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SPEECH DELIVERED BY H.E MOHAMED ABDULLAHI MOHAMED AT THE AFRICA-RUSSIA SUMMIT IN SOCHI

0 Visits: 344 | Thursday October 24, 2019 - 22:38:35
Your Excellency Vladamir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, Your Excellency Abdelfatah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Chairperson of the African Union Your Excellences, Heads of State and Governments, It is a great honour and privilege to be addressing you all at this…

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Farmaajo heads for Russia-Africa summit as Somalia seeks international investments

0 Visits: 352 | Monday October 21, 2019 - 19:45:37
President Mohamed Farmaajo has left Mogadishu to attend the Russia-Africa Summit schedule for 23-24 October in the resort city of Sochi as Somalia seeks to engage international investors for its reconstruction campaign. Farmaajo will be joining about 46 heads of states and governments from Africa in…

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{Press Statement} :-FESOJ condemns a Journalist detained while covering a demonstration in Jowhar.

0 Visits: 368 | Tuesday October 15, 2019 - 15:30:16
Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) condemns the arbitrary arrest of a local journalist in Jowhar and calls on Hirshabelle authorities to release immediately and unconditionally Mr. Abdiaziz Hassan Moalim "Foolyareey" and cease intimidation of other members of the media. Middle Shabelle…

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Tarabun completed a 2-year jail term and is now free, Somali govt says

0 Visits: 361 | Monday September 30, 2019 - 10:41:11
Abdiwaahid Khalif Abdi aka Tarabuun whose arrest in 2017 was declared a major victory in the war against terror by Security Minister Abukar Islow served only two years behind bar and is now a free man, Somali government said Sunday amid a red alert in Kenya.

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EU Supports workshop for Somali women journalists in Mogadishu.

0 Visits: 419 | Sunday September 29, 2019 - 09:34:49
Press Statement A three-day workshop for Somali female journalists, organized by Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) in partnership with Finish Foundation for Media Development (VIKES) supported by European Union Mission for Somalia concluded on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Mogadishu. A total…

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

0 Visits: 361 | 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: 413 | 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: 355 | 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: 350 | 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: 352 | 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: 973 | 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: 371 | 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: 396 | 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: 376 | 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: 366 | 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: 360 | 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: 358 | 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: 342 | 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: 530 | 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: 372 | 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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