Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Kenya- Farah Maalim in fist fight with former Somali Minister - Video

(The Star)- Former National Assembly Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim was captured on video exchanging blows with Somali’s former Telecommunications Minister Mohamed Mursa at a Nairobi hotel.

Somalia - Al Shabaab says behind Mogadishu restaurant attack

MOGADISHU Oct 1 (Reuters) - The Somali Islamist group al Shabaab said on Saturday it had carried out an attack on a restaurant in the capital Mogadishu, targeting members of the security forces eating there.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Saudi Arabia - Entry visa fees from SR2,000 to 8,000 effective Sunday

(Arab News)-JEDDAH: The Directorate General of Passports will begin on Sunday, the first of Muharram of the new Hijri year 1438 AH, the implementation of the new amendments earlier approved by the Council of Ministers this year.

Kenya- Former Speaker Maalim fist fights with Somali ex-minister in Nairobi hotel

(The Star) -By PATRICK VIDIJA - Former National Assembly Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim was allegedly captured on video exchanging blows with Somali’s former Telecommunications Minister Mohamed Mursa at a Nairobi hotel.

Somali force duped US into bombing rival: official

(Defence Talk)-m A regional administration in Somalia said rival forces deliberately misled the US into launching an air strike that killed 13 of its troops and wounded seven others.

Somalia: Galmudug accuses Puntland of duping US into bombing its soldiers

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The East African - Authorities from Galmudug state say it was their soldiers who were killed and that the US was duped by troops from neighbouring Puntland state into carrying out the strike.

Turkey sets up first African military base in Somalia

(Daily Sabah)- Turkey has completed equipping its first military base in Africa in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu.

UN High Level Meeting on Somalia Joint Communiqué

(FCO) High Level Meeting on Somalia (co-hosted Ethiopia, Italy, Somalia and UK) | Joint Communiqué

Journalist held without charge in Somaliland

(CPJ)- Nairobi, September 28, 2016--Authorities in Somaliland should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Ahmed Mouse Sakaaro, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Commentary- The Saudi-Yemen war backfires with economic consequences

(Medeshi)- The Saudi genocide committed against Yemen which is the poorest country in the Gulf States is backfiring with economic consequences.

Somalia says US air strike killed civilians not al-Shabab

(BBC)- A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were reportedly killed in an airstrike.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gunmen in Somalia kill radio journalist

(Reuters)- Gunmen killed a Somali radio journalist in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, an official told Reuters.

US military says it kills 4 Al-shabab fighters in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The U.S. military says it has killed four al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in what it calls airstrikes in self-defense.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Somaliland authorities arrest journalist in Buroa

Human Rights Centre (HRC) strongly condemns the arrest of Ahmed Mouse Sakaaro, journalist based in Buroa. Ahmed was arrested on 25th September 2016 at Buroa, east of Somaliland.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Hit by DfID funding shift, UK charity Progressio to close

(devex.com) - By Molly Anders -United Kingdom-based nonprofit organization Progressio announced today it will close its doors.

Ethiopia – Djibouti railway line to open next month

(Nazret)- A new railway line connecting Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to the port city of Djibouti is set to be officially inaugurated next month.

At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP/Yahoo) -- Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.

Somalia misses poll deadline amid confusion on way forward

MOGADISHU, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Somalia's electoral team failed to meet the Sept. 24 deadline for the start of the elections of members of the Lower House, raising concerns the delay could affect the election of the president slated for Oct. 30.