Conciliation Resources informs and strengthens peace processes around the world by making sure that the hard-won lessons of peacemaking are analysed, documented and readily available. We do this through our acclaimed Accord publication series and projects. Over the past 10 years we have developed a unique body of documentation on peace processes and armed conflict. ... [according to site editor's information]
"Africa Speaks" is a collection of essays and stories by Nigerien university students, about growing up and living in West Africa on the fault line between traditional and western cultures. Topics include childhood; natural and manmade disasters; magic and belief, customs and rituals; love, courtship, marriage and divorce; family life; rural vs. urban living; politics and public issues; education; heritage; being an outsider.The texts were written in 1990-92 at the University of Niamey, Niger Republic, in classes taught by Patricia Stoll, Fulbright Professor of Writing and Literature.
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This is a web site intended to serve as a resource for the study of African epics. The core of the site is a listing of available published epic texts divided by language group and by performer, with brief performance data and bibliographic references. [according to site editor's information]
Multilateral institution whose aim it is to assist the cooperation and solidarity between university institutions which work in French. The AUF offers its know-How, Cooperation, scholarships, training etc. in the educational sector and to universities. In West Africa, 43 institutions are members of the AUF. [editors ilissAfrica]
ALMA offers more than 30 books in West African languages mainly from Senegal, Guinea and Mali (Wolof, Pulaar, Fulfulde, Mandinka, Bambara, Dyula, Criol). There are little biographies for certain authors or associations, sometimes even with a picture. [éditors ilissAfrica]
Lancé en 1996, le projet régional FORAFRI a eu pour objectif d'appuyer le développement de la recherche forestière en Afrique centrale et occidentale côtière, ainsi que la valorisation des connaissances scientifiques sur les forêts denses humides de cette région.
Le présent site web a pour but de pérenniser et de mettre à disposition du plus grand nombre possible d'utilisateurs l'essentiel des productions du projet. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The Art & Life in Africa website, hosted by the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA), is a freely accessible educational resource that is the product of the collaborative efforts of more than fifty scholars, technicians, collectors and institutions around the world. The website offers topic essays like "Art from the Ijo Spirit World" by Martha G. Anderson, "Weaving in Southern Nigeria", by Lisa Aronson, "Yoruba Gelede Masquerade" by Henry J. Drewal or "Nature, Spirits and Arts in Burkina Faso" by Christopher D. Roy.It has chapters on everyday endeavor, key moments in life, divination, and death for example. Art and field photographs and videos are further useful resources. Finally, a large bibliography and introductory information about countries and ethnic groups are offered. The focus is on West Africa, however, countries in Southern and Eastern Africa are covered as well. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
ARTICLE 19 is a human rights organisation with a specific mandate and focus on the defence and promotion of freedom of expression and freedom of information worldwide.
Access to documents ranging from succinct press releases to more in depth reports on specific countries or issues and from analyses of laws to international legal standards. ... [according to site editor's information]
Small online library with books in Soninke (Mali, West Africa in general) to read online or to download in different formats. Furthermore, you will find a dictionary Soninke-French-English to be consulted online or downloaded. [editors ilissAfrica]