All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is designed to promote the distinct rich African music worldwide through rewarding up and coming as well as established talent, engaging millions of fans by propelling African music to glorious pinnacles beyond the borders of Africa [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
Welcome to the British Library Sound Archive, one of the largest sound archives in the world. Opened in 1955 as the British Institute of Recorded Sound, it became part of the British Library in 1983. [according to site editors' information]
Open Access Archive in Spanish with a lot of full text documents on Equatorial Guinea, but also on Africa and other African countries (there, you will also find articles in English and French). [editors ilissAfrica]
The DISA project collects historical documents on the history of South Africa (partly also of other African countries, see e.g. Oral Histories/Interviews). Among others, you will find the full text documents of more than 40 anti-Apartheid journals that are difficult to access otherwise. Unfortunately, you can only browse the collection by resource type, and not e.g.by topic or year. Nevertheless, you can also search for specific documents with keywords etc. DISA also hosts other projects, currently these are: Durban in Motion (Virtual Exhibition and Digital Archive), SAMAP (South African Musical Achricve Project, with currently five collections) and the Centre for Visual Methodology. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Nova Cultura is a bibliographical information service of the TFM-Center for books and records in Portuguese. Furthermore, it also presents information about music in general, as well as dates for social events and secondary literature concerning Portuguese-speaking countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Heather Maxwell produces and hosts the award-winning radio program “Music Time in Africa” and is the Africa Music Director for the Voice of America. Heather is an ethnomusicologist with Doctorate and Master’s degrees from Indiana University specializing in African Music. In 1965, Leo Sarkisian launched Music Time in Africa a weekly program that features traditional and contemporary music from all of Africa. Almost forty-three years later the program (now the longest running VOA program) is still on the air every weekend, and continues to reach millions of listeners throughout Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Founded in 1954 by Hugh Tracey, ILAM is the greatest repository of African music in the world. A research institution devoted to the study of music and oral arts in Africa, it preserves thousands of historical recordings going back to 1929 and supports contemporary fieldwork. It is currently digitizing its collections. Its journal, African Music, is nearly into its fourth decade. ... [according to site editor's information]
Homepage of the Africa House of the New York University with interdiscplinary participants that do research about African countries (focus on Ghana). You will find information concerning the projects and conferences of the Africa House, including audio and video material. [editors ilissAfrica]