Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Hobyo / Obbia

Posted in NE Somalia by rickjdavies on 25 September, 2009

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La casa del Sultano di Obbia

From “Cesare Maria de Vecchi di Val Cismon. Orizzonti D’Impero. Cinque Anni di Somalia. A Mondadori – Milano”
[ Horizons of Empire: Five Years in Somalia / Cesare Maria De Vecchi di Val Cismon.  Milano. 1935]

Cesare Maria De Vecchi was Governor from 1923-1928

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Il sultano Ali Jusuf

Son of Yusuf Ali Kenadid

700Scan10035Obbia: la garessa occupata

700Scan10034Obbia in attessa del Governatore

Obbia (Hobyo) location as found via Google Maps

Other photos of Hobyo, elsewhere on the web

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  1. mihamed said, on 30 June, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    ninkan yaa jabiyay qofkii igu dhaamoow isoo qotr


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