Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) ist eine Politische Stiftung, die der Christlich Demokratischen Union Deutschlands (CDU) nahe steht. Ihre Leitprinzipien sind Freiheit, Gerechtigkeit und Solidarität. Ziel des Engagements der KAS im Senegal und in Mali ist die Stärkung und Verfestigung der Demokratieentwicklung und der Dezentralisierung. Demokratische und marktwirtschaftliche Strukturen sollen gestärkt und die politischen Rahmenbedingungen entsprechend beeinflußt werden. ... [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters; Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the pan-African Dak'Art - Biennale of the contemporary african art in Dakar, Senegal. You will find infomation about the Biennale since 2000, including infos about the laureates, the magazine Afrik'Arts etc. The English version can be found for each year separately (first click on the year you want to look at and then change the language at the top on the left). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Virtual Tour of the island of Gorée and the Slave House which was used to imprison slaves before they were sent to America during the slave trade. Unfortunetaly, the video file does not work, but you can watch the pictures and read the captions. [editors ilissAfrica]
Articles and the dissertation of L.C. Buell PhD as online full texts. His focus is on: Syntax (locative inversion, reason and purpose questions [why questions], the right periphery, and copular constructions in Bantu languages; reason questions more generally, especially in SVO languages with Wh in situ), morpho-syntax, phonology/syntax interface, Zulu tone, phonological, syntactic, historical, and comparative study of Semitic, Bantu. Languges he has written about: Zulu (South Africa), Wolof (Senegal), Swahili (Tanzania / Kenya) und Sambaa / Shambala (Tanzania). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage about the French photographer and postcard publisher Edmond Fortier (1862-1928) who settled in Dakar as from 1900 and who then probably was one of the most famous and of the first photographers in former French West Africa (AOF territory). The site shows many of his pictures from different francophone West African countries shortly after 1900.
Also look for the book: David, Philippe, 1987: Inventaire général des cartes postales Fortier. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Informative site about the history of West Africa (mainly francophone) from the point of view of West African historians. You will find documents written by the historians, a database with theses as from 1970 written by West African students in history, a database with names, addresses and research interests of West African historians, a database with the holdings of archives, a bibliography, maps, a timeline with the most important dates of West African history, etc. in West Africa, and further links. The information is classed by general topics as mentioned or by the same topics but classed by country (Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Togo, Niger; some more may be added). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website with extensive information about the Soninke who come from Senegal, Mali, Mauritania and Gambia. Under "Autres > Téléchargements" you will find some booklets in Soninke and articles about Soninke for downlnload. Furthermore, you can fins information about their society, culture, history language (with gossary, one thesis, excerpts from books in Soninke, a "teach-Yourself-Soninke" online book, ...), current news in French and Soninké and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]