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Sahra Mohammed

S A Mohammed graduated with a degree in African Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She now resides in Hargeisa where she runs a budding multi-sector business with her husband. When she’s not writing, she teaches (ESL) writing at Frantz Fanon University.

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I was always one of those passionate Somali youngsters. I’d never claim to be British, because for me a British person was overly competitive sore loser with passive-aggressive tendencies and an aversion to telling the truth. My Somali nature would brazenly opt for honesty over forced politeness. And well, being a Black refugee child taught me I had little room to be smug; which was the...

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06 Feb 2017