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East Africa is home to Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Djibouti, Sudan and Somalia. Some definitions also include Tanzania. The Horn of Africa, as Somalia is sometimes known as, is my country of birth. There is a rich culture of tradition, religion … Continue reading
For those of you who live in the UK and frequently consume black fashion magazines or those who recently tuned into BBC 3 documentary Escape from the World’s Most Dangerous Place about her experience of Somalia, model Samira Hashi of … Continue reading
In the wake of the findings yesterday by The Sunday Times that as many as 100,000 girls and women in the UK have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) with medics in the UK offering to carry out the illegal procedure … Continue reading
FAB News: British Red Cross Helps Somali Community In The UK Trace Missing Family And Loved Ones – By Jumoke Ilori
The British Red Cross is seeking to raise awareness of its work helping Somali nationals in the UK, to restore family links with relatives in Somalia through its International Tracing and Message Service (ITMS).
ITMS is a unique, free and confidential service, which works … Continue reading
When I was little, I didn’t want to go on the ferry crossing from England to France because I was scared of pirates.
I had been repeatedly told that they only existed in the past and in story books. That they … Continue reading
As if there isn’t already enough turbulence, Eastern Africa can add natural disasters to their list of troubles.
The latest issue of New African Magazine highlights the 100 most influential people of Africa in a continent that has over 1 billion inhabitants.
Big names from the world of politics, sport, business and the media were highlighted while many were … Continue reading