Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Somali lawmakers seek to remove president over corruption claims

Somali lawmakers have a filed a motion to parliament to dismiss President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, accusing him of abuse of office, one of the authors of the motion said.

Somali region re-elects former warlord to fight al Shabaab

A former Islamist warlord won re-election on Saturday as president of Somalia's southern region of Jubbaland, a territory partly controlled by al Shabaab militants and at odds with the central government of the Horn of Africa country.

Somaliland - Student shot in police custody dies of wounds in Hargeisa

Student shot in police custody dies of wounds in Hargeisa

Somali woman arrested in Canada five years after allegedly abducting her two children

Toronto Police’s fugitive squad arrested Anisa Ibrahim after an international search.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Turkey trains Somali medical personnel

Daily Sabah  - Turkey continues to support educational and health initiatives via state and nongovernmental agencies. A successful project initiated in Somalia in 2012 brought 90 students to Turkey to complete three years of nursing education in order to return to their homeland and provide medical care

African Union troops killed six Somali wedding guests

Human Rights Watch: African Union troops killed six Somali wedding guests
By Danielle Haynes - UPI

Ethiopia stowaway gets to Sweden in airliner's hold

An Ethiopian airliner - the stowaway reportedly had an airport staff badge

Essel Group Middle East acquires Potash Mines in Eritrea

The Danikil Depression is believed to have potential for potash-bearing beds on the Bada license.

Ethiopia implements smoking ban , Khat to follow

After targeting tobacco, the authorities are also aiming to stamp out khat, a leafy green herb that is mildly narcotic when chewed.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Silatech and Shaqodoon launch job centre for Somali youth

Silatech and the local partner in Somalia, Shaqodoon, have launched a “One Stop Shop”(OSS) centre for youth employment and business support services in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.This is the third in a series of One Stop Shops bridging the gap between job seekers and the local business community. 

Remote sensing, satellite imagery, surveys use to estimate population of Mogadishu

The results of the first population survey of Mogadishu, Somalia, conducted in a quarter century were presented today at a session of the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM 2015) in Seattle.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Toronto : Somali family of man shot outside hotel pleads for help

'We need justice': Family of man shot outside hotel pleads for help

Situation in Puntland and Somaliland still dire, says incoming Humanitarian Coordinator

REPORT from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia

Climate Prediction Center’s Africa Hazards Outlook

Relief Web -  Widespread heavy rain observed across West Africa during the past week.
- Poor rainfall distribution since the start of the season has led to death in livestock over parts of northeastern Ethiopia.

Eritreans fleeing conscription seek refuge in Ethiopia

Eritrea does not have a war or famine, but hundreds cross the border into Ethiopia every day.

Somaliland: Human Rights Centre calls for independent inquiry of Police shooting in Hargeisa

Human Rights Centre calls for independent inquiry of Police shooting in Hargeisa

Somaliland: President Silanyo reveals his dictatorship (Opinion)

By Ali Mohamed

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Eritrea will have direct flights to Dubai

Dubai-based flydubai has announced the addition of Eritrea to its African network. 

Finnish state now pays asylum seekers to return home

Under a new law asylum seekers whose claim has been rejected are able to apply for money if they voluntarily return to their home country. The amount of funding is dependent on the development status of their country of origin.

Swedish Police: Ikea murder suspects are both Eritrean asylum seekers

Police have revealed that the two suspects accused of killing a mother and a son at an Ikea store in Västerås, north west of Stockholm, came from Eritrea.

Progress towards the creation of a Hiiraan and Middle Shabelle state in Somalia

The Somali Federal Government is pushing ahead with the formation of another Federal State comprising the regions of Hiiraan and Middle Shabelle. 

Monday, August 10, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Genel Energy abandons Morocco in favour of Somaliland

Genel Energy plc, an oil and gas company headquartered in Jersey and listed in London, reiterated on 6 August, in its unaudited account for the six-month period ending 30 June, its intention of releasing its 37.5% shares in the Juby Maritime licence, in offshore Morocco.