Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, July 5, 2014

SkyGreece launches flights from Europe to Mogadishu

 - Greek private airline SkyGreece has according to information received started flights between Athens and Mogadishu, operating once a week on a B767-300ER, the only aircraft presently on their fleet. The airline was formed in 2012 and has since last year been operating from Athens to Stockholm and London with flights to the horn of Africa covering Asmara and since last week Mogadishu.
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Suicide blast hits Saudi border post

 - Explosion followed an operation against al-Qaeda fighters suspected of another attack near the border with Yemen - Two suspected al-Qaeda fighters, who had been surrounded inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia, have blown themselves up, a Saudi-owned TV channel reported.

Five killed in Somalia parliament complex bomb attack

 - (Al Jazeera) - A suicide car bomb has killed at least five people in an attack at the entrance of the Somali parliament, witnesses told Al Jazeera.

Somaliland : Fire destroys Al Harbi commercial warehouses in Burao

 - Al Harbi commercial warehouses caught fire in Burao at around 8 pm on Friday evening turning most of the warehouse contents into ashes . No one was injured in the incident.

Explosion near Somalia's parliament

 - July 5 2015 - (BBC) - A powerful blast and shots have been reported near Somalia's parliament, while MPs were in session.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Forum : Fire fighting services in Somaliland not up to the job

 - Medeshi , Burao - 4 July 2014 - I read tonight that Harbi food storage warehouses caught fire in Burao at around 8 pm on Friday evening and that the whole warehouses were consumed by fire.

British citizen arrested in Yemen and extradited to Ethiopia

 - July 4, 2014 (Sidama National Regional State Information Network) — Sources from Finfinnee reveal that G7 general secretary Andargachew Tsige has been extradited to Ethiopia where his arch enemies from whom he had fled persecution from had their hand on him. The Yemeni government handed Mr Tsige to Ethiopian regime claiming that his name was in the wanted list; thus its security forces were able to arrest him in spite of his being a British citizen.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

US discloses secret Somalia military presence

 - (Reuters) - U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al Shabaab, U.S. officials said.

Uganda : Possible Attack at Entebbe International Airport

 - July 3, 2014 - Kampala , Uganda : 
The U.S Embassy has received information from the Uganda Police Force (UPF) that according to intelligence sources there is a specific threat to attack Entebbe International Airport by an unknown terrorist group today, July 3rd, between the hours of 2100-2300.

Somali MP killed, Shebab claim responsibility

 - 03/07/2014- (AFP)-Mogadishu: Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsiblity for shooting dead a lawmaker and wounding another on Thursday, the latest in a surge of attacks in Mogadishu during Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Kenya - Four killed in Khat cargo plane crash - Video

 http://www.nation.co.ke 2 July 2014 - Nairobi
Four people were on Wednesday killed after a cargo plane crashed into buildings and burst into flames in Utawala, Nairobi.

Khat cargo plane crashes in Kenyan capital, four crew feared dead

 - NAIROBI (Reuters) - A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, shortly after taking off from the city's main airport on Wednesday and the four crew members on board were feared dead, the Kenyan Airports Authority (KAA) said.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

People of Somaliland are naturally entrepreneurs

 London July 1st 20114 - “Somalis are naturally entrepreneurs“- were some of the words of George Bush junior when he ordered the closure of  money remittance services to Somalia after 9/11.

UK- Barking Somali women celebrate the ban of ‘family-destroying’ drug khat

 - Julyn 1 , 2014 - By Anna Silverman, Reporter Barking and Dagenham post - This week, Somali women in the borough celebrated the news as they wave goodbye to the plant blamed by many for unemployment, poverty and abuse.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Conflict and Late Rains Drives Thousands from their Homes in Somalia (Video)

 - 30 June 2014 (Reuters) - Lack of rain and conflict are affecting thousands in Somalia . The pattern disturbingly resembles what happened three years ago when Somalia succumbed to famine for the first time in decades.

London : Briton of Somaliland origin claims Qatari Embassy official beat and called him “Black Slave”

 - London June 30 2014 - A 73 year old man who has British citizenship  but of Somaliland origin has filed a case against  an official who works at the Qatari Embassy in London allegedly calling him Donkey (Himaar) and slave (Abid) in Arabic .

Khat awash in London despite ban

 -London 30 June 2014 -  Despite ban , khat is is till pouring in the United Kingdom . Eyewitness have told Medeshi that Mafreshes in West london were awash with smuggled Khat last night. The price has also gone up  from £2.5  to £10 a bundle . On June 24 2014 the ban on Khat in UK came into effect .

China re-opens embassy in Somalia after 23-year absence

 - BEIJING - China will re-open its embassy in strife-torn Somalia after a 23-year absence, it said Monday, as Beijing extends its diplomatic and resources push into Africa.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts

 - MOGADISHU By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar (Reuters) - Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia's security forces in the capital on Sunday, police and witnesses said on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks.