Website about recent literature in German language with reference to Africa. The titles are classed by genre: fiction, journalistic writings, biographies, literature for young people. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about the famous movie "Sya, The Dream Of The Python" which got 6 awards at the FESPACO 2001. You will get background information about the movie and its director, Danny Kouyaté. Furthermore, you can see pictures of the movie and of the making off ("Expo") and watch the trailer. There is also a press review. [editors ilissAfrica]
Official homepage of the film maker and theater stage director Dani Kouyaté from Burkina Faso. Among others, he is the author of "Sia, le rêve du python" and "Ouaga Saga". You will find his biography, information about his movies and plays, reviews in the media as well as about event notes. br> [editors ilissAfrica]
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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On the homepage of the KomTech Institute for Communication and Technology Research, you can find full text documents (often also theses) classed by topic and regions. It was founded in 1987 and tries to combine empirical research with theoretical analyses, applied consulting, science, evaluation and continuing education. KomTech mostly works on projects in the field of international communication.
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The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
Project by two Kenyans who want to show Kenya (esp. Nairobi) through photographs from a Kenyan perspective and not from a tourist perspective. The project is meant to be extended to other African countries later on. Every Kenyan can register to upload their pictures. For the time being (12/10), most of the photographs were taken by one of the authors of the website, Joshua Wanyama. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
According to his own statement, the author of this Twitter account lists "African Twitter users". As also non-African users are listed, what (also) counts seems to be the "African content" of the Tweets.
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]