Lionel Messi handed jail term in Spain for tax fraud

HARGEISA , (HargeisaPress) —Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud.   His father, Jorge Messi, was...

The African Water Facility Supports Somaliland to Build Resilience to Water Stress and Climate...

The AWF held on February 21, 2017 a launching ceremony and workshop to officially kick-start the Water Resources Management and Investment Plan project for Somaliland....

Al-Shabab Claims Attack on African Union Base in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide truck bomber struck an African Union base in central Somalia on Tuesday, and extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for...

Organizers of the Somaliland Fisheries Expo Award Dahabshiil Group

HARGEISA, (HargeisaPress) — The organizers of the Somaliland fisheries and marine resources expo awarded Dahabshiil Group for its role in encouraging sector development through...

Sweden’s first MP in a hijab challenges swing to the right

Swedes will this week be treated to a new sight: a Swedish MP giving a speech in a hijab. Leila Ali Elmi, who arrived in...

Somali President pledges to appoint new PM soon

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud pledged on Saturday to appoint a new prime minister as soon as possible.The President's pledge came only hours after...

Dahabshiil boss hails first Somali-American lawmaker

The election of Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American lawmaker, has been hailed as historic and great achievement for Somali and immigrant community in the...

Migration into Europe: A surge from the sea

The sudden jump in arrivals is related to turmoil in Libya, from where most of the migrant-trafficking vessels depart. Another reason is the Italian...

Surviving gender-based violence in Somalia’s displacement camps

MOGADISHU, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Photos provided by UNICEF Somalia offer a rare glimpse into the harsh conditions that women living in internally displaced...

Somaliland: Dahabshiil and M-Pesa Turning around Lives of Poor in Africa

Nairobi, (HargeisaPress) —Mobile money transfer system M-Pesa, Solar supply company M-Kopa and money remittance company Dahabshiil have been described as the most innovative financial...

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