Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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...

Kenya seeks to restrict political commentary on social media ahead of elections

Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead...

Somaliland: KULMIYE Presidential Candidate host luncheon for Journalists

The presidential candidate of Somaliland's Kulmiye Ruling Party Hon. Muse Bihi Abdi hosted a banquet for more than one hundred journalists for the first time...
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Trump Tweets a Video of Him Wrestling ‘CNN’ to the Ground

President Trump posted a short video to his Twitter account on Sunday in which he is portrayed wrestling and punching a figure whose head has been...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...