Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Somaliland , Horn of Africa, pivot of the world

(Middle East Online)  The US is unable to reconcile all these ‘friends’ who make war without its permission, plot against each other and pursue their own interests, neglecting the US umbrella.

Donors express concern over delays of Somaliland parliamentary elections

Hargiesa - The international community expresses serious concerns over the decision to delay Somaliland parliamentary elections. Following is the statement by the British office in Hargeisa .

Friday, September 16, 2016

Senior Al-Shabaab commander killed in southern Somalia

MOGADISHU, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), alongside the Somalia National Army (SNA), have killed a senior commander of the Al-Shabaab Islamist group during an operation in southern Somalia.

Ethiopian company gets 10% equity of DP World Berbera project

ETHIOPIA : ESL drops anchor at Berbera
Africa Intelligence (subscription)
ESL, run by Mesfin Tefera will have 10 % of the equity of the new company, with 30 % held by the Somaliland government and 60 % by DP World.

Track linking Ethiopia to Djibouti sea port to open in October - Video

(CCTV)- Ethiopia expects to open its standard gauge railway line linking the capital Addis Ababa with the Red Sea state of Djibouti in October 2016.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Somaliland to become Africa's 55th country

(CNN)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 recognise Somaliland.

Somaliland is not seceding but withdrew from a voluntary union with Somalia

London- Amb. Ali Aden Awale's  response to Prof. Woodward of Reading University

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Israeli group to supply €18.7 mn solar-powered irrigation system to Eritrea

(RTN ASIA)  NaanDanJain Irrigation Ltd., a producer and provider of tailor-made irrigation solutions company, said it entered into an agreement worth 18.7 million Euros with Ministry of Agriculture and National Development, Eritrea, for the supply and installation of solar-powered drip irrigation systems

CIA, UNICEF and Genocide in Somalia

By: Thomas C. Mountain  UNICEF oversaw the starvation deaths of at least 250,000 Somalis, mainly children, during the last “Great Horn of Africa Drought” and famine of 2010-2012 (at the time the worst in 60 years) all the while being led by Anthony “Tony” Lake, former National Security Advisor to President Bill Clinton and failed nominee to head the CIA (nomination withdrawn following corruption reports).

IGAD Communique about Somalia Sept 2016

(IGAD) - The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 28th ExtraOrdinary Summit on 13th September 2016 in Mogadishu, Somalia, under the Chairmanship of H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly

Somaliland FM meets his Ethiopian counterpart to discuss Berbera Corridor

Addis Ababa, 10 September, 2016 – The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Saad Ali Shire met with his counterpart Dr. Tedros Adhanom in Addis Ababa for the first time in his capacity as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland.

Somali Khat ban 'lifted' as Meru MPs seek Uhuru help

(Business Daily ) Meru MPs have petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta to use IGAD platform to lobby the Somalia government to lift the ban on miraa flights to Mogadishu even as unconfirmed reports indicated the stalemate ended late yesterday.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Mogadishu on lockdown as Somalia hosts Igad summit

(Star Kenya) President Hassan Mohamud said on Saturday that security in Mogadishu and the surrounding environs has been increased.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Finland considers cancelling already granted asylum rights

(Xinhua)- The Finnish Immigration Authority (Migri) has started to arrange new interviews for those already accepted as refugees in Finland, media reported on Saturday.