Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: 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.

from Horseed Media: Somali poet Warsame Shire Awale killed by gunmen


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