Oromo people
The Oromo (Oromo: Oromoo; Ge'ez: ኦሮሞ, ’Oromo), are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and parts of Somalia. With 30 million members, they constitute the single largest ethnic...
Oromo people - Wikipedia
Somali Studies
Somali Studies is the scholarly term for research concerning Somalis and Greater Somalia. It consists of several disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, linguistics, historiography and archaeolog...
History of Somalia
Somalia (Somali: Soomaaliya; Arabic: الصومال‎ aṣ-Ṣūmāl), officially the Federal Republic of Somalia (Somali: Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya, Arabic: جمهورية الصومال الفدرال...
History of Somalia - Wikipedia
Somali and Bantu migration to Maine
The Bantu are an ethnic group in Maine. As of 2012, there were around 1,000 Bantus in Lewiston.
Bantus are a minority ethnic group in Somalia, a country largely inhabited by ethnic Somalis. They a...
Somali and Bantu migration to Maine - Wikipedia
Qallu
Qallu is a name in which the people (person) who are believed to be the descents of Sayyid Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, are known in Eastern Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti.
Qal...
Lencho Letta
Lencho Letta is an Oromo politician and activist.
Lencho Letta was the former Deputy Secretary General of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) in the 1980s and the 1990s, during the time it was part o...
Abebe Aregai
Ras Abebe Aregai (18 August 1903 – 17 December 1960) was an Ethiopian military commander who, during the Italian occupation, led a group of resistance fighters (collectively known as the Arbegno...
Somali people
Somalis (Somali: Soomaaliyeed, Arabic: الصوماليون‎) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula). The overwhelming majority of Somalis speak the Somali language,...
Somali people - Wikipedia
Yusuf Mahamud Ibrahim
Yusuf Mahamud Ibrahim (Somali: Yuusuf Maxamuud Ibrahiim, Arabic: يوسف محمود ابراهيم‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the third Sultan of the Geledi sultanate, reigning from 1798 to 1848.
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed "Farmajo" (Somali: Maxamed Cabdulaahi Maxamed Farmaajo, Arabic: محمد عبد الله محمد‎) (born in 1962 in Mogadishu, Somalia) is a Somali diplomat, professor and po...
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed - Wikipedia
Somali cuisine
Somali cuisine varies from region to region and is a fusion of Somali, Ethiopian, Yemeni, Persian, Turkish, Indian and Italian culinary influences. It is the product of the Somali people's tradition o...
Somali cuisine - Wikipedia
Siddiqis in the Horn of Africa
Siddiqi (Arabic: صدیقی‎) is a Muslim family name, found in the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Sheikh is an additional title used occasionally by Siddiqis to signify noble Ar...
Zigula language
Zigula (Zigua) is a Bantu language of Tanzania and of Somalia, where it is known as Mushunguli (Mushungulu). It is best known for the Mushunguli dialect.
Mushunguli is spoken by about 23,000 peopl...
Mahamud Ibrahim
Mahamud Ibrahim (Somali: Maxamuud Ibrahiim, Arabic: محمود ابراهيم‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the second Sultan of the Sultanate of the Geledi.
Sultan Ibrahim succeeded his father, ...
Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi
Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi (Somali: Axmad bin Ibrahim al-Ghazi, Arabic: أحمد بن إبراهيم الغازي‎ ) "the Conqueror" (c. 1506 – February 21, 1543) was a Somali Imam and General of the Adal...
Tadesse Birru
Tadesse Birru (circa 1920 – March 19, 1975) was a Colonel General of the Ethiopian Imperial Army and an Oromo nationalist. Initially a strong proponent of Ethiopian unity, Tadesse eventually became an...
Tadesse Birru - Wikipedia
Bajuni people
The Bajuni people are a minority ethnic group mainly residing on the Bajuni Islands and surrounding coastal areas.
The Bajuni principally inhabit the tiny Bajuni Islands in the Indian Ocean. Many...
Tesfaye Dinka
Tesfaye Dinka Yadessa was Minister of Foreign Affairs (1989–1991), and Prime Minister (26 April - 27 May 1991) of Ethiopia. Born in Ambo, Tesfaye is an ethnic Oromo. He did his elementary education in...
Italian Somalis
Italian Somalis (Italian: Italo-Somali) are Somali descendants from Italian colonists, as well as long-term Italian residents in Somalia.
In 1892, the Italian explorer Robecchi Bricchetti for ...
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Bravanese people
The Bravanese people, also known as the Barawani, are a group inhabiting Somalia.
As their name suggests, the Bravanese hail from Brava (Barawa), a port town on the southeastern coast of Somalia.T...
Ahmed Yusuf (Gobroon)
Ahmed Yusuf (Somali: Ahmed Yuusuf, Arabic: أحمد يوسف‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the fourth Sultan of the Geledi sultanate, reigning from 1848 to 1878.
Yusuf was born in the town of...
Somali Bantu
The Somali Bantu (also called Jareer, Gosha or Mushunguli) are an ethnic minority group in Somalia who primarily reside in the southern part of the country, near the Juba and Shabelle rivers. They are...
Somali Bantu - Wikipedia
Osman Ahmed
Osman Ahmed (Somali: Cusmaan Ahmed, Arabic: عثمان أحمد‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the fifth Sultan of the Geledi sultanate.
Osman Ahmed is considered less illustrious than his pred...
Ibrahim Adeer
Ibrahim Adeer (Somali: Ibraahin Adeer, Arabic: ابراهيم أدير‎) was a Somali ruler. He founded the Sultanate of the Geledi.
In the late 17th century, Adeer, who was a soldier at the ti...
Immigration to Somalia
Immigration in Somalia is regulated by the Somali Immigration Department of the Federal Government of Somalia.
Due to the long absence of governmental regulation, it is uncertain how many foreigne...
Bulcha Demeksa
Bulcha Demeksa (born 1930) is an outspoken Ethiopian politician and businessman. He is the founder of the Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement (OFDM), one of Ethiopia's largest opposition parties.