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Colonial Voyage is a website, focusing on the colonialism of European nations in Africa, America, Asia and Oceania and its impact especially in the field of monuments and settlements built by the colonial powers [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
Since January 2009, the German film, theater and opera director Christoph Schlingensief has been working on his project of building a festival hall (known as "Festspielhaus Afrika" or "Operndorf Afrika") in Burkina Faso. Architect Francis Kéré, who won the most important award for architecture worldwide in 2004, is in charge of the construction of the hall. The website provides you with a lot of information on the project. [editors ilissAfrica]on his website, you can find a lot of information concerning the project, including videos photographs and more. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Site about the linguistic situation and the languages of countries all over the world, including Africa and the Indian Ocean (historical, political, social, ...). The author is a member of the Trésor de la langue française au Québec (TLFQ). [editors ilissAfrica]
IPC is an innovative tool for improving food security analysis and decision-making. It is a standardised scale that integrates food security, nutrition and livelihood information into a clear statement about the nature and severity of a crisis and implications for strategic response. The IPC is ...
* A tool for classifying the severity of food security situations
* A « forum » for reaching technical consensus
* A framework for situation analysis - which can be adapted to different food security contexts
IPC is supported by national governments, international agencies, early warning units and donors. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Multimedia site about the UNESCO's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (they belong to the UNESCO World Culture Heritage). You can see small videos and texts for each masterpiece. You can browse by topic, country or year of proclamation. [editors ilissAfrica]
One of the main sites about the scripture and movement of N'ko, scripture invented by Guinean Solomana Kante in 1949 for the Mande languages. In order to view the site cirrectly, you have to download some special fonts. The site is a little bit chaotic. The following links are of special interest: "Kafa Lu Serede" (an extensiv list of over 100 books in N'ko), "Kanté" (Songs of Souleymane Kanté and other texts in French and English, among others from N'ko researcher Diane Oyler), "Écriture N'ko" and "Contacts" (contacts to representatives all over the world). The author of the site, Diané, is a professor for N'ko at the University of Al-Azhar in Cairo since 2003. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Platform for exchange about the relation between sports and development. You will find a lot of information concerning specific topics like sports and gender, sports and youth etc., announcements of projects, events, news and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The World Report series is a biennial report series that reports on the state of the world in terms of freedom of access to information, freedom of expression and related issues." You will find a country-oriented map interface and a question-oriented interface. The report will give you information on the amount of libraries in a specific country, on internet users and other things.
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