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Sport
These Muslim Female Boxers Are Packing A Punch
These Muslim Female Boxers Are Packing A Punch

We’re looking at some of our favourite Muslim female pugilists, whose recent efforts in—and out—of the ring have everyone at Ummahsonic shadow boxing in appreciation.

Education
Fadumo Ibrahim: The Children’s Author Empowering Young Somalis
Fadumo Ibrahim: The Children’s Author Empowering Young Somalis

While Fadumo is only just getting started, her books are already giving young Somalis something they didn’t have before: the chance to read a story that they can relate to.

Inspirational
Abdi Omar
Motivational Speaker Abdi Omar Never Lets His Cerebral Palsy Stop …

Abdi uses his life story as the basis for motivational talks aimed at young people.

Education
Somali
A Somali Mother and Son Graduated from Birkbeck University at …

Edwin Lerew recently graduated with a degree in Government and Politics. While his mum Samiya was there to watch him, she wasn’t just clapping in the crowd.

Inspirational
Mo Farah
Olympic Hero and National Treasure Mo Farah Receives Knighthood

The Somali born runner, who has won 10 international titles, including four Olympic Gold medals, was knighted for his services to athletics.

Art
Mina Shoots
Mina Shoots: The Photographer Making the World Bright and Beautiful

Amina Adan, known on Instagram as Mina Shoots, is a British Somali photographer from London whose subjects always shine through in unfussy compositions.

Inspirational
Aamin
Aamin Ambulance: Heroes Emerge in the Wake of the Mogadishu Attack

This was murder on an enormous scale. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, the people of Somalia, and the diaspora.

Inspirational
Asli Hassan Abade
The Story of Asli Hassan Abade, the First Female Military …

Asli joined the Somali Air Force in 1976. She is the first female pilot in the SAF, she is also thought to be the first female pilot in an African military.

Inspirational
Muna Jama
Muna Jama Talks Islam, Somalia and why Her Story is …

We recently sat down with Muna Jama to talk about bikinis at Miss Universe, her late grandmother and her life-changing trip to Somalia.

Inspirational
Hijabi Ent
Super Woke and Ultra Cool Vloggers Hijabi Ent. are the …

Hijabi Ent. is a group of Somali girls in Australia who vlog about everything from tough subjects like racism; to lighter stuff like games and challenges.

Sport
Halima Aden - From Refugee Camp to Cover Star
Halima Aden - From Refugee Camp to Cover Star

Halima Aden is a Somali-American model who's becoming a big name in fashion. She’s modeled for Yeezy and recently appeared on the cover of Allure magazine.

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