Abshir waxa xarun u noqday Masaajidka Al-Hidaaya oo uu u ahaa goob uu ku cibaadaysto, si taxane ahna ugu xidhnaa duruusta diiniga ah ee lagu dhigo waqtiyada salaadaha Casar iyo Maqrib u dhaxayeeya. Masaajidku wuxu u ahaa goob uu kaga kaaftoomay fadhiisigii maqaaxiyaha iyo la sheekaysigii suuq-joogtada ay Boosaaso ku caanka ahayd.
Si tartiib-tartiib ah ayuu la macaamilkiisii dadku u kobcay. Abshir waxa caado u ahayd in uu xidhiidh la sameeyo sheekh kasta oo muxaadiro u jeediya si uu weydiimo hor leh ugu sii qod-qodo duruustooda. Taas oo nafsi ahaan kobcisay, kunna abbuurtay firfircooni maskaxadeed oo cusub. Continue reading
Ever since my birth, the sufferings of my fellow Africans have dominated the international media and are sometimes overrated. Whenever I switch on a TV screen, all that catches my eyes are the terrible headlines of Africa’s stories. True it is that wars, poverty and dictatorship have at least shaped the attitude of an ordinary man about the Black Continent. And yet it is no wonder that every child born and raised in Africa have has either been a victim or victimiser on different scales. Continue reading
Unknown to many people in the world is a yet-to-be-recognised state with three and a half million population in the Horn of Africa. It is a remarkable country that has emerged out from the ashes of the collapsed Somalia. Up till now, it stayed stable for over two decades without any external support. It is a country that has set brilliant records regarding government institution building and peace maintenance which was based on a unique blend of traditional conflict-resolving approach and modern democracy. This happens to be Somaliland – Africa’s bonfire of peace and freedom. Continue reading