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Ahmed Farah ‘Idaajaa’

Somali literary scholar, Author, and publisher of written folklore, hosts a weekly radio segment titled Dhaqanka iyo Hiddaha, meaning "Culture and Heritage". @ VOA Somali

Ahmed Farah Ali also known as Idaajaa, is a Somali literary scholar, Author, and publisher of written folklore. Ali directed the program Fanka iyo Suugaanta on the BBC Somali section. He is also the editor of the work of several poets. The collection of Ismaciil Mire’s poems was introduced, annotated and written down by Ali while at the Academy of Culture  in Mogadishu in 1974. Ali currently hosts a weekly radio segment on VOA Somali titled Dhaqanka iyo Hiddaha, meaning “Culture and Heritage“.