Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Saudi Arabia - Gunman kills seven and injuries many in an attack in Jazan

RIYADH: A cross-section of Saudi society on Friday denounced the Jazan massacre that shook the nation on Thursday, when a gunman went on the rampage killing seven education officials and injuring several others in Al-Dair governorate.

Djibouti- Army Civil Affairs provides dental care, education to local village

By DeCook, Daniel R. TSgt
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa
Djibouti, February 13, 2016The 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, worked alongside Djibouti Ministry of Health personnel to provide dental care to villagers and share dental education in Ali Sabieh, Djibouti,

Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Somaliland receives a high level delegation from the Arab League

Hargeisa , Somaliland - A high level delegation from the Arab League led by the Especial Envoy of the Secretary General of the Arab League Amb. Zayd Al-zabban and accompanied with three other officials arrived Somaliland on Thursday 11th Feb, 2016.

Pleas for aid as East Africa drought sparks crises-video

Ten million people across the Horn of Africa are being affected by the worst drought in 60 years.

Somalia - Mogadishu orders removal of English-language signboards

Mogadishu - The Somali capital Mogadishu has ordered entrepreneurs to remove English-language signboards so as to protect the Somali language, a spokesperson for the mayor said on Thursday.

Omantel to launch subsea cable to Somaliland

12 February 2016 | Jason Mcgee-Abe
Omantel has announced that it will build a cable system linking Oman to Puntland, Somaliland and Ethiopia.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Somalis open driver-owned Yellow Cab taxi company

For 13 years, Dawood Ghedi paid whether he worked or not. Every Friday, he had to give cab companies $630 to secure a car for the following week

TV station ransacked by Somaliland minister's bodyguards

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the ransacking of privately-owned Somali Channel TV’s offices in the northern city of Buuhoodle by the bodyguards of Dr. Suleyman Isse, the health minister of the self-proclaimed autonomous state of Somaliland. RSF urges the authorities to condemn this act of violence.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

In Somaliland, less money has brought more democracy

Unable to access foreign aid, Somaliland's government has had to negotiate with citizens and business leaders for financial support – and provide stability and democracy in return.

Djibouti President Put Under ICC Watch

News Ghana - The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) is monitoring events in the country where violence is currently escalating before the presidential election in May.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Somalia And Britain Behind Kenya Forces Contraband Charcoal & Sugar Trade Report

The Somali government backed by British operatives intent on making inroads in the oil and gas exploration on the Southern Somali coast colluded with the Journalists for Justice rights group to publish a document discrediting the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF).

Somaliland, a country abandoned by the world

http://globalriskinsights.com/ Few in the international community know about the democratic country that has often been described as ‘A rare African miracle.’ A special guest post about the history of Somaliland by Edna Adan Ismail, former Foreign Minister of the Somaliland Republic and former First Lady of Somalia.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Zero tolerance to FGM at the Midwifery Training School in Burao, Somaliland

Nemo Abdi Ahmed, age 20, left her remote village to attend the Midwifery Training School in Burao, Somaliland.

London- Three jailed for stabbing Somali refugee 30 times

Evening Standard - By  Tom Marshall - A refugee who fled war-torn Somalia as a child was stabbed 30 times in an “abhorrent” attack in Kensington – as he desperately tried to protect himself by wrapping a flimsy duvet around his body.

Could ISIS be forming a New Cell in Central Africa?

By  Scott A Morgan
Within the last couple of weeks there have been a couple of stories that have raised the interest of CT Analysts regarding the situation in Central Africa.