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Former Channel 4 News producer in Mogadishu, Duguf – Mohammed Abdullahi Farah, died on Wednesday from Covid.
Mohammed Abdullahi Farah- known to all as Duguf – a Somali journalist who contributed extraordinary footage and stories from Mogadishu and Somalia for Channel 4 News sadly died there from Covid.
Duguf’s footage of the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia in 2008 won countless awards including one given to him by Prince Charles. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Here are some of the stories he produced:
In 2007, Channel 4 news commissioned the Somali cameraman to record life in Mogadishu. His pictures captured the complete disintegration of normal life.
This report was broadcast on 10 October 2007 and contains some distressing images.
In 2008, Mohammed Abdullahi Farah filmed some of the worst moments in his family’s life in Mogadishu.
This report was broadcast on 3 December 2008 and it contains some distressing images.