The Ministry of Fishery and Marine Resources has taken several steps to counter the threat of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities which poses significant challenges to both livelihoods and marine resources across Somalia.
BOSASSO, Somalia Dec 5 (Reuters) - Soldiers allied to the Western-backed Somali government killed three fighters loyal to the Islamic State in northern Somalia on Monday as they pressed ahead toward the insurgents' main stronghold, officials said.
Minneapolis (HOL) - Two Somali American young philanthropists named Libaan Adan and Khalid Mohamed in Minneapolis have dedicated time and resources for the drought affected people in Somalia.
Somali regional forces in Puntland have clashed with pro-Islamic State militants in the country's northeast in the first-ever military confrontation between security forces and pro-Islamic State fighters.
Jowhar (HOL) - Francisco Madeira. the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson (SRCC) for Somalia, has pledged to support the newly formed regional state Hirshabelle to improve its infrastructure and bolster its security; both of which are crucial in developing the agricultural sector of the region.
Mogadishu (HOL) - The owners of the Belize-registered, Panamanian-vessel Greko 1 have been fined for illegal and unreported fishing in Somali waters and have paid a $65,000 fine to the Federal Government of Somalia. The vessel is currently impounded in a Mombassa port and will be released since payment was received.
MOGADISHU - Islamist militants have beheaded eight Somali village elders and killed at least seven other people during fighting spurred by a dispute over payment of an Islamic tax, a villager and a local official said on Wednesday.