Monday, September 21, 2020

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,...

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

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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...

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...

Adnan Mohamed: Capturing Somaliland on Lens

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The story of Africa and its culture can only be found among its people who live the beautiful moments shared. The image of the...

Canadian-Somali Artist – Amaal – Back With Another Stunning Video

After the breakout success of her gorgeous video for "Not What I Thought," (which recently passed 1 million views on YouTube) Toronto-by-way-of-Mogadishu artist Amaal is back...

Somalia: ‘Oday Abdulle’ Dreams Of Another Chance As Comedy Actor

Abdulle Abdi Mohamud stands outside Somalia’s National Theater seven years after a suicide bomb attack shut it down, and dares to dream of an...