Friday, October 23, 2020

Ethiopian-Egyptian Water War Begins in Cyberspace

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The Ethiopian-Egyptian Water War Has Begun. The conflict between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has already started. It’s just happening...

Taiwan Media Criticized for Misconstruing Facts Jeopardizing National Security

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ONE OF TAIWAN’S largest English-language domestic media outlets, Taiwan News, continued its record of publishing news reports actively endangering Taiwan’s national security yesterday. This took place...

Ethiopia Bars Journalists From Flying to Cover Tigray Regional Voting

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At least 12 people, including four journalists and a senior think tank analyst, were barred on Monday from flying to Tigray, four of the...

IFJ Condemns Somalia Media Law for Non-Compliance with International Standards

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The Somalia government has passed an amend of Somalia's Media Law that fails to comply with international standards on press freedom and freedom of...

Somalia: Viral Video Showing Farmajo Raining Blows on Acting PM False

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A video viewed thousands of times on social media claims to show a violent altercation between the president of Somalia and his deputy during...

Somaliland: Minister Koore Urges Ethical Reporting on Migrants

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At a two-day training workshop, IOM, in conjunction with the Somaliland Ministry of Information, held for senior journalists, Minister Koore urged ethical reporting at...

BBC Somali Service: The Decline of a Prestigious News Outlet

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The BBC Somali service was launched in 1957 for the listeners in the Horn of Africa to provide news and other variety programs for...

Somaliland: Social Worker-cum-Journalist Oldon Regains Freedom

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Abdimalek Musa Oldon, a journalist who attained a degree of fame as an active proponent of social work activities, was released, Saturday, from prison...

Being a Journalist is Risky Business in Somalia, Somaliland

Journalists in Somalia routinely face many difficulties but this year, under the stress of the spread of COVID-19, they say feel even more threatened...

Somaliland: Authorities Must release Imprisoned Journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon – Amnesty

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'Defamation laws should never be used to silence journalists, human rights defenders and activists' -  AI Amnesty International is calling on the Somaliland authorities to...