Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Friday, June 1, 2018

Canadian Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi to be extradited to the US

(Edmonton Journal) - An Edmonton judge has committed a Canadian man to be extradited to the United States to face allegations of providing support to Islamic State foreign fighters.

Sri Lankan workers in Somaliland return

Colombo (News1st) –  12 Sri Lankan migrant workers who had faced various work-related difficulties in Somaliland

Kenyatta reboots himself as a champion of justice

(Africa intelligence) - With corruption scandals undermining his government, President Uhuru Kenyatta wants to salvage his reputation in his last term in office.

Two Somali traders busted changing expiry date on rice

Police in Mombasa have arrested two people in a rice syndicate.

British Ambassador hosts a welcome reception for Somalia Chevening alumni

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 1, 2018/APO Group/ --

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Somaliland - Penha represented at the World Food Security side-event


PENHA was represented by Sadia Ahmed, PENHA Somaliland Country Representative at the Committee on World Food Security

Supporting communities in Somaliland to “make Garanwaa make money”

A new PENHA programme in Somaliland funded by FAO started in June 2017.

Somaliland - Cyclone Sagar negatively affected thousands of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa


(PENHA) - The Horn of Africa (including the Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan)

Kenya issues warning about eminent Al Shabaab attack

The Kenyan government has issued a warning about eminent attacks by Al Shabaab group inside the the country.

Two Kenyan al Shabaab fighters executed for spying for KDF

(The Star Kenya ) - Al Shabaab terror group on Monday executed two Kenyans it accused of spying for Somalia and Kenyan intelligence services.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

People fleeing conflict in the town of Tukaraq fall prey to wild animals

(ERGO) – More than 1,000 families in Tukaraq have been forced to flee their homes, following ongoing conflict in this part of the northern Somali region of Sool.

Saudi Arabia Continues Distribution of Ramadan Food Baskets in Somaliland

Somaliland, Ramadan 14, 1439, May 30, 2018, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief)

Somaliland - Geopolitical Change, a Rising Hegemon, and Berbera Port Deal

(Anadolu Agency) - Berbera Port deal has been groundbreaking; at the stroke of a pen, Somaliland

Press Release - two journalists and protesters arrested in Laasaanood and two TV channels shut down in Somaliland

On 28th May 2018 protesters were arrested in Laasanood, the administrative capital of Sool region.

Two TV channels shut down, journalists arrested in Somaliland

(RSF)- Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

UN pledges 2.7 mln USD to help Somaliland communities affected by cyclone

MOGADISHU, May 29 (Xinhua) --

Somaliland - Cyclone Sagar wreaks havoc in Awdal

(ERGO) – Forty three people are known to have died in the tropical storm that hit coastal areas of Awdal and North West region on 19 May and 10 people are reported missing, according to local authorities.

Renewed Conflict Reported at Ethiopia's Oromia-Somali Border

(Ezega)- May 28, 2018 - Renewed border conflict between Oromia and Somali Ethiopian regional states have been reported, according to media reports.

Somaliland authorities arrest demonstrators, journalists covering protest

(Reuters) - Police in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters

Burundi 'insulted' by French gift of donkeys to village

Bujumbura officials quarantined the animals suspecting a subliminal message behind the gift.

Roman Abramovich - Owner of Chelsea club- reportedly granted Israeli citizenship

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has been granted Israeli citizenship and will move to Tel Aviv where he bought a property, according to media reports.

UK Training Kenyan Army To Counter IED Threat

(www.forces.net) - Personnel from RAF Honington are training Kenyan Army personnel who will be deploying to Somalia as part of the fight against Al-Shabaab.

Canada - Abdifatah Osman shot dead in Ottawa

(Ottawa Citizen) - Abdifatah Osman loved his family and his two children. And to some of his friends, he was like family. They called him “Upti.”

12 Sri Lankan Workers to be repatriated from Somaliland with IOM assistance

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in coordination with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Addis Ababa,

Monday, May 28, 2018

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali 'Spiderman' to be made French citizen

(BBC) - A Malian migrant, hailed as a hero after mounting a daring rescue to save a small boy dangling from a balcony in Paris, is to be made a French citizen.

Dubai’s port operator DP World expands operations in Peru

(AP) - DUBAI: Dubai-based port operator DP World has completed a roughly $316 million deal to acquire a Peruvian container and logistics firm and a stake in one of the largest container terminals in the South American country.

At least 32 dead in Ethiopia landslides

ADDIS ABABA: Landslides caused by heavy rain killed at least 32 people in southern Ethiopia over the weekend, the government said on Monday.

England - flooding in Birmingham - Video

Floods in Birmingham 27 May 2018

Somalia Leader Replaces Supreme Court Head in Judiciary Overhaul

(Bloomberg) - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo appointed Bashe Yusuf Ahmed as chairman of the Supreme Court, as he overhauls the Horn of Africa nation’s judiciary.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Saudi Red Sea project to offer visa on arrival for tourists

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea project will offer visas on arrival for overseas visitors following the creation of a company to deliver the ambitious project.