Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Somaliland - Berbera Port expansion project to commence in September

By Birhanu Fikade
Ethiopia’s 30% goods to be shipped via Somaliland

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Berbera - Cheap Drought-Busting Greenhouses For The World's Most Arid Regions

(RW) - A severe drought can devastate harvests and lead to nationwide famine. This low cost greenhouse could make that a thing of the past.

UK - Abdulrahim Abby Farah who helped free Nelson Mandela

(Wales online) - Welsh-born Somali diplomat Abdulrahim Abby Farah has died aged 98 at home in New York

Rare Tropical Storm in Gulf of Aden May Affect Yemen, Somalia, Somaliland , Djibouti

(www.wunderground.com) - Tropical Cyclone 1A, which developed late Wednesday between Yemen and Somalia, could become one of the first tropical storms on record to cross the entire Gulf of Aden—perhaps affecting even the tiny nation of Djibouti, where tropical cyclones are virtually unknown.

U.S.-Backed Terror Raid Kills Somali Civilians

(News Week) - American special forces in Somalia have been accused of involvement in a bungled terror raid that left five civilians dead.

70 reportedly killed in the clashes between Somaliland and Puntland

(Reuters) - Dozens of people have been killed in clashes between troops of Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland and its semi-autonomous region of Puntland, medical workers and military officials from both sides said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cyclone and severe floods expected in Somaliland

( The Met Office , UK) - A Tropical Cyclone is expected to develop at the eastern end of the Gulf of Aden in the next 24 hours (See Figure 1). This is forecast to track westwards along the Gulf and bring exceptionally high rainfall totals to a usually very arid region.

Somaliland - URGENT ACTION - MEN CONVICTED FOR EXERCISING FREEDOM OF SPEECH

(Amnesty International)- Mohamed Kayse Mohamoud and Boqor Osman aw Muhamed Mohamed  have been convicted for publicly exercising their rights to the freedom of expression.

UK - Magid Magid is set to become the new Lord Mayor of Sheffield

Magid Magid left war-torn Somalia aged five and arrived in the UK unable to speak English. Just 23 years later, he is Sheffield’s Lord Mayor. Richard Blackledge reports.

Somaliland wants Uganda recognition

The state of Somaliland, which seeks to attain international recognition has opened talks with Uganda about a consulate in Kampala.

Somaliland’s 2017 presidential election observed

Six months beyond Somaliland’s presidential election on November 13th 2017, “The Limits of Consensus?”, the final report by the DPU-led, UK government-funded international election observation mission, has delivered the mission’s findings.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Somaliland - Puntland Clash Leaves 4 Dead

(VOA) - Heavy fighting broke out early Tuesday in a disputed part of Somalia's Sool region, leaving at least four people dead, a security official told VOA.

Abdulrahim Abby Farah: Tributes to Wales-born Somali diplomat

(BBC) - Tributes have been paid to a Somali diplomat born in the Vale of Glamorgan, who has died at the age of 98.

London - People welcome Ramadan - Photos


Monday, May 14, 2018

London - Theresa May congratulates Muslims on the eve of Ramadan


Ethiopia Starts Talks With Exiled Group, Signaling Rapprochement

Ethiopia’s government began talks with the exiled Oromo Democratic Front, signaling the start of a broader engagement with the opposition group.

Somali leaders and elders join calls against Amisom troop withdrawal

The leadership of the African Union Mission in Somalia has started implementing the transition plan to reduce troop numbers gradually and hand over to the Somali National Army by 2021.

Somalia begins process to review constitution ahead of 2020 polls


MOGADISHU, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Somalia has kicked off a constitutional review process ahead of "one-person, one-vote" elections scheduled for 2020.

Somalia regions maintain UAE as ally amid diplomatic row over port deals

Somalia and the United Arab Emirates are still squabbling over the emirates’ engagements with the regional states of Jubbaland and Puntland, with Mogadishu saying it will oppose any lease deals on the ports of Bossasso and Kismayu.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

President of Somalia arrives in Doha today

QATAR | Gulf Times
President of Somalia arrives in Doha today

UK - All Party Parliamentary Group advocates for Somaliland recognition

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