Website of the Angolan Writers Association founded in 1975. Its first president was Agostinho Neto, who also was Angolas first state president. The site offers a lot of resources in terms of complete e-books, excerpts from e-books, interviews, reviews, background articles, biographies and much more.
Association of authors of drama from francophone African countries. You will find information about events, authors etc. There is also information about the Association malienne d'auteurs dramatiques (Seben). Unfortunately, the last time the site seems to have been updated is in 2004. [editors ilissAfrica]
ASEA was registered in 1993 with the object of establishing an association for systematic mutual cooperation, exchange of information, materials and persons, mutual assistance and joint programs between the members.Members of the association are Stock Exchange located in the African region. [according to site editors' information]
AFRICOM an international NGO, its secretariat is located in Nairobi. The site offers many resources on museums (e.g. a list of museums all over Africa), cultural assets, cultural heritage, cultural loot, restitution of cultural assets, stolen ones etc. Furthermore you will find a newsletter and full text documents about these topics.
AFRICOM seeks to contribute to the positive development of African societies by encouraging the role of museums as generators of culture and as agents of cultural cohesion.
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The IFJ is the world's largest organisation of journalists.In 2002 it established an Africa office based in Dakar, Senegal, which enhanced its capacity for the defence of journalists rights. In this regard the IFJ aims to strengthen independent journalists trade unions. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The African Federation of Orthopaedic Technicians (FATO) aims to promote access to the right to functional rehabilitation of disabled persons in Africa through the creation of a network of professionals (orthopaedic technicians, physiotherapists, rehabilitation doctors etc.). Members are the national organisations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, CAR, Congo (Brazzaville), Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, DRC, Rwanda, Senegal, Tchad and Togo. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
SACAU is a regional farmers’ organization with the mission to promote the development of strong farmers’ representation in all countries in the region, to support the strengthening of member organizations’ capacity to deliver adequate services to their members, and to advance and protect the common interests of national farmers organisations and regional commodity producer organizations. ... [according to site editor's information]
AMWCY consists of 126 association members. Its mission is
- To inform and train children on their rights , and lead actions to implement them.
- To struggle against our poverty and that of our communities.
- To contribute in developping child participation, as well as solidarity and fraternity among themselves and among all African populations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
PAWA is made up of the 52 National Writers Associations on the continent, and seeks to contribute its quota to moral, cultural and intellectual renaissance in Africa. The aims of the Association are among others
- to provide a forum for all writers of Africa and those of African origin;
- to seek and vigorously defend freedom of expression for all Africans and the material and spiritual interests of African writers and their association;
- to encourage the inclusion of African literary works in the curriculum of educational institutions and
- to promote African languages and the translation of African literature into African languages. ... [according to site editor's information]
As a non-governmental organisation AIO promotes inter-African co-operation and development of a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa. The organisation holds an annual African Reinsurance Forum as well as various workshops and seminars and it publishes the African Insurance Annual Review. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]