Website of the exhibition of the German Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne on urbanity in Africa (2010 / 2011) showcasing five African cities - Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of of the Congo) and Johannesburg (South Africa). You will find information on each city as well as on art projects from / about each city. Furthermore, you will find some excerpts of the exhibition catalogue. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa Special of the radio station "Radio Netherlands Worldwide" for the 50 years of independence of many African countries in 2010. Family members of three generations in eight African countries have been interviewed to tell about their experience of the past and their hope for the future. [editors ilissAfrica]
The French Institut national de l'audiovisuel offers 12 interviews with famous African personalities who talk about the history of their respective countries from colonisation till today. The interviews were made in 2009 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Malam Haliru Muhammad Wurno was a historian who lived in Wurno Nigeria, sometime capital of the Sokoto Caliphate and final resting place of Sultan Muhammad Bello and other rulers and Wazirs of the Caliphate. Haliru's knowledge of the history of the town was a great help to all historians who have investigated the town. These are copies of Malam Haliru's writing's in Hausa-Ajami script. They are not translated yet.
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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]
This site presents the work of a group of PhD and MA students of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies in Mainz, Germany. They will follow the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of independence of 9 African states in 2010. You will find their field reports and basic information on each country.
The database of the University Library Bielefeld (Germany) offers free access to fulltext documents written bei members of the university. These may include working papers, articles, theses, dissertations etc.
Remembering Biafra - History, Memory & the Global Impact of the Nigerian Civil War is a website about the George Washington University's “Remembering Biafra” conference which will bring together scholars, activists, and humanitarians to examine the global impact of the Nigeria-Biafra War of 1967-70. The website also features a weblog and historical information about the Nigeria-Biafra-War [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....