Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"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]
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]....
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]
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]
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]
Global Black history aims to tell the untold inspiring stories of Africa and the African diaspora by taking a multi-dimensional afrocentric view of history and that gives voice to untold stories. There are different perspectives to every event in black history and the page offers one of them. It is the authors' belief that the Black Experience is not monolithic and in trying to understand the past, one gains knowledge of the present and charters the course of the future [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Project by two Kenyans who want to show Kenya (esp. Nairobi) through photographs from a Kenyan perspective and not from a tourist perspective. The project is meant to be extended to other African countries later on. Every Kenyan can register to upload their pictures. For the time being (12/10), most of the photographs were taken by one of the authors of the website, Joshua Wanyama. ... [editors ilissAfrica]