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    Somalia 10 Years Later : The Story of the Waagacusub Media and its Founder, Dahir Alasow

    Waagacusub.net - An Imaginable beginning started in 2004, with Dahir Abdulle Alasow's internet site of Waagacusub Media.

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Waagacusub.net - An Imaginable beginning started in 2004, with Dahir Abdulle Alasow's internet site of Waagacusub Media.

But over the last two decades, as Somalia has been challenging with civil wars ,tribal strife, humanitarian crisis, famine, piracy, and terror attacks as well as looming political, economic ,and social crisis ,Waagacusub media and its founder Mr. Alasow survived and endured with intimidation even illegally detained and received death threats from groups that do not like the truth to be seen,detected and/or covered by the media.  


As the portal celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the waagacusub media-enjoys the growing number of its audience and their interest to receive unbiased and well-informed sources that led our readership to visit more than five times a day. Many of our readers are well-educated and truth-worthy information seekers.It is worth to mention that many websites cite their daily sources from Waagacusub Media.   


Waagacusub Media always preserves quality sources,while many other local sites preserve quantity materials. It also challenges with those in the power, the rich and the terror groups alike with its accurate and impartiality news, while we know our readers and their interests. We always seek the truth and report it-but unfortunately, many individuals, head of states as well as terror groups left no stone unturned. In search for excuses to attack Waagacusub media and its founder and editor, the senior investigative Journalist and the chairman of ASOJ. 


Mr Alasow faced harsh treatment from many directions including Al-Shabaab, major companies that are major sources of Al-Shabaab's finance and those in power who wanted to preview any news before it is published on the site. these circumstances  made the life of the Journalist very difficult and eventually forced him to escape to Europe where the press freedom is respected.


Today, the independent news media of Waagacusub , is a good source and a supermarket of information that changed the attitudes of many previous critiques to the site. Now they turned to be our best readers after they had made counter-checks .     


Waagacusub Media's motto is your reputation is  better than any thing else ; therefore, we want you as  a reader to support the free press. 

By Ahmed Abdi



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