Aug 302011
Islamist group bans Samosas accusing the popular snacks being too Christian

In a bizarre move by Somalia’s al-Shabaab group, Samosas have been banned in Somalia as the group accused the popular snacks of being offensive and too christian. Militant Islamist fighters last week used vehicles fitted with loudspeakers to announce. It is being considered that the group has attacked Samosas as it resembles to symbol of the Christian Holy Trinity. Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper confirmed the samosa ban had been imposed by the militant outfit. But the newspaper said locals believed al-Shabaab leaders had decided the triangular shape […]