Watch the TedX Mogadishu Livestream Here
One of the most exciting events to take place this year, TedX Mogadishu featuring many of our favorite Somali speakers, performers and thinkers is happening right now. Watch here.
The U.S. Plans To Deport Up to 4,000 Somali Migrants
Somalia’s U.S. ambassador, Ahmed Isse Awad, says that the U.S. plans to send around 4,000 Somali asylum-seekers back to their homeland.
This Is Not A Joke: TEDxMogadishu Is Back
After a two year break, TedxMogadishu is back. We speak with social activist, Ilwad Elman about what to expect from the event.
Here’s a Way to Get Involved in Somali Famine Relief Efforts
Members of the Somali diaspora in New York have started a fundraising initiative to help support famine relief efforts in their home country.
Faarrow on the Meaning Behind ‘Lost,’ Growing Spiritually and Redefining Success
The Lost Songs From Somalia’s Golden Age of Music Are Compiled In This New Mix
Get transported to 1970s & 1980s Mogadishu in this mixtape of newly rescued songs from Somalia’s golden age of music, put together by Ostinato Records.
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
Officer Charged With Manslaughter In Death of Somali-Canadian Man, Abdirahman Abdi
One of officers involved in the brutal arrest and subsequent death of 37-year-old Abdirahman Abdi, last year, will be charged with manslaughter.
This Hijab-Wearing Beauty Contestant Is Making Her Modeling Debut During New York Fashion Week
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing woman to compete in Minnesota’s Miss USA competition, will make her modeling debut during Kanye West’s show.
3 Things You Need to Know if Confronted About Your Immigration Status
The Black Alliance for Just Immigration and OkayAfrica has put together these helpful tips for anyone questioned about their immigration status.
Somalia Has Declared Its New President
Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo has been declared the ninth president of Somalia.
These Somali-Kenyan Herders Ran After and Captured Two Cheetahs
The Cheetah is earth’s fastest moving land animal. Or is it?
First Somali-American Legislator Subject to Islamophobic Harassment After White House Visit
The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.