Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, April 20, 2018

Sanaag - A sustainable future for frankincense and forests?

(By Katie Dancey-Downs - The ecologist) - Boswellia carterii trees are in trouble. The frankincense they produce is a vital source of income in Somaliland, and over-harvesting is putting the trees’ survival at risk.

Somalia’s PM owns stake in UAE port deal

(Middle East Monitor ) - Somalia’s prime minister owns shares in a controversial port currently at the centre of a crisis with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Garowe Online reported today.

DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World (DPW.DI) should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of Somaliland and work with federal authorities so Somalia’s sovereignty is not violated.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Burao to Buhodle road reopens as eight-year clan conflict is resolved

The reopening last week of the only road between Burao and Buhodle in Somaliland’s Togdheer region symbolized the resolution of a violent feud between two clans that has rumbled on in a cycle of revenge and counter-revenge for eight years.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri named young people's laureate for London

The 24-year-old Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri, who has been chosen as the new young people’s laureate for London, is hoping to spend her year in the role convincing young people “to see poetry as part of their every day, rather than in some dusty tome, or academic niche interest”.

Monday, April 16, 2018

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia's Puntland region - Video

Somali officials are said to have stopped a plane from the United Arab Emirates from leaving the country after Emirati military trainers on board refused to hand over their luggage to be scanned and searched.

Somaliland poet Nacima Qorane jailed for reunification call

(Daily Nation)- MOGADISHU,
A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail.

UAE stops paying Somali soldiers

(BBC) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped supporting Somalia's army, including training its soldiers and paying their salaries, after a diplomatic fall-out between the two nations.

Somalia changes position on millions of cash from UAE

(nation.co.ke)- MOGADISHU,

The Somali government has said it will utilise millions of dollars from United Arab Emirates seized last week at the Aden Adde International Airport for their intended purpose.