Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Press release- UK Minister for Africa condemns attack in Somalia

James Duddridge brands Al Shabaab attack on Somali civilians barbaric

Somalia’s South-West Regional Parliament inaugurated

Somalia’s South-West Regional Parliament inaugurated

UK- Introducing Conservative Friends of Somalia

 Cllr Alex Stafford is an Ealing councillor and former adviser to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Friday, January 22, 2016

Somaliland faces ‘explosion’ of mental health conditions

The Guardian - Communities struggle with the cultural and financial challenges of mental illness, and in under-resourced private clinics, patients are routinely chained

Somalia Attack: 20 Dead After Siege At Beachfront Restaurant in Mogadishu

AP- Somalia Attack: 20 Dead After Siege At Beachfront Restaurant

Thursday, January 21, 2016

London - Four Somali men guilty of attempted murder

Four men guilty of attempted murder after 'frenzied' knife attack in west London

London - Faisa Ahmed Who Killed Herself Let Down By Authorities

A vulnerable young woman, who killed herself shortly after reporting a rape, was let down by the authorities, an inquest has ruled.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Kenya Rattled as Shabab Turns Sights on Somalia Military Targets

“That battle was over before it started,” said one official in Nairobi with detailed knowledge of the attack. “The Shabab did their homework and completely wiped them out.”

Dozens of Kenyan Soldiers Die in Somalia Base Horror

During the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 15, several vehicles strapped with explosives drove into the perimeter defenses of the Kenyan base in El Adde in southwestern Somalia. With the perimeter breached, around 200 militants stormed the camp and killed dozens of soldiers.

Mystery of missing Kenyan commander in Somalia

The fate of the Kenya Defence Forces commander who was in charge of El Adde camp where tens of soldiers were killed remains unknown, four days after the murderous Al Shabaab militia overran the Kenya Defence Force’s El Adde camp.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Progressio welcomes Somaliland’s democratic strides

On 16 January, the voter registration process started in the Togdheer region, Somaliland. From 6am, women and men began to arrive at polling centres in large numbers to register for the presidential and parliamentary elections, which are expected to be held in March 2017.

UAE Ambassador to Mogadishu meets President of South West State of Somalia

Ambassador of the UAE to Mogadishu, Mohammed Ahmed Al Hammadi, on Monday met with President of South West State of Somalia, Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan, to discuss bilateral relations between the UAE and Somalia, in particular the South West State.

Djibouti set to build 300MW solar plant

On Thursday, the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, initiated the development of a 300MW solar power plant by laying the first stone. The solar plant is located in Grand Bara, in southern Djibouti.

Turkey to Build Second Foreign Military Base in Somalia

Turkey will build the military center in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu that will be capable of training more than 1,500 local troops to boost security in Horn of Africa.

Coffins of Kenyan troops killed in Somali arrive in Nairobi

Kenya brings back bodies of troops killed in Somalia attack

The Muswell Hill diplomat who rebuilt the British embassy in Somalia

After two decades of conflict and clan-based fiefdoms, the Federal Government of Somalia was established and Britain was the first embassy to re-open in response.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Somalia -Shabaab claims abduction of Kenyan troops

Gulf Today - The Somali extremist group Al Shabaab said on Sunday that it had captured some Kenyan soldiers during its attack Friday on a base of African Union.

Somalia got Saudi aid when cut ties with Iran - document

Reuters- Somalia received a pledge of aid for $50m from Saudi Arabia this month on the same day it announced it was cutting ties with Saudi rival Iran, a document seen by Reuters showed.