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Somalia

11 December 2017

The 28 - year-old journalist, also known Gabow, was killed when an explosive which had been planted underneath his car's driving seat blew up in Mogadishu's Madina district. ...

14 October 2017

The 31-year old cameraman was killed in a massive suicide bombing at the busy KM5 junction in Mogadishu when the militants blew up a truck in the capital. ...

13 September 2017

The broadcast journalist who worked with Jubbaland TV died of injuries that he had sustained during a suicide bombing by the Al- Shaabaab militants in Beledeweyne on 10 September. ...

06 November 2016

According to NUSOJ, the journalist for Radio Codka Mudug (Voice of Mudug Radio) was seriously wounded in the head after a stray bullet hit him as he was leaving his house for work. ...

27 September 2016

According to the National Union of Somali Journalists( NUSOJ), two gunmen shot the reporter with Radio Shabelle five times in the chest and neck in the capital Mogadishu. ...

05 June 2016

The female journalist who worked for the state broadcaster, Radio Mogadishu was shot dead in the Somali capital Mogadishu, the French news agency AFP reported quoting the victim's colleagues. ...

03 December 2015

The female journalist, who worked for the national television station (SNTV), was killed when a bomb exploded under her car in Mogadishu on Thursday, colleagues reportedly said. ...

01 November 2015

The freelance cameraman was among the 2 people killed in the Somali capital on Sunday after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said. ...

08 September 2015

The English editor of Waagacusub news website and a sports reporter, was followed by two gunmen from the mosque after night prayers and shot four times in the head and chest near his home in Dharkeneley district, southwest Mogadishu, according t ...

30 April 2015

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) said that the producer of Radio Baidoa was killed alongside his pregnant when gunmen entered the couple's home at night in the town of Baidoa, 270km south west of the Somali capital, Mogafishu and ...