Voice of Kibera is a citizen reporting project based in Kibera, Nairobi (one of the largest slums in Africa). The project is an initiative of Map Kibera and uses the Ushahidi platform to aggregate and map reports. Voice of Kibera aims to give collective global voice to Kibera residents by aggregating local citizen reports, Kibera community media and other relevant news and information. ... [according to site editor's information]
COPA is a membership network of individuals and organizations working for sustainable peace in Africa. As a network, COPA facilitates linking and sharing between practitioners and stakeholders to ensure the building of sustainable peace in Africa. It works in four regions: COPA Southern Africa comprises Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COPA Eastern Africa comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Sudan. COPA Central Africa comprises the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Burundi. COPA Horn of Africa comprises Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti. The secretariat is located in Nairobi. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
APFO was established in 1994 as an organization with an overall objective of research and advocacy on peace and security issues in the Horn of Africa. It was contracted by IGAD Secretariat in 2003 to act as a National Research Institute in support of the implementation of IGAD Conflict Early Warning and Early Response Mechanism in the IGAD region. APFO's areas of interest are:
* Political reforms
* Impact of constitutional reforms
* Small arms and human security
* Community and women participation in peace process
* Formulating and building structures for managing conflict
* Conflict analysis and peace building
Projects are implemented through a range of collaborative activities with various partner organizations and groups. ... [according to site editor's information]
CEN-SAD is to be a framework for integration and complementarity. Its objectives are
* establishment of a comprehensive economic union based on a strategy implemented in accordance with a developmental plan that would be integrated in the national development plans of the member states.
* elimination of all obstacles impeding the unity of its member states (free movement, freedom of residence, improvement of transportation etc.).
* coordination of pedagogical and educational systems at the various educational levels, and in the cultural, scientific and technical fields.
Members are Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo and Tunisia. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Sarakasi Trust responds to the need for the further development and promotion of culture, performing arts and entertainment in East-Africa. The Trust aims to present the best of Kenyan creativity to the widest possible audience by organizing festivals and events, cultural exchanges, local and international performance contracts and tours. ... [according to site editor's information]
AfroPort presents all kinds of events concerning African art, culture and business in Germany. Furthermore there are links to different institutions, business partners or (online-)shops concerned with Africa / African products. [editors ilissAfrica]
A community of bloggers from Kenya or who write about Kenya. To be part of the community, you have to register. The blogs will then be examined by the initiators. Under "Aggregator" you will find the blogs themselves. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to search for keywords or foci of the blogs. The blogs are not sorted by topic either. So you just have to browse alphabetically....
Africa Special of the radio station "Radio Netherlands Worldwide" for the 50 years of independence of many African countries in 2010. Family members of three generations in eight African countries have been interviewed to tell about their experience of the past and their hope for the future. [editors ilissAfrica]