Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, May 13, 2016

Somalia and Somaliland restart dialogue

By Mohamed Amin Jibril - IRIN - Somalia has made a $1 million donation to the drought-hit breakaway northwestern region of Somaliland, ahead of controversial talks between the two sides later this month to clarify their future relations.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Dubai World signs $442m joint venture with Somaliland

Joint venture entity will ‘invest and manage’ Port of Berbera, which it aims to transform into a ‘regional and logistic hub’

European Parliament (press release) on Djibouti Elections

MEPs call for a thorough investigation into the transparency of the April 2016 elections in Djibouti, which produced a landslide vote of 87.1% in favour of a fourth five-year term for President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.

Millions in Puntland, Somaliland need aid: UN

Zee News - Mogadishu: The UN said on Wednesday that some 1.7 million or 37 percent of 4.6 million people living in Puntland and Somaliland are in need of humanitarian assistance.

Al-Shabaab Militants Attack US Special Forces in Somalia

Members of the al-Shabaab militant group opened fire at the US Special Operations forces in Somalia during their mission to help troops from Uganda, CNN reported on Thursday.

US Special Forces order airstrike on Somali militants

By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent
(CNN)U.S. Special Operations called in an airstrike on Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia Thursday when a mission to help Ugandan forces the American troops were accompanying turned into an unexpected battle.

Malta - Somali man jailed for throwing stones at cars

Malta - A 22-year-old man from Somalia was handed down a six-month prison sentence after he was found guilty of throwing rocks at a vehicle being driven in Marsa, and damaging it.

Somalia protests against Kenyan plan to close refugee camp

Reuters - Somalia protested on Thursday against Kenyan plans to close a refugee camp packed with hundreds of thousands of Somali citizens, saying the move would increase the threat of militancy in the region.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

London rally for the 25th anniversary of ‪Somaliland‬ re-independence

Join us on the 18th of  May 2016 for the London rally for the 25th anniversary of ‪#Somaliland‬ re-independence to be held outside 10 Downing St.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Using Courts to Crush Dissent in Ethiopia

By Felix Horne - HRW - For the past six months, thousands of people have taken to the streets in Ethiopia’s largest region, Oromia, to protest alleged abuses by their government.

Monday, May 9, 2016

U.N. concerned by Kenyan threat to close refugee camps

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency on Monday called on Kenya to reconsider its plans to close camps that host Somali and South Sudanese refugees and that the government has long said pose a security threat.

Al Shabab car bomb attack kills 5 policemen in Somalia

Somali police said a suicide car bomb killed at least three officers, two civilians and left many others wounded on Monday in the capital Mogadishu’s traffic headquarters.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Somaliland- Edna Aden's Mother's Day Pledge

By Edna Aden - This Mother's Day I have many reasons to be thankful. Three days ago we graduated 37 new Midwives in the regions of Berbera and Gabiley – parts of Somaliland where there are no health professionals for hundreds of miles.

Turkey sends aid ship to Somalia


Turkey sent 11,000 tons of aid to Somalia on Sunday, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said.

Somaliland Circus: Twisting, Tumbling, Teaching

By Jill Craig - VOA: HARGEISA, SOMALILAND— They perform feats that can be nerve-wracking simply to watch – building human pyramids high into the air, leap-frogging over one another, and tumbling down long mats at high speed.