Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Mohammed Yusef Ali Gurey donated $100,000 for Somaliland Drought Relief

( London)- Press Release: During a discussion at the Somaliland London Conference on 18th May, on the plight of the Somaliland people caused by the Drought, it was announced that Mohammed Yusef Ali Gurey, has donated $100,000 as a contribution to the Drought Relief.

King Salman presents Trump with Saudi Arabia’s top civilian honor

(Arab News)- RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Saturday presented Donald Trump with the Kingdom’s top civilian honor, as the US president began a trip to Riyadh aimed at strengthening security and economic ties.

Press Releases: United States and Djibouti Open Third Annual Binational Forum of Cooperation

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 19, 2017
On May 18, U.S. and Djiboutian officials met in Washington, D.C. on the occasion of the third annual U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum.

Ethiopia plans to increase energy export to Kenya

ADDIS ABABA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia plans to earn 290 million dollars annually from energy export by 2019, when the Ethio-Kenya electricity transmission and distributions lines are completed.

Somalilanders Celebrate Independence Day By Dancing Down London's Whitehall

Members of the Somaliland diaspora celebrated the anniversary of their homeland’s 1991 declaration of independence from Somalia by dancing down Whitehall, the thoroughfare at the heart of British government.

International recognition for Somaliland will boost prosperity in the Horn of Africa

26 years on, Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reiterates the case for independence.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation

(Ayyaantuu)- Sweden’s director of public prosecution says she has decided to discontinue the investigation into WikiLeaks founder

Crown Prince Orders Delivery of Ramadan Food Baskets to Somalis

( Al Sharq Al Awsat)- Riyadh- Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has directed the General Supervisor of Saudi Relief Campaigns, Saudi National Campaign to Support Somali People, to distribute 40,000 Ramadan food baskets to the people in need in Somalia.

Somali soldiers stage short-lived mutiny over salary arrears

(Africa News) - Some soldiers in Somali National Army staged a demonstration on Thursday in the capital Mogadishu to protest against unpaid salaries.

Sudan’s Bashir withdraws from Saudi summit, Trump attending

(African Leadership)- Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir has withdrawn his participation from the Arab Islamic American summit in Saudi Arabia after a confirmation on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Three Somali soldiers die trying to defuse car bomb

(Reuters)- Three soldiers died when a car bomb exploded while they were trying to defuse it on Wednesday in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and the militant al Shabaab group said.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

( Arab News) -Washington: US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on the Islamic faith during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, home to the religion’s holiest shrines, the White House said Tuesday.

Somaliland- Ethiopia gains access to Berbera Port

(joc.com) The government of landlocked Ethiopia secured rights to access and use the Red Sea port of Berbera in Somaliland at which Dubai-based DP World has just started a 30-year concession, according to a spokesperson for the president of Somaliland.

Four killed in Kenyan car bomb attack

(Digital Journal)- At least four people died on Tuesday when their vehicle set off an improvised explosive device in a small Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, police said.

Somaliland- The search for greener pastures

(Medeshi)- Kingston - The search for greener pastures has kept me moving around the World for more than 4 decades.

Saudi Arabia - King Salman invites Somali President to AIU Summit

Al Riyadh - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a message to President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo of the Federal Republic of Somalia, inviting him to attend Arab-Islamic-US summit to be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Partnering for the well-being of women and children in Djibouti - May 2017

(UNICEF)- The past years have been an exceptional journey for UNICEF in Djibouti. The country has made significant progress in advancing children’s and women’s rights.

Somaliland Says Ethiopia to Benefit 19% Share of the Berbera Port Services

(Hellenic) - Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland has confirmed that it has accepted a demand by the Ethiopian government to get the right to access of the Berbera Port in Somaliland, Presidential spokesman said.

Video- A journey to Somaliland

Rudwa -Somaliland declared independence from Somalia on May 18, 1991.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

World powers look to Djibouti for trade, military access- Video

( http://www.pbs.org )Djibouti, a tiny country in Northeast Africa, is situated at the gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world's busiest shipping routes.

Drought sees price of water rocket in Somaliland

(breakingnews.ie)- As famine looms across East Africa, clean water is critical - but drought has seen the price of water in Somaliland reportedly rocket by up to 3,000%.