Find the best Somali language lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn how to speak, read, and write in Somali. The Afro-Asiatic language is the most widely documented of the Cushitic sub-genre. However, it is unsure how many people actually speak the language: the estimates range between 7 and 25 million. Either way, the language is one of the most popular languages on the African continent due to its variety of writing systems (both Latin and Arabic are used). With that being said, the Somali language is an interesting skill to pick up with lessons form HeyKiki!