Sunday, August 1, 2021

How Djiboutian Archives Restored Country’s Musical Heritage

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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...

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...

Black Panther Actor, Chadwick Boseman, Loses 4-Year Battle to Cancer

The actor died at his Los Angeles home after being diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played black icons Jackie...

Aisha Silvia Romano Articulates Why She Became a Devout Muslim In 1st interview

I meet Aisha Silvia Romano in the Via Padova area in Milan. As I am approaching her, an Egyptian lady stops her; “Are you...

Popular Ethiopian Singer Hachalu Hundessa Shot Dead in Addis Ababa

Hachalu Hundessa, an ethnic Oromo, was killed in the city's Gelan Condominiums area late on Monday, police said. A popular Ethiopian musician has been shot...

A Revived Somaliland Cultural Scene Fights To be Seriously Appreciated

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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...

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,...