Monday, February 19, 2018

Gezai: An insightful student, a brilliant Inventor and a proud Father

Whether to write to draw or paint, the quality of our work depends on the level of our imagination. As today’s world is transformed...

Sahra Halgan sings recognition for Somaliland

We in the West are used to thinking of music mainly as entertainment. On occasion, it can fulfill a religious function, or be deployed...

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...

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