Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, August 20, 2016

US Withdraws Assets from Saudi Arabia amid Mounting Death Tol in Yemen

The US forces assisting the Saudi-led coalition in coordinating air strikes in Yemen have largely withdrawn from Riyadh in an apparent move to distance themselves from the mounting civilian death toll in the 17-month long conflict, RT reports citing Reuters.

U.S. State Department issues travel alert over Ethiopia protests

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling in certain regions of Ethiopia due to anti-government protests, some of which have involved violence.

More women voters in Somaliland

(DW)- Despite Somaliland being a traditionally male-dominated society, it's the women who turn out to vote in larger numbers. What’s up with the men? James Jeffrey reports from the capital Hargeisa.

25 years on, Somaliland struggles for recognition

(DW)- Somaliland broke away from Somalia 25 years ago. But to date, no country recognizes it as an independent nation. It's battling with poverty, but it is still better off than neighboring Somalia

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Eritrea's capital Asmara hopes for tourists

(DW)- ritrea in east Africa has a disastrous image because of it's dictatorial regime which is forcing many to flee. Still, the country hopes to attract tourists in the future.

Ugandan officer charged over death of 10 soldiers in Somalia gets bail

(NV)- A senior UPDF officer who allegedly failed to protect his colleagues while on a mission in Somalia, resulting into death of 10 of them has been released on bail by the Army court.

Somaliland's cabinet reshuffle consolidates ruling clan influence

President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud (alias "Silanyo") of self-declared independent Somaliland conducted a cabinet reshuffle on 15 August, replacing the interior minister, the military's chief of staff, and the general manager of Berbera port.

Somaliland In Limbo Hopes That Books Will Keep It Going

Somaliland doesn't have any embassies around the world. Its passport isn't accepted in any country. It's a republic, population 3.5 million, that broke away from Somalia in 1991, and it's never received official recognition.

Somaliland - 13,000 dollars for every MP that voted for DP World motion

Hargeisa , The motion for the DP World to operate Berbera port for 30 years under a lease has been passed last week by the parliament with a majority of 69 votes against 4 .

Amisom peacekeepers jailed for illegally selling fuel in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Nine Ugandan soldiers accused of misconduct while serving the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were found guilty by court martial sitting in Mogadishu.

AU mission denies shelling residential areas in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday refuted reports that its peacekeeping troops fired rounds of mortars on residential areas near the southern port city of Marka

Mapping the Archaeology of Somaliland

Mapping the Archaeology of Somaliland: Religion, Art, Script, Time, Urbanism, Trade and Empire

Sunday, August 14, 2016

U.S Special Forces kill 30 Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia

MOGADISH, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The United States Special Forces have killed more than 30 Al-Shabab militants including senior commanders during two separate security operations in southern Somalia in the past four days.

Uganda Police asked to help secure Somali elections

The Uganda Police contingent serving under AMISOM has been asked to help Somali security forces secure the forthcoming elections scheduled before year end.