Taariikhdu waxay ku socotaa qawaaniin cilmi ah oo aan ku xirneyn qof waxa uu qabo ama uu jecel yahay. Sidaas darteed, markii la baraayo waa iney ku salaysnaataa hab cilmi. Qofka marka uu malo awaal cusub soo bandhigo waa iney leedahay manhaj iyo tixraacyo xaqiiqi ah oo uu ku xoojinayo macluumadka cusub. Internetka waxaa lagu […]
Not many of us know about this Somali hero named Col. Axmed Teerso. Born in Hiiraan in 1934 and martyred in Godey in 1977. The battle of Godey was one of the entry points of the Somalo-Ethio war and perhaps the most decisive one. There was a deadlock at the Godey’s main bridge for a […]
Prior to Imaam Axmed Gurey’s ascension; Ethiopia’s negus Yeshak (1414-1429) invaded Ifat, killed its ruler (Imaam Sacad ad-Diin), sacked Saylac (Zeilah) and forced the Somalis to pay a tribute. Consequently, Ifat ceased to exist and Adal Sultanate was born. His soldiers then composed a long epic victory song (recorded) mentioning the Somali name for the […]
The Somali folklore is extraordinarily rich in both form and content, producing powerful narratives that have withstood time in the absence of a literacy script. One particular legend, celebrated by many and equally loathed by many involves an ancient Somali queen named Caraweelo (English: Araweelo). She was a powerful and a fearsome ruler that antagonised […]
An exchange of words between Berhanu Bayih (foreign minister of Ethiopia at the time) and Abirizak Haji Husein-Cabdirisaaq Xaaji Xuseen (former prime-minister of Somalia and Somali ambassador to the UN at the time-RH). Year: 1978 Ethiopia denies receiving large-scale military aid from Soviet Union, calling Somalia’s claim preposterous.