Jama co-founded PII Tech, LLC, which works with the government in Puntland to issue driver’s licenses and birth certificates as well as vehicle and business registrations.
Four days after the exhibit opened, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the so-called travel ban, which — among other things — suspends entry to the U.S. for immigrants from Somalia.
Yet whatever their niche, most local Somali-owned media outlets — including those that have been around for years — often struggle to generate revenue.
How Somali-Americans in Minnesota who don’t remember Somalia — or have never been there — strike a balance between preserving their native culture and embracing their American identity.
How a group of deaf Somali-Americans are engaging immigrant and Muslim members of Minnesota’s deaf community, many of whom often encounter severe social isolation.
A group of Somali-American day care owners recently banded together to form The Minnesota Minority Childcare Association to fight misconceptions about their businesses and educate owners about regulatory issues.
A cultural divide between the older generation and younger Somali-Americans has many millennials feeling unwelcome at the community’s mosques.
Warsame won the endorsement, but some are taking issues with the words Noor used to announce his decision to drop out of the convention, which he called a “potential safety risk for participants.”
A new book confirms what many in the Somali-American community have long theorized: that the Somali community in the Twin Cities is more engaged than those in other parts of the U.S.
After Trump was elected president, MinnPost spoke with three Muslim-Americans about how the community has responded to the news.
As our narrative grows and more people hear about individual stories from the Somali diaspora in the Twin Cities, the hope is that they hear authentic stories originating close to home.
Explaining the enduring popularity of certain brands among Minnesota’s Somali-American community.
The federal prosecutor says of his critics: “What are you doing” to stop terror recruitment?”
Many are getting their licenses in teaching, while others are becoming school counselors and social workers.
The report explores ongoing terrorist recruitment in Minnesota, and suggests ways to stem the flow of Muslim youngsters to international terrorist organizations abroad.
Many Somali-Americans are deeply concerned about the depth and scope of the program’s influence in our schools, community organizations and philanthropic organizations.
A member of the Turkish parliament visited Minneapolis Monday, seeking to make inroads with the city’s Somali-American community.
“It’s important to keep your culture from home so you never really forget where you come from,” said Hayat Mohamed at Coffman Union. “I love how diverse Minnesota is.”
Leaders from the local Somali community are holding a press conference Tuesday to raise concerns about the government’s Countering Violent Extremism program.
On Tuesday, Abdi Aynte was appointed as Somalia’s minister of planning and international cooperation, part of Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke’s cabinet.