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Hobyo, Somalia
latitude, longitude = 5.346802,48.530361
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updated Wed. April 3, 2019

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Shots were fired from pirates in three skiffs at the 50,000-dwt Leopard Sun (built 2013) last night 165 nautical miles from the Somalian town of Hobyo. A security team onboard the tanker, owned by the Vitol and Grindrod joint-venture, shot back and the ship is now reported to be safe. Piracy experts say this ...
A Merchant vessel (suspected to be the Singapore-flagged MT Leopard Sun) was attacked in position: 0326N 05027E (approximately 165nm SE of Hobyo, Somalia) at 2012UTC on 22 FEB 2018 by 3 skiffs. Shots fired at MV, onboard AST returned fire. Skiffs are no longer visual and Master confirms vessel ...

Wafdi ballaaran oo uu hogaaminayo Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka ah ee Soomaaliya ayaa gaaray Magaalada Hobyo, iyadoo halkaasi si weyn loogu soo dhaweeyey Madaxweynaha iyo Wafdigiisa. Wafdiga Madaxweynaha waxaa Magalaada ku soo dhaweeyey Mas'uuliyiin ka tirsan ...
Hobyo, 23 Jan. 2018; Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Maxamed Cabdullaahi Farmaajo oo gaaray magaalada Hobyo ee gobolka Mudug, ayaa dhagax dhigay dhismaha Dekedda Hobyo iyo waddo laami ah oo isku xiri doonta magaalooyinka Hobyo, Cadaado iyo Caabudwaaq.
Osman Abdi Mire is no longer able to go out fishing in the deep sea off the coast of Hobyo in northern Somalia's Mudug region because his boat was destroyed and he was left injured in an attack by a foreign fishing vessel late last year. Osman, 62, is one of hundreds of fishermen who have been put out of ...
In northern Somalia, little to no rainfall was reported between November 21 and 30. In southern and central Somalia, localized areas received light to moderate rainfall of 1-25 millimeters (mm) (Figure 1), according to satellite-derived rainfall ... In Hobyo District, though, rainfall was moderate to heavy.

Three hundred pastoralist families migrating away from drought-hit villages in rural parts of southern Mudug have arrived over the past four weeks in the coastal district of Hobyo, where they are struggling to make ends meet. The herders are from Harardere, El-dibir, El-Adde, Saqiiro and Sugulle villages ...
... pirate along the coastline while the Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa, is seen anchored just off the shores of Hobyo town in northeastern Somalia where its ... official said that Garfanji had links to Mohamed “Big Mouth” Abdi Hassan—known as Afweyne—a key player in the Hobyo-Haradhere Piracy Network, ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal town of Hobyo, officials said. “Our forces have on Wednesday morning rescued eight Indian crew who had been held hostage by Somali pirates in El Hur ...
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JEAN-MARC MOJON A Somali, part armed militia, part pirate, carries his high-caliber weapon on a beach in the central Somali town of Hobyo on August 20, 2010. Hobyo has no schools, no clinics and bad drinking water sources. Fighting a losing battle against the sand that ...
Somali pirate Hassan stands in the once-bustling centre of Hobyo, Somalia. ... “Sailors believe they are safe because things have been quiet, but they are not thinking about the hunger, drought and unemployment in Somalia,” said Saeed Rageh, minister for ports in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of ...
Five gunmen were said to be on board, but no-one had been hurt. Senior Indian shipping official Nalini Shankar said the vessel was "not a big ship, but a dhow", the Press Truss of India reported. The Somali website Daynile said the attack happened some 50km (30 miles) south of the port town of Hobyo.
Pirates hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia on Monday, the first successful hijacking of a commercial ship by Somali pirates since 2012. The tanker ... Armed Somali pirates carrying out preparations to a skiff in Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, ahead of new attacks on ships sailing in the Gulf of Aden.
A Merchant vessel (suspected to be the Singapore-flagged MT Leopard Sun) was attacked in position: 0326N 05027E (approximately 165nm SE of Hobyo, Somalia) at 2012UTC on 22 FEB 2018 by 3 skiffs. Shots fired at MV, onboard AST returned fire. Skiffs are no longer visual and Master confirms vessel ...
MUQDISHO, Soomaaliya - Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Mudane Maxamed Cabdullaahi Farmaajo oo gaaray magaalada Hobyo ee gobolka Mudug, ayaa dhagax dhigay dhismaha Dekedda Hobyo iyo waddo laami ah oo isku xiri doonta magaalooyinka Hobyo, Cadaado iyo ...
Osman Abdi Mire is no longer able to go out fishing in the deep sea off the coast of Hobyo in northern Somalia's Mudug region because his boat was destroyed and he was left injured in an attack by a foreign fishing vessel late last year. Osman, 62, is one of hundreds of fishermen who have been put out of ...
Juan Alfonso Rey Echeverry (bottom), captain of Mozambican-flagged fishing vessel VEGA 5, is guarded by suspected masked pirates between Haradere and Hobyo in this undated photograph released to Reuters on April 25, 2011. Echeverry was among 24 crew members of the fishing vessel which was ...

In northern Somalia, little to no rainfall was reported between November 21 and 30. In southern and central Somalia, localized areas received light to moderate rainfall of 1-25 millimeters (mm) (Figure 1), according to satellite-derived rainfall ... In Hobyo District, though, rainfall was moderate to heavy.
Three hundred pastoralist families migrating away from drought-hit villages in rural parts of southern Mudug have arrived over the past four weeks in the coastal district of Hobyo, where they are struggling to make ends meet. The herders are from Harardere, El-dibir, El-Adde, Saqiiro and Sugulle villages ...
... pirate along the coastline while the Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa, is seen anchored just off the shores of Hobyo town in northeastern Somalia where its ... official said that Garfanji had links to Mohamed “Big Mouth” Abdi Hassan—known as Afweyne—a key player in the Hobyo-Haradhere Piracy Network, ...
He had lived in Somalia on and off for more than a decade (from the late 1970s until the government collapsed in 1991), spoke basic Somali, and was married to a Somali-Kenyan woman. He was .... The day was sunny and windy, and the Cessna bounced to a landing near the town of Hobyo. There was no ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal town of Hobyo, officials said. “Our forces have on Wednesday morning rescued eight Indian crew who had been held hostage by Somali pirates in El Hur ...
The mayor of Hobyo, Abdullahi Ahmed Ali, told VOA's Somali service that his forces seized the boat after they surrounded the vessel off the coast of ... The former director of intelligence in Somalia's Puntland region, Abdi Hassan Hussein, told VOA organized groups are preparing to conduct attacks.
Somali pirate Hassan stands in the once-bustling centre of Hobyo, Somalia. ... “Sailors believe they are safe because things have been quiet, but they are not thinking about the hunger, drought and unemployment in Somalia,” said Saeed Rageh, minister for ports in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of ...
Mogadishu: Pirates who seized an Indian cargo dhow with 11 crew members in waters off the Somali coast have taken the vessel to El Hur, near the port of Hobyo in Somalia's semi-autonomous Galmudug state, a pirate leader told Reuters on Tuesday. Aw Kombe also said the pirates were in touch with ...
Pirates hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia on Monday, the first successful hijacking of a commercial ship by Somali pirates since 2012. The tanker ... Armed Somali pirates carrying out preparations to a skiff in Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, ahead of new attacks on ships sailing in the Gulf of Aden.
Somalia' Health Ministry together with UNICEF and WHO has launched what it hopes is its last effort to completely wipe out polio from the Horn of Africa country. ... Somalia has not had new polio cases since August 2014, when the last case of polio was reported from Hobyo district of Mudug region.
MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Michael Keating, has welcomed the signing of ..... The Horn of Africa nation has been polio free since August 2014, when the last case of polio was reported from Hobyo district of Mudug region.
Mogadishu, Somalia, 10 December 2017—The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Health with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF today launched a focused 3-day oral polio vaccination campaign targeting 726 699 children under 5 years of age in districts of Banadir ...
In northern Somalia, little to no rainfall was reported between November 21 and 30. In southern and central Somalia, localized areas received light to moderate rainfall of 1-25 millimeters (mm) (Figure 1), according to satellite-derived rainfall estimates by RFE. Rainfall totals ranged between slightly below ...
Somalia's central Federal State, Galmudug has appealed for international aid for thousands of people who have been hit by a severe drought early this year. Sa'eed Mohamed Elmi, the administrator Afgaduudle locality, told Radio Shabelle that nomads living on the outskirts of the port town of Hobyo are ...
In southern and central Somalia, rainfall received in early November was 10 to 150 mm above the short-term mean (Figure 2), though total seasonal rainfall (October ... However, rainfall was below average and poorly distributed in Hobyo District, which houses a large part of Addun Pastoral livelihood zone.
Somalia: Galmudug's Haaf Confesses Used U.S.$1 Million From ... $1M set aside for road reconstruction and expansion of the Hobyo port.
In most of Somalia, cumulative rainfall deficits are between 25 to 100 ... the exception of Hobyo District where little to no rainfall was received.
The birth of Islam opposite Somalia's Red Sea coast meant that ... and republics like Barawa, Merca and Hobyo and their respective ports ...
Somalia: Fishing trade sees boost from boat engines, freezers ... in the towns of in Eyl, Qaw, Lebed and Hobyo -- to help improve their haul.
BERBERA — Rebuilding the fisheries sector in Somalia, following years ... expand to the remote Indian Ocean communities of Hobyo and Eyl.
... as Afweyne—a key player in the Hobyo-Haradhere Piracy Network, based ... Moore was kidnapped in Somalia in 2012 as he researched a book, now ... “Garfanji's a kingpin among pirates in central Somalia, a boss on the ...
He had lived in Somalia on and off for more than a decade (from the late 1970s until the government collapsed in 1991), spoke basic Somali, and was married to a Somali-Kenyan woman. He was .... The day was sunny and windy, and the Cessna bounced to a landing near the town of Hobyo. There was no ...
The attack is the latest in a series of hijackings in the designated High Risk Area (HRA) off Somalia since the Aris-13 tanker was taken on ...
... anchored just off the shores of Hobyo town in northeastern Somalia ... While much attention is paid to Somalia, attacks in West Africa are also ...
... accepted the Dhow 'Al-Kausar' from the Mayor of Hobyo in Somalia ... The Navy said Somalian Security Forces also provided support and ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal town of Hobyo, officials said. “Our forces have on Wednesday morning rescued eight Indian crew who had been held hostage by Somali pirates in El Hur ...
The mayor of Hobyo, Abdullahi Ahmed Ali, told VOA's Somali service that his forces seized the boat after they surrounded the vessel off the ...
Somali pirate Hassan stands in the once-bustling centre of Hobyo, Somalia. Three hijackings in one month have authorities warning of the ...
A file photo of armed Somali pirates in Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, ahead of new attacks on ships sailing in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: AFP ...
File image shows pirate Hassan standing next to a Taiwanese fishing vessel in the once-bustling pirate den of Hobyo, Somalia, September ...
March 14, 2017 —Pirates operating off the coast of Somalia hijacked an oil tanker on Monday, marking the first time since 2012 that a commercial vessel has been captured by Somali pirates, following tightened security procedures and naval operations leveled against pirate groups in the region. The Aris ...
Pirates hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia on Monday, the first ... Armed Somali pirates carrying out preparations to a skiff in Hobyo, ...
Somalia: Climate Update September 2017 Monthly Rainfall and NDVI ... Abudwak), Addun (Adado) and coastal livelihoods of Hobyo district.


 

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