The GIGA Institute of African Affairs:
- conducts research on political, economic and social affairs in contemporary Africa. All researchers possess relevant regional expertise and language skills and make use of state-of-the-art theoretical and methodological approaches and tools.
focuses on analyses of political, economic and social actors, structures and processes in sub-Saharan Africa.
is the only research institute in Germany which deals solely with sub-Saharan Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide. This website is among the Internet's largest content sites, posting over 800 stories daily in English and French and offering a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 750,000 articles in our searchable archive. Strategic alliances with media and information technology companies, such as Comtex News Network, Radio France Internationale, and the BBC, extend AllAfrica's global reach. Content agreements with over 100 African news organizations generate steady revenues for the content partners and give them, in turn, access to the prize-winning reporting of the AllAfrica team. You must be a subscriber to access the AllAfrica archive and use our advanced search facility. Subscription is free of costs. ... [according to site editors` information]
The Story of Africa tells the history of the continent from an African perspective. Africa's top historians take a fresh look at the events and characters that have shaped the continent from the origins of humankind to the end of South African apartheid. See the rise and fall of empires and kingdoms, experience the power of religion, the injustices of slavery, and chart the expansion of trade between Africa and other continents.Hear what it was like to live under colonialism, follow the struggle against it, and celebrate the achievement of independence (audiofiles). ... [according to site editors` information]
ALN's purpose is to support the Africana Librarians Council (ALC) of the African Studies Association. Contents include abbreviated reports on meetings of ALC and the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) and other relevant groups. It also reports other items of interest to Africana librarians and those concerned about information resources about or in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The main purpose of this site is to offer easy access to online materials dealing with African languages. In particular, this site collects links to other sites hosting free stuff, be they downloadable files (of any format), web-readable texts, searchable databases, or whatever. Particular attention is given to materials that contain structural/descriptive data, though not exclusively so. Links to commercial enterprises won't be added, as a rule. [according to site editor's information] A short bibliography to every language is given. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Literature portal which gives information about fiction from and about Africa. Only literature published in German is presented (original or translation). You can find news concerning literature from/about Africa under "Specials". You can find dates for reading tours of the mentioned authors under "Termine". Furthermore, you can find excerpts, biographies, information concerning audiobooks and a discussion forum. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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]