Friday, January 28, 2022
His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received world class athletes, Sir Mo Farah and Abdi Nageeye, at his office at the presidential palace, Hargeisa, Tuesday. President Expressed how delighted he was to thank them...
Somali-born Belgian Bashir Abdi celebrates at the finishing line after winning the 2021 Rotterdam Marathon. Somali-born Belgian athlete Bashir Abdi on Sunday smashed two records to win the 40th edition of the Rotterdam Marathon. The Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist, who was...
Dahabshil and East Africa Bank have lauded the top African athletes at the just concluded Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dahabshil, a leading African money transfer company in the region with a presence in Somalia, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, said it...
Famous Belgian long distance runner Bashir Abdi won the second place in the Djibouti Half Marathon, which took place at Guled Stadium in Djibouti; many international runners competed in the marathon including UK Mo Farah who won the race. The...
This is the culmination of a marathon pacification process in the area By M.A. Egge A milestone football tournament which was in the offing is now underway expected to kick-off any moment, starting from today Sunday 18th July, in El-afweyn. Dubbed the...
English club Arsenal’s star Mesut Ozil has donated 713,000 Turkish liras ($101,000) to the Turkish Red Crescent for an aid campaign for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The money will be used to provide iftar – the evening meal...
A shift is underway in Somaliland, where women are demanding more space to express themselves. They are building gyms, joining leagues, and running races – exuding a new boldness and camaraderie while embracing their faith. Ryan Lenora Brown/The Christian Science...
The most successful British track athlete in modern Olympics history and a European & World record holder in multiple events, Mo Farah celebrates his 37th birthday. Born on this day in 1983, Mo Farah is the most decorated athlete...
Here’s a short break from some of this week’s (and possibly....year’s) doom and gloom: on Wednesday, the New York Times wrote a lovely piece about a 10-kilometer race in Somaliland that’s become popular with women, despite extreme gender disparity in the region. Somaliland,...
The Somaliland marathon was born two years ago. The event, and a related 10-kilometer race, is attracting increasing numbers of women.Credit...Mustafa Saeed In a traditional, conservative society, more female athletes are participating in an annual running event, a sign life...