"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)....
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]
Students of the Axel Springer Akademie for journalism chose an imaginative way of reporting about the FIFA football world cup. They collect data from the social web, like twitter, blogs, facebook, youtube, etc. to write their articles. Hence, they say, "We get you closer to South Africa than any classic report ever could. We do not only present news, we present feelings and perceptions". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
JournAfrica! ist ein deutschsprachiges, frei zugängliches Nachrichtenportal für Journalismus aus Afrika. Afrikanische JournalistInnen aus über 50 Ländern liefern Informationen aus erster Hand. Dafür greifen die Herausgeber nicht auf konventionelle Korrespondentenstrukturen zurück, sondern treten in direkten Kontakt mit Autoren vor Ort. Die Redaktion vergrößert stetig das Netzwerk aus afrikanischen JournalistInnen, BloggerInnen, FotografInnen und Karikaturisten. Ausgebildete Übersetzer sorgen für eine hohe sprachliche Qualität der Inhalte, die auf Deutsch und im Original abrufbar sind. ... [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters]
Online journal with news and analyses on Africa. Slate.fr was created by the French Jacques Attali, Jean-Marie Colombani, Johan Hufnagel, Eric Le Boucher, Eric Leser. It belongs to the US -American The Slate Group, which belongs to Washington Post Company. The website also offers some interesting blogs.
This site offers a lot of interesting information concerning digital art in Africa. You can browse for artists, projects or interviews and hence discover many other interesting websites. [editors ilissAfrica]
CIPESA is an initiative to help Africans to better understand the policy-making processes that affect them, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and development. Its objectives are to raise awareness about key issues, provide useful information to assist African participation in policy-making, and stir debate by sparking discussion and convening productive gatherings.
CIPESA's mission is to increase the capacity of East and Southern African stakeholders to participate in international ICT policy-making. The aim is to promote the effective representation of African interests in international policy-making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]