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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Somali Affairs

NUSOJ condemns closure of TV station in Somaliland as crackdown on media “worrying”

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) vigorously condemns the raid against the privately-owned HORYAAL 24 TV headquarters in Hargeisa by Somaliland security forces... More

NUSOJ condemns the blocking of a news website as it “restricts the right to...

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) calls on the Puntland authorities to rescind the blocking of a news website (puntlandtimes.com) that the internet... More

IFJ delegation highlights the plight of journalists to the Somali Head of State

Leaders of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) met yesterday the President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, at Villa Somalia - Somalia’s governing... More

NUSOJ mourns killing of cameraman in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today called for safety and improvements in working conditions as a top priority for Somali journalists who... More

Remembering Slain Mayor of Mogadishu: Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow)

The late Governor and mayor of Mogadishu Abdirahman Omar Osman, also known as Engineer Yarisow, was a good friend; we have both joined the... More

Central Somalia state in crisis amid row with moderate Islamist group

Galmudug state was established on 14 August 2006 as local administration in Mudug. However, 11 clans in Mudug and Galgadud regions agreed to unite... More

Somalia: 59 years on, it’s time to rise above sub-national identities

Providing new political vision that resuscitate the lost spirit of Somalinimo to eventually reunite the strength in the larger interest of the nation. As we... More

SJS condemns assault, threats and harassment against CGTN TV correspondent in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, 2 July 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the physical assault and threats against TV journalist Abdulaziz Billow Ali and his... More

The International Crisis Group: Women and Al-Shabaab’s Insurgency

Somalia – The International Crisis Group (ICG) published on 27 June 2019 an analysis titled "Women and Al-Shabaab's Insurgency." The report details that women... More

Somalia transition plan on track as Amisom begins exit

On April 30 2018, the African Union Peace and Security Council endorsed the Somalia transition plan. Since then, the AU Mission in Somalia (Amisom)... More