Very comprehensive site about the history of South Africa, including data bases about personalities, timelines, photo archives, historical postcards, audiofiles, articles, theses, letters, Interviews and much more. Besides purely historical topics, you will find information about culture, politics, geography etc. Some links lead to external pages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. The Goethe Institute in Johannesburg regulates the work in the Subsaharan countries including 9 institutes and 5 Goethe reading/cultural centers. In addition we work together with German embassies in countries where Goethe is not represented. ... [according to site editor's information]
SCENARIOS FROM AFRICA is a community mobilisation, education and media project about HIV/AIDS carried out with and for young people.It gives children and young adults an exciting opportunity to educate themselves and others about HIV/AIDS by inviting them to participate with internationally acclaimed directors in the production of a collection of short films. On this site, you will find a lot of information about the project and you can also watch the 15 films whose production is based on 2005 winning scripts.
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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]
Informative site about the population of the Ovango Delta in Botswana, with many links to other sites and some full text documents. Bock's own articles are not linked to the full text documents here, but you can find them if you go to the superordinate site (http://anthro.fullerton.edu/jbock) and click on "Publications". [editors ilissAfrica]
Online full text articles of the Journal for Cultural Exchange (Zeitschrift für Kulturaustausch) concerning Africa. A further article that is not listed here can be found under "Archiv" in the edition ZfK 3/2003: Afrika - Patient oder Partner? Title of the article: Kultur des Bettelns (Culture of Begging). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Royal Tropical Institute in the Netherlands offers a wide range of resources in the field of development policies and the like. You will e.g. find their digitized map and museum collection, dossiers and many full text documents on different topics (see table of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]
The Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) is a non-governmental organisation. It mainly deals with the media in southern Africa, especially with their role in fields like globalisation, Good Governance, sustainable natural resource use and HIV/AIDS. [editors ilissAfrica]