Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, September 9, 2016

Commentary: The gap between rich and the poor in Somaliland

Hargeisa , Somaliland - The gap between the rich and the poor in Somaliland is growing fast.

Somaliland wants to secede, here’s why caution is necessary

(SABC)- Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo recently claimed that more than one million citizens, out of the country’s population of 3.4 million, had signed a petition calling for the international community to recognize Somaliland.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Somaliland delivering hope and saving lives in drought affected areas

(RW) Hinda had moved to a place near Qolujed from the outskirts of Awdal region escaping the drought that ravaged the area.

Sh50 million miraa stuck in Nairobi after Somalia ban

(Standard)- Several cargo planes destined for Mogadishu are stuck in Nairobi with miraa worth about Sh50 million after Somalia suspended the flights

Somalia's ban on Kenyan khat drug import linked to Kenyan politician's visit to Somaliland

(IBTimes)- Somalia's recent import ban on the herbal stimulant khat from Kenya has been blamed on the visit of a Kenyan politician to the self-declared republic of Somaliland, which Somalia does not recognise.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Ethiopia fire kills 23 at prison 'holding Oromo protesters'

BBC- At least 23 inmates have died after a fire at an Ethiopian prison where anti-government protesters are reportedly being held, the government has said.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Somalia bans Kenya Khat planes from its airspace

(Star Kenya)- Somalia has stopped the entry of Kenya's miraa planes into its airspace effective Tuesday, spelling doom for the sector.

Dubai's DP World says wins 30 year concession for port project in Somaliland

DUBAI, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Dubai's DP World has won a 30 year concession to manage and develop a port in the breakaway Somalia region of Somaliland that will require an investment of $442 million, the ports operator said in a stocks exchange statement on Monday.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Somaliland delegation in Egypt Meets with Egyptian cabinet

Hargeisa, 29 August, 2016 – A delegation from Somaliland led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Saad Ali Shire travelled to Cairo to meet with a number of Senior Cabinet officials from the Egyptian Government.

Facebook to add more African languages

(DW)- During his visit to Nigeria and Kenya, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted at the possibility of adding software for more African languages, to ease Africans' access to the online social network's applications

Four IS fighters arrested in southwest Somalia

MOGADISHU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Four militants of the Islamic State (IS) have been arrested by Somali security forces during operation in the southwestern town of Baidoa.

Restrictions on Freedom of Expression Threaten Somali Democracy

GENEVA — A new United Nations report warns restrictions on freedom of expression threaten Somalia’s political transition to democracy after decades of conflict and violence