Faaris Adam is a Freelance Journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Mogadishu, his focus is on humanitarian, NGO and social issues relating to the Horn of Africa.
Latest posts by Faaris Adam
"I slept on the chairs, sometimes I slept in the mosque, I didn’t take shower for two months because [the] airport [has] no place for a shower."
Whether it's psychiatric illness and stigmatization in Somalia, the rising drug abuse epidemic of Nigerian youth or the exodus of Nigerian doctors, the state of health across Africa remains precarious.
Although the rape issue has attracted attention from the Somali government, sexual violence against women and children remains rampant and the number of assault cases continues to grow.
“I was in complete shock to see her video that I can’t even explain. Not one human being deserves to be treated that way regardless of what they did.”
"Miracles happen, now we must keep an eye on this elephant, and the Somalis should be encouraged toward conservation and not killing."
"To keep him busy I used to give him some plastic items and ask him to assemble them. I guess that’s how all these wonderful inventions began."