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]
CIPESA is an initiative to help Africans to better understand the policy-making processes that affect them, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and development. Its objectives are to raise awareness about key issues, provide useful information to assist African participation in policy-making, and stir debate by sparking discussion and convening productive gatherings.
CIPESA's mission is to increase the capacity of East and Southern African stakeholders to participate in international ICT policy-making. The aim is to promote the effective representation of African interests in international policy-making processes. ... [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]
This site offers a lot of interesting information concerning digital art in Africa. You can browse for artists, projects or interviews and hence discover many other interesting websites. [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]
This site offers information on organisations working on ICTs in Africa. You can browse for topic and country and so find the according organisation. Furthermore, you will find a newsletter (last edition: July 2007) and news (last news: march 2009). [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers very broad information on information and communication technologies in Senegal and Africa. You will find many fulltext documents, including a lot of theses. Furthermore, there is a newsletter, basic data about prices and infrastructure in Senegal and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]