Website about recent literature in German language with reference to Africa. The titles are classed by genre: fiction, journalistic writings, biographies, literature for young people. [editors ilissAfrica]
Dieser Teil der Internetseite France Culture zum Thema "Post-Kolonialismus" hat zum Ziel, die Leserinnen und Leser über die Vergangenheit Frankreichs als Kolonialmacht in Afrika und post-koloniale Entwicklungen zu informieren, wofür Artikel und Audiodateien zu dieser Thematik bereitgestellt werden [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters, Redaktion ilissAfrica]....
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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Brittle Paper is an African literary blog. Its objective is to help build a vibrant African literary scene. It seeks out innovative approaches to book reviews and literary commentaries. It offers a thorough coverage of the African literary scene. It monitors how African authors interact with each other and with readers. Furthermore, Brittle Paper pays attention to literary spats, literary celebrity lifestyle, news about the publishing industry, the book market, and festivals. This way, it looks out for ways in which African literature intersects with local and global cultural currents. It is also committed to reinventing African literary classics for a younger, taste-driven audience. Most of all, by publishing original stories and poetry, Brittle Paper provides opportunity for new and aspiring writers to share their work with a lively audience [according to the site editor's information]....
The project "Images of Africa" is run by the Hans Boeckler Foundation, which is close to the Confederation of German Trade Unions. The aim of the project is to analyse images of Africa in Germany and Europe as well as their functions and consequences from a postcolonial perspective. This should lead to a critical discussion of images of Africa. The blog offers several texts that analyse different aspects of the problem. [according to site editor’s information] ... [translated and suppelemented]
Project by two Kenyans who want to show Kenya (esp. Nairobi) through photographs from a Kenyan perspective and not from a tourist perspective. The project is meant to be extended to other African countries later on. Every Kenyan can register to upload their pictures. For the time being (12/10), most of the photographs were taken by one of the authors of the website, Joshua Wanyama. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This website is run by several journalists and researchers from South Africa, the USA and some European countries. "Africa is a Country is primarily concerned with media representations of the African continent and its peoples, especially in Western media." You will find articles and mainly small videos. Older posts between July 2007 and August 2009 can be found under: http://theleoafricanus.com. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of a Czech organisation that is called "Friend os Africa". Their aim is to cultivate the knowledge about Africa in the Czech Republic. You will find information on the organisation and sub-organisations on specific countries, on events and all kind of information on Africa collected by the members of the organisation. ... [editors ilissAfrica]