Enthronement of th 34th Sultan of Tadjourah, Djibouti

The Afar People are one of Africa’s long-established and culturally homogenous indigenous people who have lived in the Afar Triangle, at the convergence of what are now Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea since time immemorial. Afar society has historically been organized into independent kingdoms, each ruled by its own Sultan. Sultan Ali Habib Ahmed is the 34th... Continue Reading →

Kings and Sultans of Somalia and Somaliland region

Somalia region which includes Somalia and the self independence states of Somaliland and Puntland were divided into various tribal or clan monarchies before colonization. However they still exist today mainly as traditional leaders of their various clans and tribes. This post focuses on currently reigning traditional monarchs in Somalia, Somaliland and Puntland....

Sultan of Warsangeli, Somalia

Warsangeli Sultanate or kingdom was a monarchical government that was created by the Warsangeli clan in the 13th century. It is one of the few Sultanates that survived until the colonial period. The Warsangeli clan is part of the larger Darod somali clan and today exists as a traditional entity but with significant hidden influence... Continue Reading →

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