Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud Cautions FGS of Rogue Threats Against Public, Professionals

Somalia’s former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has cautioned against efforts that could derail Somalia’s march towards democracy. He was weighing in on a recent incident...

Somalia: Al-Shabab’s Tactical and Media Strategies in the Wake of its Battlefield Setbacks

In 2009-2010, the Somali militant group al-Shabab controlled most of central and southern Somalia south of the autonomous region of Puntland. Since the February...

Somaliland: Minister Koore Recalls Climb from Security Guard to Minister

It's not often you hear of a security guard rising through the ranks to become a government minister, but Suleiman Yusuf Koore did just...

Somalia: Universal TV Reporter Shot Dead on Duty

Reporter Abdiweli Ali 'Online' died of gunshot wounds, today, Sunday, at Afgoye of the Lower Shabelle region, Southwest State of Federal Somalia. The reporter was...

Amnesty International Accuses Somalia of Using Killings, Corruption to Besiege Media Freedom

A surge in violent attacks, threats, harassment and intimidation of media workers is entrenching Somalia as one of the most dangerous places in the...
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Somaliland: Chairman Irro Commiserates with Independent Media on Government Turncoat Accusations

The honourable Chairman of one of the two Somaliland national opposition parties, Waddani, told the independent media that he was aggrieved that the government...

Social Madia: A Powerful Tool To Harness For Good – Or Bad

Social media platforms have been becoming an increasingly integrated part of the lives of the Somali people. They have become the number one socializing...
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Somaliland: ‘More Than 30 Reporters On Villa Somalia Pay Work in Somaliland’

Not yet clear if SOLJA would challenge the government on the damning revelation it sprung on the media or remain silent For the first time...

Somalia Detains, Beats Record Number of Journalists in 2019

Somalia’s Western-backed government forces beat and detained a record number of journalists last year, the journalists’ syndicate told Reuters on Friday, prompting suggestions the...

Somalia FESOJ Welcomes Somaliland Journalist Turncoats to Mogadishu

Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) welcomed to Mogadishu three journalists working for the privately-owned Hadhwanaag online media who had fled their station in Hargeysa...

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Somalia: Puntland’s Minister for Agriculture Dies of Coronavirus in Mogadishu

Puntland minister has succumbed to Coronavirus, the Federal State confirmed on Monday, amid escalating cases of the disease in the Horn of Africa country. Ismail...

Somalia: President Deni Accuses Federal Somalia of Undue Interferences in Somaliland Republic

President Saeed Abdullahi Deni of Federal Somalia State of Puntland accused federal Somalia leaders of undue political interferences inside the unrecognized but sovereign state...
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Somaliland: General Foohle laid to Rest in State Funeral

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - Brigadier-General Abdirahman Liban Ahmed 'Foohle', was laid to rest at the Rawda cemetery on the eastern suburbs of Hargeisa Monday. A state...