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Somali Affairs

COVID-19 impact on mental health in Somalia

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a disturbing negative impact on physical and mental health across the world, and Somalia is not excluded from the... More

Confronting Farmaajo, Saving Somalia: Now or Never!

By Abdullahi Samoow Abdullahisamoow@gmail.com On the 8th of February 2017, Somalis at home and abroad gathered in front of the TV screens to watch the presidential... More

Former president says Somalis ‘will not accept’ gov’t repression

Former Somali President Ali Mahdi Mohamed has decried reports that the federal government was attempting shut down a consultative clan conference in Mogadishu. The consultative... More

Farmaajo and the Politics of Instability

By Abdifatah Ali Googe Following the collapse of the government in 1991, Somalia experienced all forms of distraction including years of anarchy, chronic civil war,... More

Preaching vs Practice: Is Hassan Dahir Aweys the right person to give a fatwa?

It's always useful, or at least fine, to hear the advice of those who have the expertise of a particular subject. Religion and faith... More

Somali Journalists Join the Rest of the World to Mark International Day to End...

Mogadishu, Somalia - the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) with support from UN Women and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today commemorated... More

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