Fatuma Abdullahi (Warya Post)

Sep 30, 2016, 11:30 AM – 2:15 PM

Fatuma Abdulahi is media and communications specialist based in Mogadishu, Somalia. , she launched Warya Post, an online digital publication that provides a platform for progressive and diverse Somali voices, marginalised groups, artists, thinkers and creative people with original ideas – both in Somalia and Diaspora. Within the first three months of launching,

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About this event

Fatuma Abdulahi is media and communications specialist based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Fatuma’s journalism work started with the BBC in 2003, where she was a producer and broadcaster at the Somali section of the World Service. In 2010, she helped re-launch Mozambique’s first English FM Station based in Maputo, LM Radio, after nearly 40 years off air, and was the morning drive show co-host.

in April 2014, Fatuma launched Warya Post, an online digital publication that provides a platform for progressive and diverse Somali voices, marginalised groups, artists, thinkers and creative people with original ideas – both in Somalia and Diaspora. Within the first three months of launching, Warya Post had 190,000 unique visitors! Demonstrating the hunger Somalis, especially youth, have for original content and a space where people’s thoughts are not morally policed.


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Speaker

  • Fatuma Abdullahi

    Warya Post

When

When

Friday, September 30, 2016
11:30 AM – 2:15 PM UTC

Agenda

11:30 AMNetworking, Fireside chat, food and networking

Organizer

  • Ahmed Abdullahi Araye

    Chapter Director

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