Hussein Sheikh Ahmed (Kadare) was one of Somalia’s most reputed educators who advocated for empowering the Somali language.
Hussein Sheikh Ahmed Kadare , one of Somalia’s most powerful voices for literacy Born in Adale, a farming village in Lower Shabelle region in 1934, he wrote legendary books including “Socdaalkii Sodonka Maalmood’ and “Warsame iyo Waasuge”.
Having spent a great deal of his time for promoting the impoverished nation’s artistic values, Mr. Kadare, a languages lecturer has also taught at universities in and outside Somalia.
Despite his hate to the common English-Somali mix-ups often by politicians, Mr. Kadare was proud of his tradition and culture in a country with a nation often described as Bards.
He’s survived by children and wife.