Although the site has a lot of ads, the basic vocabulary you can learn from there is useful. Some languages also have audio examples. The quiz or exercise is also a nice feature whereby you can put your vocabulary knowledge to a test. The following African languages are available: Dagaare, Luganda, Sesotho (Southern Sotho), Swahili, Tswana, Wolof, Xhosa, Zulu. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The dissertation and several papers by D.A. Albro PhD about three African languages (Nawdem/Nawdm in Togo, a Gur language; Malagasy in Madagascar and Mituku in Congo-Kinshasa, a Narrow Bantu language). There is a small dictionary for Nawdm. His linguistical focus is on: Optimality theory, Computational linguistics, phonology, Determiner phrase, verbs / verb analysis, relativ clauses, tone language. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
South African e-journal about literary translations. Poetry, short stories, essays and oral literature can be submitted / are available as full texts / can be translated in the following languages: Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Tswana, Tsonga, Southern otho (Sesotho), Northern Sotho (Sepedi), French, Dutch, Venda, Swati.
Very detailed and extensive site about Sesotho / Southern Sotho: an extensive dictionary in different versions, grammar, teaching resources, exercises (incl. crosswords etc), a bibliography of secondary and primary literature in Southern Sotho, research done (partly including full texts), background information on the language and its speakers (the Basotho), proverbs, oral literature, first names and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
PRAESA's focus is basically on education and literacy in African languages. The site offers a lot of information on projects or other organisations involved in such matters, as well as full text documents (reports, occasional papers, newsletter). [editors ilissAfrica]
One of the main sites about the scripture and movement of N'ko, scripture invented by Guinean Solomana Kante in 1949 for the Mande languages. In order to view the site cirrectly, you have to download some special fonts. The site is a little bit chaotic. The following links are of special interest: "Kafa Lu Serede" (an extensiv list of over 100 books in N'ko), "Kanté" (Songs of Souleymane Kanté and other texts in French and English, among others from N'ko researcher Diane Oyler), "Écriture N'ko" and "Contacts" (contacts to representatives all over the world). The author of the site, Diané, is a professor for N'ko at the University of Al-Azhar in Cairo since 2003. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The main purpose of this site is to offer easy access to online materials dealing with African languages. In particular, this site collects links to other sites hosting free stuff, be they downloadable files (of any format), web-readable texts, searchable databases, or whatever. Particular attention is given to materials that contain structural/descriptive data, though not exclusively so. Links to commercial enterprises won't be added, as a rule. [according to site editor's information] A short bibliography to every language is given. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The African Book Bank On-line (in acronym 'Abbol') is an electronic library from which users can download scholarly publications on sub-Saharan Africa that appeared before 1960. The focus in this historical Africana library is on the human and social sciences as well as on relevant adjacent disciplines (such as agricultural and veterinary sciences, human geography, environmental sciences, etc.). ... [according to editor's site information]