This is from The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society: JRGS, Volume 10 written 1841
Many of the names are very familiar, Errer (Hargeisa), Abarro (Abarso), Arabseia (Arabsiyo), Wuch'ali (Wajaale), etc. The route to Zeila was the shorter of the two ports and for those who don't know, Harar...
Phillipe Paulitschke was a French explorer who visited the Waqooyi and continued to Harar in the 1880s. Here's the link
An Cisse Dir Geeljire at a well
The Emir of Harar Abdallah Ibn Ali Abdishakur
Zeyla looking towards the northern coast
Cisse Ugaas Rooble...
I saw this quote in another thread, then read the entire Wikipedia page.:mjhaps: Our history is so nice :mjkkk:
A plaque of his name in Asia
Sheikh Yusuf Al-Kawneyn was a Somali scholar who studied in Zayla and later in Iraq. As a result of his studies in Iraq, he was given the...
Ugaas Rooble. King Rooble
He also married a female relative of the designated but uncrowned Muslim Emperor of Ethiopia at that time, Iyasu V.
Designated, but uncrowned Muslim Emperor of Ethiopia, Yasu 5
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After Italy's defeat in World War 2, Harargay which encompassed the Harari and Somali Ogaden regions, fell under British authority. The Italians made a strong case at the United Nations that Ethiopia should not have dominion over this region. The British feeling embarrassed at the international...