Somalia (/səˈmɑːliə, soʊ-, -ljə/so-MAH-lee-ə; Somali:Soomaaliya; Arabic:الصومالaṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali:Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic:جمهورية الصومال الفدراليةJumhūrīyat aṣ-Ṣūmāl al-Fidirālīyah), is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia has the longest coastline on the continent's mainland, and its terrain consists mainly of plateaus, plains and highlands. Climatically, hot conditions prevail year-round, with periodic monsoon winds and irregular rainfall.
Somalia has a population of around 10.8 million. Around 85% of its residents are ethnic Somalis, who have historically inhabited the northern part of the country. Ethnic minorities are largely concentrated in the southern regions. The official languages of Somalia are Somali and Arabic, both of which belong to the Afroasiatic family. Most people in the country are Muslim, with the majority being Sunni.
Wanderson de Paula Sabino (Portuguese pronunciation:[ˈvɐ̃deʁsõ dʒi ˈpawlɐ sɐˈbinu]) ([sɔˈmaʎɐ], born June 22, 1977 in Nova Venécia), nicknamed Somália, is a Brazilianstriker. He currently plays for America.
On 27 April 2009, the right wingback Carlinhos and the forward terminated their contract with Náutico after their bad performances in this first part of the season.
Ali’s family fled war-torn Somalia as refugees after her brother had already been killed ... As an amateur boxer Ali became the first female Muslim boxer to win an English Title before deciding to represent Somalia in 2017 ... “In competing for Somalia, I became the first boxer, male or female, to win an African Title for them.
“While other African countries were going down musically and culturally in the Eighties, Somalia was going up,” says Redjeb ... The state-funded bands were frequently called on to provide live accompaniment to musical plays staged at the National Theater of Somalia.
The one-day delay shouldn’t inconvenience anyone eager to hear a Burlington band whose members hail from Somalia, Tanzania and Burundi. Members of A2VT synthesize their African musical and dance roots with Western pop and hip-hop sensibilities and their songs – performed in up to eight unique languages – reflect their journey from Africa to America.
Nonny presented her music show, Fretwork, for many years and will be remembered for her wicked sense of humour ...Born in Somalia, his contribution to music during the anti-colonial and decolonisation period of the country made him a significant cultural figure of that time, said Hanna Ali, director of the London-based Kayd Somali arts organisation.
This time he found himself in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, trawling through thousands of cassettes and reel-reel tapes to find music dating back to 1972 and on to 1991. I am an unashamed fan of the AnalogAfrica label, their releases are never less than ‘interesting’ but the music of Somalia is something I’ve never really considered.