Friday, April 26, 2019

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,...

Somalia Media Associations Demand End to Government Intimidation On Journalists

  Active media associations and practicing journalists ask the Federal Government of Somalia to refrain from constant harassment and intimidation targeting journalists. Media practitioners released the...

With new magazine, Minnesota writer curates stories for global Somali diaspora

Safy-Hallan Farah launches a platform for young Somali writers and artists. Safy-Hallan Farah wasn’t seeing the words and images that reflected the bright, beautiful Somali...

The most successful Somali people aren’t outside Africa

An aspiring entrepreneur Hodan Nalayeh felt Western media lacked nuance on Somalia and launched her own YouTube channel to counter oversimplified or exaggerated media...

Somaliland: Information ministry on a collision course with independent media

Following a case the Somaliland ministry of information filed against two independent television stations owned and registered in Somaliland, the Ministry exacerbated the situation...

Somalia tops list of Global Impunity Index on worst treatment of journalists

Impunity is entrenched in 14 nations, according to CPJ's 2018 Global Impunity Index, which ranks states with the worst records of prosecuting the killers...

‘I went through a long period of wanting to kill the Somali pirates who...

Writer Michael Scott Moore set out to write a book about pirates in the Horn of Africa but ended up being held hostage for...

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed inside Consulate, sources say

Washington Post contributor has lived in self-imposed exile in the US for the past year fearing retribution for his critical views on Saudi policies Turkey has concluded...

Somaliland: Minister Guribarwaqo paves way for media ‘censorship’

Somaliland minister for information, Abdirahman Abdullahi Farah 'Guri-Barwaqo', on a ministerial decree he signed on Thursday, limited what  Somaliland media outlets can cover and...

‘Press Behind Bars’ event highlights journalists imprisoned around the world

At a panel discussion held today during the U.N. General Assembly, the Committee to Protect Journalists denounced several countries for imprisoning journalists, and others...

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UAE to Step in to Safeguard Somaliland-UAE Security Interests

Somaliland disclosed that the issue of security dominated discussions it had held with its United Arab Emirates counterparts. "The security issue has been central to...

Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...