Pontus Marine LTD- Leader of fishing industry in Somaliland

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Leaked - Ethiopia signs a secret deal with Somalia for a Military base in Zeila port

(Medeshi)- The recent exchange of visits between the leaders of the Horn of African countries and the Gulf Sates without Somaliland presence has raised suspicions of conspiracy against Hargeisa.

Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabaab No 2 seized

(AP)- A third day of protests began on Saturday in Somalia over the arrest of the former No 2 leader of the al-Shabaab extremist group, who has been a leading candidate for a regional presidency.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Yemen: ceasefire agreed for port city of Hodeidah

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to an immediate ceasefire in the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, the UN secretary general has said, in a potential breakthrough at the end of a week of peace talks in Sweden.

Supporters of ex-al Shabaab leader clash with police in Somalia's Baidoa city, 11 dead

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in Somalia’s city of Baidoa

Indian Navy ship makes second arms seizure off Somalia coast in six days

An Indian Navy ship deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, made a second arms seizure in six days from a fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia, a defence official said here on Friday.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

In pictures: Ethiopians drum for unity

Drummers came out in force in Ethiopia to celebrate the diversity of the country's more than 100 million people.

Eritrea's Isaias Afwerki visits Somalia to cement renewed ties

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki landed in Somalia for the first time on Thursday, completing a stunning year of rapprochement in the battle-scarred Horn of Africa.

Former Al-Shabab No. 2 Arrested in Somalia

WASHINGTON / BAIDOA, SOMALIA —

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Strong Foundations for Somaliland’s Sporting Future

(CONIFA)- When UK sporting equipment company Harrod Sport read about the plight of the Somaliland team, it wanted to step up and assist.

Houthis, Saudi-backed groups agree to reopen Sana'a airport as talks continue

(Press TV)- Yemen's warring parties have reportedly agreed to reopen the airport in the capital Sana'a, which was shuttered last year after numerous attacks by Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia Declares War on America’s Muslim Congresswomen

(Foreign Policy)- Gulf Arab monarchies are using racism, bigotry, and fake news to denounce Washington's newest history-making politicians.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Somalia's GDP growth seen expanding to 3.1 pct in 2018 - IMF

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia’s economic growth is expected to pick up in 2018 as it recovers from drought that had reduced farming output, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Drone classes now on Ghana university curriculum

BBC Africa - Students at Ghana's Accra Technical University (ACT) will, from January,

Tensions are rising within Somalia's UN-backed federal government


(BBC)- Some 100 Somali MPs have backed a motion of no-confidence against President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Somaliland: Human Rights Centre celebrates Human Rights Day in Burao and Hargeisa

Press Statement - (Human Rights Centre)- Worldwide, 10th December is celebrated to mark the date the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, in 1948.

Somaliland hopes Brexit will pave way for UK to grant international recognition


As Berbera port deal opens global trade gateway, Somaliland optimistic that freedom from EU policy will allow Britain to acknowledge self-declared state.

Somaliland banks on Raila to push for its recognition

(Daily Nation)- Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many.

Cherrie: The Scandinavian RnB star with Somali roots

(BBC)- As part of a new four-part series called Diaspora Diaries, RnB and hip hop artist Cherrie talks about her success and her struggle to find identity as a black woman in Scandinavia.

Malmo lunch, Sweden - Somali anjero, sambosa and baasto at Marka Cadey

(By Richard Orange - Malmo) - Malmö might not have an Ethiopian Restaurant, but you can still get a plate of delicious sour, spongy pancakes at Marka Cadey, the city’s only Somali establishment.

Motion filed to impeach Somali president

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The top official of Somali’s parliament administration said on Sunday