Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Somaliland - Human Rights Centre is concerned about the situation of prisoners who are on hunger strike

On 4th August 2018, nine inmates in Hargeisa Prison started a hunger strike. The inmates who have been in jail for cases related to “terrorism” are claiming that their prison terms have ended.

Somalia: UN urges steps to ensure future elections not ‘marred’ by rights abuses seen in recent polls

(UN)- In a report released on Monday, the United Nations urged Somalia to take steps to ensure future elections are not marred by the human rights violations and abuses committed during the 2016-2017 electoral process.

Somali supermodel, Halima Aden takes on children’s rights

(Arab News)- JEDDAH: Somali-American supermodel Halima Aden, an ambassador for UNICEF, is using her voice to advocate for children’s rights.

Ethiopia - Liyu police kill 37 in Oromia region

(BBC)- At least 37 people were killed in a Sunday morning raid in Ethiopia's eastern Oromia region by the Somali special paramilitary force known as Liyu police, a local official has told the BBC.

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Arms Trade in The Horn of Africa

The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti’s increasing arms trafficking activities poses an existential threat to the security of the Horn of Africa and imperils ongoing efforts to end long-running conflicts in the region.

Ethiopian sentenced after being found with leopard skins

(BBC)- An Ethiopian court has sentenced a man to two years and six months in prison after he was caught red-handed travelling with 10 leopard skins.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Oil companies evacuate their personnel from Ethio-Somali region

(The Reporter)- Alarmed by the political and security turmoil that occurred in the Ethio-Somali Regional State last week, oil companies engaged in oil exploration projects in the region have evacuated their staff to Addis Ababa, it was learnt.