Effective July 1, 2015, the Center for Africana Studies assumed the activities of the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Languages taught: Chichewa/Nyanja, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Yoruba, Oshiwambo, Igbo, Twi, Wolof, Zulu, Shona, Hausa.Onlien Material: Online Multimedia Vocabulary and Pronunciation Project und Online Swahili Course. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre for African Studies at hte University of Leeds, UK, gathers several disciplines to offer undergraduate and postgraduate studies in African Studies ("Contemporary Africas: History, Society and Culture" and "Global Development and Africa"). Furthermore, the Centre runs the "Schools Africa Project", which made evaluations about pupils perception of Africa (including online fulltext of reports) and sends students into the school classes to give a different view on Africa. The Centre's newsletter offers you book reviews, annual reports and some interesting articles. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Webseite of an Association of Malians living in Germany. The site offers information about events, studying in Germany and all kind of other information and support related to life in Germany. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the African Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. You will find a lot of information on the studies and the resources offered by the programme (see table of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the project Mountain Voices, which was led within the Oral Testimony Programm of the Organisation PANOS London. The site offers extensive information through interviews with mountain people around the world, including the African countires Lesotho, Kenya and Ethiopia. You need to register (free of charge) to have access to the transcription and / or summaries of the interviews. You can browse for topics occuring in the interviews. For every country, there are two publications that can be dowloaded for free as a pdf, one local language booklet (Southern Sotho / Sesotho, Sabaot, Amharic) and A selection of the oral testimonies. Furthermore, tehre is a glossary for every langauge conatining the most important words and their translation, extensive information about the project itself, about the regions analysed, the interviews persons etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
A community of bloggers from Kenya or who write about Kenya. To be part of the community, you have to register. The blogs will then be examined by the initiators. Under "Aggregator" you will find the blogs themselves. Unfortunately, there is no possibility to search for keywords or foci of the blogs. The blogs are not sorted by topic either. So you just have to browse alphabetically....
The Life Stories Programme (formerly Oral Testimony) offers you an insight into people's opinions and ways of seeing things, whereas usually you would only read writings about them and not from them. People are talking about poverty, about desert life, about HIV/AIDS or resettlement. You will find a lot of information, resources and downloads for free. People who took part in the project come from these countries among others: Sudan, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
21 pamphlets from the Onitsha Market Literature appear here fully digitized and annotated. They are part of a collection of 101 pamphlets from Onitsha now held at the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. You will furtheromre find a bibliography of these 101 pamphlets, as well as a bibliography of secondary literature and a map "Geographical pattern of publishers' use of non-local printers". ... [editors ilissAfrica]