An online educational resource designed especially for high school and undergraduate students.
The site contains original video interviews with 45 South African activists.Full-length interviews are available, along with 140 interview segments organized topically.
Furthermore, the site contains raw video footage documenting mass resistance and police repression, historical documents, rare photographs, original narratives and essays, and educational activities that use the primary materials on the site.
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The DISA project collects historical documents on the history of South Africa (partly also of other African countries, see e.g. Oral Histories/Interviews). Among others, you will find the full text documents of more than 40 anti-Apartheid journals that are difficult to access otherwise. Unfortunately, you can only browse the collection by resource type, and not e.g.by topic or year. Nevertheless, you can also search for specific documents with keywords etc. DISA also hosts other projects, currently these are: Durban in Motion (Virtual Exhibition and Digital Archive), SAMAP (South African Musical Achricve Project, with currently five collections) and the Centre for Visual Methodology. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site was built up by a student of African Studies who on the one hand presents papers written by herself, on the other hand a project run by students of the African Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin (head of the project Dr. Deutsch). The project aimed at creating a bibliography about the Maji-Maji Rebellion against German Colonial Rule in 1905 in Tanzania by providing ready access to a particular type of historical sources - articles published by contemporary observers in German newspapers and journals - which non-German speakers often have great difficulties to locate. The bibliography is in English.
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Website of Professor Hexham, who among others teaches at the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary (Canada) since 1984. The site provides many full text documents and further bibliographical information on religions in Africa. [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Activist Archive Project is building an online archive of primary materials - documents, photographs, artifacts, and written and oral memories - of 50 years of activist organizing in the United States in solidarity with African struggles against colonialism, apartheid, and injustice. This is a "people's archive" focused primarily on local organizations in the U.S. that supported African struggles against colonialism and white minority rule. We also include materials from national organizations that provided research, educational and organizing materials, and some reporting about these local community and campus groups. ... [according to site editor’s information]
This project seeks to promote a differentiated discussion of the history of football in South Africa. Information on other scientific events concerning the FIFA World Cup is also given, like e.g. on the conference „Visualizing the Game. Global Perspectives on Football in Africa“ (incl. programme). See also http://www.baslerafrika.ch/popup-veranstaltungen.php?id_veranstaltung=59&sprache ... [editors ilissAfrica]
In his article, Alegi looks at an early stage of the life of former ANC president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Luthuli in which he was interested in football before entering politics. Alegi then analyses the early relationship between football and anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa. He is the author of several books and articles concerning football in Africa / South Africa and is assistant professor at Michigan State University. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Told through the stories of five former prisoners, this is the story of political activists sent to Robben Island in the 1960s who rise above their incarceration by creating a football league and finding an outlet for their passion and commitment to discipline through the beautiful game." [according to site editor’s information]