Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
Minneapolis schools launch Somali language program for native speakers
MPS offers Somali to young native speakers to help boost overall learning. In Minneapolis at the Anne Sullivan School on October 5, 2021, teacher Anwar Mohamed gave some basic lessons to kids ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2021 01:18:15 GMT
From Dadaab to Mogadishu, and back again? A Somali refugee?s journey
After spending nearly his whole life as a refugee, Abdirahman Ahmed Aden thought he could build a future back in his home country. He was wrong.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:26:00 GMT
Minneapolis school board adds ability to livestream meetings in Somali, Spanish, Hmong
The Minneapolis school board meeting room has a new feature because of the pandemic, though it has nothing to do with the virus. A row of three sound booths offers a space for Somali, Spanish and ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Oct 2021 19:03:09 GMT
CELEBRATING LIFE: Our last interview with Hope Kivengere
Hope Kivengere started out as a teacher, before joining the National Resistance Army struggle for five years. After the war, she worked as the President?s Press Secretary for 16 years, before moving ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Oct 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Curtain falls on celebrated Somali author Mohamed Afrah
For years, Dr Mohamed Dahir Afrah, a Somali author who had been living in London, was seen as the face of the diaspora for the Horn of Africa country. It is no wonder that news of his death on Sunday ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Oct 2021 06:49:00 GMT
Refugee students struggle with displacement and trauma. Here are 3 ways schools can help them belong
A recently published book provides strategies for schools to help young people dealing with trauma and forced migration to integrate into their new communities.
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:13:00 GMT
?I caused this tragedy, and it is my burden?: Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, in his own words.
After fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk in south Minneapolis, Mohamed Noor recounted in court how he?d arrived in America and his path to becoming a cop. Later, he apologized for his culpability in ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2021 08:21:00 GMT
Minneapolis School Board to Stream Meetings in New Languages
Interpretation and translation services were offered in person at meetings before the pandemic, but the forced temporary shift to the virtual format in 2020 pushed the district to lean more heavily on ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:47:00 GMT
East Africa: From Dadaab to Mogadishu, and Back Again? A Somali Refugee\'s Journey
Column - 'I've been caught three times in explosions and gun battles already, and I worry that one day my luck might run out.' ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:51:00 GMT