Association of authors of drama from francophone African countries. You will find information about events, authors etc. There is also information about the Association malienne d'auteurs dramatiques (Seben). Unfortunately, the last time the site seems to have been updated is in 2004. [editors ilissAfrica]
Magazine about "female issues". Sometimes, articles are taken from other journals (for example from Malian daily "Les Echos"). Sometimes articles are also written by scientists (for example from Institut des Sciences Humaines, Bamako) [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage about the French photographer and postcard publisher Edmond Fortier (1862-1928) who settled in Dakar as from 1900 and who then probably was one of the most famous and of the first photographers in former French West Africa (AOF territory). The site shows many of his pictures from different francophone West African countries shortly after 1900.
Also look for the book: David, Philippe, 1987: Inventaire général des cartes postales Fortier. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Private Homepage. The author presents his photographs mainly from Mali (Dogon, Lobi, Niger river) and Egypt, with the focus on persons and architecture. Furthermore, you will find a document of 50 pages which gives explanations about the pictures. You will also find 140 sketches about the mentioned areas and people. Under "Miscellaneous" there are also pictures from Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Sudan, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Senegal. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Small online library with books in Soninke (Mali, West Africa in general) to read online or to download in different formats. Furthermore, you will find a dictionary Soninke-French-English to be consulted online or downloaded. [editors ilissAfrica]
Informative site about the history of West Africa (mainly francophone) from the point of view of West African historians. You will find documents written by the historians, a database with theses as from 1970 written by West African students in history, a database with names, addresses and research interests of West African historians, a database with the holdings of archives, a bibliography, maps, a timeline with the most important dates of West African history, etc. in West Africa, and further links. The information is classed by general topics as mentioned or by the same topics but classed by country (Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Togo, Niger; some more may be added). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website with extensive information about the Soninke who come from Senegal, Mali, Mauritania and Gambia. Under "Autres > Téléchargements" you will find some booklets in Soninke and articles about Soninke for downlnload. Furthermore, you can fins information about their society, culture, history language (with gossary, one thesis, excerpts from books in Soninke, a "teach-Yourself-Soninke" online book, ...), current news in French and Soninké and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]