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.
Goodbye Eric The Eel! Shuffle over, Jamaican bobsleigh team of 1988! There’s a new team in
In a dark couple of weeks for LGBT rights, the Indian government’s supreme court has re-criminalised
The Rory Peck Awards, which took place on Wednesday, November 20 in London, are held to
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 masked gunmen who stormed Nairobi’s Westgate Mall on Saturday did one thing right. In targeting
The new Africa Rising/Afropolitan narrative propagated largely by a globally-connected middle and upper class diaspora, often obscures
The tragic robber-hero. The mystical gunslinger. The cerebral crime-lord, drawn into events beyond his control. One
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,
Time unveiled its “Top 10 Photos of 2011” online last week. At least four of the
14-minute clip from a recent TV profile by Norwegian television of a visit by Somali novelist
The writer, skeptical, on his friend: a mild mannered historian and anthropologist, elevated to "President" of an autonomous Somali republic.
By Abdourahman Waberi* Jeffrey Gettleman will not run the risk of being seen as ‘a nobody,
With new reports of drone strikes by the American military in Somalia–the aim is to take