Somali Timeline

2017-07-15 On Saturday, the Djibouti team registered a severe defeat (1-5) at home in a match against Ethiopia for the CHAN 2018 qualifiers. 12751
Location Situated at the tip of East Africa, bordered by the Indian Ocean, Somalia (637,657 km²) borders the west of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya. 12921
Lying on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, the tiny African nation of Djibouti serves as a gateway to the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest shipping routes. 12565
Promoting entrepreneurship in post-conflict Somalia
2000 August – Clan leaders and senior figures meeting in Djibouti elect Abdulkassim Salat Hassan president of Somalia. 12559
1991 Jan 27, Muhammad Siad Barre, the dictator of the Somali Democratic Republic since 1969, fled Mogadishu as rebels overran his palace and captured the Somali capital. 12577
1974 – Somalia joins the Arab League. 1974-75 – Severe drought causes widespread starvation. 12557
1934 Dec 5, Italian and Ethiopian troops clashed at the Ualual on disputed Somali-Ethiopian border. 12774
The Horn of Africa has been home to Somalis since ancient times. 13th-17th centuries – Ajuran Sultanate dominates much of the Horn of Africa before collapsing into rival regional sultanates. 12517