Saturday, July 24, 2021

Somaliland: With a 7% Chance, Yasin Makes it to Full Prestigious MIT Scholarship

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Like generations before him, Yasin Yousuf was destined to herd camels, goats and sheep. However, fate took the 22-year-old from Somaliland down a most...

How Djiboutian Archives Restored Country’s Musical Heritage

Three albums of songs selected and digitised by Ostinato Records from the archives of Djibouti's national broadcaster showcase the country's diverse musical heritage In a...

Superman Recognizes Somali Boy as Hero

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Superman: Red and Blue #1 reveals that the Man of Steel's favorite hero isn't Batman, it's a war hero who risked his life to...

Ethiopia-Tigray Conflict Put Fabled Ten Commandments Ark in Grave Danger

Tigray’s rich heritage is ‘highly endangered’, experts warn, as the conflict escalates near key cultural sites It has been hidden from view for thousands of...

Ikram Abdi Omar: The Hijabi Model Breaking Boundaries

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"It's all about modesty for me. As a Muslim, being modest is a major thing and I just wanted to showcase to everyone that...

Somaliland Inaugurates a Heritage Collection Center

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In an auspicious but contained ceremony which a select number of government ministers, ambassadors, Director-Generals, academicians, historians, bards and a number of resource persons...

In Michel Faber’s Latest, The Disappearance (Isappearance?) Of The Letter ‘D’

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...and the story of Dhikilo - born in Somaliland - leading the journey to discover and recover the letter d. Today is a milestone of...

Somaliland: Reclaiming Aw Barkhadle Somali Script

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What is Far Wadaad? Far wadaad or Wadaad’s writing is writing the Somali language in the Arabic alphabet. It is attributed to Sh Yusuf...

As anger rises, Muslims Protest French Cartoons

Tens of thousands of Muslims, from Pakistan to Lebanon to the Palestinian territories, poured out of prayer services to join anti-France protests on Friday,...

Sheikh Abdulrashid Sh. Ali Suufi Leads Morning Prayers at the Famous Hagia Mosque

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Sheikh Abdirashid Sheikh Ali Suufi, a renowned Somali religious scholar, Thursday, led morning prayers at the Hagia Sophia mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque is known...