Board Members

Hassan Qorane

Founder

Qorane is a scholar, expert and author with a Bachelor degree in Geology from the International African University of Sudan. He has spent most of his life working on pen development. He is the founder of Maankulan, and a senior advisor to State Presidency of Jubbaland

Abdirahman Mohamed

Co-founder

Abdirahman Mohamed Ibrahim holds a master's degree in public health and is a health care management , who has worked in the medical field as his ironic experience. He is a board member of the Maankulan Forum and an active member of the Kismayo Book Fair high-commute.

Abdirahman Mustaf

Co-founder

Abdirahman received his Masters degree in MBA from University of Fort Hare, South Africa. He is one of the founded members of Maankulan, and is also a young, open-minded, and activist. Mustaf's hard work and effort made him the current position of Director of Jubbaland TV.

Xamda Araale

Co-founder

Hamda Ibrahim Abdullahi is one of the pillars of Kismayo Bookfair and Maankulan Forum. She holds a bachelor's degree in Public Administration. Hamda is also a special staff member of the Jubbaland Ministry of Education, in particular Coordinator at School Feeding Progamme.

Abdirizak Mohamed

Co-founder

Abdirizak received his undergraduate studies in Faculty of Pure and applied sciences/ math & computer science at International University of Africa from Sudan. Mr. Omar was a former deputy chief intelligence office of Jubbaland, and is also a co-founding member of the Maankulan forum.

Roble Idle

Co-founder

Roble holds a Master's degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the UN-mandated Peace University. Idle is a site supervisor UNDP's Support Assistant to the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs – Somalia. He is an active member of the Kismayo Book Fair and the Maankulan Forum.