Saturday, November 17, 2018

Somalia tops list of Global Impunity Index on worst treatment of journalists

Impunity is entrenched in 14 nations, according to CPJ's 2018 Global Impunity Index, which ranks states with the worst records of prosecuting the killers...

‘I went through a long period of wanting to kill the Somali pirates who...

Writer Michael Scott Moore set out to write a book about pirates in the Horn of Africa but ended up being held hostage for...

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed inside Consulate, sources say

Washington Post contributor has lived in self-imposed exile in the US for the past year fearing retribution for his critical views on Saudi policies Turkey has concluded...

Somaliland: Minister Guribarwaqo paves way for media ‘censorship’

Somaliland minister for information, Abdirahman Abdullahi Farah 'Guri-Barwaqo', on a ministerial decree he signed on Thursday, limited what  Somaliland media outlets can cover and...

‘Press Behind Bars’ event highlights journalists imprisoned around the world

At a panel discussion held today during the U.N. General Assembly, the Committee to Protect Journalists denounced several countries for imprisoning journalists, and others...

Somalia: Galmudug detains journalist for spreading ‘false news’

Authorities in the Somali state of Galmudug should immediately release broadcast journalist Mohamed Abdiwali Tohow without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalist said today....

The Making of ‘Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story’

A fierce battle involving Fort Drum soldiers in Somalia began on Oct. 3, 1993, with a radio transmission -- "black hawk down." The majority of...

APO Group launches enhanced press release monitoring service for Africa and the Middle East...

New features include advanced PR value metrics, a detailed summary page and extra information about the websites covering each press release – making APO...

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

A rising threat to the internet: water

Undersea internet cables are sensitive at the coastlines, and as our study found, cables for New York and New Jersey are particularly at risk. Despite whimsical...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Winners and losers in Horn of Africa’s regional economic integration pact

"..more measures by Addis Ababa to restrict its unsanctioned relations with Somaliland would follow, in an apparent reversion of the former Ethiopian regime’s political...

Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial...

Kenya and Somaliland to foster stronger trade ties

Kenya and Somaliland will work towards building strong trade and economic ties. The two nations hope to achieve this by encouraging cross border investments. At a...