Courage and hope in the mist of Somalia

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The story of Haalimo Mohamed Maaclin: She is a Somali woman, who is now mother to some 200 children and counting. She, like thousands of fellow Somalis fled the country as war intensified in the 1990s and settled in Sweden, in the city of Malmo.  She lived there with her husband and 10 children but […]

 

Message to the Somali Youth Diaspora

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Message to the Somali Youth Diaspora by Sharo Abdi Mohamud, she speaks at a event held for the Somali Women Leaders in the US. Watch the video by SomaliTV in Minneapolis. Sharo calls upon the youth to be the today’s leaders and not the leaders of tomorrow.  She urges the youth to stay away from […]

 

AMAN RADIO, VOICE OF THE WOMAN

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In a nondescript white building along the bustling Makka al Mukarramah Road, a group of women intently focus on their computer screens, playing and replaying sound pieces. Somali music plays softly through the speakers as the presenter fits on her headset and starts the show. Welcome to Aman Radio, the first all-female run radio station […]

 

RENOVATION OF MOGADISHU FISH MARKET

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Mogadishu fish market renovation was done by the British Government in partnership with the Benadir regional administration,the district commissioner for Hamar Weyne and the fisherman’s association. The Fish market is a source of livelihood for hundreds of Somali people, the opening of its renovation is welcomed by all. Watch a video clip of the renovation. […]

 

SOMALIA – HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

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Somalia today joined the rest of the World to mark the Human Rights Day, among events highlighting the country’s recovery from decades of war. The Somali Federal Government has marked the day with an event held at the Mogadishu Central Prison, among others, where the importance of the rights to education, health and protection of individual […]