Monday, September 21, 2020

The Making of ‘Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story’

A fierce battle involving Fort Drum soldiers in Somalia began on Oct. 3, 1993, with a radio transmission -- "black hawk down." The majority of...

Salman Khan To Spend 2nd Night In Jail, Bollywood Backs “Bhai” In Blackbuck Case:...

Salman Khan, who was convicted in the blackbuck case, reportedly refused to eat the simple food served to him last night and this morning. JODHPUR:  Bollywood...

Is The Notorious B.I.G. LIVING with Tupac in Somalia? Fan frenzy as rap legends...

BIGGIE SMALLS could be alive and living the life of luxury with Tupac Shakur in Somalia – according to wild conspiracy theories circulating online.  Ahead...

Yesilcam overtakes Hollywood and Bollywood in Somalia

Turkish TV series attracts Somali cinema audiences as Ankara's soft power spreads across the Horn of Africa country.  It used to be Hollywood. Then it...

MIAF: Somaliland Music Workshop ‘A Success’

In what is seen as major inroads made in Somaliland’s cultural sector, the Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is proud to announce that a music training...

Valor – What Happened In Somalia?

Matt Barr and Christina Ochoa talk about the helicopter crash and the moments after. Nora (Christina Ochoa) and Gallo (Matt Barr), with the secret still...

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...

The star singing for Somaliland’s recognition

Musical icon Sahra Halgan was one of the many people who fled Somaliland after the brutal Siad Barre regime, which left the self-declared country...

Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world’s most watched

Over 400m people watch show, with storyline including acid attacks, domestic violence and abortion of female foetuses An Indian soap opera whose themes include acid...

United Nations turns focus on 20 million migrants around the world

When I met Aayda Merhej a year ago, she struggled with the day-to-day agonies that exacted a toll on many Syrian refugees in Lebanon. "We're...