Daily Archives: September 28, 2014

VIDEO: Fishing Without Nets (2014 Somali Film) – Official Trailer

Shot in East Africa with Somali actors and directed by 2014 Sundance award-winning director, Cutter Hodierne, FISHING WITHOUT NETS tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the bandits from the Somali point of view. First-time feature filmmaker Hodierne combines the … read more »

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Three political races show St. Cloud’s changing face

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – Almost every evening, Abdul Kulane walks the streets of modest houses near downtown, hopeful that when he rings doorbells he’ll get a warm reception from whoever answers. “Hello,” he says cheerfully through his Somali accent. “My … read more »

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The pirates gather on a ragged beach and sail toward shipping lanes, scanning for freighters, the prey of their craft. Rifles drawn, scarves blowing, they troll East African waters, where the deeds of desperate men collide with the precarious rhythms … read more »

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Somalia puts $2MN bounty for new Al-Shabaab leader

MOGADISHU – The Somali government on Saturday announced a $2 million bounty on the head of new Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Omar Abu Ubeyd.“The government offers $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the new Al-Shabaab leader and $1 … read more »

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