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The Tanzanian Blog Awards site offers a long list of Tanzanian blogs. Unfortunately, the list ist not (yet?) sorted by categories. Only the nominated blogs can be browsed by category. The winning blogs are voted for online by the users of the website.The site offers articles in Swahili as well as in English. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Africa Knowledge Project offers e-journals and databases on African topics. Access to the fulltexts is subject to a fee / subscription. But you can view the abstracts for free. For a list of databases and e-journals see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]"Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, is an initiative by AfricaResource Center, Inc., dedicated to academic research onAfrica and its Diaspora. AKP focuses on Africa-centered knowledge and research from a diverse range of disciplines. While it values the contribution of Western scholarship, AKP moves away from epistemic schemes of interpretation that represent Western world-views and research interpretations as central and global, and all others as indigenous or vernacular." [according to site editor’s information] ... [changed]
Africa's Sources of Knowledge Digital Library (ASK-DL) is a digital library that makes accessible rare and out-of-print African-language documents of literary and historical importance.The ASK-DL project focuses on eight African languages: three West African languages – Berber, Mandinka, Wolof; and five East African languages – Amharic, Oromo, Tigrigna, Somali, and Swahili. The library contains documents written in African languages utilizing African scripts. These documents include unpublished booklets, poetry, essays, treatises, travelogues, and private letters, among many other types of documents. ASK-DL also contains historically handwritten materials. ... [according to site editor's information]
The library of the School of Oriental and African Studies holds the largest public collection of Swahili manuscripts in Britain. The collection includes more than 250 manuscripts dating from the 1790s to the 1970s. The library also holds microfilms of the manuscripts that were deposited by JWT Allen at the University of Dar es Salaam.Many manuscripts were scribed in Arabic script, and many contain poetry composed in northern Swahili dialects. Letters, stories, notes, essays on history and culture and drafts of published and unpublished books number among the collection's offerings.The Swahili Manuscripts Project aims to create a comprehensive catalogue of the SOAS manuscripts. Some of the manuscripts can be viewed online and you can listen to recitations.
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