Monday, October 03, 2022
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Somali names and individual identity

By Cabdalla Cumar Mansuur Introduction After nearly half a century since the adoption of a writing system, the personal names of Somali people have not yet been standardized and modernized compared to common international use. For this reason, this paper … Continued

How climate insecurity could trigger more conflict in Somalia

By Andrew E. Yaw Tchie, Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Climate change effects such as droughts, flash floods, erratic rainfall, disruption to the monsoon seasons, strong winds, cyclones, sandstorms, dust storms and increased temperature are being experienced … Continued

When The Drums Beat – Buraanbur

By Yasmeen Maxamuud Somali women are truly magical. They are resilient, bouncing back time and again while defying adversity and showing us the true meaning of uplifting society by the bootstrap, and we always knew that, they transcend pain, and … Continued

Paramountcy of Alliteration in Somali Literature

By Maxamed Daahir Afrax Alliteration, in Somali xarafraac, is a uniquely important feature in Somali literature. Scholars have observed and commented on the role of xarafraac as one of the two structural tools that regulate Somali poetry, the other one … Continued

Kenya Approves Resumption of Nairobi-Mogadishu Flights

Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter Kenya will resume direct flights between its capital, Nairobi and Mogadishu in Somalia, the East African nation’s Civil Aviation Authority Director-General Gilbert Kibe said Friday. Kenya had … Continued

Shut out and forgotten, refugees in Dadaab appeal for dignity

Dimming prospects of lasting solutions amid continued insecurity in Somalia and ever-shrinking resettlement slots have locked refugees in Kenya’s Dadaab camps in conditions of vulnerability and dependency. With severe mobility constraints and limited livelihood options, humanitarian assistance continues to be a … Continued