Somaliland:Former BBC Somali Vernacular Radio Service Journalist Dies in London


Somalilandsun: Prominent Somali journalist Mr.Yonis Ali Nuur is dead. He died in a London
hospital following a short illness. Prior to his death Mr.Yonis was a long serving member of the BBC Somali Radio Services which broadcasts from London.

He has worked for BBC for more than three decades. The former journalist has been in and out of hospital for some time now and last night succumbed to his ailment. The late journalists retired from the BBC and worked for Somaliland ministry of information, culture and national guidance as senior advisor to the minister.

According to the people who knew Yonis the former reporter is rated amongst
the top employees to have graced the BBC Somali language portfolio. He will
be remembered for the good programs he initiated during his heydays at the
helm of BBC Somali radio services.

May Almighty Allah rest him soul in eternal peace and may He grant his
family and relatives’ patience and faith at this trying moment of their