Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Somaliland: Ministry of Information Suspends Operation of Eryal and Horyaal24 TV Stations

On orders from the Ministry of Information of the yet-to-be-recognized Republic of Somaliland, police clanged the gates of premises from which two independent TV...

Ethiopia: Did PM Abiy Keep His Pledge to the Media? A Situational Analysis

It's been one year since East Africa's most populous country - Ethiopia - experienced a political transformation; a change in leadership, after years of social unrest...

Al-Jazeera Edits Out Defamatory Report Against Dahabshiil

Al-Jazeera Arabic language channel has omitted false and discriminating clip from its documentary “War of Ports in the Horn of Africa” after Dahabshiil Group...

Somaliland: Fourth High Exec Leaves Ministry of Information

Dr. Osman Hussein Warsame, the Director General of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance, tendered his resignation to His Excellency the President...

Somaliland: Weji Takes Helm of National TV

Veteran broadcaster and author, Mohamed Hassan Ali 'Weji' takes over the helm of the national television from another long-time media man, Musa Farah Ibrahim...
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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...

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Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...

Great Hope for Reclaiming Sovereignty for the 28-year-old Somaliland Republic

IN SUMMARY We have been functioning as a government for 28 years with a constitution, judiciary, national currency and a flag. We had formed...

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and...