Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Anti-government protests in Ethiopia put the country at risk

(IHS) At least 1,000 demonstrators protested in Awaday, northeastern Oromo region, Ethiopia, on 31 July, after a government soldier beat a shop owner, local media reported.

WorldRemit Calls for Urgent Restoration of Money Transfers to Nigeria

Hundreds of global remittance companies forced to cease transfers while Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria continue

Somaliland Government Responds to Turkish Ambassador to Somalia

The Somaliland’s spokesperson, Mr. Abdirahman Sheikh Elmi Fahiye (Shamax) expressed his concern about different responses coming from Turkey’s consulate in Hargeisa and that of Mogadishu.

Ugandan officer charged over death of 10 colleagues in Somalia

A senior UPDF officer who allegedly failed to protect his colleagues while on a mission in Somalia, resulting into death of 19 of them has been charged with failure to perform his duties.

Somalia furious at Raila's call for Somaliland independence

Somalia has reacted angrily to Cord leader Raila Odinga's remarks that the international community recognises Somaliland as an independent state.

Human Rights Centre Quarterly Report on the Situation of Media in Somaliland

Press release
Human Rights Centre Quarterly Report on the Situation of Media in Somaliland
Nine journalists were arrested for their work in last four months, and seven journalists are currently facing criminal cases, says Human Rights Centre in a statement today. Human Rights Centre publishes today quarterly report covering between April and August 2016.

London - Muhiddin Mire jailed for life after targeting strangers at Underground station

(Telegraph)- A schizophrenic knifeman who tried to behead a musician during an Islamic State-inspired rampage at a Tube station has been sentenced to life in prison.
Somali-born Muhiddin Mire, 30, targeted strangers at random in the ticket hall at Leytonstone Underground station in east London on December 5 last year.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Yemeni attack leaves 7 Saudi soldiers dead

(Arab News)- JEDDAH: Saudi armed forces repelled sporadic attempts by hostile elements from Yemen to infiltate the kingdom on Saturday, killing tens of the intruders, the Coalition command said.

Hope as talks over miraa exports from Kenya to Somaliland begin

(Standard Digital)- An initiative to reduce the duty imposed on miraa from Kenya by Somaliland is being well received by potential voters in the Nyambene region of Meru County, a good number who draw their income from the sale of that crop.

Africa weekly update

(Quartz)- Following is the weekly update by Quartz on African development.

Attack on Somali police base kills seven

(AAP/SBS)- Attackers have set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside, leaving at least seven people dead.