Summer Institute that offers courses in African languages. The languages taught and the institute hosting the summer school alternate from one year to the next. You will find information about the programm and about the application. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center's mission is to serve the entire community of African language educators and learners in the United States by sponsoring a wide range of educational and professional activities designed to improve the accessibility and quality of African language instruction in the United States. You will find information on these activities, on publications by NALRC and further links.
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Homepage of Prof. Schuh, wrote wrote the famous "Spoken Hausa" textbook together with Cowan. This site offers you very extensive resources, different websites about projects and languages, many full text documents and audio and video files. Schuh's focus is on Chadic languages. [editors ilissAfrica]
One of the main sites about the scripture and movement of N'ko, scripture invented by Guinean Solomana Kante in 1949 for the Mande languages. In order to view the site cirrectly, you have to download some special fonts. The site is a little bit chaotic. The following links are of special interest: "Kafa Lu Serede" (an extensiv list of over 100 books in N'ko), "Kanté" (Songs of Souleymane Kanté and other texts in French and English, among others from N'ko researcher Diane Oyler), "Écriture N'ko" and "Contacts" (contacts to representatives all over the world). The author of the site, Diané, is a professor for N'ko at the University of Al-Azhar in Cairo since 2003. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Information about some South African languages, about Swahili and Ciluba (Luba-Kasai) (Congo-Kinshasa). For Swahili, Sheng and Northern Sotho / Sepedi, you will find a dictionary. Besides general information (location, number of speakers etc.) there are poems or short stories, links to radio transmitters, infos on characters for the computer or books about the respective languages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
PRAESA's focus is basically on education and literacy in African languages. The site offers a lot of information on projects or other organisations involved in such matters, as well as full text documents (reports, occasional papers, newsletter). [editors ilissAfrica]