Al Jazeeraâ€™s ambitious new project Somailia Speaks uses SMS text messages to gauge how ordinary Somalis are coping with the ongoing conflict in their country. Itâ€™s the first time theyâ€™ve been polled in years, and things in Somalia may be worse than anyone knew.
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“Al Jazeera English is betting that mobile phones are the best bet to help understand events on the ground. The Qatar-based network just launched Somalia Speaks yesterday. Itâ€™s the first-ever large-scale survey of Somali citizen sentiment“.