COVID-19 update

All libraries are CLOSED due to poor air quality.
For updates visit library.stanford.edu/alerts.

Access to campus libraries is limited.

Please explore our online resources & services. We’re here, ask us!

Horn of Africa

Countries in the Horn of Africa include:
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Somalia and Somaliland
South Sudan
Sudan


Carter Center (Atlanta, GA)
Information re projects in the Horn of Africa and other Center projects. Use the Search facility. http://www.cartercenter.org/

Committee to Protect Journalists
Based in New York city, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which does not accept govt. funding. Contains "Clampdown in Addis: Ethiopia's Journalists at Risk". Has the Africa section and individual country reports. http://www.cpj.org

H-Horn: H-Net's network on the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea world
"...to facilitate scholarly exchanges between professionals" Has a directory of related fellowships/grants, journals, organizations, research centers, publishing houses. http://www.h-net.org/~horn

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
Formerly the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was created in 1986 by Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda to co-ordinate development in the Horn of Africa. The State of Eritrea became the seventh member of IGADD in September 1993 after its independence. Has press releases. Based in Djibouti. http://igad.int/

International Crisis Group - Horn of Africa
"independent organisation working to prevent wars and shape policies that will build a more peaceful world." Based in  Brussels, Belgium. https://www.crisisgroup.org/africa/horn-africa 

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (Medford, MA)
No longer published. Latest articles from 2015. E-journal based at the Feinstein International Center, Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts). Formerly at University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K .Full text articles on Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, Somalia, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe,etc. https://sites.tufts.edu/jha/

Library of Congress Country/Country Studies
Formerly called Army Area Handbooks long used as basic reference sources. Information on the history, society, economy, politics, national security of each country. Covers Angola, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indian Ocean, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Zaire. Parts of the handbooks not included in the online edition are the bibliographies, tables, maps, photos; these will be added later. One can search across all countries or any combination of countries and browse the table of contents for a specific country. https://www.loc.gov/collections/country-studies/

Nomadnet
Site has closed. Had the Somali Archive, Hornet (information from the PADIS Fidonet network in Ethiopia), issues of Somalia News Update, information on the Falasha of Ethiopia, some articles on economic development, a Somali music clip, etc. Was maintained by Michael Maren. https://michaelmaren.com/category/nomadnet/

Northeast African Studies (East Lansing, MI)
Journal on the Horn of Africa, published by Michigan State University Press and sponsored by the African Studies Center's Northeast African Studies Committee. Subscriptions thru Project Muse. JSTOR has issues except for the most recent 4 years. http://msupress.org/journals/neas/?id=50-214-7

Ogaden Online
In Somali and English. Site for the "Ogaden struggle for self-determination", gives the Ogaden Somalis' point of view. Has statements from the Ogaden National Liberation Front. Political / economic news and commentary, political cartoons, events, issues, special reports and conversation. Includes a map. Audio files from various broadcasts (Radio Xorriyo, Sagal Radio, Sydney Somali Radio). Site based in Toronto, Canada. http://www.ogaden.com

Oromia Online
http://www.oromiaonline.org/

Oromo Liberation Front
"The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) is a political organization established in 1973 by Oromo nationalists to lead the national liberation struggle of the Oromo people against the Abyssinian colonial rule." Has press releases, a history, policy statements, etc. Web site based in Washington, D. C. http://www.oromoliberationfront.org/

United Nations. ReliefWeb
Covers conflicts, health crises, food insecurity, natural disasters, refugees, etc. Maintained by the UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs. http://www.reliefweb.int

United States Insitute of Peace - Africa
Full text reports on South Sudan, Sudan.  https://www.usip.org/regions/africa

University of Pennsylvania African Country Pages and Search Engine
Maps, an embassy directory, travel, language information, etc. for each African country. Site created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar.  http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/Country.html

accessibilityaccessprivsarrow-circle-rightaskus-chataskus-librarianbarsblogsclosecoffeecomputercomputersulcontactsconversationcopierelectricaloutleteventsexternal-linkfacebook-circlegroupstudyhoursindividualinterlibrarynewsnextoffcampusopenlateoutdoorpeoplepolicypreviousprinterprojectsquietreservesscannersearchstudysupportingtabletourstwitter-circleworking