AFT 2015 Special guest: Abdiwali Sheikh Ahmed, former prime minister of Somalia

February 16th, 2016
Abdiwali Sheikh Ahmed is a Somali economist and politician. A Diaspora member, who lived in Canada, and held leadership positions in a number of international organizations, including World Bank, USAID, African Union, Bank of Canada and the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah. His recent post was being a prime minister of federal government of Somalia. Mr…

HIRDA Achievement Award

February 9th, 2016
HIRDA recently introduced an award aimed to celebrate exceptional individual performances of Somali Diaspora in the Netherlands and in other EU countries. This award has a purpose of both celebrating the success of these individuals as well as encouraging them in pursuit of more accomplishments. There were five categories chosen to award the recipients whic…

Threat of new IDP’s is imminent in Gedo

February 4th, 2016
On 15th of January 2016 the military base of AMISOM troops in El Adde, Gedo region has been attacked by Al-Shabaab militants. The group claimed the responsibility adding that they have captured members of Kenyan Force troops. In retaliation to the attack the Kenyan Defense force carried out air strikes that reportedly effected the whole region of Gedo. It …

The winners of AFT 2015: Manchester

January 15th, 2016
The 11th edition of Amsterdam Futsal Tournament was concluded with a grand final match between Manchester (UK) and Denhaag (NL), where Manchester team won the tournament with 2-1 victory over Denhaag. HIRDA Amsterdam Futsal (AFT) is held annually in Amsterdam and this year HIRDA reached a milestone as it has been a decade since HIRDA started organising thi…
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