Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Security beefed up in Mogadishu airport as new police facility opens

MOGADISHU, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Security has been beefed up at Mogadishu's Aden Ade Airport barely days after a flight with the country's Daallo airlines made emergency landing following a suspected bomb inside the plane Tuesday.

Women in Somaliland on FGM – the pain of the cutting in pictures

To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, ActionAid visited Somaliland, where an estimated 98% of girls endure the practice.

Friday, February 5, 2016

FBI Team Lands in Somalia to investigate airline mid-air explosion

ABC - Investigators believe that an explosion aboard a plane in Somalia was likely caused by a small bomb that was placed inside of a laptop, sources familiar with the probe said.

Somalia- Three killed in a car bomb that targeted airport officials

MOGADISHU (AFP) : Three people were killed Friday in a car bomb targeting an airport official in Somalia's capital, police said, as investigators probe an airplane blast experts fear was also a bomb.

Somalia - Shebab fighters seize Merka port: governor

Mogadishu (AFP) - Somalia's Shebab insurgents on Friday retook their stronghold of Merka from African Union troops who had held the key port since 2012, in one of the biggest setbacks for the multi-national force.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Djibouti - Superpower Hypocrisy Keeps Guelleh In Power

Presidential elections in the tiny African state of Djibouti are exposing the hypocrisy of global superpowers jostling for sway over the key shipping routes into the Red Sea and Suez Canal.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Gang Rape in Somaliland - Report

A Report by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) 
This report outlines Somaliland’s historical development and the clan structures existing in Somaliland.

Sudan arrests Eritrea opposition figure: activist

(MENAFN - The Peninsula)
Khartoum: Sudanese security forces have arrested an Eritrean opposition leader in Khartoum without giving any reasons a member of his party said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Chilling footage from inside Somalian plane that suffered onboard explosion -Video

Daallo airlines plane catches fire in mid-air , makes emergency landing in Mogadishu

Two injured as explosion forces plane to turn back in Somalia

Reuters - Two passengers were injured in an explosion that blew a hole in the fuselage of a commercial plane taking off from the Mogadishu on Tuesday, an airline representative said.

Somalia- Daallo Airlines plane catches fire in mid-air, makes emergency landing near ‎Mogadishu

Mirror - Flight D3159 from Somalia to Djibouti set ablaze just five minutes after taking off from Mogadishu Airport

Who was behind the failed Somaliland Coup Against the President in 2015

CIA Aware Britain-BP Oil Factored Failed Somaliland Coup Against President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo

Djibouti - Women Protection and Empowerment Coordinator

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Somalia, United Kingdom Sign Agreement on Security

Mogadishu, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Somalia''s government and the United Kingdom signed an agreement on security cooperation to support local government in its confrontation against extremist opponents, the website Nouvelle Somalie reported today.

Rift Valley Forum Invitation - The Economics of Elections in Somaliland

On 9 February 2016, the Rift Valley Institute’s Rift Valley Forum will host a panel discussion launching the report of the study The Economics of Elections in Somaliland: The financing of political parties and candidates.

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Rise of Mobile Money Services in Somaliland

 In 2009, Somaliland’s biggest mobile network operator, Telesom, launched their mobile payment service “ZAAD”, and today more than 10% of the 3.8 million inhabitants are subscribed to the service.

Drought in Somaliland; desperate for rain

Radio Australia - Somalia , Somaliland and Ethiopia are facing a malnutrition crisis amid the worst drought seen since the famine of the mid-1980s.

Casualties feared after explosions rock near presidential palace in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Several people are feared dead in multiple explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on Monday, government officials and witnesses said.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Africa threatens to quit United Nations if reform is not done - Video

Africa has threatened to withdraw from United Nations if reforms are not done in its Security Council to include African states.

Kenya - 3 people killed in morning raid at Lamu by Al Shabaab

AJZ-At least three people are killed in an early morning raid in Lamu county claimed by the Somalia-based armed group.