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Somaliland

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Feuilletons 17.07.2012 […] In Hargeisa, Somaliland, findet gerade zum fünften Mal eine inzwischen sehr erfolgreiche Buchmesse statt, erzählt Mark Tran im Guardian. Aufgebaut hat sie Jama Musse Jama, ein in Italien lebender Computerwissenschaftler: "Jama started the book fair not only to ensure the survival of Somaliland's rich oral tradition, but to fill what he saw as a cultural void. 'It is unacceptable that in this city there […] there is no national theatre and no cinema. There is nothing for young people to do,' he said. Somaliland has about 3 million inhabitants with up to 70% aged under 30. Jama wants the arts to provide a healthy alternative for the young to chewing khat - the ubiquitous drug in the region - or worse, following the siren call of al-Shabaab, the Islamist militants in Somalia." Ebenfalls im Guardian versucht […]