The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMEHA) make known the anxious death of the prominent Somalia science and environmental journalist Mohamed Ali Elmi who was actively member of SOMESHA as well as the owner and chief editor of Taleeh Media Network. A web based media institute.
A late journalist Mohamed was based in Nairobi for the sake of fear of reprisal from Shabab for almost 4yrs and travelled to Puntland yesterday July 20, 2012 along with Somalia’s prominent female singer Sado Ali Warsame but he died in an accident after their four-wheel drive Landcruser from Galkayo town rear-ended with a heavy lorry from Galkayo near near Kalabayr village 60 Km South of Garowe and female singer got normal injury although reported that another journalist named Jama Mohamed Nur (Jelo) also died later in Garowe hospital due to bad injury from the cars crash.
The Secretary General of SOMEHA alongwith the entire SOMESHA members are sending deep-seated condolence to his family. In addition to that the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) issued moan statement over the death of the journalist. http://nusoj.org.so/alerts/2012/July2012/journalist_dies_in_car_accident_in_northeastern_Somalia.htm
SOMESHA promotes a follow up observance over his children’s surveillance and do also advocacy for his children’s third country’s relocation in order to meet better future and education.