A local charity for which I am a trustee has recently received coverage for their ambitious project to spotlight the potential health effects of shisha smoking. Smoking shisha is an after-hour delight for countless Somali youngsters, who perhaps are (or not) completely oblivious of the risks associated with this new urban-social phenomenon. Coming back, Horn […]
It is a well-known fact – in the Somalia’s post-civil war epoch (implying that Somalia is no longer mired in a civil war) – that disgruntled clans played the boycott card if they were not allocated one of the key ministers in any administration. Sadly, these occurrences are not the unfortunate impacts of Somalia’s post-1991 […]
Below you will see the table of contents (in image format) of my published book: ‘Somali President Mohammed Siad Barre, His Life and Legacy’. I will attempt to share some preview excerpts from the book in the coming weeks insha’Allah.
Happy Independence Day! Today commemorates a significant day; a day that carries two stepping stones: (1) the independence of the Italian Somaliland (South Somalia) and (2) the unification of both ex-British Somaliland (North Somalia) and South Somalia. What a day of jubilation. One can only imagine the exulting cheers of our parents and grandparent the […]
Abud-Waq, though classified as a major city, in terms of its population, is a city whose founding date predates the actual independence of Somalia by a mere year. This signifies that Abud-Waq, as a city, is the ‘youngest’ amongst the largest cities in Somalia. It was founded in 1959 by two prominent Somali traders, Haji […]