Blue skies over Somalia

February 14, 2017
Politics

The stage seemed set for a ceremonial rubber-stamping of the status quo. Some of the new parliamentarians, many of who came through a corrupt process supported by domestic and foreign elements, started to arrive late and, at times, act unprofessionally on the floor. Key officials, including the speakers of both chambers of the Federal Parliament, were awkwardly seated under the stage where ballots were being cast for the most important …Read the Rest

Ahmed Hussen: From Somali refugee to Canada’s parliament

Ahmed Hussen: From Somali refugee to Canada’s parliament
January 14, 2017
Politics

Ahmed Hussen came to Canada from Somalia as a refugee. Now he’s the country’s newest minister of immigration. Along with …Read the Rest

Minorities are joining the rush to buy guns in Minnesota

Minorities are joining the rush to buy guns in Minnesota
January 3, 2017
Peace

Abdul Yusuf and Jamal Abdulahi hadn’t seen the need before, but a few weeks after the November election the two …Read the Rest

Somali Refugee Makes History In U.S. Election

Somali Refugee Makes History In U.S. Election
November 11, 2016
Politics

She’s a former refugee, a Muslim, a mom of three, and now the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States. …Read the Rest

HAMBALYO AROOSKA: MAXAMED A. XASAN IYO UBAX M. GEEDEEYE

HAMBALYO AROOSKA: MAXAMED A. XASAN IYO UBAX M. GEEDEEYE
July 31, 2016
News in Somali

DHAMMAAN QOYSKA REER GEEDEEYE MEELKASTA OO AY JOOGAAN, DIBADDA IYO GUDAHABA: Hooyo Shamis Jamac iyo caruurteeda Hooyo Amina Warsame iyo …Read the Rest

‘Peaceful and resilient’: project shows true face of Somalis

‘Peaceful and resilient’: project shows true face of Somalis
April 20, 2016
Politics

Tuesday 19 April 2016: For many people it is easy to stereotype Somalis as agents of terrorism, annoying refugees, gun-wielding …Read the Rest

Child malnutrition soars in northern Somalia due to severe drought

Child malnutrition soars in northern Somalia due to severe drought
April 20, 2016
News in English

Monday 18 April 2016: Child malnutrition rates are soaring in northern Somalia, where the harshest drought in decades has ravaged …Read the Rest

Somalia’s livestock exports grow aimd increased demand in Mideast

Somalia’s livestock exports grow aimd increased demand in Mideast
April 20, 2016
Economy

Latest data from a UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report shows Somalia exported 4.9 million goats and sheep, 295,000 …Read the Rest

Fears 400 refugees have drowned in Mediterranean after boats capsize

Fears 400 refugees have drowned in Mediterranean after boats capsize
April 20, 2016
News in English

Hundreds of refugees are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after their boats capsized. Reports say the refugees were fleeing …Read the Rest

‘Poetry’ of Somali language coming to Seattle – UW

‘Poetry’ of Somali language coming to Seattle – UW
April 10, 2016
Education

When you think about filling that pesky foreign language requirement, what comes to mind? Spanish? French? German? Maybe Mandarin? Whatever …Read the Rest

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak
July 17, 2015
Peace

Hope that Allah bestows his choicest blessings on us and our families, and our faith grows stronger every year. May …Read the Rest