Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, November 11, 2016

SOMALILAND : Journalist Said Mohamoud Gahayr still in prison

( Africa Intelligence)- Although he should have been released after serving two months in prison for "sedition and insurrection", the journalist, teacher and poet Said Mohamoud Gahayr is still held in prison in Hargeisa.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Somaliland president sends congratulatory note to president-elect Donald Trump

Here is the message of A M Silanyo to Donald Trump after the US elections on Nov 8 2016 :
President-Elect of the United States of America,
Dear Mr President-Elect,

Somaliland Diaspora Agency calls for assistance of drought-relief efforts

(MoFA)- The Somaliland Diaspora Agency has made an urgent call to all Somalilanders living abroad to send whatever assistance they can to support national drought-relief efforts. Somaliland is currently experiencing an acute drought which has affected more than 1.5 million people.

Somaliland announces publication of a comprehensive foreign policy

(MoFA)- Hargeisa, 08 November, 2016 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland has announced the publication of a comprehensive foreign policy. Somaliland is an independent, democratic country which is committed to asserting its sovereignty, protecting its territorial integrity, and promoting the security and prosperity of its people. Somaliland’s foreign policy will serve these goals.

US- IIhan Omar elected to the Minnesota state legislature

(VOA)- WASHINGTON — Although Somali Americans saw their preferred presidential candidate lose a close race Tuesday, they can still exult in a history-making victory.

At least seven killed in London tram accident; driver arrested

LONDON (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and more than 50 injured when a tram overturned on Wednesday morning in south London, police said and later confirmed the driver had been arrested

Monday, November 7, 2016

Raysut Cement Somaliland plant plan 'progressing well'

(Trade Arabia ) - Oman’s Raysut Cement, a leading cement producer, is steadily progressing in its establishment of a new cement plant in Berbera, Somaliland, said a report.

Somaliland - Commentary on the poor management of the current famine crisis

Erigavo, Somaliland - The famine situation in Somaliland is alarming with thousands of animals as well as many herders dead.

London- Appeal to trace a missing Somali woman from Wembley

(ITV)-Police in Brent are appealing for assistance to trace a missing woman from Wembley.

Somalia - Militants kill German sailor and abduct elderly husband

(The Independent)- Islamic militants have killed a German sailor and abducted her elderly husband from a yacht in the southern Philippines, according to the military.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

The Firm That Advises Somaliland on Port Concession with DP World

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has advised the Government of Somaliland on their 30 year concession and joint venture arrangements with DP World for the management and development of the Port of Berbera.

Car bomb blast kills soldiers near Somali parliament

(Al Jazeera)- At least two soldiers were killed and five wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on Saturday near Somalia's parliament in the capital Mogadishu, according to police.