Saturday, July 21, 2018
Wardheer News

Somalia: Al-Shabab shuts down football pitches in Mogadishu

By Hamza Mohamed It’s late on Wednesday afternoon, and the Shiirkole football pitch in the Somali capital should be teeming with life. Usually, there are uniformed players and crowds wearing colourful jerseys supporting their favourite teams. That’s how it’s been … Continued

My travel to Scandinavia, Baltic and Nordic countries

By Abdisalam Garjeex I was fortunate to take a long planned 10 days trip to Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Denmark. As I bid farewell to these countries, I took a moment to reflect and share this historic events … Continued

Analyzing Puntland’s ‘National Curriculum’

By Abdirasaq H. Nuurre, PhD Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze ‘Puntland National Curriculum Framework’ (PNCF) in order to understand its meanings.  The paper investigates the following areas of the document: curriculum documentation and origins, curriculum proper … Continued

Mama Malyun Names and Shames

By Hassan M. Abukar The arrival of social media in conservative Somalia has prompted the rise of smart, educated, activists who have become champions for the voiceless. However, the medium has also led to the emergence of a different class … Continued

Somali Minnesotans: A Community in Siege

By Faisal Roble Following a successful Somali leadership summit hosted byTayo Consulting Group, I took time to walk through Cedar neighborhood in Minneapolis.  Despite an uncharacteristically warm Sunday afternoon (April 22, 2017), the mood of the residents was subdued this … Continued


By Muawiya Muhumed  Burale For years and years, the people of Northeastern Kenya have been deeply plunged in varieties of adversities including perennial famine and drought, poor road network, malnutrition and other problems that continue to bite hard to this … Continued

Rape: A Conspiracy of Silence

By Yasmeen Maxamuud Editor’s note: We are all saddened by the recent horrific rape of a young innocent Somali girl that took place in Puntland in the hands of six criminals that are still not brought to justice. It’s equally … Continued

Line of Death: A short Story

By Abdihakim Marayare Editor’s Note: This is a vivid, poignant, fictionalized portrayal of Al-Shabaab’s vast infiltration of Mogadishu. The militant group has long waged a war of terror in the capital, killing politicians, journalists, entertainers, and other innocent people. This short … Continued