‘Strut your Roots’


The Somali Students Network is a forum that brings Somalis together in order to foster unity, promote Somali culture, co-ordinate social activity, promote opportunities for students and create a sense of belonging. We aim to work closely with the University to assist and help new students to adapt and integrate into the University life and UK […]


A new deal for Somalia


Monday 16 September Welcome address (10:00-10:30) Venue: Europe Room, Egmont Palace Introductory words by Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP); Introductory words by H.E. Mr Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia; Opening speech by H.E. Mr Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council. Political vision: […]




    Hargeysa Interantional Book Fair 2013 will take place between 16-21 August 2013 at its historical venue “Guriga Shaqaalaha” in the main center of the capital Hargeysa, Somaliland.   HIBF is honoured to host and present the work of diaspora Somali writers and scholars including the highly-esteemed playwright Said Salah, Human rights activists Rakia […]




  2012 saw the rebirth of Mogadishu and the first ever TEDx event in Somalia. In 2013, we will reflect on the past, present and future, exploring the ideas, innovations and traditions that once built and will again rebuild this country. Peace has continued to take hold, children are playing in the streets, and the beaches are […]


Somali Reconstruction and Investment Conference and Exhibition (SORIC),


    The 1st Somali Reconstruction and Investment Conference and Exhibition (SORIC), will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 28th and 29th May 2013 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. This ground breaking event will be the first of its kind to bring together key policy makers from Government officials of Somalia and Somaliland; top […]