and to respect the rule of law.

ILLEGAL DETENTIONS IN SOMALILAND

(Medeshi) - The Bill of Rights in the constitution and the Criminal Procedure Code guarantee fundamental rights for anyone whom his liberty is deprived.

WOMEN: THE NEGLECTED IN SOMALILAND

(Medeshi) - Women in Somaliland play crucial role in the country. Increasing number of women are the breadwinners. As they struggle for the lives of their families, women contribute to the positive development of Somaliland. However, women face huge challenges in this conservative Somali society.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Kenya : One dead, three injured in Wajir explosions

(Medeshi) - NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 14 – At least one person was killed and three others seriously wounded in twin explosions that rocked Wajir town on Friday night.

Journalists Jailed for Covering Protest in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - PRESS RELEASE - CPJ - Police arrested four journalists on December 3, 2013, and detained them for nearly a week for covering a peaceful protest in the capital of the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland, according to local journalists and human rights organizations.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Chained Constitution :The Occurrences of Human Rights Violations in Somaliland

(Medeshi) -EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -  Somaliland was a British protectorate from 1884 to 26th  June 1960.

Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed named next Somali prime minister

(Medeshi) - MOGADISHU Thu Dec 12, 2013
An economist based at the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia was named today as  Somalia's new prime minister, local papers reported , after his predecessor was forced out by lawmakers in a vote of no confidence.

Minneapolis : Somali Rental-hall Owner Dies from Gunshot Wound

(Medeshi) - A 31-year-old Minneapolis businessman was shot in south Minneapolis early Wednesday and died about 12 hours later at Hennepin County Medical Center, police and a relative said.

Canada : Amin Amir Paints for Social Change

(Medeshi) - A controversial Somali-Canadian painter, cartoonist and activist unveiled his first Canadian exhibition in Edmonton on Sunday.

Missile Attack Targets AMISOM Base in Somalia

(Medeshi) - Militants from Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen launched several missiles targeting the Stadium in Mogadishu on Dec, 6.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Tullow Oil Abandon Dry Well in Ethiopia, But Strike More Oil in Kenya

(Medeshi) - Africa-focused oil explorer Tullow Oil today said that it would abandon one of its wells in Ethiopia. The news sent Tullow’s share price plunging more than three percent in London trading.

First car assembled in Somaliland rolled out of factory

(Medeshi) - 10 Dec, 2013 -  The first  car that has ever been assembled in Somaliland was rolled out of a vehicle assembly plant in Hargeisa yesterday.

Australia : Somali Woman Denied Visa for Surgery on Face Shattered by Bullet Despite Hospital Sponsorship

(Medeshi) -Federal Labor has called on the minister for immigration, Scott Morrison, to reconsider a decision to deny a Somali woman a short-term visa that would allow her to undergo surgery for gunshot wounds.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

UN: MAJOR OFFENSIVES PLANNED VS. SOMALI MILITANTS

(Medeshi) - UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A United Nations official says plans are being made to restart major offensives in parts of Somalia held by the militant group al-Shabab.

Gunmen Kill 8 Kenyans , including 5 Policemen

(Medeshi) - Gunmen kill eight Kenyans, including five policemen, after ambushing a police patrol near the border with Somalia, police say.

Oman : Salalah-Somalia , Somaliland Service Launched

(Medeshi) - Muscat: Simatech has launched a new service between Salalah, Berbera and Mogadishu. The first vessel, the 1150 TEUs MV Sima Pride, made the inaugural call in Salalah recently.

Monday, December 9, 2013

SOMALIA : OUTRAGE OVER JAIL SENTENCES IN RAPE INTERVIEW CASE

(Medeshi) - Reporters Without Borders condemns the jail terms that a Mogadishu regional court passed today on Shabelle Media Network chairman Abdiimalik Yusuf and one his journalists, Radio Shabelle reporter Bashir Hashir, in connection with the interview of an alleged rape victim.

Somaliland Councillor Sentenced to Death for Killing Own Friend

(Medeshi) - Hargeisa Dec. 9, 2013-  Hargeisa regional court sentenced Somaliland Councillor  to death today for killing a fellow citizen earlier this year.

Migrant Workers In Saudi Arabia : Killed Beaten Raped

(Medeshi) -  By Graham Peebles - 08 December, 2013 - Countercurrents.org
With few opportunities at home, millions of poor, desperate men and women from South East Asia and the horn of Africa migrate annually to Saudi Arabia.

Floods Displace Thousands People in Somalia (+Pictures)

(Medeshi) - Thousands of Somali have been left homeless following continued flooding in parts of Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region over the past couple of months, with large tracts of farmland being inundated, raising fears of livelihood losses.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

UK : Rapist Who Can't be Deported to Somalia

(Medeshi) - A Somali rapist who held a  knife to a pregnant woman’s throat as he raped her has been allowed to stay in Britain to protect his human rights.

Picture: Somaliland, Puntland and Jubaland leaders together in Jigjiga today

(Medeshi) - Dec. 8, 2013 - The leaders sitting here came for the Ethiopian 8th Nations, nationalities and People's Day and have all traveled from different parts of Somalia and Somaliland to Jigjiga.

International Community Must Recognise Somaliland, Says Eid Ali

(Medeshi) - Every time a story about Somali pirates hits the news, Eid Ali Ahmed cringes. Arriving in Cardiff as a refugee in 1987 he’s working hard to alter perceptions of his now much-changed home country, Somaliland.