Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Somalia will select new parliament in August

MOGADISHU: Somalia will choose a new parliament as planned later this year and the president and regional leaders will meet on June 20 to discuss how future lawmakers will be selected as there will not be a popular vote, the president’s office said.

Somaliland the ghost state - Video

(Youtube)- The historical and now days situation of Somaliland.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Somaliland should ban khat

(Medeshi)- Khat is the second mostly consumed item in Somaliland just next to the essential food intake for survival. Yet it is a drug and absolutely unnecessary.

Boxer Mohammed Ali dies at 74

BBC - The former heavyweight champion was suffering from respiratory problems

Update: Burao Erigavo road , Somaliland

A significant progress has recently been made on the roads infrastructure in and around Erigavo city.

World cup - Somaliland Team Sees Way To Give Back

SUKHUMI -- There are plenty of things the Somaliland soccer team lacks: a training camp, a full-time coach, even an internationally recognized country to represent.

President Erdoğan in Somalia to open Africa's largest Turkish embassy

( Daily Sabah ) President Erdoğan is expected to arrive in Somalia on third and last leg of his East African tour where he is expected to open Turkish sponsored projects including health facilities and the largest Turkish embassy in Africa.

UK foreign Secretary arrives in Somalia on security visit

(FCO) Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, visited Somalia on 2 June as part of a three day security visit to East Africa.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Man accused of war crimes in Somalia now works as security at a U.S. airport - video

NBC- Virginia congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-10th District) says she wants to know how a man accused of murder and torture in his native Somalia managed to get a job as a security guard at Dulles International Airport. Northern Virginia bureau reporter David Culver has the story.

Dual British citizenship Somali MPs killed in al-Shabaab hotel attack

Two Somali MPs with dual British citizenship were killed by al-Shabaab terrorists in an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu.

Somaliland: Foore newspaper journalist in detention

Press release
Somaliland: Foore newspaper journalist in detention
On 29th May 2016, Abdirashid Abdiwahaab Ibraahim, chairman of the independent Foore newspaper, was taken into custody in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Hargeisa.

20 Killed In Hotel Seige In Somali Capital

MOGADISHU, June 2 (BERNAMA-NNN-Agencies) -- A siege by Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab at a popular hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu ended Thursday with 20 people slain, security officials said.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Somaliland- Operations Center to Improve Maritime Safety Opens in Berbera

Summary:
OBP, United Nations of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), EUCAP Nestor and the Somaliland Coast Guard announced the opening of the Berbera Maritime Operations Center on 26 May 2016.

Somaliland: How fishermen were affected by the drought

(RFI)- In today's report on the effects of drought in Somaliland, RFI's Laura Angela Bagnetto speaks to people in a fishing village who've had to deal with the drought in a different way from the rest of the country.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ethiopia: Ex-ONLF rebels in Ogaden learn new skills -Video

Al Jazeera - Fighters who surrendered taking up classes, such as carpentry, to start afresh after years of battling the government.

Malta - Somali man remanded in custody for punching car repeatedly

A 21-year-old Somali has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to damaging a car in Marsa.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Somalia sentences two to life in prison for February Daallo airline blast

(Reuters)- A Somali military court sentenced 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in the fuselage of a plane bound for Djibouti in February, a senior government official said on Monday.

Doors Open to Foreign Banks in Somalia After Half-Century Hiatus

Kenyan banks are competing against lenders from Gulf nations seeking licenses to operate in Somalia as the strife-torn country opens up the industry to international companies for the first time in almost half a century.

IMF Managing Director Approves Staff-Monitored Program for Somalia

Press Release No. 16/248
May 27, 2016
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 16, 2016 a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for the Federal Republic of Somalia, covering the period of May 2016–April 2017.1