Project by two Kenyans who want to show Kenya (esp. Nairobi) through photographs from a Kenyan perspective and not from a tourist perspective. The project is meant to be extended to other African countries later on. Every Kenyan can register to upload their pictures. For the time being (12/10), most of the photographs were taken by one of the authors of the website, Joshua Wanyama. ... [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]
L'auteur de ce blog collectionne des articles et des communiqués de presse de l'"Agence France-Presse" (AFP) et les traduit en allemand. Les articles et communiqués proviennent du site de TV5 Monde qui ne les garde pas au-delà des 24 heures. L'auteur explique sa motivation par le fait que les médias allemands ne couvrent pas assez l'Afrique.
"The Passavant collection is an outstanding and unique collection of 274 photographs from West and Central Africa held by the Basel Ethnographic Museum (Museum der Kulturen). These photographs documenting the coastal area between Sierra Leone and Angola (including the islands of Madeira and Tenerife) were taken mostly by African photographers between 1870 and 1885. They were purchased and brought back to Europe by Carl Passavant, a young Basel citizen, from two voyages he had undertaken to West and Central Africa between 1883 and 1885." The collection is held by Basel Ethnographic Museum. ... [according to site editor’s information]
Fellowship programme of the Federal Agency for Civic Education for participants from Germany and Africa. Participants are then working on relevant political and social themes. The portal offers a lot of articles and reports from the different excursions and events during the programme. Moreover you will find their online magazine "JoinMAG - Perspectives on German-African futures". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Constituting a visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa, Widener Library’s Images of Colonialism Collection is a primary visual resource for historical and socio-cultural studies. Made up largely of late-19th and early-20th century trade cards and illustrated European newspapers, this collection of more than 700 images offers insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience by documenting how popular perceptions of Asia and Africa were created and disseminated." ... [according to site editor’s information]
"Africa Centre was founded in the year 2000 by a group of activists in the African immigrant community who wanted the community to have a voice and promote their active participation in Irish society. The organisation was officially launched in October 2001 by the then South African Ambassador to Ireland (...)" ... [according to site editor’s information]
"Voices of Africa is a training programme initiated by Voices of Africa Media Foundation. Its goal is to empower you African men and women with limited media experience to pursue a career as community reporter. Central to the training programme is the potential of the mobile phone as a powerful reporting tool. With trainings and materials designed to fit the taste and interest of young Africans, we train reporters to use the mobile phone to create objective news about their own communities. We use online coaching by media professionals and publish the stories on this training website www.voicesofafrica.com.Mobile reports on this website are made by current trainees and reflect their progress. The reporters under training bring out stories based on local views and issues." This blog received the Best Videoblog Jury Award 2008 of Deutsche Welle. ... [according to site editor’s information]