"For fourteen years the Highway Africa conference has been at the centre of Africa’s debates on journalism and new media. The conference has over the years become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world." You will find a lot of information on the current conference, some information on past conferences can be found under "news". The "research" section offers you some free e-books concerning media and journalism in Africa (content see table of contents)....
Website of the South African Librariy and Information Consortium. This consortium mainly deals with question of access to online content (like e-journals, e-books, databases etc). Furthermore, you will find a newsletter. [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the Nigerian University Libraries Consortium. This consortium mainly deals with question of access to online content (like e-journals, e-books, databases etc). Among others, you will find presentations held at a workshop on Open Access in Africa. [editors ilissAfrica]
The author grew up in Kenya and the Sudan and is a web-technology professional. Therefore, the focus of his blog is on new information and communication technologies (ICT) in Africa. You will find many interesting articles about "Internet and Africa", "mobile phones and Africa" or "inventions from Africa". Furthermore, you will also find a "calendar of African technology events". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Worldreader.org’s mission is to make digital books available to all in the developing world". A pilot project was initiated in Ghana. The website offers you information and reports on the project. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers very broad information on information and communication technologies in Senegal and Africa. You will find many fulltext documents, including a lot of theses. Furthermore, there is a newsletter, basic data about prices and infrastructure in Senegal and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
Website of the Zimbabwean University Libraries Consortium. This consortium deals with question of cooperation between Zimbabwean libraries, inter library loan or access to online content (like e-journals, e-books, databases etc). You will find information on the activities of the consortium on this site. [editors ilissAfrica]