Borders and camps across Africa are using biometrics to track refugees. For those who are stateless, “fraud” can allow for the smuggling of truths into administrative lies.
Why the World Food Program doesn't deserve the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
Somali-Canadian writers lay bare the harsh realities of being Black, migrant and Muslim in multicultural and ostensibly tolerant Toronto.
Reflecting on the 60th anniversary of Somalia’s Independence with Fouzia Warsame, one of the country's most prominent academics.
The labor and political organizing of Somali immigrants in the US Midwest should inspire more Americans to join the broader movement for worker rights and racial equality.
A new film set in Djibouti City presents a searing class critique of Somali girlhood.
The United States’ military operations in Somalia are not well known because they'e carried out secretly or via proxies. COVID-19 hasn't slowed them down.
A new thriller by Andrew Welsh-Huggins follows a detective investigating the disappearance of a Somali-American teenager in Ohio.
The writer, a "Global" Somali traveler, reflects on borders, airports, and belonging.
The Somali artist and DJ, Hibotep, is one of the many pushing electronic hybrid sounds from East Africa through the epicenter of the movement, Kampala.
An interview with Somali-American poet Ladan Osman on her work, white supremacy in America, and Adam and Eve.
The novel The Youth of God offers fresh perspectives on Somali assimilation and struggle in Canada's largest city.
Every time you project terror onto Somalis, remember to ask how we live in Mogadishu.
In Somalia young people are the majority, yet have to act and perform “age"—appear older—to succeed or get anywhere in life.
What use are academic categories when they reinforce conservative concepts scholars seek to challenge?
Clooney and Prendergast's simple story—explaining causes of political violence in Africa—breeds simplistic and ineffective solutions.
Since the beginning of 2017, the frequency and lethalness of al-Shabaab’s attacks inside Somalia have reached
A conversation on books, borders, and belonging with Somali-American writer, Abdul Adan.
There is considerably less sustained outcry on social media about African life in relation to ongoing forms of structural violence that may be more mundane but just as deadly.
A film about the separate, and often connected, journeys of two Somali footballers, also refugees, to make it as footballers.