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Thread: I’ve developed a passion for photography. Starting to take photos daily to share with my twitter fam🤗
Spent the day on the island of Ilisi near #Kismayo with the local young men who bring fish to our city. Incredible to witness their joy & love for fishing. #Somalia
The island of #Ilisi is an hour away from #Kismayo and only local fishermen live there. It’s so clean & breathtaking. A perfect place for a day swim with the family. #Somalia
The catch of the day is not your ordinary fish, but lobsters 😍
#Ilisi #Kismayo #Somalia
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Thread On #Jubaland :

Background info and geopolitical history of post civil war Jubaland in a nutshell.
#Jubaland is important b/c of :

- Proximity to Kenya (maritime dispute area entirely lies here)

- Resources

- Security wise - the only region in #Somalia where a complete province is under the full grip of AS.

- Cosmopolitan nature - rich in diversity
Jubaland constitutes 3 administrative regions / provinces:

1. Gedo; HQ- Garbaharey
2. Lower Jubba (Jubbada Hoose); HQ- Kismayo
3. Middle Jubba (Jubbada Dhexe); HQ - Bu'ale.

Other big towns are Bardere, Jilib, Afmadow & the commercial border towns of Beled Hawa and Dobley.
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What did the Somali Revolutionary Government achieve for Somalia? Within three years President Mohamed Siad Barre achieved goals that took the previous government forever to decide on. #Somalia #Mogadishu #Garowe #Hargeisa #Borama ##Kismayo #Burco
President Mohamed Siad Barre put in effect the choice of a script for the national language which is still regarded as the greatest achievement in the Somali history. A massive literacy campaign titled Bar ama Baro Teach or Learn was put in place. #Somalia #Mogadishu
Bar ama Baro campaign where a large amount civil servants numbering up to 40,000 students were sent to the countryside to educate the nomads in literacy and by 1977 more than 70% of the Somali population had passed literacy tests. #Somalia #Mogadishu #Kismayo #Hargeisa
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