Somali Singer Nimco Yasin Arrives For Midnimo Residency; Art Shanties Will Move To Lake...

By Pamela Espeland Until early last week, no one knew for certain if Nimco Yasin would make it to her monthlong Midnimo residency in Minnesota....

From Somalia to Manitoba: A Look at the Long Journey of Asylum Seekers

Many asylum seekers are from Somalia, a country plagued by violence, drought and unemployment The snow-covered fields around the Emerson, Man., border have become a pathway...

At Least 15 Somali Nationals Killed In South Africa over Last Two Months

The Somali Association of SA says urgent intervention is needed to stop the killing of Somali shopkeepers in Khayelitsha. By Monique Mortlock CAPE TOWN - The...

Somali-American Cab Driver Beaten In Attack Dies After Police Make 2 Arrests

By Adam Smeltz and Andrew Goldstein The Somali cab driver found beaten Tuesday in Beltzhoover died Friday evening, two people close to the matter...

Iman And Halima Aden Get Real About Islam, Hijabs And Somali Pride

The icon interviewed Aden, a hijabi taking the fashion world by storm. By Zeba Blay Supermodel Iman and up-and-coming model Halima Aden are speaking out about...

Danish Immigration Authorities Assign Somali Man the Wrong Wife

Case raises questions about ‘cut-and-paste’ rejections of immigrants According to Danish law, family reunification cases are to be decided by a concrete and individual assessment...
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Somali-American Woman Running for Boston City Council

By Harun Maruf WASHINGTON —  A Somali-American refugee activist and community leader who is running for Boston City Council says she has received huge support...

Rapper Kanye West Puts Hijab-Wearing Somali Model, Halima Aden on Catwalk

  Rap superstar turned designer Kanye West broke boundaries by putting a hijab-wearing Somali-American model on the New York catwalk Wednesday, unveiling a new, more...