Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Qatari donates QR6.5m for orphan house in Somalia

  DOHA: Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has laid the foundation stone for a QR6.5m orphan house in Somalia, fully funded by a donation from a Qatari woman.

UK- Mo Farah amongst those recognised at International Somali Awards

 PR Newswires- Prime Minister David Cameron cited the incredible success of the Somali diaspora in fields such as business, sport and academia as a group of UK ministers demonstrated the Britain's commitment to international integration by attending the inaugural International Somali Awards (ISA).

Friday, March 25, 2016

Somaliland - Dahabshiil awarded at international Somali gala

 Money transfer company Dahabshiil is one of the institutions that were this week recognised for its contribution to recognition of the Somali community in the international society.

China to offer humanitarian aid to Ethiopia and Somalia

 BEIJING, March 25 (Xinhua) -- China will provide 10 million U.S. dollars to the United Nations World Food Program to help hungry people in Ethiopia and Somalia, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.

Somali police arrest 156 Al-Shabaab suspects in Puntland

 MOGADISHU, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Security forces in Somalia's northern state of Puntland have arrested 156 Al-Shabaab suspects in a swoop in the coastal town of Bosasso.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Somaliland Society in Europe 2016 Annual Conference goes to Stockholm

 Press Release: SSE 2016 Annual Conference goes to Stockholm

UN provides 11mln USD for drought response in Puntland and Somaliland

 MOGADISHU, March 23 (Xinhua) -- The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will release 11 million U.S. dollars to provide urgent humanitarian assistance for 224,000 drought affected people in the northern parts of Somalia.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Al Shabaab resurgence in Puntland

 Somalia: On 15 March Al Shabaab moved into Puntland and seized control of Garad, a port town.

Omantel’s fibre-optic cable through Berbera set to revolutionise telecom in East Africa

  Muscat: Omantel, the Sultanate’s leading provider of integrated telecommunication services, has joined in a consortium with several East African telecommunications providers to lay the Gulf to Africa (G2A) undersea fibre-optic cable, which is set to revolutionise connectivity from Oman to East Africa, including Ethiopia and Somalia.

Djibouti Corruption Case Dismissed by UK Courts

 A U.K. court recently dismissed a claim made by the Government of Djibouti against a powerful businessman who had fallen out of favor with the government.

Ethiopia-Djibouti gas export plans advance

 By Leigh Elston, Interfax energy -Development of the Hilala and Calub gas fields in southeastern Ethiopia may finally be getting underway, more than 40 years after their discovery.

RAF builds facility for basic education in Somaliland

 DOHA: Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has built a multi-use facility comprising a huge vocational training centre and a school for basic education, among others, at a cost of QR1m for needy people in Somaliland.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

London- Ex-Tory MP accused by UN of encouraging pirates back to sea

 A former Government minister has been accused of tempting Somali pirates back into action after setting up a firm that gives foreign fishing vessels licences to operate off their coastline.

3 Vietnamese fishermen kidnapped by Somali pirates still missing

 Three Vietnamese working on a fishing boat were abducted four years ago by Somali pirates and their unfortunate families are still waiting for the government to help.

UAE sends 1,000 tonnes of food to Somaliland

 Despatched by Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation in response to drought
By Wam