Sunday, November 18, 2018

Musilim world organization condemns Brazil for pledging Jerusalem embassy move

The world’s largest organization of Muslim states this week condemned the plan of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s incoming president, to move his country’s embassy from...

Halima Aden: From refugee to Somali American hijabi model

Can the Somali American model navigate New York's demanding fashion industry while balancing family expectations? Halima Aden has heard it all: "You're not Somali enough....

Somaliland: ‘Hersigate’ accuses businessman Mohamed Aw Saeed of bribery, quoting figures

A highly controversial book that a former minister launched in Hargeisa, Somaliland, last week, accuses one of the most prominent businessmen in Somaliland of...

Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam and changes name to Shuhada’

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has announced her conversion to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada' Davitt. "This is to announce that I am proud to...

EUROPEAN COURT RULES AGAINST INSULTING PROPHET MUHAMMAD (S)

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday that insulting Islam's Prophet Mohammed is not covered by freedom of expression. Defaming the Prophet...

To activists’ dismay, POLYGAMY persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo's mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay. When she...

Woman from Uganda Marries Herself to Get Nagging Parents Off Her Back

The act of marrying oneself is called 'sologamy'. Tired of parents putting pressure on you to get married? Well, you can simply follow the example...

Generation Africa calls for film stories to curb migration

Generation Africa, a project by South Africa-based non-profit Social Transformation and Empowerment Projects (Steps) is calling for stories on migration to develop into documentaries...

Understanding Aisha’s Age: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Abstract In recent years, few criticisms of Islam have taken the spotlight as much as condemnations of the Prophet’s marriage to Aisha. Muslims are accused...

Somalia: Harun Maruf launches book on Al-Shabaab inside story

The deadliest terror attack in Africa’s history began with a loaded truck barreling down a busy street in Somalia’s capital, seemingly bound for the...

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Republic of Somaliland hails UN reaffirmation of arms embargo on Somalia

The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Somaliland, Saturday, warmly hailed the UN Security Council's reaffirmation the arms embargo on Somalia. Since the central government...

5 African countries where you can live longer than expected

Africans are living longer and healthier lives as life expectancy is on the rise.  Though millions on the continent still face the challenge of...

New IRC report: promoting self-reliance for Somali youth living in Kenya

A new report from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) highlights the challenges young Somali refugees face in becoming economically self-reliant in Kenya while also providing policy solutions that could unlock...