This website is run by several journalists and researchers from South Africa, the USA and some European countries. "Africa is a Country is primarily concerned with media representations of the African continent and its peoples, especially in Western media." You will find articles and mainly small videos. Older posts between July 2007 and August 2009 can be found under: http://theleoafricanus.com. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This website created by FilmInitiativ Köln e.V. since 2011 aims at presenting selected films that have already been shown at events and to provide information on how the films can be obtained. In doing so, FilmInitiativ aims to promote the distribution of African films here in Germany and, by providing authentic images and stories from Africa, to challenge commonly accepted clichés about the continent [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
Global Black history aims to tell the untold inspiring stories of Africa and the African diaspora by taking a multi-dimensional afrocentric view of history and that gives voice to untold stories. There are different perspectives to every event in black history and the page offers one of them. It is the authors' belief that the Black Experience is not monolithic and in trying to understand the past, one gains knowledge of the present and charters the course of the future [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Project by two Kenyans who want to show Kenya (esp. Nairobi) through photographs from a Kenyan perspective and not from a tourist perspective. The project is meant to be extended to other African countries later on. Every Kenyan can register to upload their pictures. For the time being (12/10), most of the photographs were taken by one of the authors of the website, Joshua Wanyama. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of a Czech organisation that is called "Friend os Africa". Their aim is to cultivate the knowledge about Africa in the Czech Republic. You will find information on the organisation and sub-organisations on specific countries, on events and all kind of information on Africa collected by the members of the organisation. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Radi-Aid Awards - originally named The Radiator Awards - is an annually event created by the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH), spawned by the satirical campaign and music video Radi-Aid: Africa for Norway in 2012. By highlighting the best and worst charity ads of the year, the goal with the Radi-Aid Awards is to change the way fundraising campaigns communicate and engage people in issues of poverty and development [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]. ....
ArtMattan Productions distributes films that focus on the human experience of black people in Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and Europe. All these films were shown during the organisation's annual African Diaspora Film Festival in New York [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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