Author Archives: afaaro

Somalia: Haji Mohamed Hussein

Haji Mohamed Hussein Hamud was one of the 13 founders in 1943 of what was then known as Somali Youth Club (SYC). When the SYC became a fully-fledged political party in 1947 with the name of Somali Youth League (SYL), Haji Mohamed was chosen as the Leader of the new party, a position he kept in successive years up to ...

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Somalinimo Thriving in China

Prof. Sarmaan Ramses Saturday, November 28, 2020   The last time I experienced true Somalinimo was during the good old days of Israaca in the early 2000.  When like-minded Somali intellectuals from all walks of life and geography, although predominantly from North America formed the Israaca. An online community forum created to discuss and lead a way out of the ...

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Somali women’s inclusion in politics is long overdue

by Hodan Isse and Sagal Musa | . Thursday, 3 December 2020 13:11 GMT * Any views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Somali women are exhausted of not being heard and side-lined at every opportunity, especially when they know that they can pivotal players in the political arena There ...

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