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MOGADISHU  – 22 May, 2019 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) strongly condemns act of shooting and endangering the lives of two journalists from Radio Kulmiye who were on reporting mission in Mogadishu on  Wednesday morning 22 May, 2019 around 10:25am local time  by Somali government police officers. Police officers at Daljirka security
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Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) calls Somaliland’s Supreme Court to quash charges against journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon and release him unconditionally. Mr Oldon was arrested by the Somaliland police from his hometown of Burao on 17 April, 2019 over critical social media posts. He was then transferred to Hargeisa, where the police sought to form unfounded […]
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Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) welcomes the launch of Young Somali Voices journalism prize (YSV) in Somalia  by the British Embassy in Mogadishu during the World Press Freedom Day this year. This new award for the Somali journalists will not only encourage the quality journalism in Somalia but will also highlight importance of the work of […]
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ALERT LAS’ANOD, May 16, 2019 Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) is shocked to learn that Somaliland police in Las’anod have shot and injured Abdirahman Keyse Tungub, correspondent for the Hargeisa-based privately-owned independent Bulsho TV on Monday May 13, 2019, his colleagues and eyewitnesses said. The police followed the journalist who was with friends in the downtown
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***ALERT*** Mogadishu, Somalia 14 May, 2019 – Today around 11:30am a group of five journalists and cameramen went to Warta Nabadda (formerly Wardhigley) District Headquarters where a car bomb blast inflicted deaths and injuries. Among the journalists are: Said Yusuf Warsame – EPA Photographer; Feisal Omar – Reuters photojournalist; Mohamed Osman Gurey –
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Dhobley, 10 May 2019 – The Kenyan military serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), has held a medical camp in Dhobley town, southern Somalia. The medical camp, held on Thursday, coincided with the start of the holy month of Ramadan and provided free health services to the community living within AMISOM’s area […]
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The US Africa Command said it carried out an airstrike that targetted at ISIS-Somalia encampment in the Golis Mountains, Somalia, on May 8, 2019, killing at least 13 militants. The airstrikes which are coordinated with the Federal Government of Somalia are said to degrade violent extremist organizations in Somalia, according to a statement from US […]
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On May 1-2, 2019, AMISOM troops in a joint military operation with the Somali National Army launched an offensive and liberated the strategic town of Bariire from the extremist group, Al-Shabaab. The agricultural-rich Bariire, which lies about 63 kilometres west of Somali capital, Mogadishu, is one of the strategic areas located in Lower Shabelle region […]
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Mogadishu, 01 May 2019: The SRCC and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, congratulates the entire AMISOM personnel as they join their Comrades in Somalia, the Troops and Police Contributing Countries in celebrating the 2019 International Labour Day under the theme “Uniting Workers for Social and Economic Advancement”. The AMISOM Family – Military,