Sunday, May 29, 2022

From Somaliland Civil War to Sheffield’s Poet Laureate – Warda Has had Some Journey

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She’s Miss Yassin to her pupils and poet laureate to Sheffield. Whatever you call her, Warda is a woman of words. A British Somali poet,...

Somalis Are Black and British Too

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Despite regular exclusion from the folds of Black British identity, we're proud, unfazed and primed to bring more banter than anyone else. Growing up as...

Somalis in Tech Announce Virtual Hackathon on Climate Change

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Somalis in Tech announces the launch of its second annual virtual Hackathon on Climate Change - Press Release Somalis in Tech says, “The regularity of...

Dahabshiil, AECF Partner to Support SMEs in Somali Regions

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With operations in Kenya, the two are keen to grow businesses in the region Africa' s money transfer company, Dahabshiil through its subsidiary MicroDahab micro...

Somali Women Raise Their Voices in the Nation of Poets

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A childhood encounter with a hyena inspired Hawa Jama Abdi’s first verse. Now she is part of an arts project designed to encourage women...

Former Somali Refugee Helping Resettle Afghans

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Here at the Refugee Empowerment Center—people are hard at work looking to welcome Afghanistan refugees coming to the United States, some of which will...

Boy, 16, Launches Abeer Foundation to Empower Somali Children

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Four years after surviving a near-death experience following an attack by gunmen in Mogadishu which left him disabled and on a wheelchair, 16-year-old Mustafa...

Ethiopia: Is the Afar-Somali Clash a Result of Government Conspiracy?

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Conflicts between Somali and Afar communities in Ethiopia have been reoccurring since Mustafa Omer was unexpectedly named president of the Somali Regional State in...

Friendship Came First for Somali Marathoners Nageeye and Abdi at the Tokyo Olympics

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Locked in a three-way race for silver and bronze in the Olympic men's marathon on Sunday, Abdi Nageeye put friendship first to urge his...

Somalia: No Women, No Peace

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Despite marginalisation, systemic subjugation and other burdens, women have played active roles in sustaining communities in Somalia. In fact, argues Ruqia Botan, women are...