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Review of Somalia’s Media Law Falls Short

By Laetitia Bader When Somalia’s new minister of information took office in March, he promised to review the country’s restrictive media law, raising hopes of fostering a better environment for journalists and free expression in the country. Those hopes have largely been dashed. The amended law, approved by the cabinet on July 13, makes some reforms but does little to address the...

UNSOM MARKS WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY

16 July 2017 (Somalia Focus) – As Youth Skills Day is celebrated around the world, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Michael...