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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...

IFJ names where nearly 100 journalists were killed on the job in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year. The number of journalists and media workers...

Social media’s year of falling from grace blamed for data breaches

In 2018, technology firms such as Facebook and Google faced more scrutiny and negative press over their handling of data breaches and online speech....

Somalila: Daljir Radio director escapes Bossasso assassination attempt

The Director-General of Daljir Radio station, Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed escaped an apparent assassination bid on Sunday in Bossasso city, northeast of Somalia, Garowe...

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...

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