Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

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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...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Picks Up Operations, Visibility

Determined to re-emerge as the only credible force to reckon with in business, in social activities and in security, the Al-Qaeda affiliated Somalia-based Al-Shabaab...

Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...