Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, February 17, 2017

Somaliland hires lobby firm against Trump travel ban

(The Hill)- A small African government that was affected by the Trump administration's original travel ban has hired a lobbying and public affairs firm in Washington.

Somaliland- Women raped as a result of extreme drought

(The Independent )- Tens of thousands of people have been displaced as a direct result of the Horn of Africa’s ongoing unprecedented drought. But it is women and young mothers who are bearing the brunt.

Minneapolis - Mohamed Omar charged with Porn revenge

(Kare11.com)- MINNEAPOLIS - The Hennepin County Attorney has charged one of the state's first "revenge porn" cases since the legislature passed the law last year.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

SwanCare medical equipment on way to help people of Somaliland

(Community News)- A RANGE of beds, wheelchairs and walking frames from WA’s largest single-site aged care and retirement living provider is making its way to Africa in an effort to improve medical care in one of the poorest places in the world – Somaliland.

London -Mohad jailed for 10 yrs after stabbing victim twice in chest and leaving him for dead

(Evening Standard)- A 20-year-old man left his victim for dead after stabbing him twice in the chest in an unprovoked attack in west London.

Hermosa Beach filmmaker tracks improbable path from Somaliland to college

Kate Griendling did not know what to expect on arriving in Somaliland. But she was not exactly counting on “Glee” and Taylor Swift.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Somaliland asks US for exemption to Trump's travel ban

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland is asking the United States for an exemption to President Donald Trump's executive order on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Turkish military base in Somalia

By Tufan Aktas and Addis Getachew (AA)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - More details about Turkey’s first military facility in Somalia emerged on Thursday with the construction firm behind the project confirming the base will be able to train hundreds of local soldiers.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Somaliland- economic boom is coming

Commentary - I think it is about time that we have welcomed investment in our country.

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in Berbera

(BBC)- MPs in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have agreed to allow the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to set up a military base in the port of Berbera.

Somalia: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 10 February 2017)

(Relief Web)- The humanitarian situation in Somalia has deteriorated rapidly. Unless a massive and urgent scale up of humanitarian assistance takes place in the coming weeks, famine could soon be a reality in some of the worst drought- affected areas.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Al-Shabab Attacks Military Camps in Somalia, at Least 2 Dead

(VOA)WASHINGTON — Al-Shabab militants overran two small military camps outside Mogadishu in a dawn attack early Sunday morning, residents and military sources say.

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in northern port

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has said the United Arab Emirates can establish a military base in its territory.

Somaliland marks its maritime territory

Hargeisa, February 11, 2017 - In a letter to the UN Secretary-General signed by President Silanyo today, the Government of Somaliland asserts its sovereign rights under international law and announces a new 24-nautical mile Contiguous Zone in addition to the 12-mile Territorial Sea and a 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).