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Art
What Remains: An Exhibition On Somali Architecture Comes To London
What Remains: An Exhibition On Somali Architecture Comes To London

Somalia’s entry is titled ‘What Remains’. Created by a group of four Somali architects and designers, the exhibition explores the country’s rich architectural heritage. An incredible exploration of …

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.

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.

Art
Vintage Somalia: An Instagram Remembering a Land We Rarely See
Vintage Somalia: An Instagram Remembering a Land We Rarely See

The photos on the Instagram Vintage Somalia prove that there was once so much more to the East African country than conflict, suffering and instability.

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.

Inspirational
This Video of a Somali Girl Graduating is Making Us Cry Serious Tears of Joy
This Video of a Somali Girl Graduating is Making Us …

Hey everyone it’s Friday. We’re already feeling the weekend vibes and the only thing we want slammed into our eyeballs is a hefty dose of joy and happiness.

Faith
Eid in Mogadishu, Somalia, Looks Glorious
Eid in Mogadishu, Somalia, Looks Glorious

Photos like these do a lot to tackle misconceptions of Somalia, as they show that despite difficult times, there are always moments of joy in the country.

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.

Art
Somali
Somali Sideways is Sharing Unheard Stories from the Diaspora

Somali Sideways is a photo project that is looking to change perceptions of Somalis and the diaspora - a people who often suffer from negative stereotypes.

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