Celebrated Somali poet killed by gunmen

Popular Somali poet, playwright and songwriter Warsame Shire Awale has been killed in the capital, Mogadishu. He was shot by unknown gunmen near his home on Monday evening. Mr. Awale wrote and acted in radio plays critical of the militant group, al-Shabab, who he accused of misleading people in the name of Islam. According to […]

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