The main mission of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA Bank) is to act as a tool or a vehicle for contributing towards the socio-economic development of its Member States through promoting intra-COMESA trade and the economic integration of the COMESA sub-region. [according to site editor's information]
DPMF is a Regional Civil Society Organization furthering efforts to consolidate and institutionalize democracy and good governance in sub-Saharan countries. It focuses on conflict management and on enhancing the institutional capacity of the policy management process in order to face the challenges of development and the reconstruction process in post-conflict countries. ... [according to site editor's information]
OSSREA is a regional research and capacity-building organization which has national chapters and liaison offices in 21 countries in the region. One of OSSREA's objectives is to facilitate dialogue, cooperation and collaboration between researchers, other scholars and policy-makers in Africa with a view to enhancing the impact of research on policy-making and development planning.
Some publications are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) is an independent think tank that promotes ideas and strategies geared towards causing a prosperous Africa. Its mission is to advance greater economic opportunities and individual liberty in Africa. [according to site editor's information]
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]
Das offene Online-Wörterbuch (ursprünglich für Swahili entwickelt) wurde zu einem Datensystem ausgebaut, in das jede Sprache integriert werden kann. Ausgangspunkt ist eine 100 Wörter-Liste, die u.a. in den Sprachen Gusii, Hehe, Rwanda, Ganda, Pulaar, Tswana, Songhai und Yeye vorliegt. [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
The aim of COMESA is promoting regional economic integration through trade and investment. There is also a peace, security and foreign policy dimension of the venture, seen as preconditions for enhanced development in the region. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Zimciv database and site is produced and maintained by TARSC (Training and Research Support Centre) to strengthen the dissemination, research, analysis of and debate on civil society in Zimbabwe and on issues and positions taken up by civil society. It is a database of information produced by and about civil society in Zimbabwe. It also includes related information by and about civil society in east and southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
This site introduces a project which built up a multimedia language course for Swahili which was meant to appear on a CD-Rom. You can find two samples of the course online (Unit 1 + 10). They contain grammar, exercises, audio samples and two videos concerning greetings/farewells and how to give directions in Swahili. Furthermore, you can find the table of contents of the whole course. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The IGAD mission is to assist and complement the efforts of the Member States to achieve, through increased cooperation:
* Food Security and environmental protection
* Promotion and maintenance of peace and security and humanitarian affairs, and,
* Economic cooperation and integration.
IGAD is to be the premier regional organization for achieving peace, prosperity and regional integration in the IGAD region. ... [according to site editor's information]