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Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues

AFP- Somalia's journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for "negative" broadcasts. Full Article 

A British citizen, Shabelle Journalist tortured inside NISA jail in Mogadishu 18/08/2014 - 12:06:29

- British citizen, Abdimalik Yusuf, Chairman of Shabelle Media among 19 Shabelle and Skynews FM radio journalists detained by Somali security forces on Friday, is in critical condition after he was severely tortured inside the headquarters of Somalia's national intelligence security agency in Mogadishu.

Recovery of Somalia's Overseas Assets: Ill-considered priority

Waagacusub.net - The accusations for corruption and abetting terrorism against the federal government gained momentum and credence for the discovery of substantive evidence. In 36 page HYPERLINK Full Article

EAJA CONDEMNS RAID ON RADIO STATTIONS, ARREST OF JOURNALISTS IN SOMALIA

Eastern Africa Journalists Association has today criticized security agencies in Somalia for raiding and closing two radio stations and arresting at least eight journalists. Full Article

FAJ Condemns new wave of Attacks against Independent Media in Somalia

Authorities in Somalia must immediately release the staff members and hand over the equipment of prominent independent radios, the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) said today. Full Article

Shabelle Radio in Mogadishu forced off-air and raided by government soldiers

Waagacusub.net - Intelligence officers and soldiers of the Somali National Intelligence & Security Agency have this morning stormed and raided the private compound of Shabelle Media Network in Mogadishu. Full Article

Independent media houses closed, journalists arrested

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has criticised the security forces of the Federal Government of Somalia for abusing their power and the law by raiding and closing independent radio stations and arresting journalists in the wildest media attack. Full Article

Editorials

Shabelle Radio in Mogadishu forced off-air and raided by government soldiers

Waagacusub.net - Intelligence officers and soldiers of the Somali National Intelligence & Security Agency have this morning stormed and raided the private compound of Shabelle Media Network in Mogadishu. Full Article

 

Independent media houses closed, journalists arrested

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has criticised the security forces of the Federal Government of Somalia for abusing their power and the law by raiding and closing independent radio stations and arresting journalists in the wildest media attack. Full Article

 

SOMALIA DEFIES RULE OF LAW AS NEW FEDERAL UNITS GET OFF THE GROUND

Waagacusub.net - "In the government of this Commonwealth (Massachusetts), the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers or either of them: the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers or either of them: the judicial shall never exercise the executive and legislative powers or either of them: to the end it maybe government of laws not of men". John Adam 1780. Full Article

 

Khatumo State people take to streets to celebrate after election a new president and vice president

Somalia's SSC regions people celebrates the election of new leaders. Haboon Haji Abdullahi reports Full Article

 

Somalia's Warlord 'Qeybdiid' Builds Five-Star Hotel In Mogadishu

Waagacusub.net - Mogadishu,Somalia, One of Somalia's enduring warlords ,Abdi Hassan Qeybdiid , better known as 'Abdi Qeybdiid' is building five-star hotel in Mogadishu , the hotel, which is facing the compound of ministry of foreign affairs or Sambana firm is under construction and it will be called 'The bones of Sa'ad' . Full Article

 

NUSOJ Condemns new wave of Journalists' Arrests in Somaliland

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today accused the Somaliland authorities of waging a renewed campaign of intimidation against media after the police arrested two journalists. Full Article

 

Somali president's aides 'sent arms to militants'

The United Nations has accused two advisers to the Somali president of sending arms to al-Shabaab in a shipment which arrived just weeks after the Islamist militant group's fighters stormed a shopping mall in Nairobi last September and killed at least 64 people. Full Article

 

Dukaankii 2004 Dahir Alasow furtay ! 10 sano kadib Jumlo iyo tafaariikh?

Waagacusub.net - Wuxuu ahaa dukaan lagu iibiyo tafaariikhda oo aan furtay sanadkii 2004-tii xilligaas oo 10 sano laga joogo. Dukaankeeyga waxyaabaha laga helo waxaa ugu muhiimsan farxad iyo naxdin . Full Article

 

Ethiopia: The Crime of Extraordinary Rendition

Waagacusub.net - Last week, the regime in Ethiopia announced its abduction of Andaragatchew Tsgie, General Secretary of the Ethiopian opposition group known as Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy, with smug delight. According to the regime, the "Ethiopian national security service coordinating with its Yemeni counterpart had detained and transferred to Ethiopia [Andaragatchew Tsgie] as he tried to enter Eritrea through Sanaa [Yemen]." Andargatchew is a British national of Ethiopian origin. Yemeni officials denied Adargatchew access to British consular officials, legal representation and contact with family members before subjecting him to extraordinary rendition to the regime in Ethiopia. Full Article

 

Uganda:If irony could be mined, Africa would be a major exporter

Waagacusub.net - Earlier this week, I was advising a good friend and successful member of Africa's Diaspora about land ownership issues in Uganda. I told him that since he is not a Ugandan, neither he nor any corporate vehicle that he chose to use for investment into Uganda, can own land in perpetuity. Full Article

 

Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues

AFP- Somalia's journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for "negative" broadcasts.

A British citizen, Shabelle Journalist tortured inside NISA jail in Mogadishu

British citizen, Abdimalik Yusuf, Chairman of Shabelle Media among 19 Shabelle and Skynews FM radio journalists detained by Somali security forces on Friday, is in critical condition after he was severely tortured inside the headquarters of Somalia's national intelligence security agency in Mogadishu.

United Nations is Guiding Somalia to a Fake Democracy

UN has a special representative in Somalia, where he gives directions to the Somali government officials and also reports every political development in Somalia to the UN security council on a frequent basis.

Finland is aiding media rights encroachments in Somalia

Waagacusub.net - The wake of harsh attacks on media rights Finland is aiding media rights despotism in Somalia. So-called media development project rightly turns out a brutal tool for hurting media rights and freedom of expression in Somalia.

SIMHA strongly condemns the mass detention of Journalists

Somali Independent Media Houses Association strongly condemns the mass arrest of more than 11 journalists in the capital Mogadishu.

Somali journalists urge fair trial for colleagues

AFP- Somalia's journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for "negative" broadcasts. Full Article

 

A British citizen, Shabelle Journalist tortured inside NISA jail in Mogadishu

British citizen, Abdimalik Yusuf, Chairman of Shabelle Media among 19 Shabelle and Skynews FM radio journalists detained by Somali security forces on Friday, is in critical condition after he was severely tortured inside the headquarters of Somalia's national intelligence security agency in Mogadishu. Full Article

 

United Nations is Guiding Somalia to a Fake Democracy

UN has a special representative in Somalia, where he gives directions to the Somali government officials and also reports every political development in Somalia to the UN security council on a frequent basis. Full Article

 

Finland is aiding media rights encroachments in Somalia

Waagacusub.net - The wake of harsh attacks on media rights Finland is aiding media rights despotism in Somalia. So-called media development project rightly turns out a brutal tool for hurting media rights and freedom of expression in Somalia. Full Article

 

SIMHA strongly condemns the mass detention of Journalists

Somali Independent Media Houses Association strongly condemns the mass arrest of more than 11 journalists in the capital Mogadishu. Full Article

 

SOMALIA DEFIES RULE OF LAW AS NEW FEDERAL UNITS GET OFF THE GROUND

Waagacusub.net - "In the government of this Commonwealth (Massachusetts), the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers or either of them: the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers or either of them: the judicial shall never exercise the executive and legislative powers or either of them: to the end it maybe government of laws not of men". John Adam 1780. Full Article

 

Khatumo State people take to streets to celebrate after election a new president and vice president

Somalia's SSC regions people celebrates the election of new leaders. Haboon Haji Abdullahi reports Full Article

 

Survey Says "Somali President Should Step Down"

Waagacusub.net - There is a time for every leader to govern; and after that time has expired, the capacity of said leader can no longer be efficient. Full Article

 

Somalia's Parliamentarians are the most corrupted legislators in the planet earth

Waagacusub.net - Corruption is a disease that threatens the hopes of the poor: for a better future for themselves and their children. It drains finances that might otherwise go to programs that bring education within reach of poor children, or that offer health care to an ailing farmer or a young mother. Full Article

 

Somalia: Ugly Clan Federalism Sparks Fresh Turmoil

Waagacusub.net- The formation of federal Member States (FMS) without legal and political consensus sparks fresh political and social turmoil in all regions of Somalia. It is unequivocally clear that the federal system based on clan ownership of territory has become major obstacle to national reconciliation, peacebuilding, and statebuilding in Somalia. Full Article