Archive for May, 2010

New book: Qaylo-dhaan deegaan / Environment in crises by Ahmed Ibrahim Awale

Written by admin on May 30th, 2010

Available NOW
Qaylo-dhaan deegaan / Environment in crises by Ahmed Ibrahim Awale
This book comprises of selected Essays with focus on Somali Environment crisis. Over the past 30 years scores of the books, essays and analytical studies on the plight of the Somali people’s life have been written by scholars embracing of the social, political and economical aspect in a comprehensive manner. But Ahmed I Awale’s new book is the first of its type to deal with the highly important issue of environmental disaster mainly caused by the people whose livelihood depends on it.

This well researched book is written in both English and Somali for reaching the greatest number of readers on the condition of Somali environment, it will sure appeal to scholars and students with special interest in this particular field as well as the general reader.

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Showing “The End Of The Road?”

Written by ayan on May 25th, 2010

Kayd Somali Arts and Culture is inviting you to  a showing of “The End Of The Road?”
Friday 17 September at 6pm –  at oxford house, Derbyshire street, E2 6HG.

This short satirical play deals with the challenges and issues facing a small family living in London and a young unwed couple. This play will use the Somali poetic tradition to highlight and discuss social issues .

This small yet boisterous family are at the centre of this play about the dangers of road, khat abuse and other family matters; these issues are dealt with in the typically dark Somali humour and has been written By: Ali Ahmed Rabi and Yasmin Mahamoud and directed by Anthony ekundayo lennon. It will be Performed by: Aar Maanta, Bishaaro Mahamed, Kaltuun Bacado, Amina Ibrahim and Hanhanteeye.

Sponsored by Tower Hamlets Safety & Sustainability.