Saturday, September 24, 2022

Somaliland Mourns Death of Greatest of Contemporary Somali Poets – Hadraawi

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Hadraawi wrote the lyrics to more than 200 epic poems and the lyrics to more than 70 songs. Renowned Somali poet Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame Hadraawi...

Somaliland: Modern Day Shakespeare, Mohamed I Warsame Hadrawi: The Man and the Poet –...

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Ubaji Isiaka Abubakar Eazy writes that Maxamed Ibraahin Warsame (Hadrawi)’s The Poet and the Man shows where the poet’s commitment lies: people and society. HADRAWI...

Remembering Hadrawi: My Teacher, Mentor and Friend

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 “Call him a thinker, a philosopher, an intellectual, a revolutionary, a critic, a teacher, at every turn in the checkered history of his homeland,...

Somaliland: Hon Laab-Saalah Holds Memorable Cultural Event in Bristol

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When a nationally renowned musician flies over from Somaliland to explain the culture behind his music to a young audience, you listen. That is...

Somaliland Calls for Solidarity Through the Culture of Reading, Writing

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Somaliland is calling for African solidarity through the Hargeisa International Book Fair Celebrating its 15th anniversary of the famed Hargeisa Book fair with the theme...

Last Words of Late Khadra Dahir Eggeh to Somaliland Politicians and Youth

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Khadra Dahir Eggeh, one of the most famous Somali singers in modern history, passed away at the International Hospital and was laid to rest...

May Allah Bless the Passage of Said Jama – Leading Scholar, Mentor, and...

'Nabadgelyo Siciid: A leading scholar and true enlightenment thinker passed away – Said Jama Hussein (1942 – 2022)' are the parting words of Dr...

Somaliland: 15th Hargeysa Book Fair to Open in July. Senegal the Guest Country.

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The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2022, now in its fifteenth year, will be hosted in the Somaliland capital from July 23-28, 2022. The festival's...

Somaliland Notes: The Prophet’s Camel Bell – A Place of Exile

The Prophet's Camel Bell: A Memoir of Somaliland, by Margaret Laurence, is a rare, moving narrative account of the author's memories of Somaliland in...

Book Review of Nadifa Mohamed’s ‘The Fortune Men’

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The wrong man: inside the world of a Somali sailor hanged for murder. Mahmood Mattan has been rescued. Given new life, he emerges from the...