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Somalia’s Economy – Facts and Hopes for a Better Future

This following video explains and explores ways in which Somalia can grow its economy. It was produced by the Somali Agricultural Technical Group, an organisation that works to improve agricultural practices and food production in the Somali region.  

Returning to Somaliland with an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Returning to Somaliland with an Entrepreneurial Spirit

About a year has passed since Sara Haji and her family started the ‘Cup of Art’ coffee-house in the city of Hargeisa. Now they are about to launch their second coffee-house and restaurant in the city. In this video, Sara discusses her journey of relocating to Hargeisa and how she established herself as an entrepreneur there.  

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StartUp Grind Mogadishu, featuring Bashir Osman

Bashir Cismaan waa ganacsade Soomaaliyeed oo ku nool dalka Soomaaliya. Waxa uu ka mid yahay dadka ku noolaa kana shaqaysan jiray magaalada Muqdisho wakhtiyadii dagaalka sokeeye. Ganacsadahani waxa uu Muqdisho ka furtay dhowr ganacsi oo kala duwan, oo ay ka mid yihiin ‘Peace Hotel’. Bashir, oo lagu waraystay goob ay isugu yimaadeen dhalinyaro Soomaaliyeed, ayaa ka warbixiyay ujeedada uu ganacsiga u […]

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Song of the week: Cumar Dhuule, Walow Aan Ku Caashaqay

    Waloow aan ku caashaqay Oon calan ku dul sudhay Camal xumadii qaaday Waloow aan ku caashaqay Oon calan ku dul sudhay Camal xumadii qaaday Leyguma celceliy oo Anigaa ka caagane Leyguma celceliy oo Anigaa ka caagane Caga dhigo bilaash baad Caga dhigo bilaash baad Leydha u cabbeysaa Caga dhigo bilaash baad Caga dhigo […]

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Sheeko & Art Part 2… A Conversation with ‘XenoPurple_Art’

Hello XenoPurple_Art and welcome to SomaliOpinion.com and the second of our series of interviews with Somali artists. For the benefit of our readers, tell us a little bit about yourself. Who is the person behind ‘XENOPURPLE_ART’? I’m Semira, a 22 year old student studying a degree in Computer Science and Graphic Design. I was born in […]

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Af Soomaali U Hiili | Stand up For the Somali Language

Abwaanadda Yaasmiin Maxamed Kaahin ayaan dhowaan laga waraystay riwaayaddeeda cusub ee ay u magac bixisay “Hiil Baan u Baahnahay”. Riwaayadaas waxa ay ku soo bandhigtay dhibaatoyinka wakhtigan haysta Afka Soomaalida, iyo sida dhibaatooyinkaas loo xallin karo. Abwaanadda ayaa waraysigan lagu waydiiyay hiilka uu Af Soomaaligu u baahan yahay, kaas oo ay faahfaahin ka bixisay. In this video […]

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TEDxHargeisa: Protecting Our Environment, Safeguarding Our Future

This Tedx talk by Ahmed Ibrahim Awale discusses a range of environmental issues affecting the Somali peninsula and sheds light on how living green and protecting the environment can improve people’s quality of lives, whilst safeguarding the environment for future generations. Ahmed is an author, lecturer and researcher. He is a founding member of Candlelight, which is a Somali […]

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Sheeko & Art… A Conversation With Somali.Art

Hello Somali.Art and welcome to SomaliOpinion.com, For the benefit of our readers, tell us a little bit about yourself. Who exactly is the person behind Somali.Art? SA: First of all, thank you for giving me the platform to share my artwork with a bigger audience. For now, I would like to remain anonymous for as […]