The Life Stories Programme (formerly Oral Testimony) offers you an insight into people's opinions and ways of seeing things, whereas usually you would only read writings about them and not from them. People are talking about poverty, about desert life, about HIV/AIDS or resettlement. You will find a lot of information, resources and downloads for free. People who took part in the project come from these countries among others: Sudan, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
PlusNews is one of the largest sources of original reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa. It is an e-mail and Internet-based HIV/AIDS information service for sub-Saharan Africa run by the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), a news service that forms part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
PlusNews was set up in 2001 to improve the flow of accurate and accessible coverage of HIV and AIDS; strengthen media advocacy; encourage the sharing of research and best practice; highlight responses from governments, civil society and international organisations; and promote the voices of those infected and affected. ... [according to site editor's information]
Programm of the Académie des Sciences in Paris to improve the health situation of women and through women in developping countries, especially through education and educational advising. You will find many full text documents, the focus countries are Senegal and Burkina Faso. [editors ilissAfrica]
ROCARE / ERNWACA promotes the research on education in West and Central Africa. In their Virtual Library you can find many full text documents and bibliographical data. For specific topics and categories see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]
The regional office of the UNESCO in Nairobi represents the following countries: Burundi, Eritrea, Kenya, Ruanda, Somalia, Uganda. You will find regional information about the classic Unesco topics: education, sciences, culture, information and communication technologies, HIV / AIDS and the like. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers African movies and documentaries for rent. The films are sorted into differnt categories. For each film you will have a summary, a review, critical comments from other people or a video sequence. Moreover, there are some fulltext articles and a special site for movies / documentaries from / on countries in war or with armed conflicts, with AIDS problems or Human Rights violations. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
HEART is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the people of Africa to survive the HIV/AIDS pandemic. HEART and its partners are empowering current and future generations of the people of Africa through disease prevention, education and economic strengthening, to promote physical, spiritual and emotional health as a Christian faith-based organization [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
Sports in Africa (SinA) is a partnership of programs and departments at Ohio University, each sharing an interest and commitment to the development and improvement of Sports in Africa. The principal focus of SinA is the use of sports as a vehicle for social, cultural, educational, and health programming. You will find abstracts and videos / interviews from several conferences, an electronic journal (free), bibliographies and further links. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Homepage of the Association Clap Noir about African cinema and audio-visual media. You will find articles about African, mostly francophone movies, portraits about actors, filmmakers, directors etc., information about events and movie shows, further links. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the African Filmfestival New York. You will find information about the festival, but also about other projects of the non-profit arts organisation African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF). Furthermore, you will find information about directors, films etc. [editors ilissAfrica]