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Bands Don't Value My Skin Colour: Sign My Petition
She hates being told that she’s not light enough, that her features are
great but they could be greater. That due to the ‘imbalance’ in her skin tone
she herself can never be greater. She is reminded by society that the only way
her race will be accepted, i...

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Perfect Strangers
When I got off the plane, I knew it would be the beginning
of a very exciting story. Within the year, I had hoped to travel, learn the
local language and make amazing friends. Two days later however, after
completing a medical check, I was told there was so...

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Perfect Strangers
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Strangers When I got off the plane, I knew it would be the beginning
of a very exciting story. Within the year, I had hoped to travel, learn the
local language and make amazing friends. Two days later however, after
completing a medical check, I was...

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Somali Silence - A Letter With No Trail
Dear Elmimag, I'm not sure you know this however I am a huge fan of your magazine, for many different reasons. The biggest reason is you allow us young Somalis the opportunity to speak and also listen (read). Our Somali culture is a very complex way of life...

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Elmimag Creative Writing Competition
(Photo by Fatima Ahmed) Elmimag is proud and amazed by all the incredible writers we have
attracted since we launched end of last year. We wanted to create a writing
competition which runs 3 times a year. A winner will be selected every April,
August and De...

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The Big Iftar - Hosted by Elays Network
'THE BIG IFTAR' at   Elays Network Launch event (RSVP only): Saturday 20th June 2015, 8.15pm Open Iftar, every Thursday of Ramadan: June 25th - July 16th, 8.30pm In the spirit of Ramadan, the month of hospitality, sharing and renewals of friendship and kins...

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SomFest 2015 - A night of Somali Artistry
(Aar Maanta - Singer/ Songwriter.) The atmosphere and turnout at SomFest this year was incredible. I couldn't make it last year but I was very glad I finally purchased the tickets and attended the event on Sunday.  (Baar Hersi - SomFest Host) (Jamal Osman -...

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SomFest 2015 - A night of Somali Artistry
(Aar Maanta - Singer/ Songwriter.) The atmosphere and turnout at SomFest this year was incredible. I couldn't make it last year but I was very glad I finally purchased the tickets and attended the event on Sunday.  (Baar Hersi - SomFest Host) (Jamal Osman -...

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Letter To My Younger Self - Haayat
Dear H, I look back at you with a lot of emotion. A mixture of emotions. At school, you are hardworking, although your teachers say you are lazy. You enjoy learning, although your grades hardly seemed to go beyond average. Aabo always tells you to work twic...

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Somali Sideways - Fahima Abdi
(Picture from Somali Sideways Facebook, Click to view) Here we have Fahima Abdi at ‪#‎CanaryWharfPier‬, ‪#‎London‬. "Where to start? I want to first say how inspiring the stories I’ve read on Somali sideways are and thank the participants for making this wo...
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