Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Somalis trapped in South Sudan after the recent conflict

(Medeshi) - Many Somalilanders are reportedly trapped in South Sudan after the conflict that has erupted recently.

South Sudan : 4 Americans wounded in evacuation mission

(Medeshi) - Four US service personnel on an evacuation mission have been wounded after their aircraft were shot at in South Sudan, the US military says.

Somali parliament approves new PM

(Medeshi) - Mogadishu - Somalia's parliament on Saturday approved as the new prime minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, a political newcomer and economist who faces tough challenges in the war-torn nation.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Letter : Hubaal newspaper and media freedom in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud
President, Republic of Somaliland
cc: Abdullahi Mohamed Dahir, Minister of Information
Hersi Ali H. Hassan, Minister of Presidential Affairs

Tarzan under the stethoscope in Somalia – Cartoon

(Medeshi) - Mohamed Nur alias "Tarzan" is the  Mayor of Mogadishu. He is a civil engineer and an entrepreneur.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Deterioration of food security situation in southern and northeastern of Somalia

(Medeshi) - KEY ISSUES - Based on the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit’s (FSNAU) preliminary forecast, a deterioration of the food security situation is expected in parts of southern and northeastern rural areas of Somalia.

Somalia to rebuild national library

(Medeshi) - A project has been launched in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, to rebuild the country's national library.

In Somaliland, volunteer vaccinators help contain the threat of polio

(Medeshi) - HARGEISA, Somaliland, 18 December 2013 – In May 2013, the first case of polio seen in Somalia in more than six years was announced in Mogadishu.

Somalia : Bitter splits ahead of Puntland election

(Medeshi) - Nairobi, Kenya - As presidential elections approach in Puntland, the candidates in the running have accused one another of failing Somalia's semi-autonomous region.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

UK - FCO advises against all travel to Jonglei state and Juba of South Sudan

(Medeshi) - Temporary withdrawal of some Embassy staff and dependants. British nationals who want to leave Juba should contact the FCO.

Eastern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin - Dec-2013

(Medeshi) - Highlights - Hostilities in pockets across region displace thousands . Sporadic fighting in parts of Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan has left numerous people dead, many injured and thousands more displaced.

Ethiopian migrants return empty handed from Saudi Arabia

(Medeshi) - ADDIS ABABA, 18 December 2013 -IRIN - When Mohamed Yusuf left his home town in Ethiopia for Saudi Arabia a year ago at the age of 17, he thought life would change for the better.

Syrian and Somali doctors shot dead near Mogadishu

(Medeshi) - Three Syrian doctors and their Somali colleague have been shot dead in an ambush near Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, witnesses have told the BBC.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

England : Somali Leeds ‘fraudster forged IDs of murdered relatives’

(Medeshi) - A benefit fraudster collected more than £14,000 using the forged identities of three foreign relatives – including two allegedly murdered by Somali rebels, Yorkshire Evening Post reports 

Initial Work For 4-Lane Somalia Drive Kicks Off

(Medeshi) - over the weekend for the reconstruction and expansion of the Somalia Drive into a four-lane street, pulling smiles and commendation from some citizens, the Informer reports

Missing South London Girls Fly Home To Native Somalia

(Medeshi) - TWO GIRLS from south London who disappeared on Saturday (Dec 14) are "safe and well", police have confirmed.

Puntland, Somalia : Bomb blast kills one in Bosasso

(Medeshi) - Bossaso ,Dec 16 , 2013 – Reports coming from Bosasso, the business port of the north eastern region of Puntland,  confirm that one person died and six others were injured in a bomb explosion on Monday night.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Police raid and shut down Hubaal paper in Somaliland

(Medeshi) - Nairobi, December 16, 2013--Police in the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland on December 13 raided the Hargeisa offices of the critical independent daily Hubaal, arrested two staff members, and ordered the publication to be shut down, according to news reports. This is the third time the paper has been targeted this year.

London : Appeal After Somali Girls Vanished On Way To Library

(Medeshi) -Police are appealing for information to trace a missing six-year-old girl and her teenage aunt.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Al Shabaab launches another deadly terrorist attack in Kenya

(Medeshi) -  A terrorist attack on a city bus in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday killed five passengers traveling through a Somali-dominated neighborhood, according to Kenyan police.

UK - Press Release - Foreign Secretary statement on the death of Nelson Mandela

(Medeshi) - Following the death of Nelson Mandela, the Foreign Secretary William Hague said:
It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Nelson Mandela.

Somalis and their love for tribalism- Cartoon

(Medeshi) - Somalis are known wherever they are to exercise tribalism for many purposes such as to identify each other or for social security.

Kenya: British pensioner beheaded in Mombasa

(Medeshi) - A British man was found with his head cut off in his Kenyan apartment on Friday.