Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Saudi students file for asylum in Canada as deadline to return home passes

(CBC) - As the Aug. 31 deadline for Saudi students to leave Canada passes, at least 20 students are filing asylum claims in an attempt to stay in the country.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Body of Abdi Ali found in Enfield loft eight months after reported missing

(BBC)- The body of a teenager has been found in a loft more than eight months after he was reported missing, the Metropolitan Police has said.

New UK support to boost long-term stability in Somalia

Prime Minister pledges additional funding to support international efforts to build long-term stability in Somalia.

500 Somalis graduate from UK military training centre - Video

(Forces.net) - The British Security Training Centre in Somalia has seen its 500th graduate pass through its doors.

China - Xi meets with Somali president

BEIJING, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Friday ahead of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Supermodel Iman launches Instagram Q&A series

(Arab News)- DUBAI: Somali-American supermodel Iman Abdulmajid has launched a new Instagram Q&A series called #DearIman in which she invites her 513,000 followers to ask the legendary fashion star anything and everything.

Theresa May arrives in Kenya for State visit - Video

(Standard Media)- The plane carrying the Prime Minister arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at about 3.30 am and was received by top Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials including Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma and Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

Soweto looting: Somali Community Board wants justice to take its course

(Sowetan) - A foreign national says he lost a lot of money when his shop was looted in Zola 1, Soweto.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

U.S. air strike in Somalia kills three al Shabaab militants

NAIROBI (Reuters) - United States forces conducted an air strike in coordination with Somalia’s army that killed three al Shabaab fighters, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

Somali national stadium returns to sports

(CNN)After years of militant and military control, the Somali national stadium in Mogadishu will return to a place for sports.

Bomb kills 5 Kenyan soldiers near Somali border

Nairobi (AFP) - Five Kenyan soldiers were killed and 10 injured Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine on a road in a coastal area close to the Somali border.

War in the Horn of Africa may be on the horizon for the U.S

Mint Press News
Wednesday August 29, 2018
by Randi Nord

In March of this year, the United States denied a visa application for the former Somali president, H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who was scheduled to deliver a lecture. Somalia falls under the Trump regime’s current travel ban.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

More than a dozen ethnic Somalis killed in fresh cross-border attacks by Oromo Militias

Addis Abeba, August 28/2018 – At least thirteen ethnic Somalis were killed, seven from one family, today in Babile, Tulli Guled and Chinaksen in east Hararghe zone of the Oromia regional state.

Somaliland Ministry of Investment Signs a Billion Dollar Deal with a Non-Existent Chinese Bank

Somaliland investment

Sudan’s spy chief visits Somali capital

(ST)- August 27, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the Sudanese intelligence and security services Salah Gosh is visiting Mogadishu for talks with his Somali counterpart.

Report: Massive Internet Disruption Costing Somalia $10M a Day

(IT) - An extended internet outage in Somalia is being called a “major disaster” to the war-torn country’s economy.

Somaliland hands over looted vehicles to the Somali region in Ethiopia

Hargeisa (HOL) - Somaliland authorities have handed over 14 vehicles that were stolen from the troubled Somali region in Ethiopia to officials from the region.

UN accuses Saudi-UAE alliance of possible war crimes in Yemen - Video

Investigation says alliance may have committed war crimes and human rights violations during war with Houthi rebels.

Ethiopian Somali region ex-president arrested after prisoners intimidated by lions, hyenas

(DW)- Abdi Mohammed Omar, known as Abdi Illey, was shown on television being led out of his villa in the Ethiopian capital on Monday and into police custody, reportedly on human rights charges.

Troubling trend sees evictions in Somalia double

(RW)- Over 204,000 people were forcibly removed from their homes this year, nearly double the same period last year, with many people made homeless multiple times.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

London - Two knifepoint robbers jailed

A pair of young males who "traumatised" victims threatening them at knifepoint before snatching their phones and money have been sentenced.

Abdulahi Sharif Mohamed, 20 of Riverdene, Edgware and a 17-year-old boy from Wembley , who cannot be named for legal reasons, were sentenced for a string of vicious robberies at Harrow Crown Court on Thursday (August 23).

A court heard how the duo targeted lone victims in Edgware as the walked home from the Tube station on a path between Farm Road and Brook Avenue.
Read more at Getwest London 


UK Somali teenagers taken 'on holiday' and forced into marriage

British Somali teenagers are being taken back to their parents’ homeland under the pretence of a holiday and then kept in detention centres before being forced into marriages.