Sunday, September 26, 2021
Wardheer News


By Abdirahman A Issa The Somali youth face a daunting challenge in getting employment in their country. According to a UN report, 70% of the population in Somalia is under 30 years old and the youth unemployment rate is approximately … Continued

My dad inspired me to be a social scientist

By Muhammad Suldaan Said On one brilliantly sunny afternoon in 1992 under a magnificent acacia tortilis1 tree surrounded by wild shrubs, hook-thorn acacias2 and the glory of the forest, came the dreadful news that a close relative of mine has … Continued

A Hate Crime in Mogadishu: An Introspective Time

By Hassan M. Abukar The recent murder and burning in Mogadishu of Ahmed Mukhtar Salah “Ahmed Dowlo”, a family man and father of 12 children, was a human tragedy that has elicited widespread outrage and condemnation from many Somalis. Besides … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu

By Hamza Mohamed It’s late on Wednesday afternoon, and the Shiirkole football pitch in the Somali capital should be teeming with life. Usually, there are uniformed players and crowds wearing colourful jerseys supporting their favourite teams. That’s how it’s been … Continued

How educational programs in Africa can help counter violent extremism

By Beza Tesfaye and Beth Maclin  Somalia’s capital has been rocked by multiple bomb attacks in the past few months, and a May 6 blast in a border town killed seven Kenyan soldiers. In recent months, a series of bombings left dozens dead or injured. Most analysts believe that al-Shabab, the … Continued

Analyzing Puntland’s ‘National Curriculum’

By Abdirasaq H. Nuurre, PhD Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze ‘Puntland National Curriculum Framework’ (PNCF) in order to understand its meanings.  The paper investigates the following areas of the document: curriculum documentation and origins, curriculum proper … Continued

Be the change you aspire

By Sadik Aanood Science may have found a cure for most ailments; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all which is the one that is dragging Somalia back — the apathy of human beings. A … Continued

Turmoil Engulfs Somali Charter School in City Heights

By Maya Srikrishnan, Voice of San Diego Iftin Charter School has gotten itself into a huge, expensive mess. Earlier this year, multiple employees filed complaints against the City Heights school over discrimination and retaliation. In June, the school received a scathing … Continued

Somalia broadens its youth soccer league through FIFA support

Financed by FIFA, a broadened second edition of Somalia’s Domestic youth football league, has kicked off at Banadir Stadium, with Baarbe youth team winning the inaugural match after beating Anadol boys 2-0 on Thursday. Baarbe’s striker, Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud, scored … Continued