Jamal Osman is a reporter for Channel 4 News.
Jamal Osman is a multi-award winning journalist and filmmaker specialising sub-Saharan Africa. He has been working with ITN/Channel 4 News since 2008. Jamal has scooped interviews with Somali pirates, the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group, Al-Shabab, exposed the illegal trade in UN food aid and told the struggles of Somali athletes training for the Olympics.
As Kenya readies itself to go to the polls, watch our Google Hangout with Jamal Osman and guests as they look ahead to the Kenyan elections.
Voters in Kenya go to the polls to elect a new leader amid fears of a repeat of the ethnic violence that scarred the 2007 vote. Jamal Osman reports from the city of Mombasa, on the country’s coast.
As the One Billion Rising campaign kicks off Jamal Osman visits a South African village of just 600 people where police took five years to arrest a man for raping and murdering 24 women and children.
Khat, a stimulant drug, is chewed by around 90,000 people in the east African and Yemeni communities in the UK. But now the Home Office is considering banning the substance. Jamal Osman finds out why.
Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah was detained by US border guards over Christmas. Our reporter Jamal Osman, a British Somali journalist, says it’s a common experience – and tells his story.
In Somalia, if someone is guilty of murder the victim’s family has three options: forgiveness, blood money or execution. Jamal Osman travels to Bossasso to find out what it means to be on death row.
Think of Somalia as a child ruled by irresponsible parents, with the UN as its social services. Jamal Osman asks if the strife-torn country can convince investors it is now ready to look after itself.
Parents of some British Somalis are sending their children back to Africa because they fear what might happen to them in the UK, writes reporter Jamal Osman.
Somali reporter Jamal Osman is named journalist of the year at the One World media awards for a collection of his films for Channel 4 News.
The number of successful Somali pirate attacks has halved following the introduction of armed guards and anti-piracy measures. But as Jamal Osman reports, this leads pirates to take greater risks.
In an exclusive report, Channel 4 News has spoken to refugees who say women in camps in Mogadishu are being raped and not enough is being done to keep them safe.
The British Somali journalist Jamal Osman experiences for himself just a little of the arduous trek being endured by thousands of starving Somalis making their way to the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.