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. “This really was a victory for that 8-year-old in that refugee camp,” Ilhan Omar, 34, said. “This was a victory for the young woman being forced into child marriage. This was a victory for every person that’s been told they have limits on their dreams.” Omar is the youngest of …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

IMF reviews Somali economy for first time in 25 years

IMF reviews Somali economy for first time in 25 years
June 28, 2015
Economy

NAIROBI: The International Monetary Fund has completed its first economic consultation on Somalia in more than 25 years, saying the …Read the Rest

Mayors urge federal action on Somali remittances

Mayors urge federal action on Somali remittances
June 28, 2015
Economy

Today in San Francisco, the nation’s mayors called on the federal government to find a workable solution that allows Somali …Read the Rest

Rights group: Disabled Somalis face abuse, discrimination

Rights group: Disabled Somalis face abuse, discrimination
March 16, 2015
Health

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Decades of conflict and discrimination have left people with disabilities in Somalia vulnerable to forced marriage, …Read the Rest