Sunday, August 9, 2020

Hrithik Roshan’s birthday resolution is to do more than one film in 2016

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who turned 42 today, has decided to take up more than one project this year unlike the past when he...

BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly...

How to verify photos and videos on social media networks

Fake information online, be it on the topic of migrants or war in Syria – or, in fact, pretty much any story that’s in...

WILL SMITH’S LATEST MOVIE, ‘CONCUSSION’, WILL MAKE NIGERIANS PROUD

The trailer for Will Smiths latest film ‘Concussion’ was released yesterday, and it is expected to make the NFL very angry. In the movie,...

Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner – Part 1

Faces Of Africa - Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner - Part 1 Winnie Mandela, a freedom fighter and the ex-wife of the late former...

The Captivating Songstress of Somaliland

Sahra Halgan Trio...Faransiskiyo Somaliland (Buda Records, 2015) Sahra Halgan Trio is an act from Somaliland, an independent nation (unrecognized internationally) in eastern Africa that broke...

Britain scraps £9million foreign aid for Ethiopia’s Spice Girls

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls. Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on...

Sudan: Forgotten musical heritage revived with violins and synths

Hugely popular across the African continent in the 70s and 80s, the music of Khartoum was almost extinguished in 1989 when the hard-line religious...

Sitaad: Somali women’s traditional devotional space

This article provides a brief introduction to the Sufi women’s religious practice in Somalia known as Sitaad. The text is based on my recently published...

“North of Dawn”: Nuruddin Farah on what divides and unites Somalis

Over a dozen novels and almost five decades, the Somali writer Nuruddin Farah has chronicled the effects on ordinary lives of his country’s upheavals....

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Somalia: Al Shabaab Claims 24 Killed in Mogadishu Army Base Raid

Al Shabaab, the Islamist fighters of Somalia, today, claimed they killed 24 soldiers at a raid they executed in an army base just down...

Convalescent Plasma: Promising Experimental Treatment for Covid-19 Replicable in Somaliland

The Covid-19, which broke out in China in late 2019, especially in Wuhan province, has wreaked havoc in the world, sparing no region and...

Dr Hawa Abdi: Somalis Lose an Iconic Doctor, Social Activist

Dr. Abdi turned her family’s land into a hospital and camp that treated and supported legions of people displaced during a civil war. Hawa Abdi,...