Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, May 24, 2014

America’s Involvement in Africa’s Wars in One Map

 - The American Interest - 24 May 2014 :  The Washington Post ran an interesting article yesterday, but the accompanying map didn’t do the piece justice. The American Interest  have taken the trouble to re-create the map using their data:

Deadly attack on Djibouti restaurant

 - 24 May , 2014 - At least two people have been killed in an attack on a restaurant popular with Westerners in Djibouti, police say.

Through the Fire returns to Europe - Welcoming Dr Edna Adan as special guest

 - 24 May 2014 - Following a coast-to-coast tour of North America, this week the documentary Through the Fire returns to Europe.  The schedule of public screenings is as follows:

18 people dead in major Al-Shabab's attack on Somali parliament

 - Updated - (KUNA) -- The Islamist Al-Shabab movement launched earlier today a massive and well-coordinated attack on the national Somali parliament in Mogadishu, leaving 18 people dead.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Kenya ready to recognize Somaliland

 - Kenyan Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Richard Onyonka said that Nairobi supports the recognition of Somaliland as an independent state and Kenya will encourage the countries of the African Union to officially recognize Somaliland, a Press TV correspondent in Nairobi reported late on Friday.

Somalia in banana export trial to Qatar

 - APA- Somalia has launched an ambitious economic drive through the export of a shipment of bananas to the Gulf state of Qatar, the largest in the country’s history, APA can report Friday.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Still and Sparkling Wine Market in Somalia: Databook to 2017

 - Still & Sparkling Wine Market in Somalia: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Still & Sparkling Wine market in Somalia.

Somalia's Shabaab chief say war 'shifting to Kenya'

 - AFP - Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab vowed Thursday to move their war to neighbouring Kenya, one of the top commanders said in broadcast urging fighters to launch attacks.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

CIA map shows both Somalia and Somaliland as exporters of food and drink- Infographic

 - What exports ultimately bring in the most money around the world . Find out more at Time 

Somaliland protectorate, Haud and reserved area and Ethiopia conflict - 1956

 - London - Wednesday , May 21 2014 - The following is a piece of Somaliland history that dates back to 1956 just two years after  the agreement on Haud and Reserved area was signed between Ethiopia and Britain .

Somali asylum seeker faces "imminent" deportation by the UK government

 - Politics.co.uk - A Somalian asylum seeker faces "imminent" deportation by the UK government, despite threats from terrorists to murder him on his return.

President Silanyo receives citizens who were behind Sheffield recognition of Somaliland (Photos)

   - Hargeisa - Wednesday 21 My 2014 - Somaliland President received today in his office   Somalilanders from Sheffield who, through  their efforts,  convinced Sheffield Council of UK to recognise the sovereignty of Somaliland.

Saudi Arabia imposes sanctions on Dutch companies for Geert Wilders abusing Islam

 - Arab News- Saudi Arabia has started imposing sanctions on Dutch companies after the Netherlands failed to take action against a right-wing politician for abusing Islam and the Kingdom, a Foreign Ministry source said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Kenya : 8 Dead In Fresh Alshabaab Attacks In Mandera

 - (Citizen)  Eight people have been confirmed dead after an attack in Arabia town, Mandera County.
The Alshabaab militia has also claimed responsibility for the attack which has left several other people injured.

The injured victims have been transferred to Nairobi for further treatment.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Somali militants kill 12 in Kenya border ambush

 - NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say Somali militants have killed 12 people, including three police reservists, in a border ambush.

Bombing in Somali capital wounds politician

 - AFP--MOGADISHU: A Somali politician was wounded Monday in a bomb blast in the latest in a string of attacks in the war ravaged capital Mogadishu, a local official said.

Somali traditional leaders recognise Somaliland - Amin cartoon

 - Amin Amir is a Somaliland cartoonist who lives in Canada and promotes social change among the Somali speaking population Worldwide.

Somaliland marks 'independence,' urges recognition

 - World Bulletin / News Desk
Breakaway Somaliland on Sunday marked 23 years since declaring independence from Somalia, urging recognition by the African Union and the international community.

Somaliland : Obsolete laws used to persecute two detained journalists

 - May 19 2014 - Reporters Without Borders condemns the unfairness of the proceedings to which Yusuf Abdi Gabobe, the owner and founder of the newspaper Haatuf, and Ahmed Ali Egeh, the editor of its Somali-language version, are being subjected in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway northwestern territory of Somaliland.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Image of A Filipino female worker burned with boiling water by her employer in Saudi Arabia

 - The victim arrived in Riyadh only two months ago to work as a domestic helper, but apparently faced communication problems with her employer since she can neither understand Arabic nor English.
Her employer began beating her and eventually attacked her with boiling water, a relative told  Arab News .

Kenyan Fighter Jets Strike Southern Somalia

 - Bloomberg - Kenyan fighter jets attacked al-Qaeda-linked militants in southern Somalia, two days after explosions in its capital city left at least 12 people dead.