The true story of an illiterate nomadic camel herder who leaves the wandering life behind, and at the age of 27, learns to read and write the Somali language, goes to school and becomes a journalist. Being a journalist in Mogadishu is not for the faint of heart. The profession is full of risks, nepotism, bribery, and exploitation.
Offers tips for parents and childcare institutions for the health and welfare of the child. Topics include breastfeeding; getting your child to sleep; how to calm a crying baby; anger management; what to do when your child breaks the law; effective discipline; and more.
Somali oral tradition is brought to life in print in five stories told through generations and researched by the author who traveled to tribal lands to interview elders who were there.
The rich culture of oral literature of the Somali people is brought to life in this book that explores the poetic layers of meaning in the Somali language.
Godadle, a Somali word that describes a man with multiple secret wives. This true story is equal parts funny and tragic as it tells the story of one such man who tried to juggle the responsibilities of multiple spouses. An eye-opening exploration of the far-reaching devastating effects of polygamy.
Samad loves animals and dreams of spending the whole day in the forest and sleeping in a treehouse. Read about his wonderful adventure in Somali and English. This bilingual book features parallel text in both languages.
This bilingual dictionary features more than 50,000 words in Somali and Arabic.