1)Mohammed Farah, Somali-British long distance runner
2)Abdirahman Ahmed Ali Tuur
, Last SNM Chairman and First President of Somaliland
3)Abdillahi Suldaan Mohammed Timacade, prominent poet during the pre- and post-colonial periods (peak during 1960s) Bet I wouldn't understand any of his poems
4)Ahmed M. Mahamoud Silanyo, President of Somaliland as of June 2010; longest-serving and the 4th chairman of the SNM; current chairman of the Kulmiye Party
5)Abdullahi Qarshe, Somali musician, poet and playwright; known as the "Father of Somali music". Really?
6)Ahmed Yusuf Yasin, Vice-President of Somaliland, 2002–2010
7)Ali Abdi Farah, Minister of Communication and Culture in Djibouti
8)Ali Feiruz, popular musician in Djibouti and Somalia
9)Bashir Yussuf, Somali religious leader
10)Edna Adan Ismail, first female Foreign Minister of Somaliland
11)Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame 'Hadrawi', poet and philosopher; author of Halkaraan; also known as the "Somali Shakespeare" Heard about him. Probably uses some big Somali words so I won't be able to understand him
12)Mohamed Mooge Liibaan, musician Qaraami singer so maaha ... Kinda like qaraami
13)Muhammad Haji Ibrahim Egal, former Prime Minister of Somalia; former president of Somaliland I think I've seen his pics around Hargeisa and the airport was named after him
14)Rageh Omaar, former BBC World TV correspondent; currently with Al Jazeera English. Does he still do those Witness docs for Al Jazeera English ?? Lost Boys
15)Umar Arteh Ghalib, former Prime Minister of Somalia, former president of UN's Security Council
, Teacher and a poet.
16)Faysal Ali Warabe, chairman of the Justice and Welfare Party of Somaliland (UCID)Baldie
17)Khaalid Ali Gacanyaraha Suldanka Guud Ee duriyada ee boga Somalinet
Do we have only 2 notable people in the qurbaha?
. Come on now Isaaqs .