Somali sailors fought alongside Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; and could have been present on the ship that carried the body of explorer David Livingstone home from Zanzibar in 1874.
Addis Ababa seeks to maintain Eritrea’s isolation, and weaken it to the point that it implodes and is formally reunited with Ethiopia. Or it becomes a pliant, client state
Despite a peaceful and democratic poll, voting occurred largely along clan lines, perpetuating the politicisation of the clan.
Nightlife in Hargeisa is filled with music, drawing inspiration from 1970s funk, contemporary pop, and Somali storytelling again. You’ll find some of the best goat meat and tropical fruit smoothies in East Africa.
In contrast to prevailing expectation, the biggest employer in the country is not the livestock sector, but the sales and services sector. This sector is also the biggest employer of women