Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 26, 2015

At least 4 killed in S. Somalia blast

A bomb explosion killed at least 4 people, wounded several others in Kismayo city, southern Somalia on Saturday, police said.

Friday, September 25, 2015

London - Pupils from Harlesden school first to win “Shakespeare” trophy

Harlesden Primary School, in Acton Lane, won the Annie Williams Prize for its work around a performance of Hamlet, run by the Primary Shakespeare Company (PSC).

Kenya lobbies Kenyan born Somali Amina to be UN Secretary General

Kenya lobbies for CS Amina to be UN Secretary General 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Somaliland - Family pleads for life of mentally ill man sentenced to death by firing squad

Somaliland supreme court due to rule on fate of Abdullah Ali, facing execution after being convicted of manslaughter.

Saudi Arabia: 310 pilgrims die in stampede on way to Jamrat complex

MINA: Tragedy struck Mina on Thursday morning when more than 310 pilgrims died in a stampede on the way to the Jamrat complex.

Saudi Arabia: Hajj stampede kills at least 150

At least 150 people taking part in the Hajj pilgrimage have been killed in a stampede near the Islamic holy city of Mecca, officials in Saudi Arabia say.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

One man, no vote - It is proving impossible to hold a fully democratic election in Somalia

One man, no vote
It is proving impossible to hold a fully democratic election in Somalia
Somalia has been attempting to build a government since 2007

Somalia's Puntland begins exploration in offshore blocks

Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of northeastern Somalia, will conduct a survey of its offshore region to search for oil as the country prepares a licensing round for exploration, the head of the Puntland Petroleum and Minerals Agency said.

Two Polish citizens may have died in Somalian attack

Polish authorities are currently trying to confirm whether two Polish citizens died in a car bomb attack on Monday near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Cartoon: Puntland president drank tribalism and there is no cure for it

Cartoon on tribalism in Puntland.

Somaliland Fisheries Sector Benefiting from New Ice Plant

 A new ice plant set up to help develop Somaliland’s indigenous fishing sector is now providing significant benefits by enabling local fishermen to sell their catches in markets throughout the country.

Ethiopia -Addis Ababa launches modern urban rail service

 Ethiopia's first modern urban commuter rail service has been launched in the capital Addis Ababa.

Somali presidential palace blast kills nine

Somali presidential palace blast kills nine

Monday, September 21, 2015

Somaliland- Debate on compatibility of customary law with human rights and democracy

Human Rights Centre , 21st September 2015.

Fire forces 1,500 pilgrims out of Makkah hotel; 4 injured

Four Yemeni pilgrims sustained minor injuries as a result of a fire that broke out in their room at 11th floor of a 15-floor hotel in Makkah.

Five killed in car bomb attack near Somalia's presidential palace

At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded close to the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, police said.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Somaliland dispatches units of the army to guard Sheikh Berbera road

The local papers have reported that Somaliland dispatched units of the army to guard Sheikh Berbera road.

Somalia - Business booms at the Mogadishu Seaport

A visit to the Mogadishu seaport today reveals a hub of activity, massive business and transformation.

AU mission in Somalia lost 1100 men since 2009

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) may have suffered at least 1,100 fatalities since 2009.

UNDP-supported Civil Service Institute Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in Somaliland

UNDP-supported Civil Service Institute Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in Somaliland