Site about African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. There is information / links to fonts for different languages, some basic documents on language policy in Africa, links for machine translators and much more links concerning the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
Wiki about localisation in Africa, mainly concerning African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. Their are regional groups and also meetings. [editors ilissAfrica]
Pivate site about Guinea-Bissau and more specifically the town of Bolama. The links on the left hand side are still rather empty, you will mainly find pictures of Bolama (buildings etc). On the right hand side, you will find more info under "Chronik", presenting news from / about Guinea-Bissau. Last but not least, the blog offers more text (e.g. about carnival or Maggi bouillon cube) and also a lot of pictures. You will also find a small Crioulo dictionary and an index incl. fulltexts of all articles published in "Soronda - Revista de Estudos Guineenses / Boletim de Informação Sócio-Económica" starting from number 1/1986. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The author grew up in Kenya and the Sudan and is a web-technology professional. Therefore, the focus of his blog is on new information and communication technologies (ICT) in Africa. You will find many interesting articles about "Internet and Africa", "mobile phones and Africa" or "inventions from Africa". Furthermore, you will also find a "calendar of African technology events". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Online version of the authors thesis about vernacular architecture in Mali (former times till today), with many photographs and drawings. Please use Internet Explorer (and NOT Firefox) to watch this site, as firefox may have some problems showing the site correctly. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
Netsuds is an international research group analysing the implementation and use of ICTs in the "countries of the South". You will find a lot of fulltext documents, powerpoint presentation and video- / audio files from conferences, and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa'nti, like Netsuds, is a research porgramme at the CEAN which analyses the implementation, use and effects of ICTs in Africa. You will find a lot of fulltext documents: one ebook, excerpts from a book, a lot of articles, theses, papers from conferences and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]