Somalia unravelled

For anyone even contemplating a visit to Somaliland – or even less likely one of the other parts of what used to be Somalia – this detailed Wikipedia map is worth poring over.

The most recent “autonomous” creation is Jubaland, a sort of buffer zone near the Kenya border intended to keep Al-Shabaab jihadists well to the northeast.

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About Richard Trillo

I'm the author of The Rough Guide to Kenya and The Rough Guide to West Africa and co-author of The Rough Guide to First-Time Africa. I've also been co-author of Rough Guides to The Gambia and World Music. The blogs for Kenya, West Africa and First-Time Africa are a way for me to post news for readers and for readers to keep in touch with me and with info from other travellers, posting updates, news and comments. I work as a freelance writer, editor and PR consultant, and was formerly Director of Communications at Rough Guides.
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