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Maalinta Gobanimada Laqaatay “26ka June” 1960 Halgankii Loomaray , Waa Taariikhda Soomaali Leedahay

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

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FRENCH SOMALILAND: Nasser’s Friend

Monday, June 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 27,2011

Monday, Oct. 20, 1958 (TIME)
Among colonies voting an overwhelming (75%) out for the constitution of Premier Charles de Gaulle was parched, sun-baked French Somaliland, an 8,000-square-mile East African land of dry gullies, thorny scrub and shifting sand, on the Gulf of Aden. The out vote was in effect a vote of no for the territory’s chief native political leader, Mahmoud Harbi. Read more…

Somalia: Who Owns What? 1963

Thursday, February 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Feberuary 24,2011

Friday, Mar. 22, 1963It was 9 o’clock on a hot, equatorial night, and the locals were living it up outside Passoni’s Grocery Store on the potholed main drag of Mogadishu, Read more…