Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Westpac Bank in Australia Ceases Somali Remittances

(Medeshi)- By Chris Cumming - American Banker
The last Australian bank providing remittances to Somalia stopped this week, mirroring similar pullouts by U.S. banks that have endangered a crucial source of financial support for the African country.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Is the Saudi-led war on Yemen legal?

(Medeshi)- BEIRUT, 3 April 2015 (IRIN) - In all the media coverage surrounding the Saudi Arabian-led bombing campaign in Yemen in recent days, few have stopped to ask a fundamental question: Is it legal?

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Sand storms hit the Gulf States - Video

(Medeshi)- Massive sandstorms have hit Qatar , Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia closing schools and preventing people from going to work.

Al Shabaab kill 147 university students in Kenya

(Medeshi)- GARISSA, KENYA // At least 147 people, mostly students, were massacred at a Kenyan university by Somalia’s Al Shabab militant group on Thursday – the deadliest attack in the country since the US embassy bombing in 1998.

EU airlines urged to avoid Yemen airspace

(Medeshi)- [PARIS] European regulators urged airlines on Tuesday to avoid Yemen's airspace as air strikes in the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula continue.

Four dead, scores wounded as gunmen storm Kenyan college

(Medeshi)- NAIROBI, April 2 (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and more than 40 wounded on Thursday when masked gunmen stormed a college in a Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, trapping students inside and exchanging gunfire with security forces over several hours.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

IOM Launches MIDA Women Somalia II Project in Hargeisa Somaliland

(Medeshi)- (MENAFN Press) GENEVA Switzerland March 31 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM with funding from the Italian Development Cooperation has launched the 'MIDA Women Somalia II' project.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ugandan public prosecutor in al Shabaab trial shot dead

(Medeshi)- A senior Ugandan prosecutor was shot dead late on Monday evening, in what police said could be a targeted assassination linked to her prosecution of suspects in bombings in the capital Kampala claimed by the Somali Islamist rebel group al Shabaab.

Rise in illegal fishing threatens to revive Somali piracy

(Reuters) - A rise in illegal fishing off Somalia could spark a resurgence in piracy, United Nations and Somali fishing officials have warned, nearly three years after the pirates' last successful hijacking in the Indian Ocean.

Boatload of Yemeni refugees land in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- A boat loaded with refugees fleeing the fighting in Yemen landed Monday in the Somaliland coastal town of Berbera, which is about 1,600 km northwest of the capital Mogadishu.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Somaliland allows use of airport against Al-Houthis

(Medeshi)- Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi rebels have been given permission by ‪Somaliland‬ gov to use Berbera airport as a launching hub.

Somaliland‬ : The decay in the health sector

(Medeshi)- The current structure of Hargeisa general hospital clearly shows the appalling state of disrepair of its facilities.

China says evacuating citizens from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols off Somali coast

(Medeshi)- China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.

Threat of ground incursion from Saudi Arabia looms over Yemen

(Medeshi)- Threat of ground incursion from Saudi Arabia looms over Yemen Sanaa, Yemen

Sunday, March 29, 2015

UK travel advice for Kenya against all but essential travel for the coast.

(Medeshi)- The UK has updated its travel advice for Kenya, extending advice against all but essential travel for the coast.

USA - 3 men to be sentenced to prison for selling khat

(Medeshi)- March 26, 2015 (New York Daily News) — For the first time in New York history, peddlers of a euphoria-inducing plant called khat will be sent to prison after three leaders of an international distribution ring cut plea deals, prosecutors said Thursday.