Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Ukraine Detains Ten Migrants From Syria, Somalia, Jordan Crossing Into EU

Ukrainian border patrol detained ten citizens of Syria, Somalia and Jordan moving toward the Hungarian border, according to the statement of the Ukrainian State Border Service.

12 Somali soldiers killed in Al-Shabaab attack: officials

Twelve Somali government soldiers have been killed in an attack by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants, officials and witnesses said Saturday.

The son of the ruler of Dubai dies at 33

The son of the ruler of Dubai died of a heart attack Saturday morning.

Somali cllr attacks Ukip in rousing speech

Somaliland-born councillor Hibaq Jama was greeted by rapturous applause after she attacked Ukip and Conservative councillors for their stances on the refugee crisis

7 Somali soldiers executed for killing businessmen

Seven Somali soldiers, were executed in the port city of Kismayo on Friday after a court found them guilty of killing two businessmen.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Al-Shabaab attack on Somali military base kills 10

Al-Shabaab attack on Somali military base kills 10.

Saudi teen to be executed for anti-Government protest

Saudi teen to be executed  for anti-Government protest.

Islamist rebels attack Somali army bases, retake town

The Islamist militant group al Shabaab overran two Somali army bases on Friday and killed at least seven soldiers, both the group and the military said, a day after the group retook a southern town.

Over 240,000 people in Somaliland severely food insecure – Aid agencies

More than 240,000 people in Somaliland are severely food insecure due to a continuing drought in the region, 19 national and international aid agencies said here on Thursday.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Funding for Communications and Safety Centers along the Somali coast

Oceans Beyond Piracy and the Taipei Representative Office in Brussels have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a new maritime communications network along the Somali coast. 

INTERVIEW-Somali president says rebel attacks don't mean resurgence

Somali president says rebel attacks don't mean resurgence.

Somalia bomb kills three soldiers; al Shaabab claims responsibility

Somalia bomb kills three soldiers; Al Shaabab claims responsibility.

Taiwan To Fund Somali Coastal Radar

Defense News- The Taiwanese government contracted US maritime security solutions provider Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) to help the European Union establish the first Somali coastal radar surveillance network to help secure the Indian Ocean waters off the coast of the war-ravaged Horn of Africa country.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Soldiers detain Burkina Faso interim leaders

Detention of president, prime minister and cabinet members raises fears of coup before elections.

Obama invites arrested US Muslim boy to White House

Schoolboy was arrested after his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb by teachers and police.

Rochester -Somali refugees to offer samples of vegetarian sambusas at Public Market

The cooking class at the Refugees Helping Refugees will prepare and offer samples of vegetarian sambusas and spiced hot tea at the Rochester Public Market on Saturday.

Thailand: Release Dozens of Asylum Seekers including Somalis

Thai authorities should release 64 asylum seekers detained in a recent raid who are being held in immigration detention, Human Rights Watch said today.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Somaliland : President Silanyo’s Speech at Hargeisa Aid Coordination Forum

Following is the text of the speech of Somaliland president on the occasion of the 8th High Level Aid Coordination in Somaliland:

Commanders of AU Mission to Somalia Suspended

The Army of Uganda suspended four commanders of the African Union mIssion to Somalia (Amisom) from a military base attacked on Semtember 1st by Al Shabab

Toronto - Leader in Somali community accused of sex assault on child

Investigators are concerned there may be more victims.

Somaliland begins trials of iris-based voting system

Somaliland’s electoral commission has begun trials of an iris-based voter registration system in preparation for a national election system.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Somalia - Al-Shabab Beheads Somali Brothers for Spying

The al-Shabab militant group has beheaded two brothers accused of spying for the Somali Government and for having dealings with Ethiopian troops, relatives said.

Former Somali refugee becomes Danish running champ

Abdi Hakin Ulad was the pride of the hometown crowd as he bested all other Danish competitors at Sunday's Copenhagen Half Marathon.

Hundreds of Ethiopian opposition fighters return to Ethiopia

A statement given by the joint counter-terrorism force of the Ethiopian Federal Police and National Intelligence and Security Agency announced that Mola Asgedom, the leader of the opposition Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (Demhit) and nearly eight hundred fighters, 

UAE businesswoman sues Kenya over 'rendition'

A United Arab Emirates (UAE) woman is suing the Kenyan authorities, saying she was kidnapped by police, taken to Somalia and Ethiopia, and tortured.

Egyptian forces kill Mexican tourists

Security forces in Egypt have mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists, during an anti-terror operation, the interior ministry says.

Uganda suspends officers as Somalia deaths reach 19

The president said the attack claimed 19 soldiers, while another six are feared to have been captured by the Somali militants.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

From Somaliland to Harvard

“Being smart is universal,” says Mubarik. “It’s just that resources are not dispersed.”