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]
Netsuds is an international research group analysing the implementation and use of ICTs in the "countries of the South". You will find a lot of fulltext documents, powerpoint presentation and video- / audio files from conferences, and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa'nti, like Netsuds, is a research porgramme at the CEAN which analyses the implementation, use and effects of ICTs in Africa. You will find a lot of fulltext documents: one ebook, excerpts from a book, a lot of articles, theses, papers from conferences 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]
According to his own statement, the author of this Twitter account lists "African Twitter users". As also non-African users are listed, what (also) counts seems to be the "African content" of the Tweets.
Probably one of the first trials to establish a socalled "virtual research environment" in Africa (using e-mail, mailing lists, databases, file transfer, Internet Resource Guides etc.). The website offers access to the mails and other documents that were exchanged in the course of theses first trials starting 1994. [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]
"Interest in language technology research for African languages has seen a tremendous increase in recent years. This is marked by the growing availability of digital corpora, dictionaries and tools for many (formerly) resource-scarce African languages. The AfLaT website aims to catalogue these resources for the benefit of researchers interested in African language technology.AfLaT.org contains a steadily growing collection of bibliographic resources, web links and tools, provided by AfLaT members." ... [according to site editor’s information]
The author of the site, Ken Banks is the creator of FrontlineSMS, a mobile messaging application used by grassroots non-profit communities worldwide. Among others, the website offers a database which contains projects wordlwide using mobile phones for development project and the like. The site and its blog moreover offer a lot of articles and information connecting new technologies to anthropology, conservation and development. Ken Banks is computer scientist and later on studied at SOAS. Since the early 1990s he travelled a lot around different African countries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"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)....