Homepage of the African Studies Center at the University of North Carolina. The Center offers courses in Swahili, Lingala and Wolof. Furthermore you will find material for schools, including an online pdf document about Senegal with different chapters about Senegalese daily life. [editors ilissAfrica]
Webseite of an Association of Malians living in Germany. The site offers information about events, studying in Germany and all kind of other information and support related to life in Germany. [editors ilissAfrica]
A community of bloggers from Kenya or who write about Kenya. To be part of the community, you have to register. The blogs will then be examined by the initiators. Under "Aggregator" you will find the blogs themselves. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to search for keywords or foci of the blogs. The blogs are not sorted by topic either. So you just have to browse alphabetically....
Website of the exhibition of the German Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne on urbanity in Africa (2010 / 2011) showcasing five African cities - Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of of the Congo) and Johannesburg (South Africa). You will find information on each city as well as on art projects from / about each city. Furthermore, you will find some excerpts of the exhibition catalogue. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Sarakasi Trust responds to the need for the further development and promotion of culture, performing arts and entertainment in East-Africa. The Trust aims to present the best of Kenyan creativity to the widest possible audience by organizing festivals and events, cultural exchanges, local and international performance contracts and tours. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Art & Life in Africa website, hosted by the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA), is a freely accessible educational resource that is the product of the collaborative efforts of more than fifty scholars, technicians, collectors and institutions around the world. The website offers topic essays like "Art from the Ijo Spirit World" by Martha G. Anderson, "Weaving in Southern Nigeria", by Lisa Aronson, "Yoruba Gelede Masquerade" by Henry J. Drewal or "Nature, Spirits and Arts in Burkina Faso" by Christopher D. Roy.It has chapters on everyday endeavor, key moments in life, divination, and death for example. Art and field photographs and videos are further useful resources. Finally, a large bibliography and introductory information about countries and ethnic groups are offered. The focus is on West Africa, however, countries in Southern and Eastern Africa are covered as well. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Africa narratesd is a cultural heritage project that aims to inventorise and make accessible colonial heritage in Brussels and Flanders through scientific, public-oriented and artistic projects." Topics could be e.g. Flemings in Africa and Africans in Flanders, as well as "métissage".The Dutch and English websites are different, the Dutch has more content. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The Sudanese-Czech photographer Vít Hassan presents his photograph on flickr. You can find picture albums for Northern, Southern and Estaern Sudan as well as an album of portraits from Sudan. [editors ilissAfrica]