Monday, December 11, 2017

Somaliland Book Festival Aims to Promote Culture, Preserve Language

A weeklong festival of books, culture and literature kicked off Saturday in Hargeisa, the capital of the internationally unrecognized breakaway republic of Somaliland. Authors, artists and...

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...

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...

‘Eye in the Sky’ – a film on Al-Shabaab in Kenya

I have not yet watched the 2015 film, Eye in the Sky, but having seen an extended preview, I think it is worthwhile and...

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...

Somaliland: Hadraawi, the great African poet we should know

Whenever the legendary Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame ‘Hadraawi’ described as the greatest living Somali poet, walked from the conference hall, he was mobbed by the...

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...

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...

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,...

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Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...

Fall of the Venezuelan bolivar, Somaliland Shilling and 5 other currencies worth just as...

The common factor among these currencies is that they usually belong to countries that have been sanctioned by the United States. The fall of Venezuela’s...