Kenyan Miraa Flights temporary banned in Somalia by President Farmajo

Kenyan khat (miraa) planes have reportedly been banned temporarily in Somalia, until Kenyan authorities allow commercial passenger flights from Somalia to land...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Somali Diaspora

Marist College International Student Relieved ICE Order Was Removed

International students around the country are breathing a sigh of relief after the Trump administration reversed an order that would remove international...

Somali barber in Turkey hopeful despite coronavirus setback

Amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have adjusted to the new normal and began taking preventive measures,...

Becoming Chinese’: Meet the first Somali in the world to “become Chinese”

NO MORE NORMAL I was born in Mogadishu in 1968 and my father is an optologist, who trained in Italy. Back then Somalia...
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Drug arrest after overnight traffic stop in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Drunk driving and drug charges are pending against a woman after an early morning traffic stop.

Turkey First lady meets parliamentarians, Somali diaspora in London

First lady Emine Erdoğan met with representatives of the Global Somali Diaspora Organization and members of the U.K. Parliament Wednesday following a...

Somali wrongly convicted in Alpi case gets 3 mn euros

A Somali man wrongfully convicted in the Mogadishu murder of RAI reporter Ilaria Alpi and her cameraman Milan Hrovatin on Friday got three million...

28-year-old Somali woman tasked to make key decisions on UN Peacebuilding Fund

This young Somali woman is carrying her father’s legacy forward! And rightly so. Meet Ilwad Elman. She is a Somali-Canadian social activist who works at the Elman Peace and...

Meet Amina Hersi – one of Africa’s most successful female entrepreneurs

Amina Hersi has inspired many young women in Uganda to work because she has made it clear that working hard puts you up there...

Yusuf, 14, aims to be first US Muslim president

Yusuf is just like any other 14-year-old American kid, except that he also wants to run for president. And he's figured out exactly how...

Mo Farah wins big half-marathon and sets sights on Jones marathon record

Britain's Mo Farah beat Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru in a sprint finish to win the inaugural 'Big Half' race in London - with Callum Hawkins...

Imaan Meets Iman for the March 2018 Issue of Vogue Arabia

Imaan Hammam and Iman Abdulmajid, representing icons from two different generations, joined forces for the cover of the magazine's first birthday issue.Happy birthday to...

Gustavus documentarians tell the stories of motivated young Somali-Americans

ST. PETER — A documentary about young Mankato area Somali-Americans aims to redress stereotypes.Gustavus Adolphus College professor Martin Lang and student Noah O’Ryan produced...
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Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

Joe Biden has selected Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate, elevating a charismatic blue-state senator, former prosecutor and onetime 2020...
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Being a Premier League referee? That’s the mission, says Jawahir Roble

BRITAIN’S first female Muslim referee has set her sights on officiating in the Premier League.

US Rep Ilhan Omar readies for tough primary challenge

Ilhan Omar, a progressive United States representative from Minnesota who in 2018 became the first Somali-American and one of the first of...

Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

The US Secret Service abruptly escorted President Donald Trump out of the White House press room in the middle of a briefing...