Somali-Canadian journalist, Hassan Ghedi Santur recently launched his novel, “The Youth of God” in Nairobi, Kenya.
Hassan who migrated to Canada as a teenager, looks into the struggles of a Somali youth who is met with the challenge of deciding the influences that would eventually form him, in a world of increasing complexities.
The launch of the book held at the Columbia Global Centre and was largely attended by Kenyans and lovers of literature.
Hassan Ghedi Santur holds a BA in English Literature and an MA in journalism from Coloumbia Graduate School of Journalism. He has worked as a radio journalist for CBC Radio and is currently the managing editor of Bright Magazine. He is the author of ‘Maps of Exile,’ a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe.