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]
"Voices of Africa is a training programme initiated by Voices of Africa Media Foundation. Its goal is to empower you African men and women with limited media experience to pursue a career as community reporter. Central to the training programme is the potential of the mobile phone as a powerful reporting tool. With trainings and materials designed to fit the taste and interest of young Africans, we train reporters to use the mobile phone to create objective news about their own communities. We use online coaching by media professionals and publish the stories on this training website www.voicesofafrica.com.Mobile reports on this website are made by current trainees and reflect their progress. The reporters under training bring out stories based on local views and issues." This blog received the Best Videoblog Jury Award 2008 of Deutsche Welle. ... [according to site editor’s information]
The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
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.
Blog of the Congolese journalist Kalonji who also trains 8 junior journalists to write articles about Congo-Kinshasa on his blog. This blog received the Best Weblog French Jury Award 2008 of Deutsche Welle. [editors ilissAfrica]
The blog of the Africa Team of the DW AKADEMIE (Deutsche Welle) focuses on media development across the continent. It’s a creative digital space to discuss important developments and issues in this field – media projects of the DW AKADEMIE as well as resources for journalists and media trainers. [according to site editor's information]
Global Voices is a borderless community of more than 800 writers, analysts, online media experts and translators. They curate, verify and translate trending news and stories you might be missing on the Internet, from blogs, independent press and social media. They work to find the most compelling and important stories coming from marginalized and misrepresented communities. Website is offered also in Malagasy and Swahili. ... [according to site editor's information]
The author of this blog collects articles and press reports by Africa correspondents of the French press agency "Agence France-Presse" (AFP) and translates them into German. The articles and reports are collected from the website of the French world radio and television broadcast TV5 Monde which doesn't keep those news longer than 24 hours. The author explains his motives with the bad news coverage on Africa in German media....
Bakwa grew out of the need to fill the lacuna of cultural and literary magazines in Cameroon, and champions a new dynamic Africa (at home as well as in the diaspora). As an online and off-line magazine, it covers cultural issues like art, photography, music, literature, fashion, cinema, and has a penchant for long-form creative nonfiction, reportage and literature. ... [according to site editor's information]