The Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) provides access to the law of 16 Southern and Eastern African countries. It is provided by the Constitutional Court of South Africa Trust and is based on earlier systems operated by the Wits Law School . The system has been built with assistance from the Australasian Legal Information Institute. SAFLII publishes public legal information -- that is, primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access (law reform and royal commission reports for example) and a growing collection of law journals. ... [according to site editor's information]
OpenDOAR is a directory of academic open access repositories. Each OpenDOAR repository has been visited by project staff to check the information that is recorded here. This in-depth approach does not rely on automated analysis and gives a quality-controlled list of repositories. So far, the repositories of 11 sub-saharan African countries have been included: Botswana, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
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PAMLO, the Pan-African Mentoring and Learning Organization, is a nonprofit organization that specializes in advising educational institutions and communities on how to improve academic performance, how to access educational materials, how to motivate learners and teachers, how to encourage entrepreneurship among school-leavers and graduates, and on how to build local and global partnerships. For the moment, PAMLO's main working fields are Kenya and South Africa.
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Children's literature as ebooks. Caution: there is no comprehensive list of all available books. The drop-down menu "from / about / set in" gives you access to partly different books. You can choose between the following locations: Kenya, Tansania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Rwanda. Besides books in French and English, you will also find some books in African languages. At the moment there are books in Swahili, Shona, Rwanda (Kinyarwanda). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Network of freelance correspondents working for German media and reporting from all over the world. Each correspondent has their own site with examples of their work in print or audio files. You can search for correspondents by countr / city. Furthermore, you will find a newsletter and blog entries written by the correspondents. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
RENEWAL is a growing regional network-of-networks facilitated by IFPRI. Currently active in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia, RENEWAL comprises national networks of food- and nutrition-relevant organizations (public, private, and nongovernmental) together with partners in AIDS and public health. RENEWAL aims to enhance understanding of the worsening interactions between HIV/AIDS and food and nutrition security and to facilitate a comprehensive response to these interactions. The core pillars are locally prioritized action research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications. RENEWAL is operated on the idea that the process of developing networks is both a means and an end. Impact can be enhanced and sustained when locally prioritized research is linked with capacity strengthening and policy communications. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
"As part of the Twenty Ten project, this website is dedicated to reporting on African football, related issues and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa from an African perspective, including audio, video, photo, and text. The topics are inventive and often off the beaten path. Content from African journalists – called the All Stars – representing 34 nationalities will be published on this site, including written articles, images, broadcasts and multimedia productions. " [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
The French Institut national de l'audiovisuel offers 12 interviews with famous African personalities who talk about the history of their respective countries from colonisation till today. The interviews were made in 2009 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of the exhibition of the German Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne on urbanity in Africa (2010 / 2011) showcasing five African cities - Cairo (Egypt), Lagos (Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of of the Congo) and Johannesburg (South Africa). You will find information on each city as well as on art projects from / about each city. Furthermore, you will find some excerpts of the exhibition catalogue. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. ... [editors ilissAfrica]