Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Protests in Somalia against French cartoon of Prophet Mohamed

(Medeshi)- Protests against Charlie Hebdo's front cover have seen thousands more take to the streets - with students in Somalia declaring 'Je Suis Muslim - and I love my Prophet'.

Friday, January 16, 2015

France jails youths for attempted trip to Yemen and Somalia

(Medeshi)-  A Paris court has sentenced three French youths to prison for having attempted to make their way to Yemen and Somalia in 2012 to fight alongside Islamist extremists.

Somali Diaspora - Celebrating 5 years of anti-tribalism movement

(Medeshi)- ATM - We are five! It’s hard to believe that five years have elapsed since a small but committed group of individuals, sick to death that tribalism was tearing their home country of Somalia apart, met on a wet winter’s evening in West London to come up with a plan to raise awareness of the horrors that Somalis were facing.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Somalia: The Next Oil Superpower?

(Medeshi)- Last month, Soma Oil and Gas, a London based energy company, searching for hydrocarbon deposits off the coast of Somalia, announced that it had completed a seismic survey to ascertain the potential for recoverable oil and gas deposits.

Ethiopia: Britons among 3 jailed for terrorism

(Medeshi)- ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- An Ethiopian radio station says a court has sentenced two British nationals and a Somali man to between four and seven years imprisonment for terrorism related charges.

Somalia : Islamist rebels kill two police officers in Puntland

(Medeshi)- BOSASSO, Somalia, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Islamist fighters have killed at least two officers at a police post in a northern Somali town, rebels and police said on Thursday, as the militants, driven out of areas further south, make more frequent attacks in the semi-autonomous north.

Somaliland Opposition Rejects Turkish Mediation offer

(Medeshi)- HAN- Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and President of Somaliland Ahmed Mahmoud Silanyo met last year with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who oversaw the penning of an “Ankara declaration” and pledged determination to continue peaceful dialogue to overcome their brotherly differences.

Somalia and Somaliland - Improving Ministerial Effectiveness

(Medeshi)- It is a mark of the progress in recent years that ministries are not only well established in Somalia and Somaliland, but are showing nascent signs of building the mechanisms that allow them to function with degrees of success.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Revealed: Saudi Arabia's 600 mile 'Great Wall' to keep out Isil

(Medeshi)- When a raiding party from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacked a Saudi border post last week, it was no mere hit on a desert outpost.

Germany : Eritrean refugee killed in a racist attack in Dresden

(Medeshi)- Khaled Idris Bahray, a 20 year old refugee from Eritrea was found dead and covered in blood early Tuesday morning directly in front of his Dresden housing.

6 dead as Kenya soldiers battle Somali gunmen

(Medeshi)- LAMU: One Kenyan soldier and five suspected insurgents loyal to Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabab fighters were killed in a battle in Kenya’s coastal Lamu district on Wednesday, the army said.

Over 100 Somali lawmakers plan to block cabinet approval

(Medeshi)- More than 100 Somali lawmakers on Tuesday vowed to block the nomination of a new cabinet in Parliament.

Somaliland: Patriots proud of peace

(Medeshi)-Somaliland has become a bastion of democracy and stability compared with Mogadishu and other areas in the war-torn south, writes Christopher Adams.
Read at New Zealand Herald 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Medeshi condems the killings in Paris

(Medeshi)- My people in the Kingdom of Medeshi condemn the recent killings of the innocent people in Paris.

AfriLeaks website to expose politicians and businessmen abuses

(Medeshi)- A whistle-blowing website which aims to expose politicians and businessmen who abuse power in Africa has been launched by media and campaign groups.

Somalia Oil : ION announces 2D regional seismic survey offshore Puntland

(Medeshi)- ION has announced that it has signed a 2D regional seismic survey offshore Puntland with PPMA ( World Oil News Centre )

Monday, January 12, 2015

Pastor shot dead by extremist group in Kenya

(Medeshi)- A churchman was shot dead by armed gunmen on motorbikes on Sunday

Somalia PM appoints 60 cabinet members

(Medeshi)- AFP -  Somalia's newly appointed Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke on Sunday named a giant Cabinet of 60 people, as he warned of the "huge task" ahead to bring peace to the war-torn nation.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Somalia : Puntland claims win over Shabaab

(Medeshi)- The authority in Puntland, a semiautonomous region in Northeastern Somalia, claimed to have pursued Al-Shabaab fighters from Gala-gala hillside at the base of Golis Mountain range on Saturday.

3 dead as blast hits troop convoy in Somalia's Kismayu

(Medeshi)- Reuters - A remote-controlled bomb hit a vehicle in a troop convoy in the southern Somali port city of Kismayu, killing at least three soldiers, police and residents said on Sunday.

Somaliland election procedures

(Medeshi)- Here is a caption from Somaliland election law which clarifies the extension of presidential term and election procedures. This is stated in article 83 of Somaliland constitution