The DISA project collects historical documents on the history of South Africa (partly also of other African countries, see e.g. Oral Histories/Interviews). Among others, you will find the full text documents of more than 40 anti-Apartheid journals that are difficult to access otherwise. Unfortunately, you can only browse the collection by resource type, and not e.g.by topic or year. Nevertheless, you can also search for specific documents with keywords etc. DISA also hosts other projects, currently these are: Durban in Motion (Virtual Exhibition and Digital Archive), SAMAP (South African Musical Achricve Project, with currently five collections) and the Centre for Visual Methodology. ... [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 HSRC is South Africa's statutory research agency. It conducts research that generates critical and independent knowledge relative to all aspects of human and social development. It supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa. The HSRC aligns its research activities and structures to South Africa's national development priorities: notably poverty reduction through economic development, skills enhancement, job creation, the elimination of discrimination and inequalities, and effective service delivery. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) is an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical national development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.
CDE's research reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
PAMLO, the Pan-African Mentoring and Learning Organization, is a nonprofit organization that specializes in advising educational institutions and communities on how to improve academic performance, how to access educational materials, how to motivate learners and teachers, how to encourage entrepreneurship among school-leavers and graduates, and on how to build local and global partnerships. For the moment, PAMLO's main working fields are Kenya and South Africa.
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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. The Goethe Institute in Johannesburg regulates the work in the Subsaharan countries including 9 institutes and 5 Goethe reading/cultural centers. In addition we work together with German embassies in countries where Goethe is not represented. ... [according to site editor's information]
Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, ILAM is the greatest repository of African music in the world. A research institution devoted to the study of music and oral arts in Africa, it preserves thousands of historical recordings going back to 1929 and supports contemporary fieldwork. It is currently digitizing its collections. Its journal, African Music, is nearly into its fourth decade. ... [according to site editor's information]
The AWB is a racist, right-wing and nationalist movement of Boers that aims to "resist the degeneration and destruction of Western values". Its leader is Eugène Ney Terre'Blanche. [editors ilissAfrica]
AHERO is an open access archive of full text documents that focus on the study, practice and governance of higher education in Africa. You have multiple search and browse facilities. As the project was carried out by institutions in South Africa and Uganda, there are clearly more articles for these two countries. [editors ilissAfrica]