Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Queen grants independence to Somaliland protectorate on June 1960

Here is the text of the Queen granting independence to the people of Somaliland on June 1960.

Al Shabab launch deadly attack claims 15 (VIDEO)

HOL- Somalia’s Al Shabaab extremist group has launched an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu’s city center.

Somalia - 15 dead as gunmen storm hotel in Mogadishu

(CNN) - At least 15 people are dead and 25 others are injured as a result of Saturday's car bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, according to Somali police Col. Mohamed Abdulkadir.

President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland

An independent Somaliland would provide security in a strategically sensitive region, a growing market for goods and services, and an important bulwark against extremism.

Somaliland: the role of the Attorney General in prosecuting journalists

(Hargeisa) - The work of the prosecution office in any country is very important. The office handles enormous tasks in which lives and liberties of human beings are in question.

Somalis from Europe worried about the effects of Brexit

London - The Somalis living in the United Kingdom that have EU citizenship are worried about the effects of Brexit on their status in the UK.

Friday, June 24, 2016

UN to offer 1.9 mln USD to curb cholera outbreak in Somalia

(Xinhua)- The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will release 1.9 million U.S. dollars to help contain the outbreak of cholera in Somalia.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Uganda to withdraw troops from Somalia

BBC- Uganda will pull its soldiers out of the African Union mission fighting Islamist group al-Shabab in Somalia, its military chief has said.

Military to secure porous Kenya-Ethiopia border and protect oil

(Standard digital) — The bases will enhance security in the area following the recent discovery of oil.

Somaliland- Djibouti faces Berbera on the block

BBC- Despite Ramadan, there is no slackening at Djibouti's ports. Under the relentless sun, whippet-thin men glistening with sweat work the docks, taking what refuge they can in the shade cast by machinery and stacks of cargo.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Parents in Somaliland are buying their sons taxis to prevent migration to Europe

In Somaliland, parents are trying to dissuade their children from dangerous and illegal migration to Europe by buying them second-hand cars that can be operated as taxis.

Somaliland - Policing the flowers of paradise

(New African)- It is estimated that 90% of Somaliland’s adult male population – and about 20% of women – chew khat for mirqaan, the Somali word for the buzz it can give.

Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of contemplating full-scale war

(VOA News) — The government of Eritrea told the U.N. Human Rights Council that its neighbor Ethiopia is planning to launch a full scale war against its territory.

Ethiopian authorities detain Somaliland Journalists in Wajale and take TV station off air

(Dalsan Radio) Ethiopian authorities have detained five Journalists on Monday.

Somalia security chief shot dead by own guard, al Shabaab claims responsibility

Reuters- Militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior Somalia security official, who was was gunned down late on Tuesday by one of his own bodyguards.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Mo Farah distanced from Jama Aden after coach’s arrest on doping charges

Mo Farah distanced from Jama Aden after coach’s arrest on doping charges

Somaliland - Protests in Berbera against DPWorld

The arrival of the Engineers from DP World in in Berbera ignited protests in the city today.

British ambassador to Somalia asked if they have office in Hargeisa - Video

British ambassador to Somalia asked if they have office in Hargeisa

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Bristol University launches free degrees for refugees and asylum seekers

(Bristol Post)- The University of Bristol is launching scholarships to allow refugees and asylum seekers coming into the city free access to a degree.