"The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) was established on 13th December 2001 in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the Inter Academy Panel (lAP). (...) NASAC provides an independent forum for African science academies to offer authoritative credible advice for policy formulation towards economic, social and cultural development." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Established in 1998, the Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) aims to foster, produce and disseminate the highest quality of research on the Middle East, to maintain public discussion and to help shape the public discourse on issues related to the Middle East. Amec's research includes relations between Africa and the Middle East [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Sub-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation website (foundation affiliated with German party Alliance '90/The Greens) on Africa, with information, news, reports from the different offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria, and more. [editors ilissAfrica]
The IEA is a civic forum that seeks to promote pluralism of ideas through open, active and informed debate on public policy issues. The IEA is independent of political parties, pressure groups, lobbies and any other partisan interests. Its mission is to facilitate the review of policy and public affairs by Kenyans in order to inform decision making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
INEP is a public research institution in Guinea-Bissau, founded in 1984. Its website offers you a lot of resources: digitised historical photographs, the fulltext of two scientific journals (starting from 1985/86), several fulltexts of theses, CVs of researchers, information about partners and projects. "Studies and research mainly focus on social sciences, economy, anthropology, modern history, environmental studies and applied technologies. The research programmes are clearly related to developmental issues. INEP has the mission to preserve and to produce knowledge about Guinea-Bissau." [editors ilissAfrica] ... [according to site editor’s information]
4 e-books about Africa / African Studies from the catalogue of the Latin American Social Sciences Council: 1) Argentina y África en el espejo de Brasil¿Política por impulsos o construcción de una política exterior?2) Las ciencias económico sociales latinoamericanas en África Sudsahariana3) Los estudios afroamericanos y africanos en América Latina4) O pensamento africano subsaarianoConexões e paralelos como o pensamento Latino-Americano e o Asiático. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Special issue of the e-journal Wagadu about the topic: "Women's Activism for Gender Equality in Africa". Also see for other issues of the journal as there are other articles dealing with African countries. Access to articles is free. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the fourth conference of the Women in Africa & the African Diaspora (WAAD). You will find some basic information about the conference and its topics. Unfortunately, otherwise the site is rather empty. The links to former conferences are outdated. Please see for http://africanwomenstudies.org/conference.html instead.