Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, February 3, 2018

LAUNCH EVENT: Final report by international observation mission to Somaliland presidential election 2017


Somaliland: Human Rights Centre calls on the government to release jailed poet

(Hargeisa)- Somaliland government should immediately release jailed poet Naema Ahmed Ibrahim, Human Rights Centre said in a statement.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Somalia crises watch - January Trends & February Alerts

(Relief Web ) - The latest edition of Crisis Group's monthly conflict tracker highlights dangers of new conflict in Somaliland, Afghanistan and Syria.

Cargo Plane Crashes In Southern Somalia, Fate Of Crew Unknown

(Radio Shabelle ) - A cargo airplane has crash landed in Somalia in territory controlled by Al Shabaab militants outside Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, a government official said Thursday.

London - Khader Ahmed Salah stabbed to death in Wormwood Scrubs prison

(Evening Standard ) The family of a prisoner stabbed to death inside Wormwood Scrubs today said: “He should have been safe.”

Somali government, UNDP and UN-HABITAT launch Innovation Challenge for young people

(UNSOM)- Mogadishu - Youth in Somalia are being urged to develop solutions for tackling the many problems facing internally displaced persons (IDPs) in their country.

Somali leaders and the International Community determined to make Somalia famine resistant

One year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, famine has so far been averted due to a large-scale, collective, and unprecedented humanitarian response.

Somalia - The UK pledges £21 million aid support, responding early to the risk of drought in 2018

(UK in Somalia ) - The UK pledges additional £21 million aid support, responding early to the risk of drought in 2018.

Why six African states contributed troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia

Deployed to Mogadishu, Somalia in March 2007, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) became the Union’s longest running, largest, most costly, and most deadly operation.

London - Khader Saleh stabbed to death in Shepherds Bush jail

(Get west London) An inmate at Wormwood Scrubs prison who was stabbed to death has been identified by police as Khader Saleh.

Somaliland: The Horn of Africa’s Breakaway State

Somaliland has been a self-governing region of Somalia for more than two decades, but its claim of independence is not recognized by Mogadishu or any foreign government.

Somaliland - Free schools for orphans and poor children in Burao

(Radio Ergo)- Two schools funded by the business community and from diaspora remittances are giving free education opportunities to some of the growing numbers of orphaned and vulnerable children in the city of Burao in Somaliland.

France - Eritreans and Afghans clash in Calais, 5 shot

(BBC)- At least five migrants have been shot during a mass brawl between Afghans and Eritreans in the French port city of Calais, local officials say.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Somalia- Inside the ranks of Al-Shabaab women fighters

(The East African )- A combination of family ties, the desire to avenge ill-treated loved ones and economic distress is driving some young Kenyan women into the arms of Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab.

Somalia: Turkish foundation's school hosts 500 students

By Munira Abdelmenan Awel, Anadolu Agency
Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) on Tuesday said the Sheikh Sufi Imam Hatip High School in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, which it restored six years ago, currently hosts 500 students.

Fire Engulfs Petrol Station In Garowe City, Five Dead

(Radio Shabelle) - At least five people are dead and ten others were wounded in a deadly fire engulfed a petrol station in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland on Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Saudi Arabian official says all detainees in corruption probe released from Ritz

(Arab News) - RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities have released all remaining detainees from Riyadh’s opulent Ritz-Carlton Hotel, which had been used as an interrogation center in a crackdown on corruption, a Saudi official said on Tuesday.

Somaliland keen to cement relations, cooperation with Ethiopia

(Walta  Info) - The Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saad Ali Shire (PhD), in his exclusive interview with Walta TV said that Somaliland is making unreserved effort to cement cooperation with Ethiopia in security, economic and people to people relations at large.

Monday, January 29, 2018

United Somaliland Front USF Government Exile

Concept Paper: Government​ in Exile
United Somaliland Front U.S.F

Somalia - Nugal farmers switch from vegetables to cereal crops as water remains short

(Radio Ergo)- Farmers in Jibagalle village in drought-hit Nugal region have turned from vegetable to cereal crop production due to the shortage of water.


(UNSOM)- Minneapolis - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael Keating, met with Somali-American elected officials


(UNSOM)- The members of the Security Council were briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Mr. Michael Keating and the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Ambassador Madeira on the situation in Somalia.

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to meet for Nile dam talks

(Al Jazeera )- The leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet on Monday in a bid to break a deadlock in negotiations over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its share of the Nile river.

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal released

(Reuters)- DUBAI:

Addis Ababa - The IGAD Communique

Jan 27th, 2018 (Nyamilepedia) —–

UN provides US$10 million to help displaced in Ethiopia

(Relief Web) - (Addis Ababa, 28 January 2018)

Progress on construction of wall at Kenya-Somalia border

(Standard Media ) - MANDERA, KENYA: The construction of a wall in parts of Mandera County has helped tame cases of terror attacks in the town, an official says.

Somalia: Thousands homeless after forced evictions

By Andrew Wasike , Anadolu Agency