SCENARIOS FROM AFRICA is a community mobilisation, education and media project about HIV/AIDS carried out with and for young people.It gives children and young adults an exciting opportunity to educate themselves and others about HIV/AIDS by inviting them to participate with internationally acclaimed directors in the production of a collection of short films. On this site, you will find a lot of information about the project and you can also watch the 15 films whose production is based on 2005 winning scripts.
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Site about education in Sierra Leone. Not all links lead to content. But under "documents" you will find many interesting full text documents (reports etc.), furthermore, the features on the right hand side are very extensive and interesting. [editors ilissAfrica]
"Africa Speaks" is a collection of essays and stories by Nigerien university students, about growing up and living in West Africa on the fault line between traditional and western cultures. Topics include childhood; natural and manmade disasters; magic and belief, customs and rituals; love, courtship, marriage and divorce; family life; rural vs. urban living; politics and public issues; education; heritage; being an outsider.The texts were written in 1990-92 at the University of Niamey, Niger Republic, in classes taught by Patricia Stoll, Fulbright Professor of Writing and Literature.
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The most interesting feature of this master programme's website are the interdisciplinary debates. Two master or PhD students have to write a paper about a specific topic, which will be part of their exam and which will be published online as a fulltext (see "current programme" as well as "archives"). [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the African Anthropology at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Oxford. You will find information on research projects, studies, staff, etc. [editors ilissAfrica]
This social profit organisation links football to development projects, especially for children and young people. Under "network" you can search for projects in specific continents or countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Sports in Africa (SinA) is a partnership of programs and departments at Ohio University, each sharing an interest and commitment to the development and improvement of Sports in Africa. The principal focus of SinA is the use of sports as a vehicle for social, cultural, educational, and health programming. You will find abstracts and videos / interviews from several conferences, an electronic journal (free), bibliographies and further links. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
"Youngsters become active in international politics. From the 5th until the 11th of July 2010, 100 students from Latin America, Europe and Africa will get together at the Palacio Legislativo in Montevideo, in order to discuss the eight Millennium Development Goals." You will find a lot of information, texts, teaching materials, videos and more to inform you about the project. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The Central African Youth Parliament is part of the African Youth Parliament founded in March 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya. You will find information about the idea and the concept of the youth parliament, as well as information on the Central African division and meeting in december 2003 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. [editors ilissAfrica]
This e-journal offers information on children's literature from Africa, the Arab World, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. You will find dossiers, articles on literature and libraries, and small bibliographies. [editors ilissAfrica]