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LAM was created in 2011 through the fusion of the Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN, Bordeaux) and the Centre d'études et de recherches sur les pays d'Afrique orientale (CREPAO, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, UPPA). As the new name indicates, limitation to "black" Africa was given up for a brooader perspective, including north Africa and African diaspora. Founded in 1958, the CEAN was one of the main francophone institutions in the field of the research in politics in Africa. It consisted of researchers from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Bordeaux. It was also affiliated to the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP). The CEAN was not only doing research but it was also teaching and documenting. Its interdisciplinary group of researchers consisted of political scientists, sociologists, economists, jurists, historians, anthropologists and geographers, who analysed current political phenomena in Africa. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center for African Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA has a focus on literatures (incl. linguistics), gender, history, environment and development. The Center also belongs to the new Department "African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL)". A further focus is offering resources K-12 teachers and businesses. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
A collection of fulltexts on the Urhobo people of Southern Nigeria and an online dictionary Urhobo-English. Moreover, a long list of Nigerian Universities. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The Centre for Advanced Training in Rural Development (SLE) is an organisational unit of the Agricultural-Horticultural Faculty at the Humboldt University of Berlin (...). Its main task is to implement a one-year supplementary training programme. Other areas of work include consultancy and research as well as seminars and workshops on special topics of international cooperation." The Centre cooperates with the University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique. The website offers information on the training programme as well as many fulltexts. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The African Federation of Free States of Africa is an Organization representing the new Emerging States of Africa, also known as the African League for Peace and Prosperity. The Federation is an Alliance of Sovereign and Emerging African States, it’s aims and purpose are to promote Democracy, Freedom and long lasting Peace in Africa [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff, ilissAfrica]....
"Africa Centre was founded in the year 2000 by a group of activists in the African immigrant community who wanted the community to have a voice and promote their active participation in Irish society. The organisation was officially launched in October 2001 by the then South African Ambassador to Ireland (...)" ... [according to site editor’s information]
This site brings together information and resources dealing with statistics on Africa, both from within the World Bank and from many other sources identified by World Bank staff. The Africa Development Indicators is the most detailed collection of development data on Africa (including data from over 50 African countries and more than 500 development indicators). Information on statistical research and development work supported by the World Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa can also be found. Site includes also key sources of statistics in African organizations, including academic and research institutes, national statistics offices, and regional institutions as well as other international and donor partner organizations. Includes also "50 Things You Didn't Know About Africa" ... [according to site editor's information + editors ilissAfrica]
Africa on the rise - changing the African conversation is a prizewinning nigerian weblog, reporting on important issues of the African continent and relations to nations of other continents for example in the fields of politics, economy, cooperation, leadership and development [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....