Monday, March 25, 2019

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...

IFJ names where nearly 100 journalists were killed on the job in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year. The number of journalists and media workers...

Social media’s year of falling from grace blamed for data breaches

In 2018, technology firms such as Facebook and Google faced more scrutiny and negative press over their handling of data breaches and online speech....

Somalila: Daljir Radio director escapes Bossasso assassination attempt

The Director-General of Daljir Radio station, Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed escaped an apparent assassination bid on Sunday in Bossasso city, northeast of Somalia, Garowe...

Somalia journalist badly hurt in car bomb blast, police say

A Somali police officer says a journalist has been seriously wounded in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu. Captain Mohamed Hussein says Ismail Sheikh Khalif,...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...