Drought continues to devastate communities in Puntland and Somaliland despite rains

(Mogadishu, 11 May 2016) – The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr. Peter de Clercq, has witnessed firsthand the impact of the devastating drought in parts of Puntland and Somaliland during his recent visits and has called for urgent action to … Continue reading

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Somalia: Journalists Under Attack

Government, Militants Threaten, Commit Violence Against Media (Nairobi, May 3, 2016) – Both the Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab are using abusive tactics to sway media coverage, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on … Continue reading

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WCSJ2017: A Word from the WFSJ President

Human health. Technology. The environment. Science has never been a more important dimension of the news, and covering these subjects requires a global perspective. The 10th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) in San Francisco (October 26-30, 2017) is a … Continue reading

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Agricultural Journalists Urge Press Freedom in Burundi

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) committee of freedom of the press is deeply concerned about the situation for our colleagues in Burundi. In Reporters Without Borders’ 2015 World Press Freedom Index, Burundi is ranked as number 143 of … Continue reading

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Somalia: USD 105 million urgently needed to save lives in drought-affected areas

Nairobi, 31 March 2016 — Aid agencies in Somalia today launched a Call for Aid seeking USD 105 million to scale-up critical, life-saving assistance and build resilience for more than one million people in the drought-affected northern regions of the … Continue reading

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SOMESHA Opened a New office in Puntland Regional State of Somalia

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Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) Delighted to make public its newly opened office in Puntland by means to enlarge its work through Puntland state of Somalia. This office will register SOMESHA members in the region and … Continue reading

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$885 million needed for humanitarian aid in Somalia

(Mogadishu, 19 January 2016) –  The humanitarian community in Somalia today launched a prioritized Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 2016 in Mogadishu calling on the international community to ensure predictable and timely funding. The new plan is seeking USD $885 … Continue reading

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