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Mustafa Saeed is an Artist, his work explores different mediums including Documentary photography, graphics and sound.
Mustafa's work marries poetic symbolism with sociopolitical critique to explore issues of war, conflict and environment. Based in Hargeisa and participated in different local and international exhibitions.
2015 - Grantee of Arab Documentary Photography Program
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Video capture
- Video editing
After breaking away from Somalia in 1991, the self-declared state Somaliland went to the polls for the third time since their independence to elect their new president. Three candidates were competing to replace President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, who opted not to seek re-election: Muse Bihi Abdi of the ruling Kulmiye party, Faysal Ali Warabe of UCID and Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi of the Waddani party. Results of the 13 November elections, certified as free and fair by a team of 60 international observers, announced ruling part candidate Muse Bihi Abdi as the new president of Somaliland with 55 percent of the vote.
Affected by Drought
Deeqa's family has lost a 100 head of cattle, and the few surviving livestock are too weak to be of value.
"The drought has put our family in a difficult situation. We don't have access to clean water," she says, "and as a mother, I don't even have enough food to feed my children."
Thousands of children are malnourished, families have lost their livelihoods, and fathers are absent as they travel to sell what cattle they have left.
Sixteen million people across Somalia (including Somaliland), Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan need food, water and medical treatment, according to the UK's Disasters and Emergency Committee.........