Weblog of Gabonese students of Literary Studies. You will find many interesting book reviews and analyses (about African and about Gabonese literature). Moreover, the students write about topics like "The Gabonese novel from its beginnings to nowadays (2005)", "Gabonese literature in institutions in Gabon" or "Literature reception of young Gabonese readers". You will also find some interviews with writers. Many of the articles were written in the framework of university courses and projects. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The author of this blog collects articles and press reports by Africa correspondents of the French press agency "Agence France-Presse" (AFP) and translates them into German. The articles and reports are collected from the website of the French world radio and television broadcast TV5 Monde which doesn't keep those news longer than 24 hours. The author explains his motives with the bad news coverage on Africa in German media....
Blog about arts in Africa. You will find entries about countries, but foremost about different societies. The author indicates his/her sources only in a bibliography at the end of the articles. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Blog was initiated by the Royal African Society in the UK and the Social Science Research Council in the USA in order to encourage scientific debate about Africa related topics. Among others, well-known scientifics are inivited to write for the blog. African Arguments Online is a counterpart to the African Arguments book series. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Blog about artists from Africa and artistical events, partly written by the author himself, partly collected from other sites, including pictures and videos from sites like youtube, myspace etc. Furthermore you can find two lists with links to sites from African artists and from institutions (museums etc) that exhibits art from African artists. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Blog about literature in Portuguese (literature proper as well as secondary literature), also literature coming from lusophone African countries. The articles often also come from other sources (indicated as sources). For example, you will find a text in several parts written by the Angolan writer Kandjimbo about 50 years of fiction in Angola (since 1960) (Breve História da Ficção Narrativa Angolana nos últimos 50 anos). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Blog of the researcher Marques who writes his PhD on "Between oaks and 'mulembas': Invention, distance and representations of Angola in the Portuguese colonial novel (1926-1961)". The blog deals with Portuguese colonialism in general, and with the literature that was written in those African colonies between 1926 and 1961 in particular.
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]....