Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

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A surge in violent attacks, threats, harassment and intimidation of media workers is entrenching Somalia as one of the most dangerous places in the...

Somaliland: Chairman Irro Commiserates with Independent Media on Government Turncoat Accusations

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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

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Social media platforms have been becoming an increasingly integrated part of the lives of the Somali people. They have become the number one socializing...

Somaliland: ‘More Than 30 Reporters On Villa Somalia Pay Work in Somaliland’

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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

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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...

Al-Jazeera Re-Opens in Sudan

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Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera to reopen its Khartoum office, which they had shut down in May, the channel's director in the Sudanese...

Amnesty International Accuses Somaliland Government of Arbitrary Arrests, Censorship

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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

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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

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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...