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Somaliland: Regional Court Bans Foore Newspaper for a Year

The Maroodijeeh Regional Court banned publication of Foore newspaper and fined it an equivalent of US$ 300. The paper was charged with sedition and the...

Natasia Urbano once graced the covers of Vogue. Now she’s living on the streets

Nastasia Urbano lived a glamorous New York life in her 20s. A life many people would envy. Every night saw her dining in lavish style with...

Ahmed Hussein-Suale murder: Ghana MP defends unmasking reporter

Ghanaian MP Kennedy Agyapong has defended circulating photos of undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who was later shot dead by unidentified men on motorbikes. Police believe...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...
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Somaliland government wraps up first ‘media conference’ on its terms

Somaliland media associations and practitioners concluded a two-day 'national media conference' on a theme covering the merits and demerits of media in Somaliland Sunday. The...

IFJ names where nearly 100 journalists were killed on the job in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year. The number of journalists and media workers...

Social media’s year of falling from grace blamed for data breaches

In 2018, technology firms such as Facebook and Google faced more scrutiny and negative press over their handling of data breaches and online speech....

Somalila: Daljir Radio director escapes Bossasso assassination attempt

The Director-General of Daljir Radio station, Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed escaped an apparent assassination bid on Sunday in Bossasso city, northeast of Somalia, Garowe...

Somalia journalist badly hurt in car bomb blast, police say

A Somali police officer says a journalist has been seriously wounded in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu. Captain Mohamed Hussein says Ismail Sheikh Khalif,...

Somalia Media Associations Demand End to Government Intimidation On Journalists

  Active media associations and practicing journalists ask the Federal Government of Somalia to refrain from constant harassment and intimidation targeting journalists. Media practitioners released the...

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Somalia: Thousands of Soldiers Abandon Key Positions for Lack of Pay

Tens of thousands of soldiers stationed at critical posts to keep the Al Qaida-linked Al Shabaab fighters at bay have abandoned their positions to march...

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater...

The Promise of a Severe Drought Looms over Somaliland, Somalia

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need of humanitarian assistance in Somaliland, a...