Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, July 2, 2016

London Private hire cab drivers to take English test

London - Private hire cab drivers face a new challenge in UK. This challenge is not Uber Taxi Service which uses internet applications to monopolise the market.

Ethiopia - West must act to stop the Liyu police terror in the Somali region

By Ali Mohamed - A US-financed paramilitary force known as the Liyu police are terrorising the civilian population in the eastern Ethiopian Somali-majority region of Ogaden with impunity.

Ghana rolls out visa-on-arrival program for AU countries

(citifmonline ) Ghana has commenced the rolling out of the visa-on-arrival policy effective Friday, July 1, 2016.

Somaliland- Berbera port logistics assessment

Port Overview
(DLCA)- Berbera Port is on the Northern coast of Somalia and is located on the Gulf of Aden. The Port is owned and operated by the Somaliland authorities. In addition to an oil terminal the facilities can accommodate containers, general cargo, and bulk cargo

Ethiopian police arrest Somaliland journalist

(CPJ- Nairobi, July 1, 2016 - Ethiopian authorities should immediately release a television journalist from the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland, Muktar Nuh Ibrahim, who has been held since June 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

How A Somaliland Entrepreneur Beat The U.N. And Built A $500M Remittance Firm

(AFKinsider) - Somalia-born Ismael Ahmed is having a good week.
Eight years ago, Ahmed blew the whistle on corruption at the U.N. Development Program in Nairobi, and his boss told him he’d never work again in remittances or development.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Police raid, close independent radio station in Puntland

Nairobi, June 30 2016 -- Authorities in the Puntland region of Somalia should immediately reopen an independent radio station closed in a police raid and ensure its journalists' safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

US- Barkhad Abdi to star in Blade Runner 2

(Capital FM ) - Barkhad Abdi, who shot to prominence playing a Somali pirate in ‘Captain Phillips’, has joined the cast of ‘Blade Runner 2’ alongside returning star Harrison Ford.

Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan elected to Security Council

(UN) - 28 June 2016 – The 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly today elected Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan to serve on the world body’s Security Council for a period of two years, starting from 1 January 2017.

UK court rejects Djibouti government’s appeal against Boreh

(GNA)- The English Court of Appeal has refused to allow the government of Djibouti to proceed with its appeal against a High Court judgement in favour of Djiboutian businessman Abdourahman Boreh, thus bringing to an end a costly four-year legal battle between the regime of President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Mr Boreh.

Jobs - Solar Energy Design/Field Engineer , Hargeisa Somaliland

Job Summary:
Energy Action Partners (ENACT) is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our team in Hargeisa, Somaliland as a Solar Energy Design Engineer or Solar Energy Field Engineer.

Minnesota - Willmar mourns drowning of Ahmed Hashi and Idris Hussein

(Start Tribune) -WILLMAR, MINN. – The women gathered around Lul Mohamed, putting their hands on her shoulders, the back of her neck, the crown of her head.

Somalia: Roadside bomb kills at least 18 on bus

(Al Jazeera )- At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off in Somalia, close to the capital, blowing up a packed minibus, police said.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ethiopia: it is time to stop the reign of terror of the Liyu Police

(The Hill) - A U.S. financed para-military force known as the Liyu police are terrorizing the civilian population in the eastern Ethiopian Somali region without impunity.

Al-Shabaab seizes crashed US surveillance drone in Somalia

IBT- Small drone landed in the Lower Shabelle region of the country, which is controlled by the militant group.

Somaliland independence battle like Scotland or Catalonia, says president - Video

The president of the self-declared state of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo, says his country has been living independently of Somalia for a very long time.

Ethiopia abandoning bodies of its soldiers in the Somali region

(Ethiopiadj) — Residents in the Somali region of Ethiopia said the TPLF regime is dumping the bodies of its soldiers who were killed in fighting in Somalia everywhere, inflicting a heavy psychological trauma on people in the region.

Monday, June 27, 2016

How Somaliland made its government work for the people

(Open Democracy)- It is fitting to discuss the challenges to parliamentary strengthening projects near the June anniversary date of President Ronald Reagan’s Westminster Speech.

Laas Geel: Somaliland’s best-kept secret

DW- Hidden in the badlands of Somaliland is an outcrop of rock paintings from one of the world’s oldest pastoral traditions. The caves of Laas Geel offer a glimpse into what the semi-autonomous country has to offer.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Hostage incident in Nigeria - Abducted workers released

(RT) - 7 Australians among hostages liberated from Boko Haram in Nigeria - employer Macmahon Holdings Limited, an Australian mining and construction company, has said in a statement that its seven employees taken hostage by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria on June 22, 2016, have been freed.