Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Somaliland arrests Hargeisa bureau chief of the London based Universal TV

Today, the police arrested Mohamed Aabi Digaale, Hargeisa bureau chief of the London based Universal TV.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM quits

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency, a day after the country's prime minister abruptly resigned.

London - Somalis demand justice for Khader Ahmed Saleh

(Get West London ) - Khader Ahmed Sahel, 25, was of Somali origin and his sudden death on January 31 has shocked and angered a tight knit community who believe it could have been prevented.

London - Teen robbers jailed for manslaughter

(Get West London ) - Two teen robbers from west London have been jailed for manslaughter on Monday (February 12) after chasing a man through Reading town centre before he eventually suffered a fatal head injury in a fall.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Villagers in remote part of Somaliland relying on traditional remedies in measles outbreak

(Radio Ergo)- Fifty one measles patients have been on their sick beds in their homes in Yadagta area, 120 km north of Burao, Togdher region, where there are no health centres.

Ethiopia prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns

Hailemariam Desalegn says he has submitted his resignation as both Ethiopia's prime minister and chairman of the country's ruling coalition.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Second day of strikes in Ethiopia

(BBC) - Anti-government protesters in Ethiopia's biggest region, Oromia, are on the second day of a three-day strike to demand the release of all politicians and journalists held during more than two years of unrest.

5 dead in DR Congo President Kabila's motorcade crash

BBC - Five people have been killed following an accident involving a cement truck and the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential motorcade.

Somalia - Night air travel returns to Mogadishu

(BBC) - After 27 years, night air travel has resumed in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as peace and stability slowly returns to the city.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Edmonton - The case of Abdulahi Hasan Sharif postponed for 30 days

(Edmonton Journal) - Doctors have requested another 30 days to assess whether a man arrested after pedestrians were run down following an attack on a city police officer could be held criminally responsible.

New water storage dam in Baligubadle, Somaliland

(RW)- Baligubadle, Somaliland.

Saudi geological center denies Jeddah earthquake warnings

(Arab News) - JEDDAH: The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) denied social media allegations that an earthquake warning was issued for the city of Jeddah.

Canada - Egal Daud identified as Ottawa's 5th homicide victim

(Ottawa Citizen) - An Algonquin College student has been identified as the city’s fifth homicide victim of 2018 after he was found inside a car Sunday in the City View district.

Switzerland to host Somalia - Somaliland talks

(The East African )- Switzerland is ready to host talks between the Federal Government of Somalia and the breakaway Somaliland, official said.

Conference on peace and reconciliation kicks off in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- More than 30 researchers, academicians and other experts kicked off a three-day meeting in Somalia capital, Mogadishu, on Monday to discuss ways of fostering peace and national reconciliation, organizers said on Monday.

Somalia allowed to respond in border case

(The East African ) - The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime border.

Monday, February 12, 2018

SAUDI ARABIA - Sandstorms hit Saudi Arabia's western region

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's General Directorate of Civil Defense said sandstorms had severely restricted visibility in various areas of Makkah province on Monday, including Jeddah, Makkah, Bahra, and Al-Jamoum, as well as neighboring parts of the region.

OXFAM sex for food scandal in Haiti and Chad

A top executive at the international charity Oxfam resigned Monday as the British government considered defunding the humanitarian group after accusations that its workers prostituted survivors of some of the worst disasters this century.

London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found near Thames

An operation to remove a 500kg World War Two bomb that has forced the closure of London City Airport is due to take place later.

Tortoise hunters arrested in Somaliland

Abdullahi Abdi- BBC Africa, Nairobi
Nine people - including one young boy - have been arrested on suspicion of hunting and selling tortoises in the self-declared republic of Somaliland.

Somaliland soldiers defect to Puntland - BBC reports

Farah Yussuf - BBC Monitoring Nairobi
More than 160 soldiers have defected from the self-declared republic of Somaliland to Puntland, a semi-autonomous region in north-east Somalia, a local radio station has reported.

Somali journalist arrested, held without charge

At the time of his arrest, Sabir was interviewing members of the public about the first anniversary of the election of Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo)

Ethiopia Opens Three-Day Talks With Somali Rebels

WASHINGTON — The first round of three-day talks between Ethiopian officials and representatives from the Ethiopian rebel group of ethnic Somalis, Ogden National Liberation Front (ONLF), began Sunday at a secret location in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Africans Being Sold At Open-Air Slave Markets In Libya

( Source) -It’s 2018, and horrifying footage has emerged of African people being sold at auction at Libyan open-air slave markets.