Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Ethiopian gov't rehabilitating people displaced by Oromo-Somali clashes



UN announces $75 a year HIV drug - Video


(Al Jazeera)- A deal announced at the UN will supply a new HIV drug to millions of patients in developing countries for $75 for a year's supply, as opposed to $75 a day, which is the pill's price in the US.

Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo


VOA- WASHINGTON —

Lufthansa's hijacked to Somalia in 1977 returns to Germany


(DW)- The German aircraft was hijacked by Palestinian militants in 1977 and taken to Somalia.

Friday, September 22, 2017

US to Increase Aid to Yemen and Somalia

(VOA)- The United States is increasing aid to Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia to help millions affected by food insecurity and violence.

Somalia rebukes states for anti-Qatar move

(Reuters)- Somalia’s government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions yesterday for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf nation’s dispute with other Arab states.

Saudi Arabia unblocks Internet calls

(Arab News)- RIYADH: Saudi smartphone users were calling out with joy this week after the government lifted a ban on apps that allow video and voice services.

Somalia calls regions to order for breaching state's neutrality in Gulf crisis

(Africa News)- The Somali government has called three of its states to order for cutting ties with Qatar in support of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Gulf crisis.

Uber loses its licence to operate in London

BBC- Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Distorted news can create conflict in Somaliland

(Medeshi)- I read yesterday news published by some local Somaliland websites about an incident in Dila of Awdal region.

US Bombing Raids on Somalia Pick Up Since June

(Sputnik)- Afghanistan isn’t the only place the US military is increasing operational tempo: 13 airstrikes have been conducted on al-Shabab jihadists in Somalia since June, Stars and Stripes reports.

200 Somali refugees detained in Yemen

(AA)- HADHRAMAUT, Yemen
Scores of refugees from Somalia were detained in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province on Wednesday, according to the local authorities.

Somali supermodel Iman thanks Turkish first lady

NEW YORK, Anadolu Agency -
Somali supermodel and entrepreneur Iman has thanked Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan for Ankara's humanitarian aid efforts towards Somalia.

Ethiopia’s Refugees Unsafe in Somaliland, Kenya and Elsewhere

(Human Rights Watch )- “Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison.

UK statement on Somaliland presidential elections

The United Kingston has issued the following statement on the coming Somaliland presidential elections during International Democracy Day :

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Puntland - New project launched to bring safe water to Bosasso

MOGADISHU, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Somalia's regional Puntland state on Monday launched a partnership deal aimed at bringing piped water to thousands of people in the town of Bosasso.

OPEC funds solar lanterns project in Somalia

MOGADISHU, 19th September, 2017 (WAM) -- Lanterns will be distributed to female headed households within IDP (internally displaced persons) communities in Mogadishu, as part of a renewable energy project financed by the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).

UAE- DP World acquires Drydocks World, DMC

(Gulf News)- Dubai: DP World announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire Maritime World, the owner of Dubai Maritime City (DMC), for $180 million (Dh661 million), and Drydocks World for a capital injection of $225 million.

Russia ready to help Somalia in war on terror

UNITED NATIONS, September 19. /TASS/.

Ohio - 15-year-old Mohamed Abdulkadir gunned down in his neighbor's driveway

(ABC)- BLACKLICK, Ohio — The Waggoner Grove subdivision was quieter Tuesday evening than it was 24 hours after a 15-year-old was gunned down in his neighbor's driveway.

Boom for Kenyan miraa traders as shortage hits Somaliland

Miraa traders from Kenya are cashing in on a shortage being experienced in Somaliland following the disruption of the business by conflicts in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions.