Aug 11, 2010 • As the United States considers its support of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and... Read More
The Swahili are a Bantu Peoples found in East Africa, mainly in the coastal regions and the islands of Kenya, Tanzania and north Mozambique. According to JoshuaProject, the Swahili number in at around 1,328,000. The name Swahili is derived from the Arabic word Sawahil, meaning “coastal dwellers”, and they speak the Swahili language. Only a small fraction of those who use Swahili are first language speakers and even fewer are ethnic Swahilis.
Text adapted from Wikipedia’s article on the Swahili people
Feb 11, 2010 • In a landmark decision this month, the African Union endorsed a 2009 ruling by the African Commission on Human... Read More