The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
SACU, the oldest customs union in the world, has five member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. It maintains the free interchange of goods between member countries and provides for a common external tariff and a common excise tariff to this common customs area. [editors ilissAfrica]
OpenDOAR is a directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. So far, the repositories of 11 sub-saharan African countries have been included: Botswana, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
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The Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB) were created in 1971 in Basel as a private specialised library and an archive for Southern Africa. It is internationally known for its comprehensive Namibia archives. The library is considered to be the biggest one outside Namibia. Apart from Namibia, you can also find literature about Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Moçambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The holdings of the library can be searched for via the online catalogue. Most parts of the special collections need to be consulted on site. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Informations about the Jutta Vogel Foundation (formerly: Heinrich Barth Foundation): African deserts, tasks and objectives, projects, support, board members (including pictures by Jutta Vogel), further information. [editors ilissAfrica]
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
As an organization, the Dutch Reformed Church consists of 10 synods, of which nine are in South Africa. The tenth one is in the neighbouring country of Namibia. The boarders of the synods closely resemble those of the various provinces of South Africa and Namibia. [according to site editor's information]
Organisation that collects information, money, that gives advice to people who want to know about the San as well as for the San themselves. Note the full text documents under "The San Peoples", including transcribed oral literature (also including the original text) and a bibliography about San Human Rights. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site was built up by a student of African Studies who on the one hand presents papers written by herself, on the other hand a project run by students of the African Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin (head of the project Dr. Deutsch). The project aimed at creating a bibliography about the Maji-Maji Rebellion against German Colonial Rule in 1905 in Tanzania by providing ready access to a particular type of historical sources - articles published by contemporary observers in German newspapers and journals - which non-German speakers often have great difficulties to locate. The bibliography is in English.
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