Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Somaliland refutes claims by Somalia on port deal with DP World

The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to acquire a 19 percent stake in Berbera Port.

Somaliland- Diaspora suspected of fuelling the Eil Afweyne clan conflict in Sanaag

(Medeshi) - The Somaliland  diaspora are accused by some of the Somaliland government officials of fuelling the conflict in Eil Afweyne of Sanaag region .

3 Burundian peacekeepers killed in Al-Shabaab ambush in Somalia

BUJUMBURA, March 3 (Xinhua) -- At least three Burundian soldiers of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) were killed in an Al-Shabaab attack near Jowhar, the Burundian army spokesman Floribert Biyereke said Friday evening.

Commentary- Somalia should stay away from Somaliland affairs

(Medeshi) - Somalia has started again interfering in Somaliland affairs.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Kenya doctors perform brain surgery on wrong patient

BBC- Staff from nurses to the CEO have been suspended at a Nairobi hospital after the wrong patient underwent brain surgery.

African Union Mission in Somalia to withdraw troops - Video

Officials from the five countries contributing to the African Union force in Somalia are in Uganda's capital, discussing plans to withdraw their troops by the end of 2020.

London - Somali families in Camden are living in fear in wake of knife murders

CAMDEN’S Somali community have called for changes to education and policing as they struggle to come to terms with the loss of two young men stabbed to death in a series of linked knife attacks.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Somaliland - Ethiopia Acquires 19% Stake in DP World Berbera Port

DPWorld press release - Government becomes strategic shareholder, investing in Berbera trade corridor infrastructure Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 March 2018:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

US donates drone war capability to Somalia

The US government has stepped-up its support for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by supplying unmanned aerial drones to Somalia’s military force, Garowe Online reported yesterday.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Commentary - Berbera UAE military base could lead to conflict in the region

(Medeshi) - The story of Berbera UAE military base has become controversial because of the lack of clarity in the agreement and also the crackdown on the opposition during the debate.

Somaliland- Berbera corridor report

The purpose of this Note is to provide a summary of the background and current status of the proposed Berbera Corridor Program, a component of the US$ 1.8 billion Horn of Africa (HoA) Initiative.

The response by th UK Gov to our call to cancel the invitation for Saudi Crown Prince to visit the UK

Our call : We call on the Prime Minister to withdraw the invitation for the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia to visit the UK.

Somalia - Turkish deputy PM visits Jubbaland

The president of Somalia’s regional state of Jubbaland hailed the visit of Turkey’s deputy prime minister in the southern port city of Kismayo on Feb. 26.

IOM Trains Puntland Immigration Officers

Puntland – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, conducted a training session last week (19-21/02) for immigration officers based at Somali air and sea ports in Garowe, Galkayo and Bossaso.

Leicester - Driver hit Zaynab Hussein in anti-Muslim attack

BBC - A motorist deliberately drove into a Somali woman twice in an anti-Muslim attack days after a bomb blast in London, a court heard.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Eritrean migrants are painting their faces white to stop Israel from deporting them

(Quartz) - Israel stayed true to its promise of arresting and deporting African migrants last week after it detained seven Eritreans who refused to be deported to Rwanda.

Ugandan army kill three Somali soldiers in Mogadishu

The Ugandan military has confirmed its soldiers killed three Somali soldiers on Saturday, reports AFP news agency.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Somali models take over runways at Milan Fashion Week

( Arab News ) DUBAI: From Somali-American star Halima Aden to lesser known beauty Amina Adan, hijab-wearing models and beauties of Arab descent are taking Milan Fashion Week by storm.

Canadians call for the return of Bashir Makhtal held in Ethiopia

A Canadian family is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to negotiate the release of a citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia saying "there will never be a better time than now to get him home".

Djibouti seizes control of Dubai-run Doraleh port

(Al Jazeera) - The government of Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal operated by United Arab Emirates-based DP World, saying that the contract between the two parties was damaging the sovereignty of Djibouti.

Aid agencies decry decision to encourage FGM in Somaliland

(Xinhua) - Three international aid agencies on Saturday expressed concern over a recent ruling by the government of Somaliland in Somalia that encourages female genital mutilation (FGM).