Sunday, May 29, 2022

Mark Zuckerberg: Protecting democracy is an arms race. Here’s how Facebook can help.

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YWhen you build services that connect billions of people across countries and cultures, you’re going to see all of the good that humanity can...

The $100 Million Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Opens

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Lagos, Nigeria, – The $100 Million Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – an annual programme of training, funding and mentoring, designed to empower the...

Being a Journalist is Risky Business in Somalia, Somaliland

Journalists in Somalia routinely face many difficulties but this year, under the stress of the spread of COVID-19, they say feel even more threatened...

Somalia: Journalists Beaten, Harassed and arrested in Galkacyo During Somali President Visit

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Journalists were harrased, beaten and arrested during the Somalia President's visit to Galkacyo, Union of Somali Journalists said. https://twitter.com/MOALIMUU/status/952539069338206208 Police in Galkacyo arrested Hanad Abdi Farah...

Washington Post Pick: Best news pictures from around the world.

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket flies through Brevard County skies in this view from Melbourne after its liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station...

Ethiopia: Newspaper editor, bloggers caught in worsening crackdown

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Ethiopia should immediately release all journalists detained amid an intensifying crackdown on the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In recent weeks,...

Role of media in curbing corruption in fragile settings

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International focus on tackling corruption is growing but most strategies deployed to curb it appear to be failing.  This report examines the evidence of...

 Somali Journalists Under Attack by Shabaab, State and Online Trolls

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Somali journalists have traditionally worked in one of Africa’s most dangerous environments, targeted by Al-Shabaab and government operatives alike. But now, journalists say the attacks...

Somalia: VoP journalist stabbed to death in Galkayu

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Unknown assailants have killed a journalist in Somalia's central town, Galkayo. Abdirizak Said Osman who was a newscaster and reporter for Radio Codka Nabadda  (Voice...

A Third Of All Journalists Jailed Globally Are Being Held In China And Iran...

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By the end of 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) had identified 221 journalists in prison across the world, the second highest number...