Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Aid funding crisis hits Somaliland after 80 per cent of livestock die

(Mirror) - Tiny Amran Hassan howls in agony from the hunger pains that ravage her ­emaciated.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Emiratis plough millions into a country that no one recognises: Somaliland

( The Economist ) - THE ancient port town of Berbera in Somaliland, a breakaway state in northern Somalia, is generally a sleepy place.

Bomb attack kills 5 in Somalia soccer game

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN)At least five people have been killed and 10 others injured after a bomb was detonated during a soccer game in Somalia's port city of Barawe, a local official said.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Somalia disbands UAE programme to pay and train hundreds of soldiers

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia has disbanded a United Arab Emirates programme to train some of its troops in a fresh sign that a dispute in the Gulf involving Qatar is spilling into the volatile country in the Horn of Africa.

Somaliland - The Upper House proposes amendments to the Rape Bill

The Guurti (the Upper House of the Parliament) approved the Rape Bill with changes.

Somali cuts military ties with UAE

Mogadishu - Diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Somalia have hit a new low on Wednesday as Somalia announced that it will take over the training and financing of soldiers trained by the UAE.

Somalia has repaid UAE's support with insult: Bahrain Foreign Minister

(Africa News) - Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, has weighed in on the diplomatic tension between United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Somalia, describing the latter as ungrateful and unfair to its Gulf ally.

Trump lifts travel ban on Chad

(BBC) - US President Donald Trump has lifted the controversial travel ban his administration imposed on Chad about six months ago.

Somaliland’s drought threatens progress in protecting females from sexual violence


A first hand account of DP World’s Somaliland operations

(Gulf News) - DP World’s role in two African ports has drawn a lot of attention recently.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Moscow May Recognize Breakaway Somaliland Republic To Open A Base

Russia hopes to open a 1500-man naval base in the breakaway republic of Somaliland in the horn of Africa, a region where numerous countries have done so in recent years because of its strategic location.

UAE condemns Somalia over seizing cash 'sent to army'

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denounced the seizure of what it described as a civilian aircraft carrying nearly $10m by Somali authorities at Mogadishu airport.

Somaliland elders approve 'historic' law criminalising rape

NAIROBI, April 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rapists in Somaliland face up to 20 years in jail after the break-away conservative Islamic region passed its first law against rape in a drive to combat gender violence, a senior official said on Monday.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Somalia's lower house speaker resigns after political crisis

MOGADISHU, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Somalia's Lower House Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari has resigned after more than a month of political stand-off with a faction allied to the Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire.

Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

Somalia's government says it has seized several bags of money worth almost $10m from a plane that arrived at Mogadishu airport from the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi.