Virtual Library with a lot of full text documents (books, journals), photographs, drawings, engravings from / about lusophon African countries, mostly during colonial times. Some full texts are in English. [editors ilissAfrica]
"In cooperation with the Title VI National Resource Centers for African Studies, CAMP has embarked on initiatives to work together with institutions in Africa to preserve materials on microfilm for historians in Africa and North America." You can access the catalogue to view the metadata of the microforms.
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The website of the National Archives of Nigeria gives you broad information on the holdings of the archive sites in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna. Furthermore, you will find information on the story and structure of the National Archives and some basic information on Nigeria (national anthem incl. audio file, flag, etc...) and workshops and projects of the archive. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"This ... online collection provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, African Newspapers offers ... coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922." You will also find a complete list of newspapers included in the collection. Access is subject to a licence / fee. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
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 core of the Cooperative African Newspapers Project is the African Newspapers Union List (AFRINUL), a centralized electronic database of holdings information for newspapers (all formats and all languages) published in sub-Saharan Africa. AFRINUL currently consolidates holdings information for collections in North America, and will later expand to include holdings in Africa, Europe, and elsewhere. You can e.g. search by title, country, city, language or years held.
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Online journal with news and analyses on Africa. Slate.fr was created by the French Jacques Attali, Jean-Marie Colombani, Johan Hufnagel, Eric Le Boucher, Eric Leser. It belongs to the US -American The Slate Group, which belongs to Washington Post Company. The website also offers some interesting blogs.
Website created by Colin Darch, Colin Darch, a documentalist and historian of Mozambique. The website offers a big collection of newspaper clippings about the contemporary history of Mozambique between about 1960 and 2002. Besides the newspaper articles, which also contain interviews, you will equally find photographs. The articles are sorted by topic (see table of contents). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The DISA project collects historical documents on the history of South Africa (partly also of other African countries, see e.g. Oral Histories/Interviews). Among others, you will find the full text documents of more than 40 anti-Apartheid journals that are difficult to access otherwise. Unfortunately, you can only browse the collection by resource type, and not e.g.by topic or year. Nevertheless, you can also search for specific documents with keywords etc. DISA also hosts other projects, currently these are: Durban in Motion (Virtual Exhibition and Digital Archive), SAMAP (South African Musical Achricve Project, with currently five collections) and the Centre for Visual Methodology. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University - South Africa. Among others, you can find the Annual Research Report or a list of South African online newspapers and journals. The library catalogue is also accessible online. [editors ilissAfrica]