Étiqueté : Somalia


African Union: 30 al-Shabab warring parties killed in Somalia assault

African Union troops in Somalia killed at least 30 al-Shabab fighters as they repulsed an attack by the armed group on their base, the AU mission said. Heavily armed al-Shabab fighters attacked the base belonging to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) early on Sunday, blowing up two vehicles and engaging the African troops…


Yesilcam overtakes Hollywood and Bollywood in Somalia

It used to be Hollywood. Then it became Bollywood. Now Yesilcam, as Turkey calls its film industry, has taken over silverscreens in Somalia. Turkish soap operas have gained so much popularity that some people have set up makeshift cinemas while others have started businesses of translating the films. Every evening, Somali families would gather in…

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