London, UK, November 10, 2013 – Somali poet Sahal Moalim Ise has died after suffering more illness.
Abwan Mohamud Hajji Mohamed “Tarash”, 66, said working with the Sahal Moalim “crowning glory”.
He speak a local radio Kulmiye, he say Sahal one of the best poet in Somalia.
He said: “he was a very giving, nurturing person and he could not understand how he was vilified by the press.”
He is considered by many to be the greatest living Somali poet, having written many notable protest works.
Sahal is a prominent Somali poet and songwriter.