Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Somalia Livestock Price Bulletin, December 2016

(Relief Web)- The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity.

Somali Presidential Guard Shot Dead Inside Compound

(VOA)- A search was being conducted for a suspect in Somalia after a presidential guard turned his gun on a colleague Saturday, killing the senior official and wounding a second person inside the presidential compound, witnesses and authorities said.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Mo Farah Knighted and becomes Sir Mo Farah

Mo Farah has been knighted and becomes Sir Mo Farah as the first Somali speaking person to reach this prestigious level of British honours.

Burundi says will pull 5,500 troops from Somalia over money

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's president on Friday threatened to pull out almost 5,500 troops contributing to the African Union mission in Somalia over nearly a year of unpaid allowances, in another sign of tensions with the force's largest donor, the European Union.

Somalia - Six Killed in Attack on Afgoye

(VOA)- At least six people were killed and seven others injured when militants attacked Afgoye town, southwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday night.

Western nations to prosecute their citizens involved in corruption in Somalia and Somaliland

(London)- There will be nowhere to hide for the thieves that hold dual nationalities and loot Somaliland and Somalia. The UK, US &  the EU will prosecute these culprits.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Somaliland- Edna Aden visits Paris

( The Indian Ocean Newsletter)- Somaliland’s former foreign minister, Edna Adan Ismail, paid a day trip to Paris on Nov. 9.

Berbera port ready for Ethiopian container traffic in 16 months: Somaliland FM

(Geeska Afrika)- BY: Tesfa Mogese. The Republic of Somaliland has said that it will open the old port of Berbera, which is currently undergoing renovation to be an alternative port for Ethiopian container traffic within a maximum of 16 months period.

UK- Somali sex gang jailed for 32 years for child sexual exploitation

(Bath Chronicle)- Bath taxi drivers and hotel owners are on the look-out for signs of child sexual exploitation after four girls from the area were abused by a Somali sex gang.

Denmark to deport 1200 Somalis

In addition to the 100 quota refugees, Udlændingestyrelsen is also assessing whether it can revoke residence permits of another 1,100 Somali refugees living in Denmark and send them back home.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Somalia swears in federal lawmakers who will pick future president

By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar
MOGADISHU Dec 27 (Reuters) - Almost 300 members of Somalia's federal parliament were sworn in on Tuesday, although parliament's election of a new president to head the government was postponed.

Somaliland elections will not be held before August 2017

(Erigvao, Somaliland)- Somaliland presidential and parliamentary elections will not be held in March 2017 according reliable sources.

Somali presidential election delayed again to January 2017

MOGADISHU, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Somalia's presidential election, scheduled for Dec. 28, has been postponed again to January 2017 as a result of disputes over the lower and upper house elections, officials said Monday.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Prosecutor shot dead in Somalia’s Puntland

(GT)-BOSASSO: Al Shabaab hardliner militants shot dead a military prosecutor in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, the type of targetted killing that Al Qaeda-allied gunmen frequently commit throughout Somalia.