Saturday, September 21, 2019

A Revived Somaliland Cultural Scene Fights To be Seriously Appreciated

The arts scene is booming in the self-declared Republic of Somaliland but, as the BBC's Mary Harper writes, the people who are pushing the...

Somaliland: Underground Christian Wife Says She Was Divorced, Beaten When Discovered

The husband of a 32-year-old mother of two children in Somalia had just discovered that his wife owned a Bible and demanded that she...

77 Traits of Highly Successful People – An Indispensable Manual

The 77 Traits of Highly Successful people, 232 pages, by Mark Foo, is summarized here by Dr. Salma Heiss. The result is a manual...

Hamed Jama: Departure of the Brown Intellectual – Writes Ex-PresidentAli Nassir

Hamed Jama Hussein (aka حامد جامع) , a cultured intellectual, died in Aden, where he lived and lived the lives of ordinary people as a whole,...

Somaliland: Hadraawi Poems Show Commitment of Poet and Man – A Review

Within the literary sphere, there has oft’ been this argument of what the actual role of the poet ought to be in society. On...

A literary snapshot of Somaliland – A Country Full of Pleasant Surprises

I spent last week at arguably the most well-organised and longest-running book festival in East Africa, the Hargeysa International Book Fair. It was my...

Somalia’s enduring love affair with Bollywood

Amitabh Bachchan probably doesn’t know it, but he is big in Somalia. So big that he even has his own Somali nickname. SAMIRA SAWLANI...

Terrorism a Common Challenge for Muslims, Christians to Tackle

Terrorists are criminals whose actions are not sanctioned by an religious groups and the fight against terrorism must he seen in that light according...

Actor Clooney Troubled by ISIS Threats, Afraid for Family Security

As Amal Clooney brings charges against the Islamic State to the French courts, her husband, George Clooney, is opening up about the frequent security risks...

‘We need to win Britain’s culture war,’ says Greens’ Magid

“People don’t remember what you say, they remember how you made them feel,” says Magid Magid, a campaigner for the UK’s Green Party. The 29-year-old...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...