Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Eritrea's capital added to UNESCO World Heritage list

Associated Press  JULY 8, 2017
WARSAW, Poland — Eritrean officials on Saturday claimed "victory" after the U.N. cultural agency unanimously decided to put the African nation's capital city of Asmara on the UNESCO World Heritage list — the result of years of lobbying by one of the world's most reclusive governments.

Puntland journalist jailed after criticizing president

CPJ Nairobi, July 7, 2017--Authorities in Puntland should immediately release journalist Ahmed Ali Kilwe, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

AU confirms death of 2 soldiers in Somalia road accident

MOGADISHU, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) confirmed Friday that two Somalia National Army (SNA) soldiers were killed and another injured in a road accident involving an AU armored vehicle on Thursday.

UK- FCO releases document pertaining to Somaliland recognition

(FCO)- The Foreign Commonwealth Office has released the following documents which pertains to the question of Somaliland recognition .

Kenya interior minister dies in hospital

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's interior minister has died in hospital, the government said on Saturday, a month before the country is due to hold national elections.

Suspected Islamist militants behead nine men in Kenya

(Reuters)- Mombasa - Suspected Islamist militants beheaded nine men in an overnight attack on a village in the Kenyan coastal district of Lamu, police said, days after Somali militants killed three policemen in an attack on a nearby village.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

London - Tributes to murdered boxer Mahad in Park Royal

(Kilburn Times)- Mahad Ali, 18, of Crouch End, was killed outside a warehouse party in Coronation Road on June 29.

London - Mahad Hussein Ali stabbed to death in Park Royal

(Kilburn Times)- Mahad Hussein Ali died after he was attacked following a brawl at a house party in Coronation Road in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Saudi Arabia has clear link to UK extremism, report says

(BBC)- Saudi Arabia is the chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in the UK, a new report has claimed.

Somali militants kill three police in raid on Kenyan border town

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Somali al Shabaab militants killed three police officers on Wednesday during a raid on a northeastern Kenyan town that sparked a day-long gunbattle, a senior police official said.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Violence possible in Kenya presidential election, EU warns

(ABC News ) - It's "no secret" there are concerns about possible violence in Kenya's presidential election next month, the head of the European Union's election observer mission said Monday.

Djibouti to ask AU to resolve border row with Eritrea

(Middle East Online )- ADDIS ABABA - Djibouti will turn to the African Union to help it resolve a long-running border dispute with Eritrea, the Horn of Africa nation's foreign minister said on Monday.

US Confirms Airstrike Against Al-Shabab In Somalia

(Forces)- The US has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia, as it steps up its efforts against the Islamic extremist group.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Somali president calls for unity talks with break away Somaliland

(Africa News ) - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has called for unity talks between his country and break away region Somaliland.

Six days in Somaliland - Video

Watch this heartbreaking ABC news report, from Sally Sara on Sunday 2 July, about the terrible situation in Somaliland.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Hadraawi: the Shakespeare of Somalia

BBC Africa Editor Mary Harper meets Somalia's most beloved poet in a rare glimpse into the country's soul.