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British Petroleum signs exploration agreement with Somalia

British Petroleum has entered an agreement with the Somali government to resume its oil and gas exploration activities, which were abruptly stopped in 1991 after the central government was toppled. Reports indicate that the Somali government has been involved in negotiations Read more ›

Somali fishermen get ID cards

The Somali government has commenced a plan to issue fishermen with identification cards to eliminate the possibility of them being mistaken for pirates. Puntland’s Ministry for Fisheries and Marine Resources has revealed that about 2,000 ID cards have been doled Read more ›

2 United Nations consultants killed in Somalia

Two consultants of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have been shot and killed on Monday in Galkayo, the capital of Mudug, Puntland, north central Somalia. According to reports from local sources, the two men – reportedly Read more ›