Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, March 18, 2016

Djibouti to deploy thousands of surveillance cameras across the country

 Djibouti’s government announced a new plan to deploy thousands of surveillance cameras across the country, as parts of preemptive measure aimed at enhancing the security of the country following an attack by the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group which killed at least two people in 2014.

Djibouti - Qatar hails release of prisoners

 Qatar’s Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani arrived in the Djibouti’s capital, Djibouti, on an official visit, yesterday.

UN embarks on cleanup exercise of the beach in front of the Somali international airport, in Mogadishu - Photos

 The United Nations today embarked on a cleanup exercise of the beach in front of the Somali international airport, in Mogadishu.

Somalia's Puntland says gains ground in fight with Islamists

 Reuters- Security forces in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland killed more than 60 Islamist militants and regained some territory in a counter-offensive against al Shabaab, regional officials said.

Opinion - Somaliland - Does Kulmiye Party Deserve Our Votes?

 By Muse Farah, “Telling Truth in Time of Universal Deceit is a Revolutionary Act” George Orwell.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

What Somaliland can teach the rest of Africa about peace and stability

  Written by Nima Elmi, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Somaliland

Monday, March 14, 2016

Cigarettes off Saudi shelves amid price rise speculation

 Reuters- Cigarettes had disappeared from the shelves in some Saudi cities on Sunday amid speculation on social media that the government was about to raise prices on tobacco and other products that are harmful to health.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

UN Representative Michael Keating’s first official visit to the republic of Somaliland

 Hargeisa, 13 March, 2016 – Foreign Minister Dr. Saad Ali Shire received a high level UN delegation led by Special Representative of the Secretary General Michael Keating to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Kenyan soldier hangs himself after Somalia mission

 Busia, Kenya: A Kenya Defence Forces soldier hanged himself at his Bukalama village home in Busia County.

From refugee to the White House: A woman’s American Dream realized

 By Nadia Bilbassy-Charters - Al Arabiya - In the latest edition of our series profiling Muslim Americans working at the White House, we met Fatima Noor, Policy Assistant for Immigration Policy and Rural Affairs at the White House Domestic Policy Council.

Somaliland - Toon University Hospital forerunner launching event in London

 A 4-hour forerunner event for launching a significant proposed project, Toon university Hospital, in Somaliland was held in London on Friday night, 11/03/2016 in which TUH Medical City PLC, a London-based company, directors met some of the Somali community members and briefed them about the project significance in detail and answered any question asked during presentation.

Somalia - Money, dead bodies and the allure of peacekeeping

 East and Horn of Africa leaders meeting in Djibouti at the end of February said they would reconsider their contribution to Somalia peacekeeping if the United Nations and other international bodies didn’t intensify their support of the African Union Mission in the country, known as Amisom, to enable it to “significantly degrade the growing threat posed by Al-Shabaab.”