SOMALIA RELAUNCHES FIRST JOURNALISM SCHOOL IN 26 YEARS

THE SOMALIA National University (SONU) is opening the first journalist school to operate in the county in 26 years, as Somalia’s growing peace and stability has seen the launch of newspapers, websites and radio stations in the country. Expert training is needed as the horrors of war in Somalia are still in the air, with journalists risking conflict with Islamist insurgents Al-Shabab and other armed gangs. And with Somali journalists being denied formal instruction since the country’s central government collapsed in 1991, a cadre of technical and professional ...


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