The Somali crisis
The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the increased interest in the topic of the Somali crisis.
Literature in the library
Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.
The library suggests the following keywords when searching the library catalogue: Civil war, conflicts, democracy, democratization, foreign intervention, history, human rights, nation-building, nationalism, religion, peace keeping, political crisis, political development, political leadership, reconciliation, rehabilitation, women, women's participation
Web linksThis is a selection of websites dealing with the crisis in Somalia. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. These links are found in the link collection A Guide to Africa on the Internet, where more web links to sites related to Somalia and the crisis can be found.
International Crisis Group - Somalia
Reports and briefings on the crisis in Somalia from the International Crisis Group.
Refugees International - Somalia
Information and policy recommendations on Somalia from Refugees International.
An in depth country guide on Somalia, which is an introduction to relevant sustainable development and human rights issues, with pointers to more detailed content, by OneWorld, a civil society network online, supporting people’s media.
Somalia in crisis
A resource page on the crisis in Somalia by the BBC that contains latest news, basic information on Somalia, features and analysis, pictures, audio and video reports and more.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
A resources page from Thomson Reuters that contains latest news, information, statistics and more.
Selected online articles and reports
"Fading hopes for Somalia crisis" (4 June 2007) by Jennifer Cooke, Co director, Africa Program at The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The article is published at ReliefWeb.