Thursday, December 8, 2022

Shamsia Hopes Couple Indicted for Role in $250 Million Fraud Scheme

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Mekfira Hussein and Abduljabar Hussein have been indicted for their roles in the $250 million fraud scheme that exploited a federally-funded child nutrition program...

Cost of Living: End to Somali Remittances Lifeline?

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The cost of living crisis is leaving some communities struggling to send money back to families overseas, the BBC has found. Some of Bristol's Somali...

The Gravedigger’s Wife Review – Gentle, Funny Drama of Man and His Sick Spouse

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Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s strong, big-hearted film is the classy story of a man seeking money for his wife’s operation Somali-born film-maker Khadar Ayderus Ahmed (who...

‘SITAAD’: The Somali Women’s Traditional Spiritual Gathering

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“SITAAD is a genre of religious panegyrics laced with spirituality and a yearning to emulate and fuse with some respected earlier women of Islam”...

Restaurant Proprietor Detained Amid Rising Police, Local Resentment Against Somalis in Turkey

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Mohamed Isse Abdullah, a Somali restaurant owner living in Ankara, was detained on Tuesday for deportation despite being a legal resident of Turkey, Turkish...

$250 Million Minnesota Fraud Suit Rattles Somali Community

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Over forty Somalis stand accused of involvement in pilfering over US$250 million US taxpayer money that was to feed children in need. Instead, attorneys...

Being Black in America – Author B J Farah

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When Boyah J. Farah arrived in the United States as a teenager, he expected the country to be paradise. And for a while it...

Diaspora Remittance Commands an Important Niche in Somalis Economy

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Dahabshiil CEO underlines how vital a role Somalis in the Diaspora played in buoying up economies back home in function Diaspora remittances are a lifeline...

Lemkin Institute Statement on the Isaaq Genocide Committed between 1987 and 1989 by the...

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On the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of the beginning of the Somali Revolution, the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention wishes to remember the...

Real Mo Farah Found Living on Charity in Istanbul Hostel

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c city of Istanbul. While his namesake was knighted for his triumphs on the track in 2017 and enjoys a luxury lifestyle, Mohamed Farah was...