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Wiki about localisation in Africa, mainly concerning African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. Their are regional groups and also meetings. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about African languages and their development, especially in the field of ICT / Computer technologies. There is information / links to fonts for different languages, some basic documents on language policy in Africa, links for machine translators and much more links concerning the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the exhibition of the German Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne on urbanity in Africa (2010 / 2011) showcasing five African cities - Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of of the Congo) and Johannesburg (South Africa). You will find information on each city as well as on art projects from / about each city. Furthermore, you will find some excerpts of the exhibition catalogue. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Blog of the researcher Tierno Bah about past and present issues of Guinea, as well as some other African states. Bah also writes an amount of other interesting blogs, especially about West Africa (Mande, Fulani, Fuuta, ....) and about computer science in Africa (list of blogs: see table of contents).You will also find some fulltexts and e-books (e.g. in Ajami-Fulfulde includind Latin transcription). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
The Academy's mission is to serve, first, as an honorific society with the primary function of honouring African science and technology achievers and, second, as a development oriented mobiliser of the entire African science and technology community with the fundamental role of facilitating the development of scientific and technological capacity for science-led development in Africa, promoting excellence and relevance in doing so.
African Academy of sciences primarily focusses on
* Capacity building in science and technology
* Mobilisation and training of the African Scientific community
* Publication and dissemination of Scientific materials
* Research, development and public advocacy ... [according to site editor's information]
The website offers a broad overview over publishing in (mainly francophone) African countries. You will find fulltexts (analyses, theses, ...) and also a concrete consulting and cooperation offer for African publishers. One focus is on textbooks. [editors ilissAfrica]
Statistical data about the Seychelles from1997, published by the Management & Information Systems Division of the Seychelles: general data, GDP, retail, trade, transport, health, education, utility, etc. [editors ilissAfrica]
Interdisciplinary and international research group working on law, local institutions and urban identities since 1945 in African cities. The research group was financed from 2006 till 2009. You will find many fulltext documents from workshops, also inclduing some powerpoint presentations. [editors ilissAfrica]