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China, Somalia ink deal to modernize media institutions 06 Dec 2021
6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese embassy in Somalia on Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Information to modernize media institutions in the country ... China and Somalia have established diplomatic relations on December 14, 1960.

Program Development and Reporting Specialist - Mogadishu, Somalia

Reliefweb 06 Dec 2021
Mercy Corps has been present in Somalia since 2005, responding to emergency needs stemming from conflict and displacement, while continuing work to build more resilient, peaceful, and productive communities in Puntland, Somaliland, Galmudug, Hirshabelle, Southwest State, Jubaland and Banadir.

Four killed, many hurt in roadside blast in Somalia terror attack

Middle East Monitor 02 Dec 2021
... vehicle meant for drought victims in Somalia's Lower Juba region on Thursday, state media and police said, and also reported by Anadolu News Agency.

4 killed, many hurt in roadside blast in Somalia terror attack

Anadolu Agency 02 Dec 2021
At least four people were killed and several others wounded in a roadside bomb attack targeting a water hauling vehicle meant for drought victims in Somalia's Lower Juba region on Thursday, state media and police said.

European Parliament Raps Somalia Over Press Freedom, Rights Violations

All Africa 29 Nov 2021
The European Parliament on Thursday raised the alarm over Somalia's legal environment for the media, describing it as restrictive and conducive for rogue elements to harass journalists ....

EU Parliament Wants Somalia to Repeal 'Restrictive' Media Law

All Africa 27 Nov 2021
The European Parliament on Thursday said Somalia's legal environment for the media is restrictive and offers opportunities for rogue elements to harass journalists ....

Car Bomb Explosion in Mogadishu Kills 8, Injures 17 - Reports

Urdu Point 25 Nov 2021
At least eight people were killed and 17 others injured on Thursday morning in the capital Mogadishu near the residence of a former President, Abdiqasim Hasan in Hodan district, media reported ... in Hodan district, media reported.

Eight dead and 13 children injured as bomb explodes near school in Somalia

CNN 25 Nov 2021
(CNN)At least eight civilians were killed and 17 others injured, including 13 school children, after a suicide car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Thursday morning, according to state media ... Read More ... Car bomb explodes in Somalia's capital, killing at least 20 people ... At least one person was killed and 10 wounded in that attack ... .

Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled killed, two others injured, in bombing claimed by Al-Shabaab

CPJ 23 Nov 2021
Sharmarke, a director of the government-owned Somali National TV, and their driver Abdukadir Abdullahi Nur, were injured in the attack, according to multiple media reports ... Other than his position with the state media, Sharmarke was not working on anything that would have made him a more likely target for Al-Shabaab, Abdullahi said.

Al-Shabaab kill Somali journalist Abdiaziz Guled who criticised them on radio

Ghana Web 22 Nov 2021
“It is another sad day again for Somalia, when we are forced to witness the needless death of another journalist on the frontlines of duty ... “He spent his career rebuilding our nation and continuously exposing the evil of terrorism to save Somalia using the powerful media tool,” Farmaajo’s Spokesman, Abdirashid M Hashi said in a Twitter post.

Car Bomb Kills Popular Broadcast Journalist in Somalia

Voa News 20 Nov 2021
A Somali journalist with state-run media was ... According to 2021 report by the Somali Journalists Syndicate and its partner, Somali Media Association, since February 2017, 12 journalists were killed in Somalia — three in 2017; four in 2018; two in 2019; two in 2020; and one in 2021.

Kenyan Authorities Apprehend 3 Terror Convicts Who Escaped Maximum Security Prison

Voa News 18 Nov 2021
Kenyan media reports the three men were trying to reach Somalia and had asked people for directions to Garissa.

Despite Election to 14 Seats in Somalia’s Upper House, Women’s Full Inclusion Crucial for Peace, Development, Briefers Tell Security Council

Reliefweb 17 Nov 2021
James Swan, Special Representative of the SecretaryGeneral for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), reported that, in the recent election of the Upper House of the Federal Parliament, women were elected to 14 of the 54 seats, representing 26 per cent of the Senators ... For information media.

Security Council renews arms embargo on Somalia, authorisation to inspect vessels

Malaysian National News Agency 16 Nov 2021
Security Council renews arms embargo on Somalia, authorisation to inspect vessels. " data-media=""> ... NEW YORK, Nov 16 -- To enforce an arms embargo on Somalia, the United Nations Security Council on ... As for the mandate of the Panel of Experts on Somalia, which was renewed until Dec.

The ISIS-K Hawks at The New York Times

Antiwar 15 Nov 2021
During the lead up to the Afghanistan War and Iraq War II, along with the Arab Spring, the Syrian Civil War, Libya, Somalia, and all the others, when the intelligence said one thing about the war and the truth was something else, much of the media played a vital role in ...