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Its 21 October.

One of the darkest epochs in the history of Somali speaking people began on this day.

Lets take this opportunity to look back at the damage to the Somali way of life caused by faqash and their kacaan.

#Somaliland #Somalia #Djibouti Image

The Kacaan's economic performance was abysmal, records show it lagged behind sub-saharan Africa for its entire reign.

In theory, the Somali Republic's economy should have performed A LOT better, after all, it was the largest aid recipient in Africa!

It didnt. Image

According to the World Bank, the Somali Republic under Afweyne's Kacaan was one of the least developed countries in the world.

Per Capita GDP = $170 (lowest in Africa)
Life expectancy = 46 years (!)
Infant mortality = 130/1000 (!)
Primary school enrolment = <10% Image
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