Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia

British archaeologists in Ethiopia have uncovered a forgotten city dating as far back as 10th century AD that was once believed to be the home of giants.  Continue reading “Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia”

‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales

This week is Refugee Week, as part of the events, Ruth Mosalski met with two refugees one who has been in Wales for 30 years, and one who hopes she will be allowed to make this her home. Continue reading “‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales”

Wall Street-Sponsored School In Somaliland Finds Its Way In The Age Of Trump

Deniz Cam

Herding goats and camels in Somaliland as a teenager, Mubarik Mohamoud had no idea he would go to college – let alone attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Continue reading “Wall Street-Sponsored School In Somaliland Finds Its Way In The Age Of Trump”

WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances

San Francisco – Cross-border money transfer service WorldRemit is enabling its immigrant customer base to send money home using Android Pay, making it the first international remittance firm to run on the Google payments system, the company said on Tuesday. Continue reading “WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances”

President Sillanyo Reshuffles Cabinet

Hargeisa, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Sillanyo shuffled his cabinet Monday, replacing three Ministers, two governors, and one Director General. Continue reading “President Sillanyo Reshuffles Cabinet”

Hargeisa’s Local Government Issues New Rules In Response To AWD Outbreak

Hargeisa, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – The mayor of Somaliland’s capital city issued new rules on Sunday to prevent the spread of the current AWD outbreak that has killed close to 100 people in Somaliland’s eastern regions. Continue reading “Hargeisa’s Local Government Issues New Rules In Response To AWD Outbreak”

Danish-Somali Girls Freed From The Koran School In Somaliland

Jasmin, who grew up in Vejle, says she was chained for up to 14 days at a time while staying at the school. Continue reading “Danish-Somali Girls Freed From The Koran School In Somaliland”

For The Somaliland National Team, Recognition Means More Than Acclaim

In representing a country that remains unrecognized by the international community, the Somaliland national team is making a statement both on and off the pitch. Continue reading “For The Somaliland National Team, Recognition Means More Than Acclaim”

In A Country Called Somaliland

TO GO OR NOT TO GO?

That was the first question. The idea of entering a country that doesn’t officially exist, and that most people would never dream of visiting, fascinated us. Continue reading “In A Country Called Somaliland”

Rageh Omaar, Mary Harper and Sada Mire: The African Miracle You’ve Never Heard About

Somaliland – This small country, tucked in the northwestern corner of the Horn of Africa, is a template for what is achievable on the continent. Continue reading “Rageh Omaar, Mary Harper and Sada Mire: The African Miracle You’ve Never Heard About”

Horn Of Africa: Premiership Football And Khat Unify Region

They make an odd pair, the Premiership and the khat plant, and yet the two have a similar impact in the Horn of Africa. Continue reading “Horn Of Africa: Premiership Football And Khat Unify Region”

Documenting Diversity: “Somaliland” Depicts The Lives Of Somali Students

All it took was one online job listing to unite three filmmakers on a journey that would take them 8,000 miles from home to one of the most unrecognized places on Earth. Continue reading “Documenting Diversity: “Somaliland” Depicts The Lives Of Somali Students”

Portrait of A Dedicated Woman: Amina Ahmed Abdillahi

On the occasion of the international women’s day 2017, the delegation of the European Union in Djibouti continues to present to you the portrait of Djibouti Women, throughout the week. Continue reading “Portrait of A Dedicated Woman: Amina Ahmed Abdillahi”

Google Diverts Would-Be Jihadists Away From Radical Websites

Anthony Cornish

Hundreds of thousands of people seeking information about Islamic State on Google have been diverted to anti-extremism search results, as part of a drive to stop Muslims becoming radicalized online. Continue reading “Google Diverts Would-Be Jihadists Away From Radical Websites”

How A Sleeping Kyrgyz Boy Prompted Poverty Conversation

This image of a Kyrgyz boy sleeping on a piece of cardboard has triggered a furor on social media, and a wider debate about poverty in the Central Asian country. Continue reading “How A Sleeping Kyrgyz Boy Prompted Poverty Conversation”

Facebook To Add More African Languages

During his visit to Nigeria and Kenya, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted at the possibility of adding software for more African languages, to ease Africans’ access to the online social network’s applications. Continue reading “Facebook To Add More African Languages”