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Africa Action is a non-governmental US-organization that works for political, economic and social justice in Africa. Through the provision of accessible information and analysis combined with the mobilization of public pressure Africa Action works to change the policies and policy-making processes of U.S. and multinational institutions toward Africa. Campaigns are inter alia on the genocide in Darfur, HIV/AIDS, indebtedness and international finance institutions. Africa Action produces a range of resources on African affairs and Africa policy, including position papers, reports, commentaries, fact sheets and talking points. Many of them are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
This website was initiated by actor George Clooney and others. It offers real-time satellite pictures and is aimed at documenting and eventually preventing human rights abuses world wide. The hope is that perpetrators might be discouraged knowing that they get "watched". The website also offers reports from crisis regions. The idea came to life through Clooney's commitment during the Darfur crisis in Sudan. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Probably one of the first trials to establish a socalled "virtual research environment" in Africa (using e-mail, mailing lists, databases, file transfer, Internet Resource Guides etc.). The website offers access to the mails and other documents that were exchanged in the course of theses first trials starting 1994. [editors ilissAfrica]
Twaweza Communications Limited is a strategic communication institution established in 2000 and based in Nairobi. It works in the areas of public policy, media and culture for sustainable development. It is committed to increasing public knowledge and action through research, training, advocacy and documentation for accessibility, agricultural policy, sustainable environment, equity in gender relations, accountable leadership and people centered governance. Twaweza Communications envisions a world where everyone has access to quality information and education on matters that affect their lives regardless of religion, race, age or gender [according to the site editor's information]....