Site about Placide Tempels (1906-1977), a Belgian missionary and author of the famous andcontroversial book "Bantu Philosophy" which had a great influence on modern African philosophy. You will find many valuable ressources on this page: a biography of Tempels, a bibliography, the full text of the book "Bantu Philosophy" in different translations, an unpublished 8th chapter of the book, and some other article written by Tempels. ... [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 Network is an international and inter-universities program aiming at collecting and editing "grey literature" documents about recent events and about economic, social and politic prospective for the region.Countries of interest : Burundi, Rwanda and the regional context (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC). Working languages (depending from the original documents) : English, French, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi (including English & French abstracts for the documents in local languages). ... [according to site editor's information]
Le CEPAS été créé pour assurer le lien entre l'Etude et l'Action sociale :
* pour dégager, à partir d'une connaissance approfondie des réalités politiques, économiques, sociales et culturelles du Congo, les éléments d'une doctrine de promotion de la justice et du développement inspirée par l'Evangile.
* pour contribuer à l'effort d'étude économique et sociale au Congo, par l'analyse de la société, de ses structures et des conditions d'un véritable développement.
Le Centre publie la revue Congo-Afrique. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site; rédaction ilissAfrica]
World Comics is a Finnish NGO that promotes small local comics as a means of social change and development. Projects have been run in India and Tanzania, but also in some other African countries. You will find a lot of information and resources (including videos) about how to create a comic, about comics already created for different campaigns, and reports about different actions. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Our objective is to promote the institutions of democracy, social justice, Human Rights, Peace, Freedom of Expression, and Respect to humanity in Rwanda, Uganda, DR Congo, Burundi, Sudan, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia. We strongly believe that Africa will develop if only our presidents stop being rulers of men and become leaders of citizens. We support Breaking the Silence Campaign for DR Congo since we believe the democracy in Rwanda means peace in DRC." You will find background articles, news, eyewittness accounts and more. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Homepage of a private stamp collector of stamps from Central Africa as from 1886 (Belgium Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Rwanda, Burundi), a lot of scanned stamps with information on their origin, special characteristics etc., a bibliography. [editors ilissAfrica]
News about both of the Congo states. Furthermore you will find full text documents (scanned books) for learning Kikongo and Kiyombe and a book in Kikongo about Kongo tradition and culture. [editors ilissAfrica]