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THE TURMOIL IN SOMALIA: PART IB

Canberra, 3 November 2012 Post-Independence History 1960-1991 As with most post-colonial nations, the early days of independence in Somalia was also dominated by the leaders who had led and borne the brunt of the struggle for independence against the colonial powers. The first President of the newly established Somalia Republic was Aden Abdullah Osman Daar […]

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THE TURMOIL IN SOMALIA: PART IA

History Until Independence in 1960 Canberra, 27 August 2012 Somalia, located in the Horn of Africa, is one of the poorest and most violent failed states in the world—it ranks first in a survey of 177 nations that took into account a number of factors that contributed to a nation becoming a failed state. It […]

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