Friday, September 25, 2020
Wardheer News

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

Famous Somali humanitarian Hawa Abdi dies at 73

By ABDULKADIR KHALIF Mogadishu Renowned Somali medical doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian Dr Hawa Abdi is dead. Dr Abdi, known by many as Mama Hawa, died in Mogadishu on Wednesday, her family announced. “Dr Hawa [Abdi] did not have illness, but … Continued

Somaliland: A phone call restores hope amid Covid-19 pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has affected the daily lives of millions of people. Yet, thousands of families separated and dispersed by conflict, violence, migration and disasters are still searching for their loved ones. Amid the crisis, a young woman named Sahra Warsame living … Continued

Sudan criminalises female genital mutilation (FGM)

Sudan has criminalised carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail. Some 87% of Sudanese women aged between 14 and 49 have undergone some form of FGM, according to the UN. In Sudan it … Continued