Five things that attracted me in Baidoa

It was my first time to travel to Baidoa. The days were limited, and here are five things I observed from Baidoa.

1. Solar water system

It was my first time seeing a Solar-Powered water system. It is a “Waqf” well given by Shati Gadud before his death. After his death, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) developed the well into a Solar Water system. Read more

Marine Science: an important but ignored science in Somalia

Somalia has many resource endowments. The most notable resources are the large fertile land, the livestock and the marine resources. Research shows that according to our migration from the rural to the urban, the number of livestock dropped. The agricultural production is also too weak. In addition, we do not know how to make use of our marine resources. Read more

MA OGNAHAY DHIBAATOOYINKA HAYSTA CARRUURTEENNA?

Waxa ay ahayd subax Jimco ah. Waxa aan usoconnay aniga iyo saaxiibkey degmada Xamarweyne. Waxa aan taagnaa isgoyska Banaadir. Waxa aan sugayay gawaarida dadweynaha aadda Xamarweyne  siina marta wadada Sayidka si aan dhaqsi ugu ugaaro halkii aan u socday. Read more

A complete semester of Teaching Mogadishu University

After a semester of my graduation, I was called by the university and was informed that the university planned for me to teach a course to the faculty I had graduated. It was unexpected news. I felt happy. I informed some friends that I might teach the university this semester. Read more

CLAN-BASED SYSTEM OF EMPLOYMENT: ONE MAJOR PROBLEM OF THE GOVERNMENT

Every state has three main organs that design and implement the state’s goals and objectives – the executive, the legislative and the judiciary. The quality of the public servants and how they work to achieve state’s goals determine the success or failure of that state. Read more

JAM: DHAQAN XUN OO JIBINAYA DHAQAMADEENII MUHIIMKA AHAA

Dhanka Islaamka, guurku waa heshiis udhexeya nin iyo waliga haweeneyda, kaas oo uguuriya haweeneyda marka ay u wakiilato. Caruuska waa in uu ku waafaqaa haweeneyda inta ay sheegato in lagu mehriyo. Meherka sidaas u dhaca waxa loo yaqaanaa meher diiniyan ansax ah, waxana ka dhalanaaya xuquuq iyo waajibaad ay isku yeelanayaan labada lamaane ee is guursatay. Marka la is mehersanaayana waa ugu yaraan in ay goobjoog ahaadaan labo qof oo marqaati ah. Read more

JAM: A DEVIANT BEHAVIOR THAT VIOLATES OUR IMPORTANT NORMS

In Islam, marriage is a contract between the man and the wali of a woman, who gives her to the husband to be his wife. The bride is to consent to the marriage of her own free will. A formal, binding contract is considered integral to a religiously valid Islamic marriage, and outlines the rights and responsibilities of the groom and bride. There must be at least two Muslim witnesses of the marriage contract. Read more

Fresh graduates’ unemployment in Mogadishu

Unemployment refers to a situation where people are capable and willing to work at the going wage rates but cannot secure jobs. The numbers of people with the capacity and willing to work but not secure jobs were increasing recently in Mogadishu. Although there is no exact statistics, the rate of unemployed graduates is very high. The unemployment of the fresh graduates is a difficult problem that needs to be solved. Read more

Journalism was the first job I have ever done

From my childhood, I was very interested in working a media as a newscaster or reporter. I used to listen radio programs most of my time. I used to pretend as a reporter and prepare a report from an issue or rehearse what other reporters said to an event that I listened from the radio. Being a journalist was a dream to my life. Read more