Monday, February 18, 2019

Hrithik Roshan’s birthday resolution is to do more than one film in 2016

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who turned 42 today, has decided to take up more than one project this year unlike the past when he...

BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly...

How to verify photos and videos on social media networks

Fake information online, be it on the topic of migrants or war in Syria – or, in fact, pretty much any story that’s in...

WILL SMITH’S LATEST MOVIE, ‘CONCUSSION’, WILL MAKE NIGERIANS PROUD

The trailer for Will Smiths latest film ‘Concussion’ was released yesterday, and it is expected to make the NFL very angry. In the movie,...

Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner – Part 1

Faces Of Africa - Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner - Part 1 Winnie Mandela, a freedom fighter and the ex-wife of the late former...

The Captivating Songstress of Somaliland

Sahra Halgan Trio...Faransiskiyo Somaliland (Buda Records, 2015) Sahra Halgan Trio is an act from Somaliland, an independent nation (unrecognized internationally) in eastern Africa that broke...

Britain scraps £9million foreign aid for Ethiopia’s Spice Girls

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls. Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on...

Sudan: Forgotten musical heritage revived with violins and synths

Hugely popular across the African continent in the 70s and 80s, the music of Khartoum was almost extinguished in 1989 when the hard-line religious...

Sitaad: Somali women’s traditional devotional space

This article provides a brief introduction to the Sufi women’s religious practice in Somalia known as Sitaad. The text is based on my recently published...

“North of Dawn”: Nuruddin Farah on what divides and unites Somalis

Over a dozen novels and almost five decades, the Somali writer Nuruddin Farah has chronicled the effects on ordinary lives of his country’s upheavals....

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Miraa Farmers State They Are Prepared To Lose Somalia Market For Kenya’s Sake

Miraa farmers could lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. According to Kenya National...

Core Issues To The Somalia, Kenya Maritime Boundary Tiff

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre’s defiance not to postpone or stop the London meeting where contentious oil blocks were “auctioned” escalated diplomatic friction...

Somalia Trying To Assuage Spat With Kenya, Opens Itself Wide To Legal Disputes Over...

In an attempt to smooth ruffled, diplomatic feathers of the Kenyan government over Somalia's reported auctioning of offshore oil blocks on the Indian Ocean...