Wednesday, October 17, 2018

ABDI QAYS: Singer/Songwriter/Musician, Poet and Playwright

Occasionally an artist has a moment that makes even skeptics think “O.K. maybe he is the best.” Abdi Qays achieved this in the late...

Lonely Planet Publishes Travel Guide on Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland

Lonely Planet, a leading publisher of world-class travel guides, released a new, very comprehensive guide to travellers wishing to get the best out of...

Somaliland: An African voice for peace, recognition

Somaliland seeks the worldSomaliland searches the world Somaliland searches the world To recognise my sole state I am told to wait and wait get wait So wait but wait and...

Does Chinese Civilization Come From Ancient Egypt?

A new study has energized a century-long debate at the heart of China's national identity. BY RICARDO LEWIS On a cool Sunday evening in March, a...

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...

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How Waddani Changed Somaliland Electoral Landscape

In 2017, Somaliland conducted a successful third presidential election. Waddani party deserves credit for an exemplary election campaign based on civic values, writes Liban Ahmad Last year Somaliland...

Ethiopia: Dr Abiy names 50% women cabinet including defense, trade, peace, transport

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed is rewarding women’s contributions to the nation’s progress. In a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday (Oct. 16), Abiy cut the number...

Sarah Mohamed Khalif: First Somali woman to win city council election in Belgium

In the elections that took place in Belgium on Sunday, a 21-year-old Somali woman made history for becoming the first of her kind to...