Statistical data about the Seychelles from1997, published by the Management & Information Systems Division of the Seychelles: general data, GDP, retail, trade, transport, health, education, utility, etc. [editors ilissAfrica]
Wiki about localisation in Africa, mainly concerning African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. Their are regional groups and also meetings. [editors ilissAfrica]
Online version of the authors thesis about vernacular architecture in Mali (former times till today), with many photographs and drawings. Please use Internet Explorer (and NOT Firefox) to watch this site, as firefox may have some problems showing the site correctly. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. There is information / links to fonts for different languages, some basic documents on language policy in Africa, links for machine translators and much more links concerning the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
The Academy's mission is to serve, first, as an honorific society with the primary function of honouring African science and technology achievers and, second, as a development oriented mobiliser of the entire African science and technology community with the fundamental role of facilitating the development of scientific and technological capacity for science-led development in Africa, promoting excellence and relevance in doing so.
African Academy of sciences primarily focusses on
* Capacity building in science and technology
* Mobilisation and training of the African Scientific community
* Publication and dissemination of Scientific materials
* Research, development and public advocacy ... [according to site editor's information]
The site contains a lot of information and news about architecture and building and construction projects in Africa, with a focus on South Africa (especially in the database for architects). You can also search for architecture news in specific African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Netsuds is an international research group analysing the implementation and use of ICTs in the "countries of the South". You will find a lot of fulltext documents, powerpoint presentation and video- / audio files from conferences, and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa'nti, like Netsuds, is a research porgramme at the CEAN which analyses the implementation, use and effects of ICTs in Africa. You will find a lot of fulltext documents: one ebook, excerpts from a book, a lot of articles, theses, papers from conferences and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Interdisciplinary and international research group working on law, local institutions and urban identities since 1945 in African cities. The research group was financed from 2006 till 2009. You will find many fulltext documents from workshops, also inclduing some powerpoint presentations. [editors ilissAfrica]