The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Knowledge Platform on Development Policies aims to establish a research and knowledge agenda on specific development themes. The agenda aims to support Dutch policy objectives by making development policies more knowledge- and evidence-based. The key theme is how to make growth and development in Africa more inclusive. This is motivated by the fact that, in spite of high growth figures in many African countries, this has not yet led to sufficient employment growth and poverty reduction. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Wits China-Africa Reporting Project, hosted within the Journalism Department of the University of Witwatersrand, aims to improve the quality of reporting around China-Africa issues. Despite the expanding links between the two regions media reporting has often been inadequate or polarised, either portraying China as an exploiting predator or a benign development partner. The project aims to encourage balanced and considered reporting as the topic of China-Africa relations is further entrenched in the editorial narrative of both regions. ... [according to site editor's information]
The author of the site, Ken Banks is the creator of FrontlineSMS, a mobile messaging application used by grassroots non-profit communities worldwide. Among others, the website offers a database which contains projects wordlwide using mobile phones for development project and the like. The site and its blog moreover offer a lot of articles and information connecting new technologies to anthropology, conservation and development. Ken Banks is computer scientist and later on studied at SOAS. Since the early 1990s he travelled a lot around different African countries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Radi-Aid Awards - originally named The Radiator Awards - is an annually event created by the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH), spawned by the satirical campaign and music video Radi-Aid: Africa for Norway in 2012. By highlighting the best and worst charity ads of the year, the goal with the Radi-Aid Awards is to change the way fundraising campaigns communicate and engage people in issues of poverty and development [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]. ....
The European Journalism Centre together with Nairobi-based AfricaonAir has released Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists, a new publication and resource tailored for media professionals in Africa. This new version of Reporting Development focuses on time-honored techniques for producing top quality high-impact development reportages, while heavily localizing for the particular contexts and constraints that many African journalists face regularly [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The African Prisons Project sets itself the goal to bring dignity and hope to the people living and working in prisons across Africa. The project works holistically to support some of the most vulnerable communities – ensuring equitable access to justice, health and education. By helping people to realise their rights it can empower the change-makers themselves and inspire and lead positive transformation [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The Smithsonian Institution Libraries give you an insight into the Africa explorations of the 19. century. You will find small texts and a lot of scanned material (photographs, drawings, ...) providedby the libraries' own holdings. [editors ilissAfrica]
"Nii Simmond ['s blog] is focused on Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Africa. He speaks at frequent events and conferences throughout the year about sustainable entrepreneurship, innovation in science & engineering, and financial innovations in Africa. His Blog, Nubian Cheetah seeks to inform those who have an intrinsic interest in Africa's sustainable development with regards to innovation, technology, business, venture capital and sustainable entrepreneurship." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Lancé en 2005, CDURABLE.info est un média citoyen francophone, collaboratif et participatif. Attaché depuis l’origine à son indépendance, il cherche à croiser systématiquement les opinions et les expériences, les déclarations et les actes ... De plus, CDURABLE.info sélectionne l’essentiel de l’actualité dans les différentes dimensions du développement durable : environnementale, économique, sociétale, internationale, scientifiques. ... [selon les informations de l’éditeur]