This website is run by several journalists and researchers from South Africa, the USA and some European countries. "Africa is a Country is primarily concerned with media representations of the African continent and its peoples, especially in Western media." You will find articles and mainly small videos. Older posts between July 2007 and August 2009 can be found under: http://theleoafricanus.com. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Waxal Blogging Africa Award was created in 2008 by the Panos Institute West Africa and awards mainly francophone West African blogs, but partly also blogs from other francophone regions and from anglophone countries. The last entry in this Award-blog is from 2009 and it is not clear whether the prize was awarded again later on. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Allodakar ist ein Radiosender, der vor allem Menschen über aktuelle Geschehnisse im Senegal informieren soll. Die Website bietet das Radio via Internet an und enthält schriftliche Artikel über jegliche Themen. [Redaktion ilissafrica]
The foundation promotes young journalists and publishes their reports about their journeys to foreign countries in the foundation's yearbooks (from number 11 on, they can be viewed online). In the list of scholarship holders you can have a quick overview over the countries covered. Furthermore, there are some photo reports. [editors ilissAfrica]
The author of this blog collects articles and press reports by Africa correspondents of the French press agency "Agence France-Presse" (AFP) and translates them into German. The articles and reports are collected from the website of the French world radio and television broadcast TV5 Monde which doesn't keep those news longer than 24 hours. The author explains his motives with the bad news coverage on Africa in German media....
"Voices of Africa is a training programme initiated by Voices of Africa Media Foundation. Its goal is to empower you African men and women with limited media experience to pursue a career as community reporter. Central to the training programme is the potential of the mobile phone as a powerful reporting tool. With trainings and materials designed to fit the taste and interest of young Africans, we train reporters to use the mobile phone to create objective news about their own communities. We use online coaching by media professionals and publish the stories on this training website www.voicesofafrica.com.Mobile reports on this website are made by current trainees and reflect their progress. The reporters under training bring out stories based on local views and issues." This blog received the Best Videoblog Jury Award 2008 of Deutsche Welle. ... [according to site editor’s information]