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Twaweza Communications Limited is a strategic communication institution established in 2000 and based in Nairobi. It works in the areas of public policy, media and culture for sustainable development. It is committed to increasing public knowledge and action through research, training, advocacy and documentation for accessibility, agricultural policy, sustainable environment, equity in gender relations, accountable leadership and people centered governance. Twaweza Communications envisions a world where everyone has access to quality information and education on matters that affect their lives regardless of religion, race, age or gender [according to the site editor's information]....
Information about african, arabic and fantastic literature including reviews and detailed portraits of authors. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The East African School of Library and information Science (EASLIS) is a regional training school for Library and Information Science in East Africa established in 1963 as a result of the agreement of the three East African States Viz. Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.The School is a fully-fledged Institution equivalent to a Faculty of Makerere University. It offers a number of training programmes so that at graduation, the students are equipped with skills to work in any Information institution like Library, Archival Institutions, Registries, Records Offices, and Publishing houses, Book distribution Centres, Documentation Centers, Information Centres, Resource Centers etc." ... [according to site editor’s information]
"The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology began its work in 1999. Through multiple investigations of changing norms and values, living conditions and conflicts in post-colonial and postsocialist settings, researchers analyse thematic fields that often stand in the limelight of political discussion. The main theme of the Institute’s research programme can thus be summarised as the comparative analysis of contemporary social transformation." The homepage of the MPI offers a lot of information on research done by the institute, including full text documents of working papers and Institute Reports. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented and changed]
The Centre has its research focus on African languages and development and has published numerous books about this topic. You can also read some full text documents written by the director of the Centre concerning this topic. Under the CASAS/IDRC Acacia Project you can find information sheets about Aids, Maize, Improving Soil Fertility, The Neem Tree in three Ugandan languages: Ganda (Luganda), Teso/Karamojong und Nyoro/Tooro/Nyankore/Chiga (Kiga) (the languages are not specified / distiguished). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa at the Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. You will find a lot of information about the research at the institute, about events, publications (among others the journal Islamic Africa and the"Arabic Literature of Africa (ALA)" series), fulltexts of working papers and the like. Furthermore, "ISITA has collaborated with the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern to make available an online catalog of an important collection of Arabic-script materials from West Africa housed at Northwestern." [editors ilissAfrica] ... [according to site editor’s information]
World Comics is a Finnish NGO that promotes small local comics as a means of social change and development. Projects have been run in India and Tanzania, but also in some other African countries. You will find a lot of information and resources (including videos) about how to create a comic, about comics already created for different campaigns, and reports about different actions. ... [editors ilissAfrica]