The Islamic extremists controlling much of Somali have banned music and jingles from radio stations as an offense to Islam. The replacement for jingles? Recordings of gunfire.
Previously, films, football, and shaved chins were declared as UnIslamic.
The so-called Somali government only controls the capital, Mogadishu.
Abdulahi Yasin Jama, the head of Tusmo Radio says “We are using other sounds such as gunfire, the noise of the vehicles and birds to link up our programmes and news.”
It appears that God much prefers the calming sound of automatic weapons to music.
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