"IU's African Studies Program offers a wide spectrum of courses and research in the humanities and social sciences, with special emphasis on history, linguistics, anthropology, folkore, and the arts. Particular emphasis is on research related to three thematic areas: 1) expressive culture; 2) political economy; 3) trans-nationalism." The website has several sub-websites and offers rich ressources, e.g. for African languages or concerning unique library collections. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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Publications are downloadable....
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
RENEWAL is a growing regional network-of-networks facilitated by IFPRI. Currently active in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia, RENEWAL comprises national networks of food- and nutrition-relevant organizations (public, private, and nongovernmental) together with partners in AIDS and public health. RENEWAL aims to enhance understanding of the worsening interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition security and to facilitate a comprehensive response to these interactions. The core pillars are locally prioritized action research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications. RENEWAL is operated on the idea that the process of developing networks is both a means and an end. Impact can be enhanced and sustained when locally prioritized research is linked with capacity strengthening and policy communications. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Site with a lot of diverse information about the Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Especially woth mentioning is the big collection of Tonga proverbs and sayings, including translations and explanations. Furthermore, you can also find a list with Tonga vocabulary a small sentences. [editors ilissAfrica]
Private homepage about Malawi by Matt Dearing. Especially the interviews he made are interesting: with former Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs under Bakili Maluzi's administration, persons involved in sports (women's soccer, sports education for children), education (orphanage, AIDS orphans), scholars, the church, the police, everyday people (introductory text + videos). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Malawi SDNP is a UNDP supported Malawi Government Programme executed by the National Research Council of Malawi to assist with development of Internet and Information Services with emphasis on sustainable development. Important: If you click on "Index" under "Contents", you will find a lot of more sites. You will find many sites by governmental institutions providing full text documents of laws, acts etc.. For example, you will find detailed documents on elections in malawi (1999, 2004, 2009). For further content, see table of contents. [according to site editor's information] ... [supplemented]
The LuSE is made up of stockbroking corporate members and is incorporated as a non-profit limited liability company.
It has been set up as a modern stock exchange based on the most current international standards and practices. These include, for example, the following:
- Use of a central share depository system
-Trade-for-trade netting clearing and settlement process
- Rolling settlement 3 days after the trade (T+3)
- Meets G30 recommendations for clearing and settlements system design and operation. ... [according to site editors' information]
UNDP links global and national efforts to achieve the Millennium goals aims and helps host countries to find solutions to global and national development challenges. Main areas of activity are:
- Democratic governance
- Poverty reduction
- Crisis prevention and recovery
- Environment and energy
Through the Resident Co-ordinator System UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN's activities in the field of development. ... [editors ilissAfrica]