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Mogadishu Terror Attacks: We Pray for Peace and Resilience

We are shocked to hear about three separate deadly attacks in Mogadishu by Al-Shabaab in less than 10 days this week in which more than 45 men, women and children were killed. Our hearts go out to all those affected as the terror group continues its cowardly bombings in the centre of the capital and…

Refugee Week UK: Highlighting the Strength of our Somali

The UK is currently marking Refugee Week, which coincides around World Refugee Day on 20 June. It’s a positive and much-needed initiative, combining a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK. The aim is increased understanding between communities and to highlight the talent and expertise…

Give a Somali Child the Greatest Gift this Ramadan: An Education

Earlier this year, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) warned that six million school-aged children in East Africa are facing an education crisis because of a lack of funding. The organisation says that failure to deliver aid to the region could result in a ‘lost generation’ of children, unable to learn and then find employment in…

The Finsbury Attack on Muslims: We Must Fight Back With Unity

The Anti-Tribalism Movement (ATM) is shocked at the senseless attack against innocent Muslims in London last night. We strongly condemn this unspeakable attack, which was carried out with the intention of harming and killing Muslims in North London. As the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has said: “While this appears to be an attack on…

Why You Should Donate to Somalia This Ramadan

Ramadan is upon us and almost three million Muslims in the UK are observing the Holy Month. It’s a special time of year: the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar involves fasting during daylight hours, quiet reflection and giving to those less fortunate. Last year, British Muslims gave more than £100 million to charity, making…

The International Somali Awards 2017

The International Somali Awards 2017 Chelsea footballer Mukhtar Ali scores top sporting prize at the International Somali Awards British Prime Minister praises contribution of International Somali community at awards ceremony ­­ 16th March 2017: Mukhtar Ali, Chelsea’s young Somali footballer, has won the Sports Person of the Year award at the International Somali Awards (ISA)…

International Somali Awards 2017 Nominees: Business of the Year

The International Somali Awards 2017 is coming to London in March, and we’d love you to get involved! As the countdown to the Awards begins, we’re running a series of blogs focusing on the nominees. Remember, everyone can vote for the person or business they think deserves to win. So let’s celebrate the achievements of…

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