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The French Institut national de l'audiovisuel offers 12 interviews with famous African personalities who talk about the history of their respective countries from colonisation till today. The interviews were made in 2009 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the organisation. Unfortunately, many links lead to empty pages. You will find some information on statistics, achievements and news about society in Zambia.
and news [editors ilissAfrica]
Audio-library established by African women to share their stories and knowledge. The collection of interviews with women in Arts, Culture, Media and Development organisations in Zambia and Zimbabwe started in 2012. The current weekly on-line release of new interviews forms a foundation for audio-visual training and creative media projects with women in the Zambezi region in 2014. The playlist of the archive of life-story-telling by African women audio is also part of the collection "Radio Continental Drift" and available at the Internet Archive (one can listen to and download each individual track or, download the entire playlist as a ZIP file). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Five tales / pieces of oral literature written down (Xhosa, South Africa; Lenje, Zambia; Congo; Mbuti; Congo; Lamba, Zambia).Unfortunately, there is little background information about the tales, the videos do not function either. There are interactive questions to each story. [editors ilissAfrica]
The National Archives exists for the control and custody of the public archives and records of the Government, state corporations, missions and individuals; and for preservation of books, manuscripts, maps and pictorial matters relating to the Republic of Zambia. [according to site editor's information]
RENEWAL is a growing regional network-of-networks facilitated by IFPRI. Currently active in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia, RENEWAL comprises national networks of food- and nutrition-relevant organizations (public, private, and nongovernmental) together with partners in AIDS and public health. RENEWAL aims to enhance understanding of the worsening interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition security and to facilitate a comprehensive response to these interactions. The core pillars are locally prioritized action research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications. RENEWAL is operated on the idea that the process of developing networks is both a means and an end. Impact can be enhanced and sustained when locally prioritized research is linked with capacity strengthening and policy communications. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The official opening of the museum took place in 1974, when it became one of the National Museums of Zambia run by the National Museums Board of Zambia. As a collection, however, its history dates back to the 1940s when the late catholic priest, Father Jean Jacques Corbeil from Canada, came to do missionary work as a white father in 1943. Over the years, Father Corbeil collected cultural artefacts from the northern part of Zambia for study and posterity. The bulk collection of the museum is in the fields of Ethnography and Art, Prehistory (Archaeology), History and Natural History. Most of the collection is of cultural nature from the Northern and part of Central Zambia due to the history of the museum. The Prehistory collection provides a record of Kalambo Falls' findings, a place of archaeological interest. It was there that the oldest evidence of the use of fire by man, south of the Sahara was found. ... [according to site editor's information]
Site with a lot of diverse information about the Tonga people of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Especially woth mentioning is the big collection of Tonga proverbs and sayings, including translations and explanations. Furthermore, you can also find a list with Tonga vocabulary a small sentences. [editors ilissAfrica]
The international blogger network #AfricaBlogging is an online platform featuring a plurality of voices and views supporting democratic culture and debate in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2015 in Johannesburg, its members believe that blogs play a major role in providing information and diversity of opinion in Africa and they are committed to encouraging open debate on matters not adequately covered by traditional media [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....