According to a new interim Somali constitution, candidates for the post must be at least 40 years of age. Ibrahim is 37 and has been living in Finland for 20 years. A nurse and mother of five, she had planned to fight for the rights of girls, war widows and single mothers.
MINNEAPOLIS (CP) — A delegation of six young Somali Danes, two Swedes and one Norwegian visited the American city of Minneapolis last week to break bread with their Somali immigrant counterparts and learn how this city has integrated them into civic and economic life
The long distance runner, who brought joy to the nation with his triumphs in the 5,000m and 10,000m finals, has called the pair Aisha and Amani.
Tens of thousands of spectators gave a standing ovation to Houssein Omar Hassan, a straggler in Saturday's 1,500m heat.