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SJS calls on the government to give journalists access to the election talks

25/05/2021 - 00:14:49
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Somali Journalist Syndicate (SJS) calls for the Somali Prime Minister's office to allow journalists to get unhindered access to the national electoral conference, following the journalists' complaints that they were deliberately blocked from accessing the ongoing national…

Consultative conference on Somali elections kicks off

23/05/2021 - 02:32:54
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Consultative Conference for Elections kicked off on Saturday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, headed by Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, with the participation of five state presidents and the governor of Banadir.
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John Mahama withdraws acceptance as AU Envoy to Somalia

21/05/2021 - 23:50:43
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Accra (Diplomat.so) - Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body's appointment as its High Representative for Somalia.
Somali journalist, Abdirahman Omar (pictured) sustained slight injuries after NISA officers raided Somali Cable TV premises on Monday 18 May, 2020 (Photo courtesy).

Journalists barred from covering Somali leaders' meeting

04/04/2021 - 09:27:45
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned that journalists were today barred from covering the meeting of the leaders of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States (FMSs) as well as the Governor and Mayor of Mogadishu.

International Partners call for Somali leaders to reach agreement

22/03/2021 - 02:09:52
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Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - International partners welcome the arrival of participants for the summit of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member State leaders, to be held in the protected area of Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport, and announced to begin on 22 March 2021. We…