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Monday, September 27, 2021

Somali Affairs

Somalia: SJS concludes a three-day human rights journalism training in Kismayo

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 23 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) today concluded a three-day human rights journalism training in the city of Kismayo, Jubbaland... More

A local radio aims to advocate for the protection of women and human rights...

For the first time in history in the coastal town of Barawe, a local community-owned Radio Barawe has begun broadcasting a unique radio program... More

JOINT STATEMENT: UN declares the arrest and detention of journalist Mohamed Abuuja in Somalia...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 16 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS), Somali Media Association (SOMA), and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights welcome the opinion of the United... More

SJS, SOMA sign a historic MOU to defend press freedom and improve media professionalism...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 13 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU),... More

Somalia: UN Deputy Secretary-General Encourages Sustained Progress On Women’s Political Participation As Well As...

Mogadishu – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed undertook a visit to Somalia today in solidarity with Somali women’s calls for full and equal... More

Somalia: SJS jointly trains 25 journalists from Galmudug and Puntland in Galkayo

MOGADISHU, Somalia 11 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) has completed journalists’ safety and media freedom training for local journalists in Galkayo town,... More

Hirshabelle to hold Senate election/selection

The president of Hirshabelle Ali Abdullahi Hussein has on Wednesday announced the timeline for the Election/selection of the Senators from Hirshabelle state of Somalia,... More

Joint Statement: SJS and SOMA condemn police assault on journalists, confiscation of equipment in...

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 05 September 2021 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) and the Somali Media Association (SOMA) strongly condemn the assault, beatings, use of live... More

Somalia: Prominent Presidential candidate calls for restraint, warns unfortunate clan violence over the assassination...

Somalia's top presidential candidate Dahir Gelle as on Friday afternoon called on brothers and sisters in Beletwein to show restraint and warned likely but... More

Somalia urges journalists to share positive images and messages about the country

Mogadishu, 3 September 2021 – Somali journalists and social media influencers attending a three-day tourism and media training event in Mogadishu have been challenged... More