Social Media Conveys World Events in Seconds

“Social media is a collective term for websites and applications that focus on communication.”  Social media give us fast news and information, but their contents shouldn’t be taken seriously until verified. Gone are the days of waiting for the morning or afternoon news. It’s the social media channels that have made news available every minute. …

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Russia Invades Ukraine

Ukraine is fighting tooth and nail to resist Russia’s invasion. This superpower’s invasion is causing death, displacement, infrastructure destruction, and an acute decline of essential supplies for all countries.  The war between the two countries has killed thousands of people. In addition to over 2000 killed Ukrainian soldiers (as claimed by Russia), reports indicate that …

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My 20th Anniversary of Writing and My Debut Article

It was 20 years ago this month when I published my first article on Hiiraan Online. It’s my debut article, titled “A nation of Politicians and Bad Internet Sites”. The article dissected the Somali diaspora, and how they used and abused the Internet. The time was February 2002. Sadly, the article got lost, and I couldn’t retrieve it …

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Long Protest by Canadian Truckers comes to an End

By invoking an Emergency Act, Canada ended a weeks-long protest by Canadian truckers which continued for more than three weeks in the country.  Canadian truckers protesting a proof of Covid-19 vaccination while crossing the United States border occupied parts of Canada for several weeks. The truckers defied the vaccine mandate and demanded Prime Minister Trudeau’s …

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