Saturday, September 21, 2019

Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Amnesty International Accuses Somaliland Government of Arbitrary Arrests, Censorship

In Somaliland censorship, harassment and prosecution of government critics is escalating Over the past three months the authorities in Somaliland appear to have stepped up...

Somalia Media Unites for ‘National Interest’ Citing Dispute with Kenya

Along the lines which the few but powerful, independent media outlets in Somaliland adopted to safeguard national interests, promote peace, encourage an exchange of...

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...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...