I have uploaded two voice narratives of two Somali nomad warriors, part of a war party, recounting their past expedition. The recording was recorded in 1931, which makes it the oldest voice recording of Somali nomads to date. See below for parts 1 and 2. Part 1: Part 2:
These potraits have been captured by Georges Revoil, a famous French traveller-photographer who was one of the first European explorers to set foot inside the Horn of Africa. He visited Ardul Somali (including Ethiopia) all the way to Zanzibar.
It is no secret that for the past two decades; dozens of regional administrations – many overlapping their virtual regional borders – have sporadically emerged. Notwithstanding that majority were driven by the recent US Policy change in employing the US dual-track approach; it seems that the external actors continue to spur this process fully knowing […]
Too bad there is no recorded version of it: Will you see a man? Then behold me! I am a Somali, as perfect in size and form as Adam was, after God had breathed into him his immortal soul. Look how beautiful my curly hair is, and how majestic I look when wrapped from head […]