In 2007, Tanzania did something radical: it promised a pathway to citizenship for over 162,000 refugees
Those, mostly Somalis, born in Dadaab, since its creation in 1991, could be sent to a country they have never known.
Somali-American novelist Ega speaks about creating complex characters, the relationship of images to creative writing and the state of African literature today.
Rapper Chino’o talks about everything from immigration to police brutality in the U.S., and the future of Somalia.
April. The month of the long rains was upon us, and with its compulsive deluge flowed
The recent #CadaanStudies controversy that pitted a German anthropologist, Dr. Markus Hoehne, against young Somali researchers,
The hashtag #CadaanStudies put the spotlight on the domination of Somali Studies by whites scholars.
"Unlikely Sports Heroes" partially serves to reinforce the image of inferiority. They never actually win anything.
The melodic world alive in the work of Somali author Diriye Osman.
A rare and informative glimpse into a situation and part of the world that normally only receives minimal, lazy, and inaccurate coverage.
The complexity surrounding the social and economic drivers of piracy off the Horn of Africa was lost in the media-friendly version of the story.
The reactions to the Westgate Mall attacks in Nairobi makes clear the differentiation between human lives that are worthy of grief, and those that are not.
Malitia Malimob, rap music and the less glamorous stories of African migration to the United States.
Barely any group has been as de-humanized as much in recent history as Somali pirates, treated almost like vermin to be rooted out.
Remember when Law & Order: Criminal Intent did a two-hour season premier on Erik Prince’s anti-pirate
Foodyism and obscure ‘ethnic’ food are trendy these days. So, it is odd that South Africa hasn’t received more attention.
Talk about efficiency, how’s this for a developmental scheme. First, encourage, both directly and by ‘principled
Behind the scenes video of Nas and K’Naan on the set of the latter’s music video
So rapper 50 Cent (accompanied by American journalists) was in Somalia and Kenya this week to
Somali-Canadian R&B Singer A’maal Nuux wants to be Mufasa. The description of the song on Youtube says,