Portrait photo of Axmed Shiikh Jaamac

Axmed Shiikh Jaamac

Is a poet from Somalia/Somaliland who writes in Somali.

Axmed Shiikh Jaamac, was born in Las Anood District in 1942 and completed a degree in Journalism at the National University in Mogadishu. Ahmed was an Arabic teacher at the Ministry of Education of the former Republic of Somalia. Following the collapse of Siad Barre's regime he moved to Yemen and worked for Al-Miithaaq, a Yemeni journal in which he published a weekly column. He since returned to Somalia and is now a director of the Puntland Ministry of Information, Telecommunications, Culture and Heritage in Garowe.

Poems we've translated