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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Kenya bars travellers from Ebola-hit nations

  (AJZ)- Kenya is closing its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the government has announced.

UK - Khat drug ban going smoothly

 ( Leicester Mercury ) A ban on an addictive plant which is popular with some Somalis has gone smoothly, according to police.

Somaliland : About Medeshi valley (+Photos)

 Medeshi valley  is located in North East of Erigavo, the capital of Sanaag, of Somaliland. It is also approximately 10 kilometers North of Jiidale and is the place of birth of Medeshi webmaster.

Calgarian, Farah Mohamed , fighting overseas for terror group reported dead

 - Unconfirmed reports say a young Calgarian is dead after joining Islamic militants in the Middle East.Farah Mohamed Shirdon was spotted in June fighting with the group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which now calls itself Islamic State.
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Friday, August 15, 2014

Suspected Ebola case found in UK

 (Sky News ) - A female detainee who became ill at an immigration removal centre is to undergo tests for the Ebola virus.

Somali warlord flees after disarmament raid

 (BBC) - Somali warlord Ahmed Dai 'on the run' after disarmament raid
A Somali militia commander in the capital, Mogadishu, has told the BBC he is on the run after the government launched an operation to disarm him.

Somali security forces shut radio station, arrest 20

 - (AFP) -Mogadishu: Somali security forces stormed one of Mogadishu’s main radio stations on Friday, arresting 20 staff members and seizing equipment, accusing it of “negative” broadcasts about military operations against a militia leader, an employee said.

Somalia seizes 500 guns in new disarmament campaign

 - (AP)-MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Somalia's government has launched a new disarmament campaign that has netted some 500 guns and sparked gun battles in a capital that is awash with weapons, said officials who want to get rid of the weapons before they fall into the hands of al-Qaeda-linked fighters.

Somalia : 15 dead as AU troops battled militia warlord in Mogadishu

 - MOGADISHU  (Xinhua) -- Fierce clashes which broke out Friday morning in Somali capital Mogadishu killed 15 people and injured dozens of others, said health officials.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Somalia: Security Council pledges support for reforms

 Thursday, 14 August 2014, Press Release: UN News
On landmark Somalia visit, Security Council pledges support toward political reforms

Poultry and Livestock Market in Somalia: Business Report 2014

 - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Poultry and Livestock Market in Somalia: Business Report 2014" to their offering.

Ophir heads for Somaliland exit

 - Ophir Energy is looking to quit its offshore Somaliland acreage, with the Africa-focused player also aiming to dispose of its interests off the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Western Sahara. Read more at Upstream
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Norway's DNO Oil Says Shots Fired Near Somaliland Team

 - OSLO—Norwegian oil company DNO ASA said Wednesday that several shots were fired near a team conducting a water survey on its behalf in Somaliland  on Monday, but said it had no plans to exit the country.No Injuries were reported and DNO said that it has no  plans to exit Somaliland.

Mo Farah takes 10,000m gold at European Championships

 -Mo Farah has another gold medal to add to his collection, having become European champion over 10,000 metres just six weeks after collapsing in his bathroom and being airlifted to hospital.

Kenya at high risk of Ebola outbreak, warns WHO

 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Daarunuur online studies

 Daarunuur Reading is worlds’ best online Quran academy providing Islamic education to the students of every age.

Denmark pledges millions to help fight terror in Somalia

 (Copenhagen Post ) - The trade and development minister, Mogens Jensen, has agreed to send 19 million kroner in aid to Somalia to aid the government and African Union troops in their struggle against terrorism.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Portraits of Mogadishu (Video)

 VICE - In 2011, an international peacekeeping force pushed al Shabaab Islamists from Somalia's capital city. The fight continues in the countryside and in Mogadishu. The weakened extremists launch periodic suicide bombs and IED attacks.

Puntland Cuts Ties With Somalia Over Formation of New State

 - NAIROBI— (VOA) Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region has cut ties with the central government after it learned of a plan to form a new federal state in the center of the country that would allegedly include part of the Puntland region.

Monday, August 11, 2014

From piracy to al-Shabab, Somalia’s president addresses challenges to building democracy

 Somalia has been plagued by war, corruption and terrorism, but its leader says he wants to change its course.

AU soldiers fire on Somalia protesters in Marka

 (Al Jazeera )- At least six people have been injured and more than a dozen properties destroyed after African Union forces opened fire on demonstrators in the Somali coastal town of Marka, witnesses and officials have told Al Jazeera.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Emiratis warned against travelling to three countries

 (Gulf Today ) - SHARJAH: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has warned citizens against travelling to three more new countries (Somalia, Afghanistan and South Sudan) due to their security conditions.