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Somaliman
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Italian push for 'colonial language' comeback in Somalia met with anger

Post by Somaliman » 14 Jan 2022, 21:07

MOGADISHU, Somalia

When Somalia’s state-run Radio Mogadishu began airing an Italian-language program earlier this month under a new agreement with Italy, it led to an uproar.

Somalis both at home and abroad reacted with anger, calling it an attempt by Italy to influence the country and reintroduce its brutal form of colonialism.

Italy is trying to compete among Africa's former colonial countries as well as with the US, China, and India for new markets and resources on the continent, especially in the Horn of Africa, where Somalia is located. It now wants to revive its influence in Somalia, Abduwali Garad, a PhD candidate and teaching associate at the UK’s University of Birmingham, told Anadolu Agency.



https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/italian ... er/2473737

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Re: Italian push for 'colonial language' comeback in Somalia met with anger

Post by sun » 14 Jan 2022, 21:17

Somaliman wrote:
14 Jan 2022, 21:07
MOGADISHU, Somalia

When Somalia’s state-run Radio Mogadishu began airing an Italian-language program earlier this month under a new agreement with Italy, it led to an uproar.

Somalis both at home and abroad reacted with anger, calling it an attempt by Italy to influence the country and reintroduce its brutal form of colonialism.

Italy is trying to compete among Africa's former colonial countries as well as with the US, China, and India for new markets and resources on the continent, especially in the Horn of Africa, where Somalia is located. It now wants to revive its influence in Somalia, Abduwali Garad, a PhD candidate and teaching associate at the UK’s University of Birmingham, told Anadolu Agency.

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/italian ... er/2473737
We have to be vigilant so that the prophesy may not come to be true!

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Re: Italian push for 'colonial language' comeback in Somalia met with anger

Post by Somaliman » 14 Jan 2022, 22:03

Italy wants to be back now that the dust has started to settle, but where was it all those years when Somalia was in crazy civil wars and chaos! As a colonial master, wasn't it the one to play a major role!

It's coming back now as it realises that its role is being taken over by new emerging powers, such as Turkey.

However, to me, Italy should be given a second chance and Somalis be let to have a new deal with Italy.

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Re: Italian push for 'colonial language' comeback in Somalia met with anger

Post by AbyssiniaLady » 14 Jan 2022, 23:31

The Eritrean government closed the Italian school in Asmara in 2020 after Italy refused to finance, Italy is ignoring Eritrea.

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Re: Italian push for 'colonial language' comeback in Somalia met with anger

Post by Eripoblikan » 15 Jan 2022, 09:48

Your Somali husband has been ignoring you, that's why you are the only woman spending time here. :lol: :lol: :lol:

The rest are clueless batchelors and divorced oldees like Aya Zeymeselo. :lol: :lol: :lol:
AbyssiniaLady wrote:
14 Jan 2022, 23:31
The Eritrean government closed the Italian school in Asmara in 2020 after Italy refused to finance, Italy is ignoring Eritrea.

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