Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Meet Muwado, the Eight-year-old girl Making Somalia Laugh

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All across Mogadishu and beyond, there is one name that brings smiles to people's faces: Muwado. The eight-year-old gir is the star of short comedy...

Somaliland: Hopes Dashed, Rising Music Star Turns to Washing Cars

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Abdisalam Muhumad Kamil had high hopes of becoming a rising star in music. The tenor of his voice, the catching lyrics, the original music and...

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...