The Secretary General of the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) was travelled to Kampala city of Uganda on Saturday May 22, 2021 due to security issues after receiving constant messages with intimidations from both Islamic groups and the Federal government soldiers over the past 14th months.
Mr. Daud Abdi Daud who is a prominent and dynamic science, agriculture and environmental journalist is currently living at Kampala, Uganda due to security problems and promised to continue his leadership with SOMESHA as he was the only science and agricultural journalism trainer in across Somalia.
Mr. Daud was recently advocated the opening of Somali Christian radio FM in Mogadishu because he is currently active member and closely involved the PCVE projects in Somalia by working very closely with IGAD center for excellence, UN agencies and the civil society organizations.
According to the current ongoing electoral violence Somali journalists are facing a great challenge, bullying and attacks and have been abused since 2005. Widely, journalists in the Horn of Africa have become frustrated with the various parties in the Somali Civil War combining to harass members of the press. Many fatalities against journalists have occurred on the front lines of battles. Other deaths have occurred as Somali reporters travel to press conferences and are ambushed.