Other On-Line Resources Related to Somalia
The index has been created by The Norwegian
Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive
effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa
and African affairs. The projects has been developed
in cooperation with the information company
Gazette, and wit h financial support from the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Somalia (Karen Fung)
Resources represents part of Karen Fung's "Africa
South of the Sahara Electronic Guide". It covers:
news, history, geography, etc..
- Somalia @ Wikipedia
Comprehensive resources on Somalia provided by Wikipedia, the Free
- UN Somalia
This website provides news about latest developments
on Somalia and the wider Horn of Africa region,
UN comment, detailed geographical and population
maps, online information databases - including
the Somalia Telephone directory, and links to
other Somalia resources.
Languages of Somalia
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages
including information on alternate names, number
of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation,
and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
This database represents the 12th edition of the
Ethnologue, published in 1992.
Horn of Africa Initiative
This website details USAID's efforts in the African Horn.
- A Country Study
Country study done by the Library of Congress,
covers history, geography, politics, culture,
Extensive resources on different aspect of Somali
life at home and the diaspora.
News on war and peace from various news agencies.
Human rights situation in Somalia, documented
by Human Rights Watch.
Currents news about Somalia, and links to different
resources related to Somalia.
Barricades in Somalia - Options for Peace and
A publication conducted by the United States
Instiute of Peace by Hussein Adam, Richard Ford,
Ali Jimale Ahmed, Abdinasir Osman Isse, Nur
Weheliye, and David Smock (1997)
News and web links to information about Somalia,
in Somali and English
- Black Hawk
In May 1997, Mark Bowden and Peter Tobia journeyed
to Mogadishu to chronicle what had become of
the city since the American troop pullout in
Photographs of Somali banknotes, 1962-1991
Stamps of Somalia
Photographs of bird stamps of Somalia, 1950-2001
- USAID: Somalia
USAID Somalia strives to improve local governance
and conflict mitigation and to increase opportunities
for more productive livelihoods.
News Links: Somalia
News about Somalia, from various news agencies,
Images of Dry Tropical Habitat
Most of these images were taken by plant collector
Frank Horwood, who visited Somalia several times.
- The music of Somalia
This website provides information about popular Somali music.
Dr. Ali B.