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Somalia: Galmudug police frees three journalists arbitrarily detained for covering armed conflict in the...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 05 October 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and Somali Media Association (SOMA) welcome the freedom of three journalists: Mohamed Abdiweli Tohow... More

Suicide attacks: 10 years of terror since Hargaha iyo Saamaha

MOGADISHU - On October 4, 2011, at the height of the famine, Al Shabaab rammed an explosives-laden UD truck into the gate of the... More

Somaliland police detain a journalist covering forceful evictions in Lasanod, threatens others

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 03 October 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) condemns the arbitrary detention of journalist Mowlid Ismail... More

SOMALIA: Dhusamareb police arbitrary detains a journalist while police in Garowe summons freelance reporter

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 30 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) call on Galmudug authorities to immediately and unconditionally... More

UK Ambassador Foster calls for Somali leaders to work together on ‘credible’ national elections

MOGADISHU (Somali Affairs) The British Ambassador to Somalia, Kate Foster, made a visit to Garowe ahead of the planned local elections in October, to... More

Suicide attacks: 10 years of terror since Hargaha iyo Saamaha

MOGADISHU – On October 4, 2011, at the height of the famine, Al Shabaab rammed an explosives-laden UD truck into the gate of the former Hargaha iyo... More

Somaliland continues raids and deportation of civilians, confiscation of properties in Las-Anod town

Somaliland police continues raids on civilian houses, arrests, forceful evictions of  of civilians and confiscation of properties owned by people who hail from Southern... More

Somalia: Presidential Candidate Gelle hails Somaliland Senate elections as ‘fair and transparent’

Somalia Presidential Candidate, Dahir Mohamud Gelle has applauded the just concluded Upper House (Senate) elections for the 11 seats representing Somaliland. Mr. Gelle termed the... More

Africa’s world-first environmental data collection initiative bears fruit

In the midst of a very busy news cycle, a quiet revolution has taken place in Africa. Data analysts across the continent have collected data... More

International lawyers sue Farmaajo govt over crimes against humanity

MELBOURNE (Somali Affairs) A group of international lawyers in Australia said they had filed a lawsuit that implicate the Somali federal government authorities over... More

In Horn of Africa, number of food insecure people has risen by nearly 4...

NAIROBI (Somali Affairs) An estimated 31.4 million people across the IGAD region were classified in crisis or worse (IPC Phase 3+) levels of acute... More

Somalia’s AG seeks Djiboutian passport as revenge fears grow in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (Somali Affairs)  The Attorney General of the Federal Government of Somalia, Saleban Mohamed Mohamud, has secretly left Mogadishu and arrived in the tiny... More

Climate action now! Activists hold widespread actions in Africa

NAIROBI - On Friday, environmental activists and citizens across the continent took part in a host of events, in solidarity with the Global climate... More