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NUSOJ has received several prestigious international awards, including:

  • Fondation de France International Press Freedom Defender prize from Reporters Without Borders (RWB) in 2005.
  • Annual Percy Qoboza Foreign Journalist Award from the U.S. National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) in August 2007.
  • Democracy Courage Award on behalf of Somali journalists from the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) in April 2008.
  • French Republic’s Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Human Rights Prize by the Commission Nationale Consultative des Droits de l’homme (CNCDH) in France on December 10, 2009.