Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Education is the Most Effective Way to Counter Radical Islam in Somaliland

 - SAFE  is Somali and American Fund for Education that has completed many education projects in Somalia and Somaliland. It is the believe of the donors that education will help people understand about live and  more about religion and prevent religious extremism.

Salary scam hits Ugandan Forces in Somalia

 - KAMPALA - The Uganda army has come out and clarified on a media report on a "scam" regarding payment of salaries of UPDF soldiers serving in Somalia on peace-keeping missions.

Kenya Defence Forces accused of funding Al-Shabaab of Somalia

 - The Kenya Defence Forces has been accused of colluding with Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia’s illegal multi-billion-shilling charcoal trade.

Infographic: Early season rainfall deficits in the northern sector of East Africa

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Ethiopian Maid ends life in Saudi Arabia

 - Saturday 26 July 2014 - An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide by hanging herself at her employer’s house in the Gulf kingdom, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Video: Somali Refugees in San Diego Prep for College, Break Cultural Norms

 - Khadija Osman, 18, shuffles a stack of certificates, one for making the honor roll and several others awarded by teachers.

Picture of the day : Cal Madow mountain range, Somaliland

 - Eastern Somaliland's Cal Madow mountain range is pictured in this image from Japan's ALOS satellite.

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

 - NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday.

Somali 'Shebab commanders' killed in AU offensive

 - MOGADISHU - African Union troops in Somalia said Friday they had killed two "senior" commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents, in the latest push of an offensive against the extremist fighters.

UK- Khat ban causing late-night noise

 - BBC - Bristol late night noise blamed on khat ban

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Somaliland Ostrich Added to List of Threatened Species

 - Somaliland Ostrich has been  declared among the threatened species of birds in the World.

Mechem's operations in Somalia and Mozambique revealed

 - Denel Land Systems has revealed that its Mechem business unit has expanded from demining operations into general logistic support and is now operating six UN bases in Somalia.

Dutch Somali woman faces deportation to US over terrorist funding

 - A 30-year old woman who lives in Terneuzen faces extradition to the US on charges of helping finance the al-Shabaab terror group.

Case study : Charcoal production in Somaliland

 - The following is a case study by Candle Light for Environment , Education and Health on the production of charcoal in Somaliland and its effects on the environment. Charcoal production in Somaliland PDF

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Canada pledges $5M to UNICEF for Somalia relief

 - SURREY, B.C. - The Harper government is setting aside $5 million for UNICEF to address humanitarian needs in Somalia.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Millionaire beggar nabbed in Saudi Arabia

 - Riyadh, July 23 (IANS) Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a beggar, who, it later turned out, has been sitting on a fortune of over $300,000, a media report said Wednesday.

Somali musician and MP Saado Ali Warsame shot dead

 - Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame has been shot dead by Islamist militants.

Somalia : Hormuud, Somtel, Nationlink sign interconnection deal

- Three of Somalia’s largest telecoms operators have signed a cooperation agreement to pave the way for interconnection between their networks, local news source Dalsan Radio reports.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Mr Cameron unveils a range of measures to tackle FGM in the UK

 BBC - David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".

Tanzania arrests over Dar es Salaam body parts dump

 - Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute have been arrested after 85 bags containing body parts were found in the port city of Dar es Salaam.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Somalia : The day 48 young men from Somaliland were executed in Jazeera beach , Mogadishu

 - On July 17 1989 , 48 people from Issak clan of Somaliland were rounded up in different districts in Mogadishu and were taken to Jazeera beach where they were executed by firing squad.

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala signs agreement with Somalia to develope oil exploration and production

 - A unit of Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala has signed a cooperation agreement with the Somali government which could see it developing oil exploration and production opportunities in the African country.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Video - French police clash with thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters

 - French police have clashed with thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters who defied a ban in Paris on marching to demonstrate against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

US FAA warning - Flight operations prohibited in Ethiopian airspace north of 12 degrees latitude

 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a warning to all airlines not to fly north of 12 degrees latitude in Ethiopia airspace citing that the  Ethiopian forces will fire on any violations north of  that latitude.