Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Somaliland- Huge toxic waste cylinder surfaces at Harshaw coast north of Erigavo

Medeshi- Erigavo - A huge cylinder full of unkown material has surfaced at Harshaw coast of Lasa Surad 90 kilometres north of Erigavo.

Negotiations in Paris as drought wreaks havoc in Ethiopia

Thompson Reuters - The outcome of the current climate discussions in Paris will have a huge impact on the world’s poor, who bear the brunt of disrupted weather patterns caused by global warming.

China to Build Navy Base in Djibouti

Defense News - JOHANNESBURG — China is to build its first naval base in Djibouti, the Djiboutian foreign minister said Friday, in the latest sign of China's growing international security presence.

IFJ condemns murder of Hindiyo Haji Mohamed in Somalia

NUJ- The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), in condemning the murder of Hindiyo Haji Mohamed, a female journalist who worked for the Somali national TV station (SNTV) and Radio Mogadishu.

China firmly supports Somali reconstruction, ready to increase aid

Xinhua- China firmly supports Somalia's efforts of national reconstruction and stands ready to increase its aid to the Eastern African country, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

Friday, December 4, 2015

A peek at Somali culture - Photos

A peek at Somali culture
Somali men and women perform a dance during an event to showcase traditional Somali culture in Hamarweyne district in the capital Mogadishu, December 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Somalia: journalist -Hindiya Hajji Mohamud- killed by attached bomb

Bloomberg-  A Somali journalist working for the country’s state-run broadcaster was killed in a car-bombing claimed by Islamist militant group al-Shabaab.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Ethiopian Federal Police shoot at protesting students in Haramaya University-Video

Ethiopian Federal Police shooting at protesting students in Haramaya University | November 30, 2015

Somaliland's harshest drought is decimating the herder way of life and displacing thousands

Ashley Hamer  Al Jazeera - Hargeisa, Somaliland  - Swaths of Somaliland, a fragile, internationally unrecognised nation-state in the Horn of Africa, have been racked by one of the harshest droughts in two decades which is destroying livelihoods and pushing families into destitution.

UCID chair represents Somaliland in the meeting of the SI Council in Luanda, Angola

Engineer Fisal Ali , the Chair of UCID represented the Republic of Somaliland in the meeting of councils in Luanda , the capital of Angola on Nov 27/28 2015.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

My sept.11, 2015 ordeal on-board Ethiopian airlines flight - Hargeisa/London HR.

Exclusive to Medeshi - Liverpool Dec 1st 2015 - I stayed in Somaliland for 6 months and left Hargeisa Sept.10 in a lovely summer afternoon to return back to England.

Somalia - Clashes leave 30 dead and force 40,000 people out of homes in Galmudug and Puntland

United Nations: The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has reported that Saturday's renewed fighting between Galmudug and Puntland armed forces in Somalia had forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes.

Kenya Hunts Somalia-Linked British Jihadist

LBC- Kenyan authorities are searching for a suspected British jihadist, with links to the Islamist group al Shabaab, who is reported to have entered the East African nation.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Somalia regional states urged to de-escalate tensions

MOGADISHU, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The international community has condemned renewed outbreak of hostilities in the northern Somali city of Galkayo, and called on all parties to immediately ceasefire and open dialogue to find a peaceful solution to the underlying issues.

Somali tribesmen to sue Dutch state over US drone strike

Dutch News -  Two Somali shepherds who were caught in a drone strike aimed at a terrorist convoy are to sue the Dutch state for war crimes, their lawyers said.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Time for re-casting the failed Somaliland-Somalia talks about the union that ended nearly 25 years ago

DATE: 29/11/2015                                                                                 Ref: SSE/Fr-0020/15
PRESS STATEMENT
Time for re-casting the failed Somaliland-Somalia talks about the union that ended nearly 25 years ago

Israel to open first representative office in UAE

RT-Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission to the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, Reuters reported.