British Embassy Launches Somali Journalism Prize

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07/05/2019 PRESS RELEASE British Embassy Launches Somali Journalism Prize Mogadishu: To celebrate World Press Freedom Day and the ‘Global Conference for Media Freedom’ (#DefendMediaFreedom), to be hosted by the Governments of the United Kingdom and Canada in July 2019, The British Embassy Mogadishu is delighted to announce the launch of Young Somali Voices journalism prize… Read more »

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Ethiopia: Sidama declares state of impatience

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Three weeks ago, crowds of mostly Sidama women held a protest to demand Sidama’s constitutional right for a state and expressed dissatisfaction with the delay in organizing the referendum. Unless the regional and federal governments act in little more than two months, more radical action may be taken. While the Sidama people await a response,… Read more »

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Somaliland: Situation Still Tense In The Aftermath Of Murdered Officers.

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Somaliland: Situation Still Tense In The Aftermath Of Murdered Officers. The fallout from the assassination of the two Somaliland Officers, Major Abdillahi Ahmed Tallan and Luietenant Nur Aw Ali Nuh by a group of armed men near Garadag continues to reverberate across Somaliland. In an extraordinary press conference, Home Minister Mohamed Kahin Ahmed stated that… Read more »

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On-the-record update on the drought situation in Somalia​

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On-the-record update on the drought situation in Somalia​ Below average rains since last October have resulted in the rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Somalia leaving an estimated 2.2 million people, almost half of which are internally displaced persons, in urgent need of food. Quote from Victor Moses, NRC´s Country Director in Somalia. “The… Read more »

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Somaliland: Former Nigerian President Obasanjo On Visit To Somaliland.

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Somaliland: Former Nigerian President Obasanjo On Visit To Somaliland. The former Nigerian President Olasegun Obasanjo has arrived in Somaliland on a working visit as part of the Brenthurst Foundation. The former Nigerian leader was received by the Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi in Hargeisa. Former President Obasanjo first come to power in a Nigeria after… Read more »

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Somaliland: Turkish Government Bans 18th May Celebrations

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Somaliland: Turkish Government Bans 18th May Celebrations Istanbul,(Qaran news)-The Turkish government has banned the Somaliland community in their country from celebrating the 28th anniversary of the reclamation of sovereignty on the 18th of May. The Somaliland community in Turkey have always gathered together to celebrate the 18th of May in the past in many of… Read more »

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Somaliland: Home Minister Attacks Waddani Chair & Says Criminals Captured.

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Somaliland: Home Minister Attacks Waddani Chair & Says Criminals Captured. Hargeisa,(Qaran news)-The Somaliland minister of Home Affairs, Mohamed Kahin Ahmed stated that three men accused of the murder of two Somaliland officers, Major Abdillahi Ahmed Tallan and Lieutenant Nur Aw Ali Nuh have been captured along with vehicles used in the assassination. The minister also… Read more »

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