Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The First Faces Of Famine In Somalia

(Huffington Post)- Muhammad doesn't say a word. The little boy barely moves in his father's lap.But his penetrating eyes burn with intensity from his gaunt face.

London - Boy of Somali decent charged with murder in Willesden

(Kilburn Times)- A 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing a pupil to death outside a school in Willesden will stand trial in May this year.

Anti immigration party calls for new Somali PM to be stripped of his Norwegian passport

(Telegraph)- Somalia's newly-appointed prime minister should be stripped of the Norwegian passport he has held since coming to the country as a refugee.

Friday, February 24, 2017

SAUDI ARABIA - King Salman welcomes Somali president

(Arab News)- RIYADH: Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi met King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace on Thursday after he arrived here on his first foreign trip since his election to the top office on Feb 8.

Poverty in Djibouti

(borgenproject.org)The small nation of Djibouti, located in the Horn of Africa, is only about 9,000 square miles and has a small population of about 820,000 people.

Former Republic of Somaliland Official Visits School of Nursing

(Fullerton Edu ) - Former foreign minister and former first lady of the Republic of Somaliland, Edna Adan Ismail, visited Cal State Fullerton's School of Nursing Feb. 2 to learn best practices from its midwifery program and exchange ideas for improving women's health around the world.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Somalia's new president appoints prime minister

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer as the prime minister, shortly before departing to Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip since his election.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Three Somaliland journalists detained in one week

(CPJ) -Somaliland security forces on February 20, 2017, arrested Mohamed Baashe Hassan, a journalist for the independent broadcaster Star TV, in Hargeisa, the capital of the semi-autonomous region.

Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti leaders rally around Somalia's new President

(IBT)Leaders of Djibouti, Kenya and Ethiopia have pledged to stand by Somalia during the inauguration of the nation's newly-elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed or 'Farmajo' as he is known.

Somalia and South Sudan to receive £100 million each in UK aid

(The Independent)- The UK will give South Sudan and Somalia aid packages of £100 million each following famine warnings in the two war-torn states.

Famine threatens millions in the Horn of Africa as Washington prepares expanded war in Somalia

(WSWS)-By Thomas Gaist
21 February 2017
Even as starvation and malnutrition threaten more than 10 million lives in the Horn of Africa countries of Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States and its allies are preparing a massive expansion of military operations throughout the region.

Somaliland - Abaarso Tech placed more than 80 students in international colleges

(Boston Globe)- It was no ordinary test for Mubarik Mohamoud.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations

The Associated Press 
Dubai's government says an arbitration tribunal has cleared port operator DP World of allegations of wrongdoing over its operation of an East African port.

Serving women facing drought in Somaliland

(Relief Web)- Ayan looks content as she winds up her night shift at Duruqsi Mother and Child Health Center (MCH) in Somaliland.

Somaliland - HRC calls on the government to release journalist Mohamed Baashe Hassan

Hargeisa - On 20th February 2017, about 10:30pm local time, the police of Somaliland arrested Mohamed Baashe Hassan, a prominent journalist and author, who is currently the director of Star TV.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Somaliland’s Private Sector at a Crossroads

(World Bank Report)- Objectives: This report is the World Bank’s first effort to undertake an in-depth, consultative, evidence-based analysis of private and financial sector development in Somaliland in at least a generation.

Ethiopia raises no objection over Somaliland-UAE military base deal

(The Ethiopia Observer)- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) already had a naval base in Eritrea, it will have its second one in Somaliland.

Kilburn: Search on for man who sexually assaulted woman on number 332 bus

A man is being sought in connection with the sexual assault of a woman on a Kilburn bus.

China's state broadcaster accidentally recognized the state of Somaliland

(Quartz Media)- When a car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing at least 30 people, China’s state broadcaster in Africa, quickly covered the story.

The first constitution of Somaliland 1960

Following is the first Constitution of Somaliland republic in 1960. Thanks to Farah Egal for sourcing and making it easier for the Somaliland people to read this piece of the history of Somaliland.

Somalia has the most beautiful women in Africa

(The Daily Express) - Somalia tops the list of the most beautiful women in Africa. 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Truck bomb kills 35 in Somali capital

Mogadishu (dpa) – A suicide truck bomb on Sunday exploded at a market in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing at least 35 people, authorities said.

EU citizens denied residency documents, Somalis affected

BBC- Thousands of Somalis that had moved to the UK from the EU will have difficulty in getting resident permits in the UK.

Truck Bomb in Somali Capital Kills 20

(VOA)- At least 20 people were killed and dozens others were wounded when a massive truck bomb exploded in a busy market in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Sunday, officials and witnesses said.

Somalia - Puntland's president hails aid from Qatar

(Gulf Times)- Qatar’s immediate help has significantly contributed in saving lives and decreased the magnitude of malnutrition in Puntland, its President Abdiweli NabadJecel has said.