Driving through Mogadishu, one is always on a hight alert. If it's not a check point manned by unforgiving soldiers, abusive in both vocal and physical, one is forced to dodge the thousand tuk-tuks that seem to tickle the vehicles around them.
When it comes to Somali TikTok or Somali media in general anything can go viral without any rhyme or reason. Ostensibly interesting stories become thing of the past in short view days, while dull ones stay on our collective timelines for weeks.
Sakariye Cismaan is an author, researcher, and journalist. He has bachelor’s degree from the University of Westminster in London and master’s from SOAS, University of London. He is the founder and the current editor-in-chief of Gorfayn.