The French CREPAO focusses on the non-francophone African countries, especially in East and South African countries. Since 2011, CREPAO went together with CEAN (Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire) to form Les Afriques dans le monde (LAM). On their website, you will find information on projects, publications and more.
"The Passavant collection is an outstanding and unique collection of 274 photographs from West and Central Africa held by the Basel Ethnographic Museum (Museum der Kulturen). These photographs documenting the coastal area between Sierra Leone and Angola (including the islands of Madeira and Tenerife) were taken mostly by African photographers between 1870 and 1885. They were purchased and brought back to Europe by Carl Passavant, a young Basel citizen, from two voyages he had undertaken to West and Central Africa between 1883 and 1885." The collection is held by Basel Ethnographic Museum. ... [according to site editor’s information]
Old picture album with photographs from Zanzibar, Johannesburg, Lesotho, Swaziland. The pictures have no date and the exact locations are not known either. The author asks people who might know or recognize more about / on these pictures to get in touch with him: firstname.lastname@example.org. One first hit indicates that the pictures might be pre-1910. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website from Kenya that publishes articles on arts, culture and society. According to their own statement, articles are published on the following (anglophone, eastern and southern African) countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan, Rwanda, Somalia, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Mayotte, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia....
AFSUN was established in 2008 as a network of African and international universities, non-governmental and community organizations, and municipal governance networks. AFSUN aims to improve the knowledge base on urban food security in Africa; to build African human resource capacity and expertise in food security policy and management; to develop and advocate policy options to improve the environment within which households make decisions about food security; and to grow the capacity of community change agents to plan, implement and evaluate food security projects and programmes. ... [according to site editor's information]
ALUKA is building a sustainable data base with scientifique ressources coming from developping countries, beginning with Africa. There are collections about African Cultural Heritage Sites, Landscapes und African Plants or Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa. The welcome is written in 10 different languages, including Swahili. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Southern African Historical Society was founded in 1965 with a focus on South African History. Meanwhile, the focus was broadened to history of southern African countries, and partially to other (African ) countries. The society also publishes the fee-based "South African Historical Journal" . Furthermore, it has an extensive list of historical organisations / institutions in South Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Opened by President Thabo Mbeki in 2006,the Origins Centre is a world-class museum dedicated to exploring and celebrating the history of modern humankind, telling the story of the emergence of human beings and humanity in southern Africa. Conceptualized by a team of academics and designers from Wits University, the museum aims to provide visitors with a unique experience of Africa’s rich, complex heritage. ... [according to site editor's information]
COPA is a membership network of individuals and organizations working for sustainable peace in Africa. As a network, COPA facilitates linking and sharing between practitioners and stakeholders to ensure the building of sustainable peace in Africa. It works in four regions: COPA Southern Africa comprises Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COPA Eastern Africa comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Sudan. COPA Central Africa comprises the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. COPA Horn of Africa comprises Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti. The secretariat is located in Nairobi. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The IGD is an independent South African non-governmental organisation broadly concerned with key issues in international affairs, and how these affect South Africa, southern Africa, and Africa as a whole. The IGD's activities centre on four programme areas, encompassing:
* South Africa
* The southern African region
* The global order ... [according to site editor's information]