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Tag Archives: somalia
Keeping the Peace in Burundi – by Working for Peace in Somalia [First posted Juin 2009, Revised 13 November 2011] Peace negotiations in Burundi have brought together all rebel groups and are associated with the long and complex process known … Continue reading
[First posted 24 Oct 2009 Revised 04 November 2011] With the Horn of Africa so much in the news now, I am updating and reposting several links that focus on limited resources in the area. Summary: The importance of the relationship … Continue reading
Fakhr Ad-Din Mosque built in the 13th Century in Mogadishu. Photo in 1882. From E.Cerulli, Somalia, Scritti Vari Editi ed Inediti, Vol. 1 Udated: Cuisines and Crops of Africa, 19th Century – The Limits of Pastoralism as a Lifestyle. Related articles Cuisines and … Continue reading
Another reposting of a blog about the Horn of Africa. The area has always been very marginal and it seems that today’s Experts who are working on the problems in the Horn would benefit by dipping into its history. When Burton and … Continue reading