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FESOJ & VIKES launch an EU funded labor rights advocacy campaign for Somali journalists.

0 Visits: 21 | Thursday September 05, 2019 - 19:27:15
Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) and Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) with the support of European Union Mission for Somalia launch a new advocacy campaign for Somali journalists' labor rights with the aim to improve the internal governance of media organizations and…

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Press Statement Mogadishu- Monday 19 August, 2019 FESOJ organizes a meeting on strengthening security agencies and media relations for the safety of journalists and access of information.

0 Visits: 38 | Tuesday August 20, 2019 - 07:07:46
Federation of Somali Journalists FESOJ, in cooperation with the European Mission to Somalia under the project of Our Right to Know organized one-day meeting on Council of Peace in Mogadishu titled "Strengthening security agencies and media relations for the safety of journalists, access of information,…

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Inside Kenya's silent push as Jubaland all set for elections

0 Visits: 37 | Sunday August 18, 2019 - 16:40:14
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has engaged in a behind the scenes diplomatic push for the incumbent to retain his position because of security concerns and emerging regional interests. So much is at stake because apart from Kenya, the election is also of great concern to the US, the European Union,…

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Israel oo ogolaatay booqashada Rashida Tlaib

0 Visits: 40 | Friday August 16, 2019 - 20:54:31
Wasaaradda arrimaha gudaha Israel, ayaa sheegtay inay Rashida Tlaib oo ka tirsan Aqalka Wakiilada Mareykanka, u ogolaatay inay booqato qoyskeeda degan Daanta Galbeed ee la haysto. Go'aankan ayaa yimid maalin kadib markii ra'iisul wasaaraha Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu uu sheegay inuusan ogolaan…

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FESOJ EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES AFTER DEATH OF EMBEDED JOURNALIST IN SOMALIA WITH SNA

0 Visits: 41 | Thursday August 15, 2019 - 23:45:49
Federation of Somali Journalist (FESOJ) expresses its sincere sympathy to the family and friends of late journalist Gacal Abdulle Gacal who was killed during fighting between Somali national army and Al-Shabab in the village of Awdhiigle, near Afgoye town around 45 KM South to the Somali capital Mogadishu,…

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Edmonton and Halifax advocates fight to save Somali refugee from deportation

0 Visits: 39 | Monday August 12, 2019 - 07:21:22
Supporters say Abdilahi Elmi, 34, is scheduled for deportation on Aug. 21 to Somalia — a country he fled as a child, where he doesn't know the language or culture or has no family connections.

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Two central Somalia hospitals facing closure due to funding crisis

0 Visits: 76 | Wednesday August 07, 2019 - 13:32:50
People living in Abudwaq and Balanballe are having to seek private treatment, as Ibado hospital in Abudwaq and Balanballe hospital are running out of drugs and cannot provide services. The International Medical Corps (IMC) ceased its support to both hospitals in June, citing lack of funds. Dr Nur Hussein…

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Somalia: Speaker of Parliament Speaks at the Annual Meeting of African Parliamentary Governors

0 Visits: 64 | Wednesday August 07, 2019 - 13:28:27
South Africa is hosting the annual retreat of speakers of parliament( of African nations), The Speaker of the federal government of Somalia his Hon Mohamed Mursal Shiekh Abdirahman headed a team of parliamentarians representing Somalia, they were well received by their South African colleagues in Johannesburg.…

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Global warming and Somaliland's 'climate refugees'

0 Visits: 60 | Wednesday August 07, 2019 - 13:06:48
If a single drought is classified as an environmental bullet, what is facing Somaliland in the Horn of Africa is rapid machine-gun fire. The increasingly aggressive antagonist is global heating. Spending time with its stoical people in remote villages in the northern part of this region of Somalia,…

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SpaceX launches Israeli satellite for communication services in Africa

0 Visits: 60 | Wednesday August 07, 2019 - 12:45:33
U.S. private space company SpaceX on Tuesday launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying an Israeli-owned satellite to provide communication services for Africa. The rocket, carrying the AMOS-17 Satellite, blasted off at 7:23 p.m. Eastern Time (1123 GMT) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force…

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Turkey's first flying car prototype unveiled

0 Visits: 61 | Wednesday August 07, 2019 - 11:58:19
Bayraktar – who is also the founding chairman of the Turkey Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) – shared photos on Twitter of the prototype's eight-month-long design process, from the initial sketches to its construction. Bayraktar said the design team aims to complete the prototype in…

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Toronto police identify teenager shot dead in city as Hanad Ali

0 Visits: 50 | Saturday August 03, 2019 - 17:11:59
Officers responded to the sound of gunshots at around 1 a.m. Thursday at an apartment building near the corner of Jane Street and Highway 401 on the city's northwest side.

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Abdirahman Omar Osman: Engineer Yarisow, the Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 44 | Saturday August 03, 2019 - 15:42:56
It seemed an odd choice of weapon. But that was hardly the point. I reached, slowly, for my phone, and called a friend for help. I knew Engineer Yarisow would answer. He always did. And I knew he would sort things out - that was his speciality. At the time Engineer Yarisow was Somalia's presidential…

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PROGRAM AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER Background

0 Visits: 153 | Tuesday July 16, 2019 - 18:04:23
DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) seeks to strengthen the work of human rights defenders (HRDs) in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human…

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Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Guinea over Somaliland

0 Visits: 74 | Thursday July 04, 2019 - 22:11:03
Somalia has announced the severing of diplomatic ties with West African country Guinea. The decision was announced in Mogadishu today after a cabinet meeting. The development is linked to relations between Guinea and Somaliland – the semi-autonomous region of Somalia. Leader of Somaliland flew to…

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Libya: Air raid kills dozens at Tripoli migrant detention centre

0 Visits: 71 | Wednesday July 03, 2019 - 17:49:27
Ads By Google Malek Mersek, a spokesman for the state emergency medical services, said 40 people were killed and 80 more were wounded in the attack late on Tuesday

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Embassy, community mark Somalia Independence Day

0 Visits: 77 | Tuesday July 02, 2019 - 12:51:23
The Embassy of Federal Republic of Somalia and the Somali Community in Kuwait celebrate the 59th Independence and unification Days. Perhaps unlike other countries, the government and the Somali people both inside and in diaspora celebrate a week-long Annual Independence Day Festival; this is because…

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Somali Journalist Union to Pick New Officials on Saturday

0 Visits: 74 | Friday June 28, 2019 - 15:33:45
Journalists under the umbrella of National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) are set to pick new officials in an election to be held on Saturday. This follows the commencement of General Assembly which opened Thursday with over 70 delegates from the branches arriving for the meeting taking place at…

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Communique on the AfricanDefenders Convention (Johannesburg +20 Conference)

0 Visits: 148 | Wednesday June 19, 2019 - 07:13:00
1. Twenty years after the All African Human Rights Defenders Conference held in Johannesburg in 1999, AfricanDefenders (the Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network) convened the AfricanDefenders Convention (Johannesburg+20) from 12-14 June 2019 in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.

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NUSOJ condemns arbitrary closure of Two TV stations in Somaliland

0 Visits: 167 | Wednesday June 19, 2019 - 06:42:36
Mogadishu, 18, 06, 2019 National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has strongly condemned the arbitrary closure of two private television stations in Somaliland. . ERYAL and HORYAAL 24 TVs were all shut down on Tuesday morning, 18 June, by the government of #Somaliland . The order was made by the…

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