The database of the University Library Bielefeld (Germany) offers free access to fulltext documents written bei members of the university. These may include working papers, articles, theses, dissertations etc.
Information about some South African languages, about Swahili and Ciluba (Luba-Kasai) (Congo-Kinshasa). For Swahili, Sheng and Northern Sotho / Sepedi, you will find a dictionary. Besides general information (location, number of speakers etc.) there are poems or short stories, links to radio transmitters, infos on characters for the computer or books about the respective languages. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Vocabulary cllassed by topic for Igbo, Swahili, Shona, Twi, Wolof, Yoruba, Zulu including audio samples. At the moment, only Shona, Twi, Wolof, and Zulu are working (08/09/08). For Zulu, there are songs with the songtext and the alphabet with a lot of audio samples especially for the clicks. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Extensive word lists in many African languages, even very small ones. The lists are only in the direction: unknown language => English. They are classed by size: largest dictionaries, large ones, medium, small, just starting. For an insight into the diversity of languages presented look at the German summary (languages till medium size dictionary till "ki-". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of Japanese working group of students and researchers on African languages. There are some full text documents (look for the table of contents below), and even where there are no full texts, you can still see the titles of the papers in English and have an insight into African language research in Japan. Furthermore, there is a dictionary Yoruba-Japanese, but which you can only see correctly if you have the Japanese script installed on your PC. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Free basic vocabulary for Swahili (625 words), Tswana (160), Yoruba (111), Zulu (655) (translated into German). With the according vocabulary trainer programm of Langenscheidt (subject to a fee) you can also use this vocabulary in an interactive way. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of Prof. Schuh, wrote wrote the famous "Spoken Hausa" textbook together with Cowan. This site offers you very extensive resources, different websites about projects and languages, many full text documents and audio and video files. Schuh's focus is on Chadic languages. [editors ilissAfrica]