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 Uganda Scholarly Digital Library offers full text documents from the different faculties of the Makerere University. You need to register to gain access to the full texts. Registration is free (only email address and name required). You will then have access to all the full texts except theses and dissertations. There are a few audio documents, too. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"I document episodes of social dramas in South Africa and beyond. The intimate narratives address connections and disjunctions in the gendered micropolitics of everyday live. I did my best to translate my subjective experiences into an inter-subjective account. Yet, the latter is partial, fragmented and intimately tied to my own autobiography. This is a journey into ethnographic borderlands between the material and the imagined."...
"postamble is a peer-reviewed [freely accessible] graduate student journal based in the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies that is published bi-annually online. The Editorial Collective of postamble are committed to featuring original post-graduate student work, of a high academic standard, that is of value to the multi-disciplinary study of Africa both within and outside of the university environment.postamble publishes articles of a general nature, as well as articles focussed on particular thematic or subject area. Articles cover a wide range of humanities, arts, science, and social sciences topics, and postamble actively encourages alternative forms of research presentation, including: creative writing, film and sound productions, and visual essays." [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
At 3.5% Africa has the highest urbanization rate in the whole world. The potential effects of these staggering growth rates are relevant for all Africans, both in the urban as well as in the rural areas. By 2040 the continent’s cities are expected to have to accommodate 79 Million additional inhabitants. The key issue for the ECAS7 is how urbanization processes in Africa transform conventional objects of African Studies and how do scholars of Africa gear up to face such changes? This is the question which the Centre for African Studies at the University of Basel (CASB) in Switzerland wishes to invite scholars of Africa to engage with in a more conscious and systematic manner [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Online version of the authors thesis about vernacular architecture in Mali (former times till today), with many photographs and drawings. Please use Internet Explorer (and NOT Firefox) to watch this site, as firefox may have some problems showing the site correctly. [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]
The Campaign wants to draw the attention on the bad state of many historical buildings on the island of Gorée. Gorée was used to imprison slaves before they were sent to America during the slave trade. The site shows many photographs of buildings on Gorée island, already restored or not yet. Furthermore, there is a map of the island and background information on its history and the campaign. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Database about Cities and Buildings around the world. The following African countries can be found (see: "browse locations"): Ivory Coast/Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Zimbabwe. [editors ilissAfrica]