EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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Publications are downloadable....
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Very extensive site about the languages, official as well as inofficial, of the Republic of South Africa: e.g. general information on the languages, South African languages in the media and education, multilinguism, language timeline and history, statistics, maps, language policy and legislation, proper names / nouns, and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Information and programme of the 3rd International Conference on Bantu Languages. You will also find the two links to the previous conferences. The 4th conference was cancelled due to several reasons, see: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/events/bantu4/index.htm. [editors ilissAfrica]
"The George Fortune Collection at the Smathers is a rich resource of African languages and linguistics for Southern Africa, including major holdings for Shona, Nguni (Ndebele, Zulu, and Xhosa) and Sotho, the principal Southern Bantu linguistic groups. Materials span the years 1868-1983 and include some 1,800 items. The collection also includes a significant complement of Central and Eastern Bantu materials and a component of West African language materials." Some of the materials were digitised, you can find them online under: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/fortune/all. [according to site editor's information] ... [supplemented]
Collection of Prof. Scheub who does extensive research on oral literatures in southern African countries. This site offers you pictures of storytellers, recorded stories and the fulltext of Prof. Scheub's book "South African Voices" including transcripts of stories (in the original language), audio files of the stories told and interviews with the storytellers. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Contains multilingual and multimedia materials arranged as galleries, for example a collection of texts about Aids in West-Africa, pictures about Sufi Arts in Senegal or audiotapes in Pulaar with translations about »The history and culture of Futa Toro, Senegal and Mauritania«. [editors ilissAfrica]
Das offene Online-Wörterbuch (ursprünglich für Swahili entwickelt) wurde zu einem Datensystem ausgebaut, in das jede Sprache integriert werden kann. Ausgangspunkt ist eine 100 Wörter-Liste, die u.a. in den Sprachen Gusii, Hehe, Rwanda, Ganda, Pulaar, Tswana, Songhai und Yeye vorliegt. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
Zulu <=> English dictionary with basic grammar rules and pronunciation including audio samples.Besides searching for simple words, it is possible to look for a chain of words, like adjective + noun (e.g. "big tree") or for inflected verbs (e.g. asimbonanga = we/they did not see him/her). Furthermore there are a few infos about Zulu books or movies. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Zimciv database and site is produced and maintained by TARSC (Training and Research Support Centre) to strengthen the dissemination, research, analysis of and debate on civil society in Zimbabwe and on issues and positions taken up by civil society. It is a database of information produced by and about civil society in Zimbabwe. It also includes related information by and about civil society in east and southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]