Thursday, December 13, 2018

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...

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...

Kenya: Court allows CA to invade Nation, Standard and RMS transmitters

The Communications Authority has obtained search-and-seize orders allowing its agents to invade analogue television transmitters' bases at Menengai hill belonging to Nation Media Group,...

Mounting press freedom crisis in Burundi

The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed alarm about the deteriorating situation for the media in Burundi. In the past three days alone, the...

Nigerian Journalists Face Threats Ahead of Elections

"Nobody is safe. Not the voter, not the journalist, not anybody!" The fears of Femi Adesina, president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, is...
PAEDOPHILES

Sajid Javid: 80,000 paedophiles target children online in the UK

At LEAST 80,000 British paedophiles are posing a sexual threat to children online, shocking figures will show today. In a speech laying bare the...

Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests

Campaigners against Uganda’s tax on social media have been broadcasting calls on loudspeakers urging users not to pay the levy, playing a game of...

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...

CPJ joins call for meaningful reform of US surveillance

Mass surveillance and the bulk collection of metadata by the U.S. government pose serious threats to journalists in the U.S. and around the world,...

Trump lashes out at media again with personal attacks on ‘Morning Joe’ anchors

President Donald Trump unleashes personal attacks on the hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe." It marks the second straight day of Trump tweets criticizing...

Latest article

How foreign powers are tackling Somalia piracy

Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia's coast, writes the BBC's Anne Soy. On a beach in Hordeia on the...

View of geopolitical, economic dynamics in the Horn of Africa

I have been reading some reports on changes in the Horn of Africa by one commentator and I found myself confronted by what US President...

Somaliland: Finance recognizes GAMS, HAC as model taxpayers

His Excellency the Vice Minister of the Somaliland Ministry of Finance Development, Abdulkadir Mohamoud Sheikh, Monday, awarded Gulf Marill Services Ltd (GAMS) and Hargeisa...