Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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,...

Rakhine State: Burma’s Military “Massacred Villagers”: Human Rights Watch Brief

The Burmese military summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in Maung Nu village in Burma’s Rakhine State on August 27, 2017, Human Rights Watch...

A FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE SAYS FASTING FOR 15 HOURS A DAY CHANGED HIS LIFE –...

In 2014, Dan Zigmond, director of analytics at Facebook, lost more than 20 pounds in less than a year. He didn't track steps or...

Black means thief? Apple store kicks out students of African descent over fears “they...

A group of black students was asked to leave an Apple store in Melbourne as its employees were “worried they might steal something.” A...

The Artisan Grace – Poem by Bashir Goth

The following excerpt which I use as an introduction to the poem is from an article I wrote in 2007 about the status of...

Prominent Somali academic dies

One of Somalia's most reputed educators who advocated for empowering the Somali language has died in the Somali capital Sunday, aged 81, family said. Hussein...

Officials Gave Somali Migrants Tours of Airport Security Systems

Watchdog group blasts 'community engagement tours' so sensitive that details blacked out The Department of Homeland Security gave tours of at least three major airports...

11 contestants disqualified by DIHQA for poor performance

39 full Quran memorisers have so far sat for the final tests of the competition's 21st edition. The Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) has...

A Champion Race Horse Named ‘Somali Lemonade’ Dies

Grade I winner Somali Lemonade died Jan. 23 from complications of foaling, according to breeder Helen Alexander, sister of the 7-year-old mare's owner, Caroline...

Aida Muluneh: How This Ethiopian Photographer Is Giving Storytellers a New Platform

When TIME approached photographer Aida Muluneh to create images for the 2019 Optimists issue, she immediately turned to Ethiopia’s political climate for inspiration. A...

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Traders are counting losses after property of unknown value was destroyed in an early morning fire that started at a furniture shop at Githurai...

Somalia: Qatar to Build Airport in Hobyo Coastal Town

Qatar plans to build a new port in Somalia’s central town of Hobyo, ministers from the two nations said during a visit by a...