The interdisziplinary project "Media and cultural communication" of the University of Cologne wants to research questions of media evolution with a cultural studies focus. In project area C "Media discourses. The formation of observers", researcher Heike Behrend deals with "Local media practices and discourses: Nigerian video production and agency.". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Nollywood and African Film Critics’ Awards also known by the press as the African Oscars or the NAFCA was founded in 2011 which is the most prestigious film, honorary and people’s choice awards in Hollywood by an African organization.The mission for the NAFCA has been to improve the African cinema by connecting Africa to the rest of the world [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff, ilissAfrica]....
Launched in 2001, BiafraNigeriaWorld covers the major issues of this time for those wishing to question more and delivers stories overlooked by the mainstream media to create news with an edge. BiafraNigeriaWorld provides an alternative perspective on major global events, and acquaints an international audience with the BiafraNigerian viewpoint [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The website of Prof. Bolaji Aluko, past chair of Chemical Engineering at Howard University in Washington, DC, and president of the Nigerian Democratic Movement (NDM) serves as a platform to inform and to discuss Nigerian politics. "Originally-written articles, content from popular media outlets, and we give you, our members, the chance to provide your articles too." ... [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]
IFAnet is a not-for-profit New Media and ICT4D organization in Nigeria with the mandate to bring about strategic developmental changes in social and cultural life through the application of traditional and the new media of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs), with the ultimate objective of bringing about more deliberative, open communities for the enthronement of good governance in Nigeria and the West Africa subregion. ... [according to site editor's information]
African Renaissance Network (ARN) is a support organisation for individuals and NGOs working in the area of peace building and conflict transformation. It is an African initiative that seeks to build and improve the skills and capacity of individuals and NGOs to confront the complex conflicts in Africa. It also helps in developing culturally sensitive tools for conflict prevention, mediation and transformation.
ARN uses as it’s basis the African experience in conflict prevention, mediation and transformation and most especially the women experience. Building on the African experience, it puts at the centre stage, dialogue of cultures, religions and civilisations. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The database of the University Library Bielefeld (Germany) offers free access to fulltext documents written bei members of the university. These may include working papers, articles, theses, dissertations etc.