Saturday, August 24, 2019

Woman from Uganda Marries Herself to Get Nagging Parents Off Her Back

The act of marrying oneself is called 'sologamy'. Tired of parents putting pressure on you to get married? Well, you can simply follow the example...

Laws that allow rapists to marry their victims come from colonialism, not Islam

That there has been such appreciable change in public attitudes towards these laws in the Middle East demonstrates that such discrimination is not inherent...

Somali Rapper K’Naan to direct new HBO series about jihadi recruitment

The Somali-Canadian rapper will write and direct the dramatic series, "The Recruiters" while Bigelow and former HBO president Carolyn Strauss will be executive producers. Minnesota...

Somali ladies lead Africa on most beautiful women as at July 2017

Everyone knows that black women are the most beautiful women on earth, women with outstanding kind of beauty. When we talk about beauty, we are...

Churchill and the Mad Mullah of Somaliland (Book)

In the late nineteenth century, the British Empire commanded the seas and possessed a vast Indian Empire, as well as other extensive dominions in...

When Muslims ruled the civilised world

Beyond the paradox of celebrating a bygone Islamic civilization at the height of Islamophobia in the United States. Scene from the manuscript of the poem,...

Somaliland: An Experiment In Democracy

Feature length documentary looking at the trials and tribulations of holding elections in Somaliland Premise Somaliland is an anomaly for political commentators the world over. Left...

New Book Offers Look at World’s Unnoticed Countries

What makes a country? What's to stop you from planting a flag in your own front yard and declaring your home a sovereign nation? It...

Westpac’s closure of vital lifeline could be catastrophic for Somalia – Oxfam Australia

Westpac Bank’s decision to end remittances to Somalia could see vulnerable Somalis struggle even more to access basic necessities like food, water and shelter, according to Oxfam. Westpac has confirmed...

AJ WITNESS: City life is destroying rural Turkey and forcing the elderly to fend...

We follow an elderly couple in rural Turkey who refuse to abandon village life amid rapid urbanisation. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Villages across Turkey are seeing their youth disappear as...

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Somaliland: Barring Boris Johnson’s Girlfriend from the US for a Somaliland Visit is Pure...

Carrie Symonds, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s girlfriend, has reportedly been denied a visa to the United States for having traveled to Somaliland. It’s a sin...

Jubaland Election Results Mired by Conflicting Regional Interests

Regional interests shaped Thursday’s elections in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Jubaland, with two people claiming to have won the presidency. On Thursday, Jubaland’s politicians held...

Saudi Arabia, Qatar Shadow-box Over Somalia Spoils, Influence

While Qatar declared it would build a new seaport in Somalia, Saudi Arabia has recognized the autonomous Somaliland's passport, a move that may deepen...