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Land of punt, not pirates

Saturday, 16 February 2013, 17:30h

Somalia in the 1980s

When Lesley Anne Osborne spent 3 years in Somalia, it was suffering the aftermath of the Ogaden wars with Ethiopia. Borders, agreed upon by the colonial powers after the construction of the Suez Canal and partitioning of the previously free Horn of Africa, basically ignored ethnic, cultural, historical and religious groups' natural lines.


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