In 1964, UNESCO launched the elaboration of the General History of Africa with a view to remedy the general ignorance on Africa’s history. The challenge consisted of reconstructing Africa’s history, freeing it from racial prejudices ensuing from slave trade and colonization, and promoting an African perspective. The result was the elaboration of the General History of Africa into eight volumes - available on the website for free [according to the site editor's infomration, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
L’Institut des mondes africains (IMAF) est une unité mixte de recherche interdisciplinaire (histoire ancienne et contemporaine, anthropologie, science politique, archéologie) dont les travaux portent sur l’ensemble du continent africain. Il a été créé au 1er janvier 2014, par la fusion de trois laboratoires : le Centre d’études des mondes africains (CEMAf), le Centre d’études africaines (CEAf) et le Centre d’histoire sociale de l’islam méditerranéen (CHSIM). ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
Freedom Newspaper is a free, private, US-based Gambian newspaper, reporting on the latest developments e.g. in the fields of politics, economy, society and legal affairs [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
This website gathers a montage of the archival sources gathered during Enriquo Martinos PHD. About a thousand two hundred items and counting hundreds of pages long, from fourteen archives in nine countries. The sources trace amongst other things, the migrants and labourers in and around the plantation island of Fernando Pó, moving along the intersections of the Spanish, British and French empires and through numerous societies in Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon for most of the twentieth century. The button "Biblio" has to be pointed out, because it enables the user to read the orginal literature the Author has used for his research. ... [according to the site editor's information & editors ilissAfrica]
The Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies (HLCES) is one of the world leading centres in the study of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. The Centre, which is part of the Asien-Afrika-Institut at Hamburg University, carries out interdisciplinary research in the main areas of the humanities and social sciences, including history, art history, linguistics, anthropology and philology.The Centre (then Research Unit) was launched in 2002 in order to plan, conduct and coordinate small- and large-scale research projects, shape a focused research library and provide a research and study environment for graduate and postgraduate students and guest researchers. It also organizes workshops and conferences and publishes a wide range of scholarly publications resulting from its activities. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Access to Scientific and Socio-economic Information in Africa (ASKIA) Initiative is under the Public Information & Knowledge Managment Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists and, policy-makers, over an interactive online portal acting as a one-stop shop to such knowledge and associated information from/on Africa. The overall goal of the initiative is to strengthen knowledge discovery and access by tapping into global scientific and socio-economic knowledge on and from Africa. [according to site editor's information] ASKIA offers a federated search portal mainly for academic and socio-economic information on Africa from e.g. institutional repositories, Open Access databases. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Portal on Angola. Each category in the menu bar on the left hand side has its own portal with a lot of articles on Angola's history, geography, art and culture, economy, politics and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
AfricaW - Africa and the World is a website, reporting on African Issues concerning history, politics, economy, society and culture, thereby also providing background reports and comments on actual developments [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
FASOPO is an interdisciplinary Association of researchers doing research on political societies, in contrast to research on "international relations" and "global governance". FASOPO offers a free online journal ("Sociétés Politiques Comparées"), fulltexts of theses, or audio files of papers given at conferences. [editors ilissAfrica]
Die Webseite der GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit) biete ausführliche Informationen zu einzelnen Ländern weltweit. Zu jedem Land gibt es die Punkte Geschichte & Staat, Wirtschaft & Entwicklung, Gesellschaft und Alltag. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]