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Somali Journalists train 2-week course on Documentary Video Storytelling in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 29 | Thursday July 18, 2019 - 23:11:21
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 18 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) in partnership with Somali Digital Media Academy (SODMA) on Thursday 18 July, 2019, opened a two-week course on Documentary Video Storytelling for 26 journalists in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalia: Jubbaland Electoral Commssion announces requirements for the presidential candidates

0 Visits: 41 | Thursday July 18, 2019 - 18:13:32
Kismayo (Horn Observer) Somalia's Jubbaland state electoral commission on Thursday morning officially announced the requirements and qualifications for the candidates running for the state presidency next month.

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UN envoy to Somalia highlights importance of collaboration in visit to South West State

0 Visits: 46 | Thursday July 18, 2019 - 18:07:02
Baidoa, 18 July 2019 (Horn Observer)– Continuing his inaugural visits to regional centres following his recent arrival in the country, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, James Swan, visited South West State (SWS) today, where he met with President Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed 'Laftagareen.' …

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Somali Journalists in Kismayo gather to pay tribute to the fallen colleagues

0 Visits: 59 | Thursday July 18, 2019 - 00:31:33
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 17 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) expresses solidarity and stands firmly with fellow journalists in Kismayo who on Tuesday 16 July, 2019 held prayer meeting for the late two TV journalists: Mohamed Omar Sahal and Hodan Naleyeh, who were killed in Kismayo Hotel…

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In visit to Hirshabelle, UN envoy to Somalia stresses need for constructive relations between federal and state authorities

0 Visits: 54 | Wednesday July 17, 2019 - 23:15:33
Jowhar, 17 July 2019 – In his first visit to the state of Hirshabelle since taking up his position, the new United Nations envoy to Somalia highlighted the importance of positive relations between state and federal authorities for the country's long-term progress.

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African Union condemns terrorist attack on Somalia

0 Visits: 75 | Wednesday July 17, 2019 - 15:56:13
Addis Ababa, 16 July 2019: The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 858th meeting, held on 16 July 2019, agreed on the following with regard to the situation in Somalia:

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In Kismayo, UN envoy to Somalia affirms that terrorist acts won't derail Jubaland's progress

0 Visits: 84 | Tuesday July 16, 2019 - 23:25:27
Kismayo – On his first visit to the southern state of Jubaland since his arrival, the new United Nations envoy to Somalia expressed his solidarity with its residents in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack.

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Somalia: SRSG Swan reaffirms UN's solidarity in the aftermath of Kismayo terror attack

0 Visits: 101 | Monday July 15, 2019 - 20:43:56
Kismayo, 15 July 2019 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, James Swan, today visited the city of Kismayo, the interim capital of Jubaland, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack that reportedly claimed the lives of at least 26 people and injured 56.

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Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist

0 Visits: 84 | Monday July 15, 2019 - 20:10:11
In a statement issued Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned an extremist attack in Somalia which killed 26, including a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist and her husband.

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Somalia: Puntland police arrest freelance journalist over critical interview in Garowe

0 Visits: 119 | Sunday July 14, 2019 - 22:03:59
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 14 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the arbitrary arrest of freelance journalist Mohamed Said Yusuf by Puntland police in Garowe on Saturday evening 13 July, 2019 over critical interview and calls for Puntland authorities to immediately and unconditionally…

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AU Special Representative to Somalia condemns terrorist attack in Kismayo

0 Visits: 113 | Saturday July 13, 2019 - 14:23:42
Mogadishu, 13 July 2019 - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns the terrorist attack on a hotel in Kismayo, southern Somalia, in which dozens of innocent people were killed and wounded.

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Two prominent TV journalists among killed in hotel attack in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 137 | Friday July 12, 2019 - 22:56:22
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 12 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is saddened to learn the tragic death of Mohamed Omar Sahal (aka Ga'ma Dhere), SBC TV correspondent based in Kismayo and Hodan Naleyeh, TV journalist and founder of Integration TV – both among killed in Kismayo hotel attack…

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Somalia: Mayor of Mogadishu " The Handball tournament is a competition that would foster integration and social bonding"

0 Visits: 152 | Thursday July 11, 2019 - 01:12:04
Mogadishu, 11 July 2019—The mayor of Mogadishu who is also the Governor of Banadir Region has graced the start of the inter-district Handball competition at the Wiish Stadium in Mogadishu.

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Acting PS of the Somalia Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives a copy of the credentials of the new Russian Ambassador

0 Visits: 152 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 12:45:00
Mogadishu, July 10 , 2019 - The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Adv. Hersi Haji Olosow , received on Wednesday at his office in the ministry a copy of the credentials of the new Ambassador of the Russian Federation, HE Mr. Mikhail Golovanov.

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Somalia executes three Shabab fighters found guilty in Hotel attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 141 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 09:34:18
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Somalia military court on Wednesday morning executed three Shabab fighters who the military court found guilty in carrying out Hotel Nasa-Hablood attack in Mogadishu two years ago, officials said.

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AMISOM, Somali commanders to enhance coordination in operations

0 Visits: 109 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 02:26:32
MOGADISHU(Horn Observer) – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) contingent commanders have resolved to further enhance coordination with the Somali security forces to implement the Somali Transition Plan.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor begins a campaign to strengthen social cohesion through sports and community engagement for displacement-affected communities.

0 Visits: 135 | Monday July 08, 2019 - 21:26:23
MOGADISHU: 08 July, 2019– Yesterday, Mogadishu Mayor, H.E. Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) sat and listened to displacement affected families express their hopes and aspirations to finding durable solutions to their protracted displacement in Mogadishu. This first of many consultations took…

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Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) outraged by the new oppressive media bill passed by the Parliament

0 Visits: 104 | Monday July 08, 2019 - 20:47:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 8 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate is outraged by the draconian and preventive media bill (as amended) passed by Somalia's Lower House parliament on Monday, 8 July, 2019 and calls for the Upper House to fully review and open consultations with journalists and media…

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Somalia: SRSG Swan visits Puntland capital

0 Visits: 92 | Monday July 08, 2019 - 20:15:56
Garowe, 8 July 2019 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, James Swan, visited the Puntland capital of Garowe today and met with the Federal Member State's President Said Abdullahi Deni and members of his cabinet.

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Somali Journalists Syndicate protests against the unfair and unjust 3.5 year jail term for journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon in Somaliland

0 Visits: 85 | Monday July 08, 2019 - 16:17:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia, 8 July, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) protests the unfair and politically motivated court decision against journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon on Monday 8 June, 2019, after a court in Somaliland handed down the journalist three and half years jail term and calls for the…

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