Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, April 5, 2014

We are Happy from Hargeisa - Somaliland (Video)

 - We Are Happy From Hargeisa - Pharrell William's (Happy) , a must to watch video which includes young Somaliland future leaders among them  Rooble Mohamed.

Djibouti and Somaliland sign security agreement

 - Saturday , April 05 , 2014 - The government of Djibouti has signed cross border security  agreement with the republic of Somailland.

UK - Somaliland statesman’s thanks as motion passed

 - The Star - Government ministers from Somaliland have thanked the people of Sheffield for recognising their nation’s right to be an independent state.

British city becomes first to officially recognize Somaliland's claim to independence (Video)

 - A city in Britain has become the first to officially recognize Somaliland's claim to independence.

Friday, April 4, 2014

U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Kenya

 - April 4 , 2014 - U.S. citizens in Kenya, and those considering travel to Kenya, should evaluate their personal security situation in light of continuing and recently heightened threats from terrorism and the high rate of violent crime in some areas. The levels of risk vary throughout the country.

Somaliland : Who Bolloré has to talk to in Berbera

 - April 4 2014 - Hargeisa has instructed a British lawyer to negotiate with the French group Bolloré to hammer out the details of the agreement to manage Berbera port.

Tourism can drive sustainable economic growth in Somaliland

 -( eturbonews )-On Thursday, March 27, at the Somaliland Imperial Hotel in Hargeisa, Dunira Strategy and local partner Horn Heritage presented the findings and recommendations of their Comic Relief-funded feasibility study.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

No khat ban in UK after the House of Lords rejected legislation

 - Khat will not be banned in UK contrary to the expectations raised after the House of Commons passed the legislation banning khat on Monday the 31st of March 2014.

Somaliland independence celebrations day (Video)

 - May 18, 2013 - Somaliland celebrated 22 years of self-declared independence from Somalia. But the rest of the world has yet to recognise it as a country.

International recognition of Somaliland will boost its economy

 - Mohamed Yonis is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland.
The fourth EU-Africa summit provides an opportunity to highlight the successes of the valuable partnership between our two regions, as well as future areas for cooperation.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

UK : Sheffield council recognizes Somaliland

 - Sheffield , Wednesday 2 April 2014 - More than 80% of  Sheffield Councillors voted for the recognition of Somailand in a debate held at Sheffield Council today.

Online liaison officer vacancy for Somalia

 - STATT Recruitment and Network  is looking for Online Liaison Officer for Somalia . The purpose of the assignment is to improve and increase the availability of online information that relates to risks, costs and alternatives  to irregular migration. The focus is on challenges of irregular migration, safer legal options  and alternatives that exist in Somalia or the region
Read more and apply here : Online liaison officer vacancy - Somalia
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Britain to ban khat effective 26 May 2014

 - Khat will be banned in UK on May 2014 after the parliament passed the proposed legislation on Monday the 31st of March 2014  with the vote of 16 MPs who voted YES  with only two against.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Riyadh : Somali bootlegger arrested with bottles of liquor for sale

 - Riyadh police arrested a Somali youth near Manfouha for brewing and selling liquor.

6 killed explosions in Kenyan capital

 - Six people have been killed in explosions in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, officials say.
Several people were wounded in the attack, which took place in the Eastleigh suburb of the city.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Rift Valley Institute Update April 2014

The field course season in Eastern and Central Africa
More than forty outstanding specialists on Eastern and Central African history, politics, economics and culture will be teaching on RVI field courses this year. Journalists and activists join academics and policy-makers for intensive courses covering the Sudans, the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes... MORE >

Rift Valley Institute : Training course in Somaliland on fieldwork methodology

 - In January, RVI organised a five-day training course in the University of Hargeysa in Somaliland, for Somali researchers, on social science research methodologies.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

London : Home secretary apoints new minister to implement Khat ban

 - London , March 30  2014 - Home Secretary Theresa May faced a revolt last night after one of her own Ministers refused to implement a drugs ban.