Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Twitter under pressure to act more aggressively against terrorists

As the Islamic State’s go-to propaganda platform, the social media giant faces increasing demands to police its network Twitter, the social media giant, is facing...

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...

Somaliland is blocking social media to keep its election free of “fake news”

Somaliland, the self-declared republic in northwestern Somalia, has announced it will restrict access to social media sites during its upcoming presidential elections. The electoral commission...
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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...

Somalia: VoP journalist stabbed to death in Galkayu

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...

Vladimir Putin Is African!!!

In the 1960s there were strong ties forged between the former Soviet Union and many countries in Africa. Those ties didn't endure - but...

Al Jazeera says its Arabic channel Twitter account suspended

What leadership role Pakistan can play in preventing an impeding armed conflict in the Gulf and how it can withstand growing Saudi pressure over...

Mission Journal: Will Obama’s visit boost hopes for press freedom in Kenya?

President Barack Obama is expected to address a range of topics when he arrives in Kenya tomorrow. The Kenyan government says it plans to...

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...

BBC Global News Launches Virtual Reality Showcase

Using the latest in virtual reality technology, BBC Global News Ltd is launching a dramatic new interactive trade campaign to showcase how it delivers...

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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...