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21 May 2020

Somalia: Media houses call for accountability after recent attacks on journalists by govt. security agents

Author: Horn Observer (Somalia)

"Somali media fraternity condemns recent violations against media and journalists in Mogadishu and Beledhawo"...

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30 April 2020

Somalia: Call for regulation to ensure non-discrimination, consumer protection & 'responsible' operations in the growing mobile banking sector

Author: Addisfortune (Ethiopia)

"Mobile Banking Regulatory Gaps Must be Addressed"...

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29 April 2020

Fossil fuel companies get included in COVID-19 stimulus packages & are lobbying for suspension of environmental laws, as crack-down on activists & workers continues

Author: Open Democracy

"DemocracyWatch: journalists and dissidents arrested in COVID crackdowns", 22 Apr 2020...

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30 March 2020

Somalia: Businesses fuelling insecurity by funding terrorism & promoting ethnic discrimination, claims columnist

Author: Osman Aidarus, MENAFN (Jordan)

"Chaos Profiteers: How Somalia's Business People are it's Main Nemesis?"...

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11 March 2020

Australia: Companies export arms to African nations suffering from instability and violence

Author: Christopher Knaus & Ben Doherty, The Guardian

"Australia sold weapons to Mali as UN warned violence creating 'humanitarian disaster'", 10 March 2020...

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17 February 2020

Somalia: Amnesty accuses Facebook of disabling journalists' accounts & compromising freedom of speech; Facebook comments

 Amnesty International has claimed that Facebook's disabling of Somalia-based journalists' accounts compromises their freedom of expression. It has urged Facebook to ensure it is not manipulated by the Somalia authorities to undermine the right to...

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4 November 2019

Kenyan teachers allege poor working conditions & sexual harassment in Somalia's Elm Schools; includes school's comments

Author: Beatrice Kangai, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Kenyan teachers allege exploitation in Somaliland", 28 October 2019...

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11 October 2019

Facebook extends third-party fact-checking programme to 10 new African states

Author: AFP, news24

"Facebook extends fact-checking programme to 10 new African states", 9 October 2019....

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9 September 2019

Somalia based telecom company allegedly financing terror group to destroy communication masts in Kenya to increase its market share

Author: Walter Menya, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Somali telco behind mast attacks, report says"...

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11 August 2019

Verisk Maplecroft's Human Rights Outlook 2019 says risks spread for businesses & civil society as more countries embrace authoritarian tactics

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

"‘Strongmen’ regimes lead charge against freedom of speech and privacy: Human Rights Outlook 2019", 07 Aug 2019...

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