African Oral Narratives is a free, open access digital library containing 6 collections of oral and life histories, folklore, and songs from Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa. These audio and video resources capture the voices and experiences of ordinary men and women. In more than a half dozen African languages, these materials can be used for conducting historical research and to learn about many African cultures and languages. ... [according to site editor's information]
This website was created by Tim Spalding, the inventor of LibraryThing. It offers a broad collection of links to online resources on Soundiata Keita, Mansa Musa, the Kingdom of Mali and other historical data from this region. You will further find some material on the controversy around this topic, as well as some material for teachers.
“Word of Mouth” provides information on the significance of orality in African countries. The internet project thus aims to build bridges between societies shaped by oral traditions and the predominantly text-based global knowledge society. In addition, “Word of Mouth” presents information on German activities in the field of orality, thus facilitating intercultural exchange. ... [according to site editor's information]