History of Djibouti: Nomadism

History of Djibouti: Nomadism Last updated on Tuesday 20th April 2010

From very early times, the area including the present republic of Djibouti was a grazing land for a number nomadic tribes.

The principal tribes were the Afars and the Issas; the former were aligned with Ethiopia and the latter with the Somalis. This is still the case today insofar as these two groups are concerned.

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