Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Somaliland foreign minister opens ambassadors training and foreign policy workshop

MoFA- Somaliland foreign Minister Dr. Saad Ali Shire told that the discussions would focus on building the country’s image abroad to press for full recognition.

IOM Trains Puntland Prosecutors in Counter Trafficking

IOM, with support from the European Union and the Japanese Government, has organized two trainings on counter trafficking and the development of a human trafficking legislative framework for 20 Puntland prosecutors.

Explosion at Ethiopia Mosque Wounds Six

VOA - A hand grenade was thrown Friday at a mosque in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, wounding at least six people, police said.

Freedom of expression and public protests in Somaliland

Human Rights Centre- This is an extract of 2015 annual report of Human Rights Centre on the situation of human rights in Somaliland.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Somaliland foreign representatives in key recognition talks

Overseas representatives of Somaliland will hold their first joint meeting on Saturday to push for international recognition.

Medeshi Flicker photos - Slide show

This is a slide show of collection of photos mainly taken by Medeshi

Interview - Why are blacks so behind economically?

I received this message through WhatsApp from an anonymous and thought that I should share with you  as I see some truth in it.

Horn of Africa: El Nino and the impact of climate change

Horn of Africa: El Nino and the impact of climate change

Somalia maps its oil and gas resources - Video

CCTV- Somalia's economy could have been set up for a major boost following completion of Seismic Data report following a survey on its oil and Gas industry.

Climate change in Somaliland - in pictures

The Guardian - More than 240,000 people in Somaliland do not have enough food because of acute droughts caused by poor rains.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Somalia food security report

River flooding affecting fewer households than earlier expected

Global Agreement on Climate Change

Now is the Time: COP21 and the Global Agreement on Climate Change.

Hate Crime - Somali American teenager falls to death in Seattle

By KIRK JOHNSON - Assertions of Hate Crime in Seattle After a Somali-American Teenager Falls to His Death

The secret history of Somali breakfasts in Harlem


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Somalia opening up for exploration

Somalia opening up for exploration

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Djibouti receives new patrol boats

Defence Web- Djibouti has received two 20 metre patrol boats from Japan, which will be used by the Djibouti Coast Guard.

2 American extremists defect in Somalia amid tensions

AP-One American who had been fighting with al-Shabab left the rebels and was arrested by Somalia's security forces on Monday.

Djibouti’s President Guelleh to run for the presidency in next year’s election

MoFA - President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti has announced that he will run for president in the national elections to be held in April next year.

Monday, December 7, 2015

London - Muhaydin Mire appears in court on attempted murder charge

The Independent - The first pictures have emerged of the man accused of attacking Tube passengers in Leytonstone on Saturday night.

Somaliland - MicroDahab to Lend Solar Powered Water Pumps Under New Microfinance Initiative

HARGEISA, Somalia, December 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Dahabshiil Group showcase sustainable 'green microfinancing' initiatives to foster economic and social development across Somali region.

U.S. citizen who fought for Al Shabaab group surrenders in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Dec 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen who fought for the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab surrendered to authorities in the Horn of Africa country after he defected from the militants, a Somali official said on Monday.

London - Muhaydin Mire appears in court for tube stabbing

Leytonstone Tube stabbings: Man appears in court.

Djibouti confirms Chinese naval base plans

Defence Web - Djibouti’s foreign minister has confirmed that China will build a naval base in Djibouti, after years of talk surrounding such a proposal.

Artificial fish habitats along Somali coast to benefit coastal communities

UN News - FAO and EU Naval Force deploy 25 Fish-Aggregating Devices in a bid to boost local fisheries, improve nutrition, reduce piracy.

fleet of Chinese navy escort leave for Gulf of Aden and Somalia

Xinhua - Chinese navy soldiers wave to bid farewell at a port in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 6, 2015.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Update- Toxic waste cylinder surfaces at Harshaw coast north of Erigavo, Somaliland - Photos

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

Is Somaliland a new haven for refugees? Syrians say maybe

Yahoo News - Some 300 Syrian refugees have chosen to make the self-declared Horn of Africa nation their home, hoping to avoid the seemingly difficult trek to Europe and life in a refugee camp.

Yemen - Car bomb attack kills the governor of Aden


Djibouti's Guelleh to run for fourth term presidency


Somalia - Washington and London’s monkey business in Hargeisa


Three students killed in protests across Ethiopia’s Oromia state

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
December 5, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) –Three university students were confirmed dead and many others injured following days of protests by students at Haramaya University and other towns in Ethiopia’s Oromia state.

Sudanese USAID employee assassin killed by al-Shabaab in Somalia

December 5, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – One of the four assassins who took out an employee of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Khartoum, was killed in Somalia by an affiliate of al-Qaeda after pledging allegiance to ISIS, Sudan Tribune has learned.