This website is run by several journalists and researchers from South Africa, the USA and some European countries. "Africa is a Country is primarily concerned with media representations of the African continent and its peoples, especially in Western media." You will find articles and mainly small videos. Older posts between July 2007 and August 2009 can be found under: http://theleoafricanus.com. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
A special issue on social movements in Agrica of the German journal sul serio in cooperation with "Ouagadougou Sans Papiers" on the occasion of the World Social Forum in Nairobi 2007. [editors ilissAfrica]
The libcom.org group is a small collective of libertarian communists based mainly in and around London and Brighton UK. This sub-site deals with topics like class struggle, social justice, freedom etc. in Africa.
"Constituting a visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa, Widener Library’s Images of Colonialism Collection is a primary visual resource for historical and socio-cultural studies. Made up largely of late-19th and early-20th century trade cards and illustrated European newspapers, this collection of more than 700 images offers insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience by documenting how popular perceptions of Asia and Africa were created and disseminated." ... [according to site editor’s information]
A group of young dramatic advisers / dramaturgs and theater scholars working on ways of life and arts in Africa, specifically in Burkina Faso, also referring to Christoph Schlingensief's opera project. [editors ilissAfrica]
The interdisziplinary project "Media and cultural communication" of the University of Cologne wants to research questions of media evolution with a cultural studies focus. In project area C "Media discourses. The formation of observers", researcher Heike Behrend deals with "Local media practices and discourses: Nigerian video production and agency.". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Life Stories Programme (formerly Oral Testimony) offers you an insight into people's opinions and ways of seeing things, whereas usually you would only read writings about them and not from them. People are talking about poverty, about desert life, about HIV/AIDS or resettlement. You will find a lot of information, resources and downloads for free. People who took part in the project come from these countries among others: Sudan, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the project Mountain Voices, which was led within the Oral Testimony Programm of the Organisation PANOS London. The site offers extensive information through interviews with mountain people around the world, including the African countires Lesotho, Kenya and Ethiopia. You need to register (free of charge) to have access to the transcription and / or summaries of the interviews. You can browse for topics occuring in the interviews. For every country, there are two publications that can be dowloaded for free as a pdf, one local language booklet (Southern Sotho / Sesotho, Sabaot, Amharic) and A selection of the oral testimonies. Furthermore, tehre is a glossary for every langauge conatining the most important words and their translation, extensive information about the project itself, about the regions analysed, the interviews persons etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Since 1997 Radio Afrika TV has turned from an idea towards a professional organization, serving as an information and communcation platform of the media for Africans and everyone interested in Africa. Radio Africa TV wants to make a contribution to the improvement of the relations of the Africans among each other, as well as to the Austrians and Europeans to build bridges between the cultures [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....