The foundation promotes young journalists and publishes their reports about their journeys to foreign countries in the foundation's yearbooks (from number 11 on, they can be viewed online). In the list of scholarship holders you can have a quick overview over the countries covered. Furthermore, there are some photo reports. [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Election Portal provides comprehensive election related information on the various countries covered by this portal. The (West) African Elections project is aimed at developing the capacity of the media in ICTs in order for them to use it as a tool for election coverage and the provision of elections' information and knowledge for planned elections in Ghana, Cote d ‘lvoire, and Guinea from 2008 to 2009. ... [according to site editor’s information]
Network of freelance correspondents working for German media and reporting from all over the world. Each correspondent has their own site with examples of their work in print or audio files. You can search for correspondents by countr / city. Furthermore, you will find a newsletter and blog entries written by the correspondents. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
On this site, the African Press Organization offers press releases from all over the world concerning Africa and African topics. You can search for keywords or browse for countries and topics. You can also send your own press releases. [editors ilissAfrica]
The website of the National Archives of Nigeria gives you broad information on the holdings of the archive sites in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna. Furthermore, you will find information on the story and structure of the National Archives and some basic information on Nigeria (national anthem incl. audio file, flag, etc...) and workshops and projects of the archive. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the library of the Centro de Estudos Africo-Orientais at the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Brazil, founded in 1959. Among others, the library offers an online database of about 20,000 national and international newspaper cuttings from the 1960ies until today. These newspaper cuttings were digitized and are available online for free. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Students of the Axel Springer Akademie for journalism chose an imaginative way of reporting about the FIFA football world cup. They collect data from the social web, like twitter, blogs, facebook, youtube, etc. to write their articles. Hence, they say, "We get you closer to South Africa than any classic report ever could. We do not only present news, we present feelings and perceptions". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"For fourteen years the Highway Africa conference has been at the centre of Africa’s debates on journalism and new media. The conference has over the years become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world." You will find a lot of information on the current conference, some information on past conferences can be found under "news". The "research" section offers you some free e-books concerning media and journalism in Africa (content see table of contents)....