Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Three Kenyan police officers shot dead by Ethiopian soldiers in Marsabit

(Daily Nation ) Three Kenyan police officers were on Friday shot dead by Ethiopian soldiers as they patrolled the Anona area in Sololo, Marsabit County.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Somalia to consider rehabilitating Fanoole hydro dam

Water Power Magazine - The Somali Government has submitted its Intended National Determined Contributions (INDC) to the UN this week.

Videos - Russia launches cruise missiles from the Mediterranean and Caspian seas on Syria

RT- The Russian military has launched cruise missiles against Islamic State positions in Syria from both the Mediterranean and Caspian seas, one of which killed over 600 terrorists in the Deir Ex-Zor Province, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has said.

Puntland authorities arrest Somali Channel TV presenter

(CPJ)-Nairobi, November 20, 2015-Authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland arrested Jama Yusuf Deperani, a reporter and presenter with Somali Channel TV, on Thursday, according to one of his colleagues and a member of the Media Association of Puntland, who both spoke to CPJ.

London - Police appeal for help in finding missing Somali teenage girls

Barnet Today - POLICE are appealing for help for the trace the whereabouts of three teenage girls who have gone missing from Haringey.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

London event - A regional & community approach to heritage in the Horn of Africa

Don't miss - Bigger than the nation: A regional & community approach to heritage in the Horn of Africa with Dr Sada Mire

Somalia blames deforestation on Saudi Arabia smoking too much shisha in UN submission

Metro- Somalia has lost a lot of its trees since the civil war began in the 1980s.

London - Somaliland gets Tower Hamlets ‘recognition’ in bid for independence

London - Campaigners pressing for Britain to formally accept breakaway Somaliland as an independent state in the Horn of Africa have won “recognition” from a local authority in London’s East End.

Ohio- Five Somalis arrested during Braceville turnpike traffic stop; passports surrendered

Fox News- NEWTON FALLS, Ohio - Five foreign nationals were arrested in Braceville Township last Friday and they were charged with possessing criminal tools and forgery.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Regional consultations on the 2016 electoral process start in Somalia

MoFA- The Somali authorities launched regional consultations to discuss the 2016 electoral process across the country on Monday (November 16).

England - Yahya Rashid jailed for 5 years for using student loan to join ISIS

The Mirror - Yahya Rashid, 19, conned his way into Middlesex University then used government cash to to take pals to the Syrian border.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Somalia Submits its Climate Action Plan Ahead of 2015 Paris Agreement

Bonn, 17 November 2015 – The Federal Republic of Somalia submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

AP Interview: Somali president says al-Qaida, IS same ‘evil’

By Jon Gambrell | AP November 17
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The president of Somalia, a country plagued by violence from Islamic militants, said Tuesday that al-Qaida and the Islamic State group constitute the same “evil force” and must be confronted in the wake of the attacks on Paris.

Saudi Arabia - Heavy rains play havoc in Jeddah- Photos

(Medeshi) - Jeddah , Saudi Arabia - 17 Nov 2015 - Heavy rains fell today on Jeddah and played havoc in the city.

Kenya’s Somali North East: Devolution and Security

Crisis Group - OVERVIEW
Devolved government in Kenya’s newly formed north-eastern counties, designed to address decades of political marginalisation and underdevelopment, has been undermined by dominant clans monopolising power and growing corruption.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Somali women seek larger role in Somalia’s 2016 electoral process

MoFA- The Administrations of the Southwest and Galmudug States in Somalia have launched symposiums to discuss the process of electoral transition; and Puntland and Jubaland States also embarked on regional level consultations focusing on the proposed electoral process for next year’s election on Monday (November 16).

10 killed in fighting between Somali soldiers in Mogadishu

Somalian Police said on Monday that at least 10 people were killed when fighting erupted between soldiers in Mogadishu.

[VIDEO] Somalia Parliament votes to have KDF leave Kismayu

THE Somali Parliament on Saturday overwhelmingly voted for a motion that compels the Kenya government to withdraw its forces from Somalia.

First Alstom metro cars for Riyadh under construction

Railway Gazette -  SAUDI ARABIA: Production of the first of 69 two-car Metropolis trainsets for Riyadh metro lines 4, 5 and 6 has begun at Alstom’s Katowice plant in Poland.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

VOA interviews Dahabshiil Group CEO Abdirashid Duale

Group CEO gave interviews to the VOA English, Kiswahili and Somali services in which he presented the case of Somali remittances and the ongoing efforts to ease the stranglehold some countries such as Kenya are trying to put on an indispensable Somali lifeline.

Somali football team to represent UK in Sweden

Bristol Post - A Somali football team from Bristol will be heading to Sweden to represent their country - and city - in an international tournament.

Djibouti - U.S. Africa Command (press release)

Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti -- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James met with Airmen and senior leaders stationed at Camp Lemonnier and the U.S. Embassy, as well as senior members from the Djiboutian military, during her first visit to the country Nov. 12, 2015.

Blow-by-blow report on Kenyan Forces atrocities in Somalia

In Summary - By Ivan Habil - Daily Nation
The JFJ report was motivated by the fact that the death toll from Al-Shabaab attacks inside Kenya have risen to more than 400, leading to questions on whether Operation Linda Nchi is actually delivering on its promise.