Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Former Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu

(Medeshi)- MOGADISHU - Anadolu Agency - 
A former Somali lawmaker was shot dead in capital Mogadishu on Saturday.

Kenyans find home in Somaliland - Video

(Medeshi)- Somaliland is  renowned for its peace and quiet

Friday, April 24, 2015

14 Somali and Afghan migrants killed walking along train tracks in Macedonia

(Medeshi)- Fourteen migrants believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia have been hit by a train and killed while walking along railway tracks in Macedonia, police said on Friday.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Yemeni refugees fleeing Saudi air strikes find peace but little else in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- It was just after midnight when the livestock ship carrying nearly 200 people fleeing Yemen’s civil war docked at the port in the Somaliland city of Berbera.

NATO to Open Office in Djibouti to Support Anti-Piracy Efforts

(Medeshi)- NATO and the Republic of Djibouti have enhanced their cooperation, by concluding on 22 April 2015 an agreement to establish a NATO liaison office in Djibouti in support of the Alliance's counter piracy operation, Ocean Shield, in the Gulf of Aden.

Video - Yemenis protest against the Saudi bombing

(Medeshi)- Thousands of Houthi supporters gathered in Sanaa, waving guns and chanting to protest the Saudi led bombing campaign.

Somaliland: Release Human Rights Defender Guleid Ahmed Jama

(Medeshi)- State authorities in Somaliland must immediately release detained lawyer and human rights defender Guleid Ahmed Jama, who is being detained on wholly baseless charges, said the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project, in a statement released Yesterday.

Somaliland: Activist Who Questioned Executions Detained

(Medeshi)- For Immediate Release - Free, Drop Charges Against Prominent Rights Lawyer
(Nairobi, April 22, 2015) – Somaliland authorities on April 18, 2015, detained a prominent human rights activist, Human Rights Watch said today.

Somaliland- Detention and charges against human rights defender Mr Guleid Ahmed Jama

(Medeshi)- On 20 April 2015, human rights defender Mr Guleid Ahmed Jama appeared before Hargeisa
Regional Court and was remanded for 7 days pending further investigation. He was subsequently transferred to the Hargeisa Central Prison, where he remains detained.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Somaliland elections delayed for another year

(Medeshi)- Hargeisa - The National Election Commission (NEC) today announced that the presidential and the parliamentary elections will be held on June 2016.

Saudi-led coalition ends bombing Yemen

(Medeshi)- The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen for almost a month says its military operation 'Decisive Storm' will end at midnight and a new campaign aimed at preventing Houthi fighters from operating will begin.

Press statement on the massacre of innocent Ethiopians in Libya

(Medeshi)-  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia unreservedly condemns the horrific and deliberate massacre of innocent migrants committed by terrorists in Libya.

Ugandan killed in attack on UN in Somalia

(Medeshi)- By David Oduut and Agencies - A Ugandan was among those killed in a suicide bomb attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, Northern Somalia on Monday.

Somalia - Car bomb kills at least 10 at Mogadishu restaurant

(Medeshi)-- At least 10 people were killed and about a dozen wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Shipwreck corpses brought ashore in Malta, another boat sinks off Greece

(Medeshi)- Reuters – European Union foreign ministers met on Monday under pressure to produce more than words and save desperate migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, as bodies of the deadliest known wreck of its kind were brought ashore in Malta.

Somalia facing influx of refugees amid Saudi airstrikes on Yemen - Video

(Medeshi)- Somalia facing influx of refugees amid Saudi airstrikes on Yemen Somalia facing influx of refugees amid Saudi airstrikes on Yemen.

Puntland - 9 killed in bomb attack on UN vehicle in Garowe

(Medeshi)- At least nine people have been killed in an attack on a UN vehicle in Somalia's Puntland region. There is concern that this may be a sign that al-Shabab rebels are spreading to the North.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

ISIS executes 28 Ethiopians in Libya

(Medeshi)- A new video from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) purportedly shows the group killing captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

Somalia: Regional Lawmaker Killed

(Medeshi)- By REUTERS APRIL 18, 2015
Gunmen from the Shabab, a Somali Islamist group, killed a regional lawmaker on Saturday in the capital, Mogadishu, the group and officials said.

Three Kenyan soldiers killed in Al Shabaab ambush

(Medeshi)- Three Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were killed and eight wounded in an ambush by Al-Shabaab militants in Delbio area, Somalia, military officials said.