somaliland history

  1. Z

    The foundation of Sheikh town

    The town of Sheikh was founded in the second half of the 1800s by Sheikh Aadan bin Ahmed, a man belonging to the Subeyr Abdulrahman ‘Awal’ lineage of Ishaaq. He had studied in Mecca for several years, and upon his return to his motherland, he decided to establish a Tariqa in modern day Sheikh...
  2. Futurist

    Republic of Somaliland was never colonised

    To say that Somaliland was a colony is offensive. As far as Somaliland is concerned, it's not historically accurate. Somalia Italiana was a full blown colony with upto 60,000 white Italians settlers. Somaliland was not a colony, it was only a protectorate of Great Britain, with whom it had...