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SOMWA calls ending impunity for crimes against journalists

Today, as we commemorate the international day to end crimes against journalists, we sadly once again rank among the worst countries where crimes against...

A female journalist Kaltuun Mustaf gives up her profession due to abuse in the work-place

MOGADISHU (SOMWA NEWS) - Female journalists face all forms and shapes of gender-related violence in their everyday job outside of collecting news information and...

Seylac: “Government media directive will put Somali journalists in great danger.”

Somalia is one of the most dangerous countries for media, with rights groups saying militants are responsible for many media killings. A bombing in...

Women in media fights for gender stigma in Somalia

Armed with mobile phones, tripods, and laptops, the crew at Bilan Media, a Somali start-up staffed entirely by women, is on a mission to...

SOMWA worries on safety of SBC TV female journalist in Puntland

SOMWA is concerned over the safety of Habiba Ladan Abdi, a female journalist who has been receiving threats from the security forces in Qardho,...

Remembrance event for the slain journalist Abdiaziz Afrika held in London

LONDON (SOMWA) - A group of prominent Somali journalists gathered in London on 29 November 2021, to commemorate the death of late former Radio...

SOMWA calls on justice for female journalists in Somalia

SOMWA says the female journalists in Somalia face challenges in their jobs in the field as the media authorities in the country continue to...

SOMWA: “Crimes against female journalists should be ended”

Today was the international day of ending impunity for crimes against journalists. Female journalists in Somalia are being subjected to harassment while they are...