Friday, February 23, 2018

Somalia: Journalists Beaten, Harassed and arrested in Galkacyo During Somali President Visit

Journalists were harrased, beaten and arrested during the Somalia President's visit to Galkacyo, Union of Somali Journalists said. https://twitter.com/MOALIMUU/status/952539069338206208 Police in Galkacyo arrested Hanad Abdi Farah...

Ethiopia Used Israeli-made Surveillance Technology to Spy on Journalists, Dissidents

A new report details how Ethiopia targeted advocates of the Oromo ethnic group across 20 countries infecting their computers with spyware Israel-based defense outfit Elbit...

Freedom of the Net 2017: Manipulating Social Media to Undermine Democracy

  Key Findings Online manipulation and disinformation tactics played an important role in elections in at least 18 countries over the past year, including the United...

Somaliland is blocking social media to keep its election free of “fake news”

Somaliland, the self-declared republic in northwestern Somalia, has announced it will restrict access to social media sites during its upcoming presidential elections. The electoral commission...

Somaliland to firewall social media during elections

Somaliland's electoral commission has called for the internet to be shutdown during the elections, sources say. The country which hasn't been recognized by the international...

South Africa Social Media: Big Brother, and his brother, are watching you via data...

“Tweet, Twitter, twat.” A phrase coined by a newsroom colleague perfectly describing inane social media frenzies. Jokes aside, posting your information to sites like...
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LIKE DONALD TRUMP, NORTH KOREA ATTACKS ADVERSE MEDIA, BUT PROMISES ‘RETALIATORY BLOWS’

The North Korean regime and President Donald Trump may have found something they agree on: their dislike of the media. Pyongyang’s state-controlled news agency KCNA...

How a tiny African country became the world’s key military base

In early August, China became the latest country to open a military base in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, the third smallest...

Duale Lauds Young Somalis Poetry BBC Award

Deqa Nuux Yonis has won the BBC Somali Young Female Poet award as the broadcaster celebrated its 60 years of service in the Horn...

Somaliland: Turkish Consular Services fronted SIO Greater Somalia Lobby in Hargeisa – Revealed

Payments received by Abdimalik M. Coldoon and those behind the Subversive Project fulfilled by him in Somaliland !!!. Turkey has never hidden its determination towards...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...