In 1861, Sayyid Said bin Sultan, the ruler of Oman and Zanzibar, died while on his way from Muscat to Unguja. His death enabled the comeback of European occupation to Zanzibar and above.Continue reading “Tareikh Series: The Death of Sayyid Said and Its Aftermath”
In this Second Episode of the Season 3 of Tareikh Series, Sheikh Riadh Al Busaidi explains the circumstances that paved the way for the Omani rule in East Africa.Continue reading “Tareikh Series Season 3: Why the Omanis Came To East Africa”
Sheikh Riadh Al Busaidi is back with his Tareikh Series and in this Season 3, he will be talking on the relations between Oman and East Africa before, during and after the coming of the Busaidi rule.Continue reading “Tareikh Series Season 3: Oman and East Africa Before Busaidi Rule”
When it comes to a pre-revolution Zanzibar, Sheikh Riadh Al Busaidi is a walking encyclopaedia. Today he is joining me to chat on the fallen House of Wonders – plus some other iconic buildings in the Stone Town of Zanzibar.