MOGADISHU (Somalia) – IN MOGADISHU, there’s no such thing as a boisterous boys’ night of football and drinks. As millions of revelling football-mad
Supporters the world over gather around TV screens on Friday for the kick-off of Africa’s biggest party, watching the World Cup in Somalia’s capital is
A clandestine, life-threatening activity. the Shebab movement, an Al-Qaeda-inspired insurgent movement that controls most of the Country, has banned
Cinemas, DVDs and, many would say, any form of entertainment, including playing and watching football. The World Cup is an Historic event but in Somalia
Very few people will get to see it because of the restrictions imposed by the Islamists,’ said Abdi Ali Yarisow, a resident in southern Mogadishu’s Waberi district. there will be no public cinemas nor gatherings where fans can have fun watching the games,’ he explained.