Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Petition - Release Somaliland journalist held in Jigjiga , Ethiopia

(Medeshi)- Uphold freedom of speech in Somaliand and Ethiopia

Ethiopian Cargo Airline Crash Lands At Kotoka Airport Accra

(Medeshi)- January 10, 2014 (Adonline) — An Ethiopian cargo plane is said to have crash-landed at the Kotoka International Airport on Saturday afternoon.

Mogadishu : IGAD communiqué on Somalia

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU, 10 January 2015 - The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 53rd Extraordinary Session on Somalia on 10 January 2015 at Hotel SYL in Mogadishu.

East Africa ministers meet in Somalia for peace push

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU--East African foreign ministers met in Mogadishu on Saturday to push peace efforts in war-torn Somalia, the first time the regional bloc has met in the country for almost three decades.

Somalia: The Old Thief Is The Same As The New Thief

(Medeshi)- January 10, 2015: During 2014 AU peacekeepers and Somali troops continued pushing al Shabaab out of territory it had controlled since their formation in 2006.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Human Rights Centre calls on Ethiopian authorities to release detained Somaliland journalist

(Medeshi)- 9th January 2015                                     Press release 
Human Rights Centre calls on Ethiopian authorities to release detained Somaliland journalist.

Somalia : Mogadishu under lockdown ahead of East Africa summit

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU - Somali soldiers put large parts of the capital Mogadishu under lockdown Friday ahead of the first meeting of a regional east African trade bloc in the war-torn nation for over two decades.

Somalia counter-terrorism police unit to be deployed

(Medeshi)- General Garad Nur Abdulle, Head of the Somali Police Force Training and Planning Department, announced on January 08 that the first squad of a new Somali police unit was formed to spearhead the fight against Al Shabab terrorists and lead security efforts in Somalia.

Mogadishu Administration violates terms of Somaliland/ Somalia Djibouti Deal

(Medeshi)- By Mohamoud Arrale - A fortnight after the Djibouti agreement between Somalia and Somaliland in which the 6-point joint communiqué was signed by the two presidents, the Somalia Federal Government in Mogadishu has first violated the deal that the two sides agreed - the points emphasizing that both parties to refrain from any remarks that are at odds with the dialogue or the developmental and reconstruction activity.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Djibouti: Somaliland will Attend IGAD Meeting in Mogadishu as an observer

(Medeshi)- Djibouti (HAN) January 8, 2015 – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Somalia, Dr. Cabdiraxmaan Ducaale Bayle told Geeska Afrika Online security reporter in Mogadishu that:

Somaliland : My Emergency Medicine Experience in 2014

(Medeshi)- By Dr Essa Abdi Jama -An emergency is an unexpected event requiring immediate action to make people & property safe, examples of emergency could include flood, bushfire, tsunami, earthquake, terrorist attack, bomb threat, chemical spill, Car Accidents.

Djibouti to receive ex-US C-23 cargo aircraft

(Medeshi)- The United States has donated military equipment to Djibouti in the past and has now earmarked two ex-US Army C-23B+ cargo aircraft for the Djibouti Air Force. They will be donated as Excess Defence Articles after being retired as a cost cutting measure.

New clues in quest for HIV cure

(Medeshi)- AFP - Scientists seeking a cure for AIDS said Wednesday they had found important clues about how HIV manages to skirt detection after being suppressed by drugs.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

France :12 killed in an attack on a newspaper office for depictions of Prophet Muhammad (Video)

(Medeshi)- Vigils held across Europe amid manhunt for men who killed 12 people in attack on satirical paper Charlie Hebdo - (AJA)

Somali Government warns illegal companies operating in Somalia

(Medeshi)- Press Release
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Somalia's al-Shabab kills CIA and Ethiopian spies

(Medeshi)- Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab has killed by firing squad four men accused of spying for the CIA and other intelligence agencies.

Shabab militants execute four ‘spies’ in Somalia

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU: Somalia’s Al Shabab militants have executed four people accused of spying for the United States, Ethiopia and the country’s internationally-backed government, officials and witnesses said.

Somalia: Uganda wants compensation for lost lives

(Medeshi)- Uganda has expressed dissatisfaction about the delay in compensating the families of soldiers killed and military assets lost under the UN funded African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

Puntland - About 60 people killed in northeastern Somalia attack

(Medeshi)- Almost 60 people have been killed during a weeklong battle between Somali security forces and the al-Shabab Takfiri militants in the northeastern part of the country, authorities say.

Somalia`s Shebab militants `execute informers`

(Medeshi)- Somali: Somalia`s Shebab militants have executed four people accused of spying for the United States, Ethiopia and the country`s internationally-backed government, officials and witnesses said.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Somaliland : Sanaag Ghost king Curses the wicked

(Medeshi)- A real story- There happened a tragedy more than a decade ago.

Somali-born Chelsea striker Islam Feruz keen to sign for Cardiff City

(Medeshi)- Chelsea striker Islam Feruz is keen to sign for Cardiff City and would love to make his debut in Saturday’s Championship home clash with Fulham.

Saudi Arabia will offer Tourist Visa from June 2015

(Medeshi)- JEDDAH — The unprecedented decision by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) to start issuing tourist visas will bring 35 billion Saudi Riyal every year to kingdom, reports audigazette.com.sa

Kenyan teachers hurt in Somalia bus blast

(Medeshi)- ONE security guard was killed and seven Kenyan teachers were seriously wounded yesterday when their bus was hit with a roadside bomb in Galkaayo, Central Somalia.

Monday, January 5, 2015

This Woman Wants to Prove That Somalia Is Serious About Democracy

(Medeshi)- Fadumo Dayib is an accomplished woman. The 42-year-old mother of four spent 12 years as a healthcare and development specialist with organizations such as the European Union and United Nations, tackling problems like forced migration, gender issues, and HIV/AIDS prevention.

Saudi general and 3 border guards killed in ISIS attack near Arar

(Medeshi)- A deadly confrontation on the Iraq-Saudi Arabia border Monday – between Saudi border guards and heavily armed men operating from Iraq’s Islamic State-controlled Anbar Province – presents a problematic US ally with the worrisome threat of rising challenges to internal security.

Somali security forces arrest five journalists in two days

(Medeshi)- CPJ- Nairobi, January 5, 2015--Somali security forces arrested five journalists in two separate cases over the weekend in the capital, Mogadishu, according to news reports. Three of them are still being held.

Puntland - 7 Shabaab, 2 Somali soldiers killed in Galgala clashes

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU - At least seven Al-Shabaab fighters and two government soldiers were killed on Monday during an army offensive against the group's main base in Somalia's Galgala Mountains region.

Somali wheelchair user with just €60 in pocket taken to brink of deportation

(Medeshi)- The loud knocking on the door came at about 11pm. The young Somali woman was in her pyjamas and lying on a mattress on the floor. She had spent many hours with her husband in hospital in Dublin earlier, so it had already been a long day.

Malta: Somali jailed after attempted break-in

(Medeshi)- Alcohol has landed a homeless Somali man two years and eight months' imprisonment after he pleaded guilty of attempting to break into a house.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Somalia : Suicide bomber kills 4 in Mogadishu

(Medeshi)- NAIROBI, Kenya - AP -- A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a moving convoy of Somalia's U.S.-trained elite forces in Mogadishu, killing at least four people, a Somali police officer said Sunday.

The 9-point Oath of Neo-Proponents of Freedom of Expression

(Medeshi)- I, novice unnamed below, hereby solemnly swear, henceforth, that:

Somaliland : Delay of elections scheduled on June 2015

(Medeshi)- Human Rights Centre
4th January 2015                                                               1/2015
Press release
Human Rights Centre: Recently Ratified Voter Registration Act will delay scheduled Election
Human Rights Centre expresses its deep concern on recently approved Voter Registration Act which will delay election scheduled on June 2015.  On 23rd December 2014 the president signed the bill into law after the Parliament approved.