AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide. This website is among the Internet's largest content sites, posting over 800 stories daily in English and French and offering a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 750,000 articles in our searchable archive. Strategic alliances with media and information technology companies, such as Comtex News Network, Radio France Internationale, and the BBC, extend AllAfrica's global reach. Content agreements with over 100 African news organizations generate steady revenues for the content partners and give them, in turn, access to the prize-winning reporting of the AllAfrica team. You must be a subscriber to access the AllAfrica archive and use our advanced search facility. Subscription is free of costs. ... [according to site editors` information]
The Association of African Universities (AAU) (founded in 1967) is an organization and forum for consultation, exchange of information and co-operation among institutions of higher education in Africa. It represents the voice of higher education in Africa on regional and international bodies and supports networking by institutions of higher education in teaching, research, information exchange and dissemination. At present, there are 212 members from 45 African countries. You can find a list of all member universities with contact addresses and homepages.
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The objective of the Centre is to promote South-South civil society cooperation on trade and development and create long-term capacity of civil society representatives to address the issues of equity and accountability. The Centre has been entrusted with the responsibility to consolidate and expand activities of the organisation on south-south civil society co-operation in the areas of trade, economics and environment. ... [according to site editor's information]
The AU is Africa's premier institution and principal organization for the promotion of accelerated socio-economic integration of the continent. It is based on the common vision of a united and strong Africa and on the need to build a partnership between governments and all segments of civil society, in particular women, youth and the private sector, in order to strengthen solidarity and cohesion amongst the peoples of Africa. ... [according to site editor`s information]
DATA is an advocacy organization dedicated to eradicating extreme poverty and AIDS in Africa.
Founded by U2 lead singer Bono, Bobby Shriver and activists from the Jubilee "Drop the Debt" campaign in 2002, DATA calls on the governments of the world's wealthiest nations to keep their existing commitments to Africa and adopt new trade and aid policies that will help Africans put themselves on the path to long-term prosperity and stability. ... [according to site editor's information]
Fatal Transactions is a campaign that focuses on the consequences of natural resource exploitation (oil, diamonds, coltan, gold, etc.) in (post) conflict situations (as in Angola, the DRC, and Sierra Leone). Fatal Transactions campaigns to make sure the way of extraction of these resources is fair and that the local population benefits from its wealth as well.
Fatal Transactions is a network of different European and African NGO's and research institutes. The collaboration amongst European and African organisations allows the individual members to be more effective by using the support, knowledge, infrastructure and information of other members for their activities.
The project is funded by the European Union. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) – Africa (formerly the Cooperation for Fair Trade in Africa – COFTA), is a network of Fair Trade producer organizations in Africa, the Middle East, Mauritius and Madagascar, involved in and working with disadvantaged grass root producers to eliminate poverty through Fair Trade. The overall mission of WFTO-Africa is to improve the livelihoods of African producers through sustainable partnerships that advocate for Fair Trade. WFTO Africa therefore strives to strengthen its members' capacity to benefit from trade with global markets by assisting them to develop quality products and providing them with market access support through shared efforts and resources within the principles and structures of the global Fair Trade movement. ... [according to site editor's information]
The IGD is an independent South African non-governmental organisation broadly concerned with key issues in international affairs, and how these affect South Africa, southern Africa, and Africa as a whole. The IGD's activities centre on four programme areas, encompassing:
* South Africa
* The southern African region
* The global order ... [according to site editor's information]
ARSRC, established in 2003, is part of a Ford Foundation five-year grant-making initiative, "Global Dialogue of Sexual Health and Well Being" aimed at giving visibility, depth and legitimacy to the field of sexuality. The goal of the ARSRC is to promote more informed and affirming public dialogue on human sexuality and to contribute to positive changes in the emerging field of sexuality in Africa, by creating mechanisms for learning at the regional level. Activities under the initiative will focus on four of the most populous countries in Africa: Egypt (North Africa), Kenya (East Africa), Nigeria (West Africa) and South Africa (Southern Africa). ... [according to site editor's information]