Organisation for the promotion of computer technology in Africa through the creation of local homepages for African cities which describe local life and help localising IT in Africa. Projects carried out until now are homepages about cities in the following countries: see table of contents. Other homepages of francophone African cities will follow. Furthermore you will find links to municipal homepages. On the city homepages of PIVA you will find information and news about life in this city and sometimes some vocabulary in the local language. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
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]
Interdisciplinary and international research group working on law, local institutions and urban identities since 1945 in African cities. The research group was financed from 2006 till 2009. You will find many fulltext documents from workshops, also inclduing some powerpoint presentations. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site that presents the 14 books of João M. Loureiro. The books contain a collection of more than 12,000 photographical postcards from former Portuguese colonies from the end of the 19th century until 1975. On the web site you can find a sample of 4 - 5 postcards from each book. [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the French Association Survie (Survival) which takes a critical look at the Franco-African relationship on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. The idea of the "Francophonie" or the Françafrique is the focus of critique, as it is said that France still pursues neocolonial interests in Africa. The website offers many article concerning this topic, including articles about specific politicians and a press review. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Private photographs from Bujumbura (during colonial times: Usumbura), capital of Burundi. The father of the author was an architect, hence you will find many photographs of buildings. The comments made about "the Africans" are to be taken "with a pinch of salt". [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]
Colonisation & Post-colonialisme ist eine französische Website, die zum Ziel hat, die Leserinnen und Leser über die Kolonialgeschichte Frankreichs in Afrika zu informieren und hierbei unter anderem Informationen über Ausstellungen, Festivals und Konferenzen zu dieser Thematik bereitzustellen [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters, Redaktion ilissAfrica]....