Sunday, September 20, 2020

At least 50 feared dead in DR Congo mine collapse

At least 50 people are feared dead after a gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), local authorities have...

Cabinet Approves Bill to Establish Public Registration and Identification Agency

The cabinet of the caretaker government met in Mogadishu today and approved the Somali Public Registration and Recognition Bill, the Investment Promotion Agency Bill...

INTERVIEW WITH THE UN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISOR TO SOMALIA, CHRISTOPHE HODDER

INTERVIEW WITH THE UN ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISOR TO SOMALIA, CHRISTOPHE HODDER Christophe Hodder’s job description is unique: he is the first United Nations climate and security...

UN75 – An Opportunity for Somalis to Help Shape Global Priorities

The United Nations turns 75 this year. Somalia has been a proud member of the UN for 60 of those years.   The United Nations was created...

NEW MEDIA LAW: STATEMENT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Today marks a new chapter in the Somali space with the signing of the amended Somali Media Law. We are glad to finally have...

Somalia New Media Law- Positive Features, Full of Punitive Measures.

The media law signed in this week by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo contains positive clauses but is still unfortunately saddled with punitive provisions and...

JOINT STATEMENT: Somalia’s new media law poses threat to media freedom and rights of...

 Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) ad the Somali Media Association (SOMA) strongly protest against the oppressive and draconian Media Law (amendment) which was signed into...

FESOJ Relieved by the acquittal of Editor of Hiigsi Radio Despite Long Arbitrary Imprisonment.

Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) is relieved by the release of Hiigsi radio editor Mohamed Abdiwahab Nur known as Abuuja who was acquitted Somalia’s...

FESOJ Denounces Six-Month Jail Sentence of Independent Journalist in Mogadishu over Facebook posts.

The Federation of Somali Journalists (FESOJ) condemns the conviction and prison sentence handed down today against the deputy director of Goobjoog Media Group charged...