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A selfless teacher who saved the life of a seriously ill pupil by donating one of his kidneys has been hailed as a hero. Ray Coe said he knew it was ‘the...Continue reading »

Home Office survey of people of Somali origin in Birmingham in 2005 found that 34 per cent said they had chewed khat in month before the interview. The...Continue reading »

Fahma Mohamed’s incredible journey from Bristol schoolgirl to the global figurehead of the movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM) took another...Continue reading »

A 17-year-old student is calling on Michael Gove to help end female genital mutilation in Britain by asking headteachers to train and inform teachers...Continue reading »

Police are appealing to trace two boys who have been missing since last night.13 year-old Mohamud Mohamud and 14 year-old Joe McFarland-Hills, have not...Continue reading »

More than 50 women from the Somali community took to the streets outside Harrow Civic Centre to protest against an adoption decision they say goes against...Continue reading »

The inaugural Young Poet Laureate for London was today named as a Kenyan-born Somali woman who grew up in the capital. Winner Warsan Shire, 24, said...Continue reading »

By HELEN COLLIS — European imports of khat – a plant chewed as a stimulant – have rocketed recently with border officials seizing 1.3 tonnes...Continue reading »

The road is long BARBER shops are excellent places for gossip. Hassan Ali’s place in Kentish Town is no different. The north Londoner arrived in Britain...Continue reading »

Sameer Rahim talks to Nadifa Mohamed, one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, about her challenging novel set in Somalia. The Somali café in...Continue reading »

Channel 4 — A petition of 20,000 signatures, over a Barclays’ decision to block remittance services, goes to Downing Street… as Olympian...Continue reading »

The Treasury is to look into the decision by major high street banks, including Barclays, to withdraw support from companies which transfer money to developing...Continue reading »

Aar Maanta is a singer and songwriter who fled Somalia’s civil war in the 1980s and has spent much of his life in the United Kingdom. His lyrics...Continue reading »

Somali poet Warsan Shire has won the UK’s Brunel University inaugural prize for African Poetry. The prize is for African poets who have not yet published...Continue reading »

The family of a young Somali-British man who disappeared from Mogadishu believes he is being secretly held by US agencies, his father has told the Bureau. Mahdi...Continue reading »

SOMALI militants linked to al-Qaeda have threatened to inflict on the UK a terrorist attack worse than the London bombings of 7 July 2005 for extraditing...Continue reading »

A man has been found guilty of murdering another man who was found critically injured in a park in west London. Sade Samanter, 21, was convicted of murdering...Continue reading »

20-kii bishan waxaa Muqdisho ka dhacay labo qorax oo geystay khasaare aad u faro badan, waxaana qaraxyadaas ku dhintay dad badan oo ay ku jireen wariyayaal...Continue reading »

Ahmed Jama’s dream of opening a string of restaurants in his home city has been a costly one. The would-be catering mogul has lost relatives, friends,...Continue reading »

Seven people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of raising money for terrorism by smuggling a banned stimulant drug from England to the US. The suspects were held during a series of co-ordinated raids on homes in four cities and towns across England and Wales. They have been linked to a multi-million-pound international conspiracy to import a drug called khat to the...Continue reading »