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Rip Rhino and the Woodpecker's Wisdom By Sue Hart
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True to his reputation, Rip Rhino never could control his temper. Maddened by the insults of a cheeky monkey troop, he charges blindly in the direction where they are playing. Rip’s great... More > horn gets stuck in the old Sycamore Fig Tree. Finding himself all alone, for the first time in his life he feels afraid. Will he ever be free again?< Less
Leo's Great Idea By Mary Good
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"Deep in the savannah of Africa, Leo the Rhino was restless. This is the story of how both Leo and a little girl become lost and have an adventure together as they search for their... More > families." This is a fun, happy story that kids will love. This book was written for the cause of Rhino awareness. Rhinos are being poached for their horns and are endangered. For every copy of this book sold, the author will donate $2 to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, Africa. This is East Africa's largest Black Rhino sanctuary. This is also home to some of the most endangered Great Northern White Rhinos; some of which have armed guards protecting them from poachers. Your purchase of this book will help the rhinos! Visit www.olpejetaconservancy.org and www.worldrhinoday.org to learn more about rhino protection and awareness. Visit Kokopellisearth.com to contact the author, Mary Good.< Less
Kenya's Northern Frontier District (NFD) By Daniel G. van Wyk
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Memoirs of a pioneer family in Kenya's Northern Frontier District (NFD) during the period of 1954-1959.A decision made in the Colonial Office in London, attended by Civil Servants and Lords and... More > Ladies of the Empire, turned the NFD of Kenya into a buffer zone, to curb the influence of a southern influx from the horn of Africa, who were mainly of the Muslim faith. Galla tribes from Christian Ethiopia likewise moved south.The war-like Massai and their kindred tribes, in the Highlands of Kenya, stemmed the southern influx of Northern Warriors.The buffer zone excluded all European settlement and missionaries. Administrators who were majistrates as well, together with a hand-full of Policemen trained Dubas (Tribal Policemen) and ruled the vast area under the auspices of the Colonial Office.This Volume on the Northern Frontier District tells the story of how the Nomadic Bedouin Tribesmen, English Administrators, animals and annual migratory birds interacted.< Less
Viva Quixote By Professor Quixote
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A disparate collection of sixteen obscure essays, articles and rants on language, war, drugs, anarchism, apartheid, economics and the trade in rhino horn. Published in the interests of education and... More > public awareness, Viva Quixote! is a non-profit publication thus available at cost price.< Less
The Islah Movement: Islamic Moderation in the War-torn Somalia By Abdurahman Abdullahi
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This paper was presented at the Second Nordic Horn of Africa Conference held on 31 October -01 November, 2008, Norway, Oslo University. The Islah Movement, being ideologically affiliated to the... More > Muslim Brotherhood, has been continually developing its organizational capacity and sharpening its views on major contemporary issues since 1978. Scholarly studies of the Islamic movements in Somalia remain very superficial, based mostly on sensational media coverage and security related studies in the post-9/11 event and increased curiosity in the political Islam in the Horn of Africa. This paper benefits from the opportunity of its author being a researcher, witness and participant of the historical evolution of the Islah Movement. It contributes to filling the knowledge gaps in this particular field of Islamic studies in the Horn of Africa and highlights the moderate nature of Islah and its position on major contemporary issues.< Less
Short Journeys: Ethiopia By Andrew Boland
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Ethiopia is a delight to visit as a country. This book concentrates on the beautiful north, green and mountainous. Ethiopia is in the heart of the horn of Africa, but it also possesses a vibrancy,... More > an ethos that is truly unique, that cannot be found in another country on this amazing continent, nor the world. It offers adventure in many different forms, warm and friendly people, exhilaration and above all experience. Read about trekking in the Simien Mountains and visiting the UNESCO Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. I visit: Addis Ababa, the vibrant capital. Lalibela, where ancient churches were carved into rock. Gondar – once the capital of Ethiopia. The Simien Mountains – stretching up to 4500 metres, these stunning mountains are a highlight of any trip to north Ethiopia. Bahir Dar – on the beautiful Lake Tana. Not far from the Blue Nile Falls. This book includes 35 photos taken by the author himself, accommodation suggestions and more! Written in an open and easy to read style. Second edition.< Less
In Search of King Solomon's Mines, paperback edition By Tahir Shah
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For more than a century Henry Rider Haggard’s novel King Solomon’s Mines has inspired generations of young men to set forth in search of adventure. But long before Rider Haggard’s... More > classic, explorers, theologians and scientists scoured the known world for the source of King Solomon’s astonishing wealth. Taking his leads from a mixture of texts including The Septuagint, the earliest known form of the Bible, as well as using geological, geographical and folkloric sources, Tahir Shah sets out in search for Solomon’s gold mines. For him the obvious place to look is Ethiopia, in the horn of Africa. On the ensuing journey Shah discovers a massive illegal gold mine, itself like something out of the Old Testament, with thousands of men, women and children digging with their hands. But the hardest leg of the journey is to the ‘cursed mountain’ of Tullu Wallel where legend says there lies an ancient shaft, once the entrance to Solomon’s mines.< Less
The Ogaden: Versus the Mythical Ethiopian Claim By Jama Mohamed Ghalib
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History records that as early as AD 100, there was a small feudal kingdom in an enclave called Axum located in the Horn of Africa. It was known as Abyssinia, and its inhabitants were Abyssinians-the... More > Amhara and Tigrai peoples. Today, it is these two groups that monopolize power in the present mythical Ethiopia. But how did they rise to such power, and what does that power mean or the people of that land? In The Ogaden, author Jama Mohamed Ghalib challenges myths of Ethiopian imperialism and sheds some light as to how the Abyssinians collaborated with European colonisers in the scramble for the African continent. They expanded their previously small enclave of Axum into the territories of the free African nations of the Afars, Arusi, Benishangul, Borana, Gambella, Gurage, Hararis, Oromos, Somalis, and others. In this way, they created the mythical Ethiopian empire as it is known today, resulting in conflict within the occupied nations that has been ongoing for decades.< Less
The Ogaden: Versus the Mythical Ethiopian Claim By Jama Mohamed Ghalib
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History records that as early as AD 100, there was a small feudal kingdom in an enclave called Axum located in the Horn of Africa. It was known as Abyssinia, and its inhabitants were Abyssinians-the... More > Amhara and Tigrai peoples. Today, it is these two groups that monopolize power in the present mythical Ethiopia. But how did they rise to such power, and what does that power mean or the people of that land? In The Ogaden, author Jama Mohamed Ghalib challenges myths of Ethiopian imperialism and sheds some light as to how the Abyssinians collaborated with European colonisers in the scramble for the African continent. They expanded their previously small enclave of Axum into the territories of the free African nations of the Afars, Arusi, Benishangul, Borana, Gambella, Gurage, Hararis, Oromos, Somalis, and others. In this way, they created the mythical Ethiopian empire as it is known today, resulting in conflict within the occupied nations that has been ongoing for decades.< Less
Rare Earth By Colin P Smith
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This is an expose’ of the global industry which kills animals for their horns, ivory and other body parts. It is a shocking revelation of mans greed, ignorance and callous disregard for... More > defenseless animals and fellow human beings. It explores the industrial scale of the trade in animal parts, from the top men down to the poachers on the ground. It reveals how the poached items are secretly moved from one country to another. It also discusses how ineffectual current methods are at preventing this vile trade and reveals novel ways by which mans revolting obsession for these materials could be stopped for ever, through the use of applied science and innovation. Warning; Some readers may find parts of the book to be upsetting as it graphically illustrates the cruel methods used by poachers to harvest ivory. Sadly, the reality is far worse than described in these pages.< Less

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