Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Meet Ibrahim Ahmed Reigal, an Australian who is a Somaliland MP

Dual nationals might not be welcome in Australia's parliament – the Barnaby Joyce citizenship saga has reminded us all of that.

ONLF Responds to the rendition of Ogaden activist to Ethiopia

Statement by Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF):
On September 6, 2017 the minister of information of Somalia read a statement  in which he claimed that ONLF has a relationship with Al-Shabab and was involved in Activities that are endangering the Security of the Somali Republic.

Mogadishu night-time football match in decades

MOGADISHU: Several thousand fans on Friday watched the first night-time football match to be played in Mogadishu since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades ago, raucously backing their respective teams in what the mayor called a “historic” event.

Suicide bomber kills 4 at Somali restaurant

Mogadishu [Somalia], September 9 (ANI): At least four people were killed and three others got injured on Friday evening after a suicide bomber attacked a busy restaurant in Somalia'ssouthwestern city of Baidoa .

England- a container full of medical equipment for Edna Hospital dispatched - Photos

Pulborough, Friday Sept 8 2017-
A container of medical equipment donated by Ian Fenwick and a group of other people in Pulborough has left for Somaliland on Friday.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia

(RW)- I. Introduction
The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 25 of Security Council resolution 2358 (2017) and paragraph 44 of resolution 2297 (2016).

First museum opens in Somaliland to preserve history of its secession

(Africa News)- Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland has inaugurated its first museum to preserve the history of its self-declared independence in 1991.

Somali students receive scholarships to enhance education in China

(China Daily)- MOGADISHU - Forty-two Somali students drawn from different parts of the country were Wednesday awarded scholarships to study in various universities in China.

London- Hanna Ali becomes the new project manager of Somali Week Festival

New Somali Week festival Project Manager, and Hanna Ali, new volunteer coordinator, and project assistant manager.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Somalia National Army receives Tiger armoured vehicles

(IHS)- The Somali National Army (SNA) released photographs on 3 September showing new tactical vehicles it has received.

Somalilanders Look Forward to the Republic’s Third National Presidential Election

5 September 2017, London –
With just over two months until the Republic of Somaliland’s sixth nationwide election, British-Somalilanders across the UK are preparing to support the democratic process in their second home country.

Odewayne, Republic of Somaliland

Regulatory News -

U.K. issues Eritrea security alert, cautions against travel to all borders

(Africa News) - The United Kingdom (U.K.) on Monday (September 4) renewed its travel advisory for Eritrea cautioning its citizens against all travel to borders of the country.

Somaliland - Glue sniffing homeless children in Hargeisa

HARGEISA, Somaliland — Plastic bottles litter the ground as children emerge from an abandoned mud-brick building in this hot, dusty East African city.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Somaliland - 2D Seismic Over Genel-Operated Odewayne Block Completed

LONDON (Alliance News) - Sterling Energy PLC on Monday said the 2D seismic programme of 1,000 kilometres of full-fold data on the Odewayne block being sponsored by the government of Somaliland was completed last month.

Furtureless, Saudi-born Somali women struggle to find work

(Times)- Hafsa had hoped to land a much-needed job distributing meals for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday. One question stood in her way: "Are you, your husband, or any of your relatives Saudi?"

Uhuru vows to fix judiciary after Supreme Court nullified election

(Al Jazeera )- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday the country has "a problem" with its judiciary that must be fixed.

Somalia seeks US help over Al-Shabaab uranium mining

(BBC)- Somalia's government has made a startling request for "immediate military assistance" to prevent Islamist militants Al-Shabaab from supplying uranium to Iran.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Kenya - At least eight students killed in Nairobi school fire

(Al Jazeera)- At least eight students have been killed and 10 others taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a girls' school in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Mr Abdikarin Sheikh Muse illegally handed over to Ethiopia by Somali Gov

(Ogaden News Agency) — On August 28, 2017  Mr Abdikarin Sheikh Muse,  an executive committee member of the ONLF, who advocates for the rights of Somali people in Ogaden was illegally handed over to the TPLF led regime in Ethiopia.

26 Somali soldiers killed after Al Shabaab attack on military base

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants attacked a military base near Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayu early on Sunday, a Somali army officer said, adding that he did not immediately have details of any casualties.

Gunmen kill two policemen at church on Kenya's coast

MOMBASA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya’s southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.