Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Somali presidential hopeful is Kenya's fovourite

Somalia’s former Planning Minister Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has announced he will vie for the country’s Presidency when new polls are called in early September.

Al-Shabab raids Kenyan police, taking bullets and guns

Police say more than 100 fighters attacked station near border with Somalia, making off with about 10,000 bullets.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Israel wins Ethiopian support for African Union ‘observer’ role

Africa for us is a major strategic effort,' Israeli PM Netanyahu says on latest stop in Africa tour
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's push for his country to be granted "observer status" at the African Union gained the backing of continental heavyweight Ethiopia on Thursday.

UK aid: Dreams of education become a reality in Somaliland

(Care International)- Maryan Hirsi Mohamoud Shire is a 48-year-old woman from El-Afweyn district, Sanaag region, Somaliland. Until recently, Maryan, her husband and their three teenage daughters – Deeqa, Rooda and Farah – lived in Dararwayne village. Here, Maryan and her family reared 30 sheep and goats, earning a small income by selling milk and meat.

Somaliland- Berbera Corridor Programme background notes

1. The purpose of this Note is to provide a summary of the background and current status of the proposed Berbera Corridor Program, a component of the US$ 1.8 billion Horn of Africa (HoA) Initiative.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Kenya’s security forces foil attempt to assassinate Benjamin Netanyahu

(Jerusalem Post) — Kenya’s security forces allegedly foiled an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by attacking his convoy during his visit to the state as part of a five-day trip to Africa, the Kuwaiti daily newspaper al-Jarida reported Thursday.

AU aims to withdraw troops from Somalia by end of 2020

NAIROBI: The African Union said it plans to pull its soldiers out of Somalia where they are fighting jihadists by December 2020, according to a statement issued Wednesday.

Israel to help Kenya build a wall to protect from Al Shabaab

(By Daniel Sugarman - TheJC.com) Kenya is to receive assistance from Israel in the creation of a 440 mile wall, to be built on its border with Somalia.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Leaked - The case of Djibouti's president versus Boreh Part 2

(Indian Ocean News Letter)- IOG applies pressure on Abdourahman Boreh’s family

Land, housing, women's rights vital to Somalia stability: aid agency

MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) -- Land, housing and women’s empowerment are crucial to the stability of Somalia, a report issued on Monday by an aid agency said.

Ethiopia sends troops to Djibouti near Eritrea's Assab Port

(Eritrean Press) 05 July 2016 - Intelligent sources have reported that the separatist Tigray Liberation Front, the Ethiopian ruling party, dispatched a large-scale military to Djibouti, near the Eritrean port of Assab (Aseb).

Report: Netanyahu and Somali President Secretly Meet In Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV – In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the president of Somalia, a Muslim country that does not recognize the State of Israel, a source close to the Somali leader told the Times of Israel.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Somalia’s president recently held first-ever meeting with Israeli PM

NAIROBI, Kenya – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently met with the president of Somalia in a first high-level contact between the two countries, a source close to the Somali leader told The Times of Israel.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Ethiopia: West Must Act to Stop the Liyu Police Terror in the Somali Region

By Ali Mohamed - A U.S. financed para-military force known as the Liyu police are terrorizing the civilian population in the eastern Ethiopian Somali region with impunity.

Somalia’s proposed gender equality law causes alarm

The Nation - Religious personalities have issued a statement condemning the new national gender policy.

Leaked- The case of Djibouti's Gulleh versus Boreh: final curtain

(The Indian Ocean News Letter)- Following is part of series of leaked articles pertaining to the political struggle between the president of Djibouti and his rival Abdirahman Boreh.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

African Union launches an all-Africa passport

(Washington Post)- African Union launches an all-Africa passport . The A.U. faces the challenge of making sure the “e-Passport” lives up to its potential – and doesn’t fulfill detractors’ fears of heightened terrorism, smuggling and illegal immigration.