An A-Z of African Studies on
the Internet 

Part A2 

African-Ancestors

Back to: A-Z of African Studies


African Academy of Sciences  "AAS was started in 1985 as a continent-wide, professional, non-political and non-profit scientists organisation. It was established with the aim of developing into a pan-Africa forum to champion science - led development in Africa." http://www.aasciences.org/

 

African Activist Archive The African Activist Archive at the Michigan State University "seeks to preserve for history the record of activities of U.S. organizations and individuals that supported African struggles for freedom and had a significant collective impact on U.S. policy during the period 1950-1994." Includes numerous links, directory, and some full-text. http://www.africanactivist.msu.edu/

African Affairs [Oxford University Press current issues: http://www.oup.co.uk/afrafj/ ;back issues: JSTOR (subscribers only) 1944-96 see African Affairs (continues Journal of the Royal African Society 1901-44
 
 
 
African American Historical Linkages with South Africa, c1890-1965: a documentation project by Robert Edgar, David Anthony, and Robert Vinson 
 

African art: see under "ART"
   

African Arts Magazine  http://www.isop.ucla.edu/africa/africanarts/


African Association of Political Science www.aaps.org.za/ [currently inactive]

African Books Collective http://www.africanbookscollective.com
 
African Book Bank On-line  (ABBOL) "a project revolving around an electronic library from which africanist students and scholars in sub-Saharan Africa can retrieve scientific publications free of charge" http://www.abbol.com/



African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) "is an international inter-governmental policy research and training organization located in Nairobi, Kenya. The Centre's activities focus on the implementation of Agenda 21 and related conventions on biological diversity, climate change and desertification." Resources cover: Ecological Sources of African Conflicts; Biotechnology; Policy Water; Resources Management; Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property; Papers; Nile Basin; Civil Society Discourse.

African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (Durban, South Africa) . http://www.accord.org.za/
 
 

African Colonial Schoolbooks Project http://www.abbol.com/english/projects/colschoolbks/keuzemenu.php

African Communist journal of SACP, full-text 1959-2007 or via   http://www.sacp.org.za/
 
 

African Connections, Inc. (produces media programs on relations between Africa and Africans in the Diaspora)
http://melanet.com/connections
 
 

African Content on CD-ROM & Web; Africa Goes Digital
African information sources in social sciences/humanities. From Nairobi-based Project for Information Access and Connectivity; see also:  Wired for Information: Putting the Internet to Good Use in Africa  l.levey@fordfound.org http://www.piac.org/digital/indexnoframes.html
 
 

African Country Home Pages, University of Pennsylvania 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/Country.html

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African Culture Online
Focuses on African Culture, includes online forums, articles, radio stations, etc. http://www.africancultureonline.com

 

African Development Bank (Abidjan) http://www.afdb.org/
 
 

African Development Institute (nonpartisan public policy research organization in New York) http://www.africainstitute.com/
 

African Development Review (journal) "Published on behalf of the African Development Bank Edited by: Mohammed Hussain" http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1017-6772&site=1
 
 

African diaspora (see also under "Diaspora, African")

 

The African Diaspora Forum is "a discussion forum on topics and themes relating to the history of the African diaspora. The Forum is managed by graduate students who are associated with the Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora at York University. Discussion Topics Discussion Topics are determined by graduate .... Archives contains excerpts, as determined by the Steering Committee".

[Links] African diaspora http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/diaspora.html

 

African Digital Library (ADL) "is a collection of electronic books (eBooks) that can be accessed and used free-of-charge by any person living on the African continent. Individuals can access the library from any PC that is connected to the Internet in Africa." http://www.africandl.org.za/


 

African Digital Library (Association of African Universities, Technikon SA and netLibrary) http://AfricaEducation.org/adl/
 

African e-Journals Project "to provide better access to African academic journal scholarship in the U.S. and globally..... The project is a collaboration of the Association of African Universities (AAU), the African Studies Association in the United States (ASA), the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), and Michigan State University (MSU)" http://africa.msu.edu/AEJP/ [editor's pick -- top primary resources]
 

African Economic History Network

"Founded in 2011, the network is an initiative intended to foster communication, collaboration and research as well as teaching amongst scholars studying the economic history of sub-Saharan Africa, from the pre-colonial to the post-colonial era."

 

AFRICAN FILM ACCESS=ACCES CINEMA AFRICAIN A NEW RESOURCE FOR RECENT AFRICAN AND CREOLE FILMS AND VIDEO AND THEIR DIRECTORS
http://www.cinema-africain.org/

 
 
African Gender Institute (AGI, University of CapeTown)  http://www.uct.ac.za/org/agi/
 

African Genome Initiative (Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa) includes full text of The Journal of Genomics and African Society and The African Scientist. http://www.africagenome.co.za

African Geographical Review (formerly the East African Geographical Review) http://www.macalester.edu/geography/agr/


African geopolitics. (OR.IMA International, 2000-) most issues online, open access. Some translations are of a poor quality. http://www.african-geopolitics.org/

AHERO (African Higher Education Research Online)--Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa). The East Africa Institute for Higher Education Studies and Development at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) is a project partne. "The project aims to improve the visibility, utility and impact of existing studies and research on the practice of higher education in Africa. The focus of AHERO is on texts that are relevant to the study, practice and administration of higher education at a professional level." African Higher Education Research Online

African Human Rights Resource Center http://www.umn.edu/humanrts/africa/index.html http://www.umn.edu/humanrts/africa

African Imprint Library Service.   e-mail: ailscils@msn.com http://www.africanbooks.com/ails1.htm
 

African Index Medicus (AIM) . Bibliographical database (abstracts) from national databases published in African countries on health/WHO Email: hlt@who.ch http://www.who.int/hlt/countrysup/aim/English/aime.htm

African Indigenous Science and Knowledge Systems "various perspectives on Africa's indigenous knowledge systems from a wide range of scholars. We publish brief extracts from scholarly works on the subject" www.africahistory.net
 

African Information Society Initiative  http://www.bellanet.org/partners/aisi/

African International Courts and Tribunals Inludes full-text doucments http://www.aict-ctia.org/index.html
 

African Journal of Biotechnology (Nairobi, free, full-text) "applied biochemistry, industrial microbiology, molecular biology, genomics and proteomics, food and agricultural technologies, and metabolic engineering" peer-reviewed.

African Journal of Ecology Published on behalf of the East African Wildlife Society Edited by: F.I.B. Kayanja. Subscription only. http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0141-6707&site=1

 

African Journal of International Affairs/ (Revue africaine de affaires internationales) "a bi-annual publication of CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal. It offers a platform for analyses on contemporary issues in African International Affairs in relation to global developments as they affect Africa. AJIA welcomes contributions in English and in French from both African scholars and scholars everywhere working on Africa." Tables of contents of issues. http://www.codesria.org/Links/Publications/Journals/ajia.htm
 
 

African Journal of Political Science http://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=174. Back issues (MSU):
 
 

African Journal of Technology and Innovation AJTISubmit@egroups.com
Editor in Chief: Prof. G. Olalere Ajayi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria gajayi@cs.oauife.edu.ng
 
 
 

African Journals Online AJOL offers the tables of contents and abstracts of articles from many journals in agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences, published in Africa. http://www.ajol.info/
 

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African Labor History--Historiography 

"De facto African "Historians" of African Labour History" 1995
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/30/015.html

African Labor Unions (see also under names of countries)  

"Africa's Working Class Key to Liberation" 1995 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/30/025.html

"Cooperative Labor in Africa" 1995 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/30/016.html
 

"Cross Post on Value of "North" "South" Comparative Labor Studies" 1995 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/30/039.html
 

 

African Language Materials Archive: (ALMA) " ... an archive of electronic books in Mandinka, Pular, and Wolof in PDF format has been compiled for the Internet and on CD-ROM. The Internet version consists of 34 E-Books ...Each E-Book is accompanied by a full catalog record and summaries in 3 languages: English, French, and the African language of the publication." http://www.aiys.org/aodl/public/access/alma_ebooks/index.php

 

African Languages (see also under LANGUAGE)

 

African languages--Internet (Unicode etcd.)

"A12N gateway" / "Portail A12N" "African language encoding, fonts, keyboards: discussion fora and reference & demo pages=Encodage, polices, et claviers pour langues africaines: groupes de discussion et pages de référence et de demonstration." Includes many links to "Base extended-Latin characters by country (you will need Unicode fonts to display properly)" as well as useful resources on fonts & keyboards for African languages.

A12N-Collaboration - a discussion list and Working group on African languages and ICT - focus on collating and presenting information on Unicode references for special characters used in African languages.

AfricanLanguages.com includes online dictionaries: Swahili Kiswahili (Swahili) Swahili - English Dictionary | Kamusi ya Kiswahili - Kiingereza Sheng - English Lexicon | Msamiati wa Sheng - Kiingereza South African languages ; Cilubà http://africanlanguages.com/

Unicode-Afrique - "Discussion de l'Unicode, qui représente probablement la meilleure chance pour favoriser l'informatique et le contenu d'Internet en langues africaines."

 

[African Literature] Reading Women Writers and African literatures
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChomeEN.html#english
 
 

African Literature (see also Literature, African etc...)

 

 African Literature Association, http://www.africanlit.org/
 
 

African Literature--Francophone 

Afrique francophone
http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/depts/langlit/french/afrique.html

 

Reading Women Writers and African literatures:http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChomeEN.html#english

African Literature--Women 

  
Francophone African writers 
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChomeEN.html#english

African Marine Atlas "to identify, collect and organize available geospatial datasets into an atlas of environmental themes for Africa, under the sponsorship of the ODINAFRICA Program of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission's (IOC) International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) Program." http://iodeweb2.vliz.be/omap/OMAP/index.htm

 

AFRICAN MUSIC ARCHIVE JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITY, MAINZ http://ntama.uni-mainz.de/ama/

 

African National Congress. A particularly useful site for documentation. Includes ANC Newswire and many historical and contemporary documents, including government and ANC papers. http://www.anc.org.za/

(ANC logo reproduced with kind permission of ANC)

 

ANC--Archives

ANC Archives, Fort Hare http://www.ufh.ac.za/
   
   

ANC--History
   

'Alliance strengthened ordiminished? : relationships between Labor and African nationalist/liberation movements in Southern Africa'  conference paper, Peter Limb, 1992 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/37/069.html#TOC
   

   

ANC Historical Documents http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/

ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENTS IN WESTERN EUROPE (With special reference to their role in support of United Nations action against apartheid) by Kader and Louise Asmal, in Notes and Documents, No. 4/74, March 1974 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/misc/kader12.html
   

Barrell, Howard "Conscripts to their Age, ANC Operational Strategy 1976-1986 D.Phil. thesis in Politics, University of Oxford, 1993. full-text http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/sources/barrel_thesis/index.htm

 

[Correspondence] LETTERS # Mandela's letters from prison # Walter Sisulu's Letters to Albertina # Minutes of Evidence, Eastern Transvaal Natives Land Committee, Oct. 1917-January 1918 Letter to the Sub-Native Commissioner, Pietersburg, from Filipus Bopape, November 23, 1917 www.sahistory.org.za/pages/sources/sourcesLETTERS.htm

[Matthews, Z.K. (1901-68, ANC leader, speeches) 

Report of National Executive Committee to 44th ANC National Conference Bloemfontein, 17-18 Dec, 1955 
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/conf/necrep44.html

'The Road From Nonviolence to Violence'  Speech  at a conference sponsored by the World Council of Churches, Kitwe, May 1964  http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/speeches/1960s/sp640500.html
   

Naicker, M.P., THE AFRICAN MINERS' STRIKE OF 1946 in "Notes and Documents", No. 21/76, September 1976 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/misc/miners.html
   

National Digital Imaging Project of South Africa:"If you click on 'periodicals' you will see a list of the 'Sources of Struggle Literature' http://khozi.und.ac.za/disa/
   

"The National Question in Post-'94 South Africa" - A Discussion Paper for 50th National Conference of the ANC by Z. Pallo Jordan, August 1997 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/discussion/natquestion.html
   

Papers of the African National Congress 1920-1976 (ICS) http://www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies/archives/anc.html
   

'People's History and the South African Struggle' by Andor Skotnes in Radical Historians Newsletter #73 (Nov 1995) http://chnm.gmu.edu/rhr/skotnes.htm
   

Plaatje, Solomon Tshekisho (first ANC Secretary-General) 

Biography of Plaatje http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/plaatje/plaatje.html

Sol Plaatje: Selected Writings ed. by  Brian Willan (Ohio U Press, 1997) review by R. Hunt Davis http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v2/v2i1a8.htm
   

Simons, Jack and Ray, CLASS & COLOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1850-1950 [full-text, currently without references]--a classic work on ANC and socialist history http://www.anc.org.za/books/ccsa.html
   

South African History Archive Trust (SAHA) http://www.wits.ac.za/saha/

 

ANC--Politics 
   


   

Governments on the WWW: S Africa http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/za.html
   

'One party domination, transformation and democracy: critical challenges facing the ANC in the new millenium' by Phil Mtimkulu (Mots pluriels April 2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300pm.html


   

ANC--Publications

 

ANC Today "is a weekly online publication of the African National Congress, providing up-to-the-minute information on the programmes, perspectives and policies of the movement on current national and international issues. Among its regular features is a column by ANC President Thabo Mbeki." http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/anctoday/index.html

Mayibuye was the Journal of the African National Congress from 1991 to 1998 (some issues also after re-launch). This site has 1995-98 full-text. http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/mayibuye/

Sephadi is the voice of the ANC in Parliament. 2002-3. http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/sephadi/

Umrabulo (political journal, 1996-) http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/umrabulo/index.html

ANC Youth League (ANCYL)  http://www.anc.org.za/youth/  



African News Dimension " (AND) is being created as a leading innovative, entrepreneurial African breaking, general, financial and sports news provider. Headquartered in Sandton, Johannesburg, and with associate offices in 42 countries around the world" www.andnetwork.com  

 


African Online Digital Library "MATRIX, working in cooperation with the African Studies Center at MSU, and in partnership with premiere research institutions in Africa, is pioneering the African Online Digital Library. The goal of this fully accessible online digital repository is to adopt the emerging best practices of the American digital library community and apply them in an African context". Includes important full-text and audio-visual resources from: L'Institut Fondemental d'Afrique Noire; Phil Curtin Collection Collection, Boubacar Barry Collection; Charles Becker: Recherches et documents sur le Sida; Photographs from “Passport to Paradise’: Sufi Arts of Senegal & Beyond; Mosques of Bondoukou; Futa Toro, Senegal and Mauritania http://www.africandl.org [editor's pick -- top primary resources]


 

African Organic Farming Foundation (AOFF) "a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit development organization founded in 2001 that promotes organic farming as a tool for rural economic growth and prosperity." http://africanorganics.org


 

African Philosophy see also "Philosophy-African" 
 


 

AFRI-PHIL a discussion list for topics related to the philosophy of African society and history, its current issues and future directions. 

African Indigenous Knowledge Systems:  http://members.aol.com/Afsci/africana.htm

African Philosophy Resources [an excellent site by Bruce Janz]
 

"African philosophy" by K. ANTHONY APPIAH (Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy) http://www.rep.routledge.com/article/Z018

Bernal, Martin.

The Black Athena Debate includes: Ancient Models of Thought (by Wim van Binsbergen) Afrocentricity and the Black Athena Debate (by Wim van Binsbergen) Black Athena Home Page An Interview with Martin Bernal ; Black Athena Revisited Mary R. Lefkowitz on Not Out of Africa M. R. Lefkowitz Responds to M. Bernal The Case Against Martin Bernal (by David Gress) ; Black Athena and the Fabrication of the Rethorical Tradition (by James Arnt Aune) Geralyn S. Lederman on Jacques Berlinerbau's Heresy in the University: The "Black Athena" Controversy AUDIO FILE: Mary R. Lefkowitz and Maulana Karenga on Afrocentrism ; Review of "Black Athena I" by Orhan Kologlu Brown Athena: A Postprocessual Goddess? (by Bruce G. Trigger) African Athena? (by V. Y. Mudimbe) Review of "Black Athena I" by Cyrus Gordon http://www.worldagesarchive.com/Individual%20Web%20Pages/BlackAthena.html


 

 

Philosophy--Africa--Bibliography


African Philosophy Resources Bibliographies A short list of bibliographies

 

Philosophy--Africa--Journals



Philosophia Africana (formerly African Philosophy)



Theoria Based in South Africa, Theoria is an engaged, multidisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal of social and political theory.


African Population Database Documentation 
http://grid2.cr.usgs.gov/globalpop/africa/
 

 

AFRICAN PUBLISHING COMPANION: A RESOURCE GUIDE [access by paid subscription only] Publisher's note: "complete and up-to-date documentation and information resource on African publishing and the book trade .... Print edition and Web-based online version. Over 1,600 entries, very extensively cross-referenced. Fully searchable and frequently updated online."

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African Review of Books (UK and South Africa) Features reviews, news. Updated at least twice a month and contributions from academic as well as non-academic contributors. http://www.africanreviewofbooks.com/index.html

NOTE also the unrelated Africa Review of Books (Codesria): December 2003- published twice yearly in English and in French.

 

African Rights (London) - e-mail: afrights@gn.apc.org
http://www.peacelink.it/afrights/homepage.html
 
 

African Sociological Review "is a bi-annual publication of CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal. It welcomes articles and other academic communications from scholars in Africa and elsewhere regarding issues of African and general social analysis." Tables of contents of issues. http://www.codesria.org/Links/Publications/Journals/african_sociological_review.htm

 
 

African Studies Abstracts Online "electronic journal of the African Studies Centre in Leiden. Like its printed predecessor (African Studies Abstracts), African Studies Abstracts Online provides an overview of articles from periodicals and edited works on Africa in the field of the social sciences and the humanities available in the library of the African Studies Centre in Leiden."
http://www.ascleiden.nl/Library/Abstracts/ASA-Online/

 

African Studies Association (USA) http://www.africanstudies.org

 
 

African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) http://www.afsaap.org.au/

 

 

African Studies Centres and Associations

[selected centers only; see also under "Universities"]
 

 

Australia

AFSAAP African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific http://www.afsaap.org.au/

 

African Studies Center at Boston University http://www.bu.edu/africa/
 

California, University of - Los Angeles  http://www.isop.ucla.edu/africa/
 

Florida, University of, African Studies Center http://web.africa.ufl.edu

 

Indiana University  http://www.indiana.edu/~afrist/


Institut africain-CEDAF "L'Institut africain a une triple mission de documentation, de publication et de recherche. Ses activités sont axées sur l'ancienne Afrique belge et particulièrement le Congo/Kinshasa." Tervuren, BELGIQUE http://cedaf-asdoc.africamuseum.be/index.htm


Institut für Afrika-Kunde, IAK The Institute of African Affairs (Institut für Afrika-Kunde, IAK). In English and German. http://www.duei.de/iak/show.php
 

Kyoto, University of http://www.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/
 

Leiden, African Studies Centre http://asc.leidenuniv.nl 


Michigan State University African Studies Center  http://africa.msu.edu/


North Carolina, University of, Greenville http://www.ecu.edu/african/homepage.htm
 

Texas, University of  http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/caaas/
 

 
 

African Studies Companion: a guide to information sources[due June 2003; full access by subscription only]. Compiled and edited by Hans M. Zell : "a compact, timesaving, and fully annotated guide to print and electronic information sources, databases, and repositories, providing easy access to a wide range of information in the African studies field."

 

African Studies--Links

Academic Info African Studies: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources http://www.academicinfo.net/histafrica.html

African Studies Programs 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/About_African/ww_afstd.html
 
 

African Studies Review (journal of the African Studies Association:full-text back issues via JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/journals/00020206.html (Vols. 13-41, 1970-1998) (ASR continues African Studies Bulletin (Vols. 1-12, 1958-1969) and absorbs ASA Review of Books (Vols. 1-6, 1975-1980) .
 
 

African Studies Quarterly: an interdisciplinary, refereed, electronic journal. 
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/africa/asq/
 

African Studies WWW (University of Pennsylvania) home page - one of the best guides  http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/AS.html
 
 

African Universities [see also under "Universities"] 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/About_African/ww_univ.html

African Update news, reviews, mainly links. Greg Houle, Editor. (www.africanupdate.com)

The African Virtual University (AVU) "is an innovative educational organization established to serve the countries of Africa. ... AVU has been transformed from being a project of the World Bank to an independent reputable Inter-governmental organization based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 57 Learning Centers in 27 African countries" (2/2006) http://www.avu.org/default.asp

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African Voices : A Newsletter on Democratization and Governance in Africa. (USAID).  http://www.info.usaid.gov/regions/afr/abic/avindex.htm
 
 

African Women's Media Center (AWMC) http://www.awmc.com/
 

African Writers

RESOURCES FOR AFRICAN WRITERS http://www.hanszell.co.uk/wlink.htm

Index of African Writers and Their Countries http://www.ualberta.ca/~omollel/Afwrindex.html

Africana Conference Paper Index an index to individual papers of Africana conference proceedings held by Northwestern University Library 
http://www.library.nwu.edu/africana
http://h-net2.msu.edu/~africa/archive/hersk_library.html
 
 

Africana Librarians Council http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/amed/9asa.html

Africana Libraries Newsletter supports the work of the Africana Librarians Council of the African Studies Association (US). It carries reports on meetings of ALC, CAMP (Cooperative Africana Microform Project) plus other items of interest to Africana librarians.  http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/african/aln/index.html   (from fall 1999) http://www.lib.msu.edu/lauer/aln/  (no. 90-99 April '97 to July '99)
 
 

"Africana Resources for Undergraduates: A Bibliographic Essay" by Nancy Schmidt in, Martin and O'Meara, Africa, 3d ed. (Indiana University Press, 1995)   http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/african/schmidt.html
 
 

Africana Resources on the Internet (Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies)  http://www.library.nwu.edu/africana/resources/

 

Africanists--Directories 
 

"INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF AFRICAN STUDIES SCHOLARS" (Joe Caruso, Columbia University):  http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/directory.html
 
 

Afriche e Orienti is a quarterly italian journal analysing Africa, the Mediterranean Region 
and the Middle East especially on issues such as immigration, development, cooperation, multiculturalism and human rights. afror@iperbole.bologna.it
http://www.comune.bologna.it/iperbole/africheorienti

 
 

Africultures: a monthly African cultural journal http://www.africultures.com/index.asp
 
 

AFRIK-IT African Network of IT Experts and Professionals 
AFRIK-IT@IRLEARN.UCD.IE
 

 

Afrikaans language

Afrikaans-English On-line Dictionary http://dictionaries.travlang.com/AfrikaansEnglish/

Yamada Web Guide to  http://babel.uoregon.edu:80/yamada/guides/afrikaans.html
 

Afrikaans Literature

Literator  http://www.puk.ac.za/literator
 

  

Afrikaner Nationalism--South Africa 
   

The Rise and Decline of Afrikaner Ethnicism in the Twentieth Century by Paul Bullen (1990) [revision of the 20th century section of T'he Development of Afrikaner Solidarity, 1652-1986', Master’s Thesis] http://paul.bullen.com/BullenEthnicism.html
   

"THINKING THEORETICALLY? Afrikaner nationalism and the comparative theory of the politics of identity. A tribute to Harold Wolpe"by Dan O'Meara  paper  to Inaugural Conference of Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust, The Political Economy of Social Change in South Africa University of the Western Cape1-2 April, 1997 http://www.uct.ac.za/misc/wolpe/meara.htm
   

Afrikinfo Benin laws, decrees, directory of political parties, telephone directory, population census, 1990 Constitution, elections, government memebrs and commmsions, administrative map, and other government publications. http://www.afrikinfo.com/


AfriMAP "The Africa Governance, Monitoring and Advocacy Project (AfriMAP) aims to monitor and promote compliance by African states with the requirements of good governance, democracy, human rights and the rule of law" http://www.afrimap.org/

Afrimuse is an unmoderated list on music and the performing arts of Sub-Saharan Africa and the African diaspora. To subscribe, sub afrimuse first name last name 
listserv@iubvm.indiana.edu
 

 

Afrique is a French-language African discussion list based at the Universite de Lyon. 
listserv@univ-lyon1.fr
Type: SUB afrique surname name 



Afrique Francophone. [A particularly useful site]. 
http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/depts/langlit/french/afrique.html

Afrique Virtuelle http://www.olats.org/africa/avva.shtml

"Dans "Afrique Virtuelle", nous avons conçu trois sortes de ponts : 

Des ponts entre la culture - les arts et la sciences - et les sciences et technologies. 
Des ponts entre les cultures contemporaines et anciennes. 
Des ponts entre l'Afrique et les peuples des autres continents. "

AFRITERRA " a non-profit Cartographic Library and Archive assembling and preserving the original rare maps of Africa in a definitive place for education and interpretation. We view cartography as a medium that uniquely links art, technology, and history." http://www.afriterra.org/

Afro-Asia, a semi-annual publication of the Center of Afro-Oriental Studies (CEAO) of the Federal University of Bahia (Salvador, Brazil), publishes articles on issues related to African and Asian populations and their descendants in Brazil and elsewhere. Full-text issues of the journal. www.afroasia.ufba.br



Afrobarometer A major site on democracy in Africa, with full-text papers and data. A cooperative project of the Centre for Democratic Development (Ghana), IDASA (South Africa) and Michigan State University, Dept. of Political Science ”All data will eventually be released via this website and other outlets .... But, to allow initial in-house analysis and publication, data will not be published in the two-year period following the first release of any survey's results.” Data from Round one available from 1 April 2004. http://www.afrobarometer.org

Data: To access Afrobarometer survey data that are now available to the public, click here.


Working Papers include :

No. 34 The Afrobarometer Network, "Afrobarometer Round 2: Compendium of Results from a 15-Country Survey," 2004.
No. 33 Wolf, Tom, Carolyn Logan, and Jeremiah Owiti, "A New Dawn? Popular Optimism in Kenya After the Transition," 2004.
No. 32 Gay, John and Robert Mattes, "The State of Democracy in Lesotho," 2004.
No. 31 Mattes, Robert, and Michael Bratton. "Learning About Democracy in Africa: Awareness, Performance, and Experience." 2003.
No. 30 Pereira, Joao, Ines Raimundo, Annie Chikwanha, Alda Saute, and Robert Mattes. "Eight Years of Multiparty Democracy in Mozambique: The Public's View." 2003.
No. 29 Gay, John. "Development as Freedom: A Virtuous Circle?" 2003. Abstract
No. 28 Gyimah-Boadi, E. and Kwabena Amoah Awuah Mensah. "The Growth of Democracy in Ghana. Despite Economic Dissatisfaction: A Power Alternation Bonus?" 2003.
No. 27 Logan, Carolyn J., Nansozi Muwanga, Robert Sentamu, and Michael Bratton."Insiders and Outsiders: Varying Perceptions of Democracy and Governance in Uganda." 2003.
No. 26 Norris, Pippa, and Robert Mattes. "Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party?" 2003.
No. 25 Ames, Barry, Lucio Renno, and Francisco Rodrigues. "Democracy, Market Reform, and Social Peace in Cape Verde." 2003.
No. 24 Mattes, Robert, Christiaan Keulder, Annie B. Chikwana, Cherrel Africa, and Yul Derek Davids. "Democratic Governance in South Africa: The People's View." 2003.
No. 23 Mattes, Robert, Michael Bratton, and Yul Derek Davids. "Poverty, Survival and Democracy in Southern Africa." 2003.
No. 22 Pereira, Joao C.G., Yul Derek Davids, and Robert Mattes. "Mozambicans' Views of Democracy and Political Reform: A Comparative Perspective." 2002.
No. 21 Whiteside, Alan, Robert Mattes, Samantha Willan, and Ryann Manning. "Examining HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa Through the Eyes of Ordinary Southern Africans." 2002.
No. 20 Lewis, Peter, Etannibi Alemika, and Michael Bratton. "Down to Earth: Changes in Attitudes Toward Democracy and Markets in Nigeria." 2002.
No. 19 Bratton, Michael. "Wide but Shallow: Popular Support for Democracy in Africa." 2002.
No. 18 Chaligha, Amon, Robert Mattes, Michael Bratton, and Yul Derek Davids. "Uncritical Citizens or Patient Trustees? Tanzanians' Views of Political and Economic Reform." 2002.
No. 17 Simutanyi, Neo. "Challenges to Democratic Consolidation of Democracy in Zambia: Public Attitudes to Democracy and the Economy." 2002.
No. 16 Tsoka, Maxton Grant. "Public Opinion and the Consolidation of Democracy in Malawi." 2002.
No. 15 Keulder, Christiaan. "Public Opinion and the Consolidation of Democracy in Namibia." 2002
No. 14 Lekorwe, Mogopodi, Mpho Molomo, Wilford Molefe, and Kabelo Moseki. "Public Attitudes toward Democracy, Governance, and Economic Development in Botswana." 2001.
No. 13 Gay, John and Thuso Green, "Citizen Perceptions of Democracy, Governance, and Political Crisis in Lesotho." 2001.
No. 12 Chikwanha-Dzenga, Annie Barbra, Eldred Masunungure, Nyasha Madzingira, "Democracy and National Governance in Zimbabwe: A Country Survey Report," 2001.
No. 11 The Afrobarometer Network. "Afrobarometer Round I: Compendium of Comparative Data from a Twelve-Nation Survey." 2002.
No. 10 Bratton, Michael and Robert Mattes, "Political Economic Values and Economic Reform in Southern Africa." 2001.
No. 9 Bratton, Michael, Massa Coulibaly and Fabiana Machado, "Popular Perceptions of Good Governance in Mali," 2001.
No. 8 Mattes, Robert, Yul Derek Davids and Cherrel Africa, "Views of Democracy in South Africa and the Region: Trends and Comparisons," 2000.
No. 7 Mattes, Robert, Yul Derek Davids, Cherrel Africa and Michael Bratton, "Public Opinion and the Consolidation of Democracy in Southern Africa," 2000.
No. 6 Bratton, Michael and Gina Lambright, "Uganda's Referendum 2000: The Silent Boycott", 2001.
No. 5 Bratton, Michael and Robert Mattes, "Democratic and Market Reforms in Africa: What 'the People' Say," 2000.
No. 4 Bratton, Michael, Gina Lambright and Robert Sentamu, "Democracy and Economy in Uganda: A Public Opinion Perspective," 2000.
No. 3 Lewis, Peter M. and Michael Bratton, "Attitudes to Democracy and Markets in Nigeria," 2000.
No. 2 Bratton, Michael, Peter Lewis and E. Gyimah-Boadi, "Attitudes to Democracy and Markets in Ghana," 1999.
No. 1 Bratton, Michael and Robert Mattes, "Support for Democracy in Africa: Intrinsic or Instrumental?" 1999.

Briefing papers include:

No.12 Public Opinion and HIV/AIDS: Facing Up to the Future?
No.11 Lived Poverty in Africa: Desperation, Hope and Patience.
No.10 Africas Unemployment Crisis: Evolving Public Attitudes.
No. 9 Democracy and Electoral Alternation: Evolving African Attitudes.
No. 8 Africans' Views of International Organizations.
No. 7 Freedom of Speech, Media Exposure & Defense of a Free Press in Africa
No. 6 Political Party Support in South Africa: Trends since 1994.
No. 5 The Changing Public Agenda? South Africans' Assessments of the Country's Most Pressing Problems.
No. 4 Poverty, Poverty Measurement, and Democracy in Southern Africa.
No. 3 Islam, Democracy, and Public Opinion in Africa.
No. 2 Violent Social Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria.
No. 1 Key Findings on Public Opinion in Africa.

The Afrocentric Experience is edicated to the empowerment and the  enlightenment processes of all people throughout the world especially those  of African descent in Africa and the African diaspora. http://www.swagga.com/
  

'Afrocentricity and the Black Athena debate' by Wim van Binsbergen. "www.geocities.com\warriorvase\biblio.htm
  

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall. A Louisiana Slave Database and Louisiana Free Database 1719-1820. Includes descriptions of individuals, African ethnicities, documents, and graphs. http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/index.html

AFSAAP African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific http://www.afsaap.org.au/

Agenda - a South African feminist journal - a South African feminist journal - a South African feminist journal - a South African feminist journal  http://www.agenda.org.za

 

Agriculture--Africa

ROPPA (Réseau des Organisations Paysannes et de Producteurs Agricoles de l’Afrique de l’Ouest) http://www.roppa.info/ includes audio clips of speeches http://www.roppa.info/spip.php?article78  

Agriculture--Africa--Research
 

Agricultural Implements used by Women in Africa (2131K pdf) published by IFAD http://www.ifad.org/pub/other/!ifadafr.pdf
   

Land Tenure Center, Wisconsin http://www.ies.wisc.edu/ltc/
   
   

Agriculture--History

Core Historical Literature of Agriculture -- Cornell University (can search 4,5000 19th and 20th century full-texts] http://chla.library.cornell.edu/
   

Agriculture--Namibia

Agra "an agricultural Co-operative and one of the main forces in the farming and agricultural sectors in Namibia." http://www.agra.com.na/

 

Agriculture--South Africa
 
 

Agrinet "is a wholesale distributor to the agricultural and related markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Agrinet's direct involvement with more than 500 agricultural retail outlets in South Africa"

 

National Department of Agriculture, South Africa http://www.nda.agric.za/
 
 

AHERO (African Higher Education Research Online)--Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa). The East Africa Institute for Higher Education Studies and Development at Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) is a project partne. "The project aims to improve the visibility, utility and impact of existing studies and research on the practice of higher education in Africa. The focus of AHERO is on texts that are relevant to the study, practice and administration of higher education at a professional level." African Higher Education Research Online

Aidoo, Ama Ata (Ghanaian novelist)

Wilentz, Gay. (East Carolina University). Demarcating Political Space: African Women's Domain Through the Writings of Ama Ata Aidoo. full-text conference papers to SERSAS conference, East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

AIDS-Africa
 

   

AEGIS A general AIDS site, but with much news on Africa. http://www.aegis.org/
   

AIDS: Africa in Peril from CNN
   

AIDS in Africa World Bank   ('Intensifying Action Against HIV/AIDS in Africa')  http://www.worldbank.org/afr/aids/
 


Collection Charles Becker: Recherches et documents sur le Sida. "Charles Becker, Centre d'Etudes Africaines, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France Reknowned West African researcher Charles Becker has partnered with the AODL to present highlights of his research online. The first selections will be from his extensive work in AIDS research and the history of medicine. His areas of research include: - Demographical History of Senegambia ‹ History of West African societies (Pre- and Protohistory, Precolonial History, Slave Trade and African societies) - History of health in West Africa - Health policies - Legal and ethical issues - AIDS and social sciences in Africa. " http://www.africandl.org/becker.php

The Pan-African Treatment Access Movement: PATAM is a social movement comprised of individuals and organisations dedicated to mobilizing communities, political leaders, and all sectors of society to ensure access to antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, as a fundamental part of comprehensive care for all people with HIV/AIDS in Africa. http://www.patam.org

UNAIDS http://www.unaids.org/en/
   
 

AIDS & the Media

Reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa: A Manual "This handbook provides guidelines and tips for reporters interested in successfully covering HIV/AIDS. Most of the advice was taken from experienced journalists from Africa and other regions of the world, who shared their expertise through interviews, publications, and workshops. The guide starts with the basics of good journalism: objectivity, accuracy, and news value. It includes advice for journalists who want their coverage of HIV/AIDS to be responsible and appealing."

Reporting on HIV: A Resource Guide (AWMC): "includes information on international organizations, U.S. government agencies, African-based healthcare and advocacy organizations and Internet forums concerned with the disease."

AIDS--Mozambique

Bellucci, Stefano, "Governance, Civil Society and NGOs in Mozambique" Discussion Paper – N° 56 Unesco, MOST, 2002 http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001252/125280e.pdf

(Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa) (2004), Economic Commission for Africa, “Mozambique: The Challenge of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care”: http://www.uneca.org/chga/doc/mozambique.pdf

HIV/ SIDA Moçambique http://www.sida.org.mz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=287&Itemid=77

Hogdes, Tony "Political Economy of the Budget in Mozambique", 2004 (includes chapter on AIDS) http://www.sti.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Pdfs/swap/swap405.pdf

Machel, Josina, _Parliament, Politics and AIDS: The Case of Mozambique_ IDASA 2007? http://www.idasa.org.za/gbOutputFiles.asp?WriteContent=Y&RID=1932

[Mozambique]. Conselho Nacional de Combate ao HIV/SIDA http://www.cncs.org.mz/

Mozambique: Ministry of Science and Technology Science and Technology Portal Includes Higher Education, AIDS, (full-text) publications http://portal.mct.gov.mz/portal/page?_pageid=340,1&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Matsinhe, Cristiano. "Tabula rasa : dinamica da resposta Mocambicana ao HIV/SIDA" full-text UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO, 2005 http://www.ifcs.ufrj.br/~ppgsa/doutorado/Texto_completo_54.prn.pdf

"Mozambique" (ICF Against Aids, 2003) 10 pages http://allafrica.com/healthafrica/cca/resources/view/00010524.pdf

Ntwanano
http://www.ntwanano.org/

Olsen, Bengt "The AIDS pandemic and access to highly active anti-retroviral therapy in Mozambique" full-text Masters thesis (2006, Roskilde) http://diggy.ruc.dk/bitstream/1800/2188/1/thesis_bsolsen_digi.pdf

Selected HIV/AIDS Services in Mozambique (UN, April 2003) http://www.unsystemmoz.org/untg/hiv/Healthservices0403National_%20ENG.pdf

Um Panorama da AIDS em Mocambique http://www.aids.gov.br/mocambique/index.htm

UN System in Mozambique http://www.unsystemmoz.org/ (click on Core Indicators --> Health and Nutrition

AIDS--Namibia

 

Rukambe, Joram Kumaaipurua Narrative as 'Communication' in the Campaign against AIDS/HIV in Namibia: A Case Study of Emma's Story Documentary Masters Thesis, Master of Arts in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Natal, Durban. 01 July 1999 http://www.nu.ac.za/ccms/publications/dissertations/masters_theses.asp?ID=18

 

University of Namibia and HIV/AIDS http://www.unam.na/ilrc/library/aids/index.html

AIDS--South Africa--Exhibitions

Bodymaps "artworks which were created by a group of women, The Bambanani Womens Group, based in Cape Town, South Africa. The Bambanani Women were invited to tell their stories through a community outreach program initiated by the AIDS and Society Research Unit of the University of Cape Town (ASRU) and Médecins Sans Frontières". http://www.bodymaps.co.za/

AIDS--South Africa-Organisations

AIDS Consortium "Established in January 1992, the AIDS Consortium is a network of over 300 organisations, many community-based, and over 200 individuals (link to membership database). Although most of the membership is based in Gauteng, there are also members in other provinces." http://www.aidsconsortium.org.za/

AIDS Foundation of South Africa http://www.aids.org.za/

ASSA AIDS Model "Objective: To assist the actuarial profession and society in assessing and addressing the impact of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa". http://www.assa.org.za/default.asp?id=1000000050

ASRU (AIDS and Society Research Unit) Cape Town http://www.cssr.uct.ac.za/asru.html

Centre for AIDS Development, Research and Evaluation (CADRE) "a South African non-profit organisation working in the area of HIV/AIDS social research, programme development and communication" http://www.cadre.org.za/

Centre for the Study of AIDS (CSA) http://www.csa.za.org/


S.A.H.A.R.A. (Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research Alliance). Publications include: * Understanding HIV&AIDS Stigma (580) (Publications) * Nelson Mandela HSRC Study of HIV/AIDS: Full Report (474) (Publications) * The National Household HIV Prevalence and Risk Survey of South African Children (466) (Publications) * Workplace Policies in Public Education (ELRC Study) (452) (Publications) * The Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Interventions for the Care of OVC (451) (Publications)
http://www.sahara.org.za/index.php

South African AIDS Directory http://www.aidsdirectory.co.za/

Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) http://www.tac.org.za/

 

University of Pretoria Centre for the Study of AIDS

 

AIDS--Southern Africa
 
 

SAfAIDS is a regional HIV/AIDS information dissemination service based in Zimbabwe to promote, inform and support appropriate responses to the epidemic in the fields of HIV prevention, care, support, long-term planning and coping with the impact of AIDS. www.safaids.org.zw
   

AIDS--Tanzania



HIV/AIDS IN TANZANIA: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/hiv_aids.html

 

AIDS--West Africa

Collection Charles Becker: Recherches et documents sur le Sida. "Charles Becker, Centre d'Etudes Africaines, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France Reknowned West African researcher Charles Becker has partnered with the AODL to present highlights of his research online. The first selections will be from his extensive work in AIDS research and the history of medicine. His areas of research include: - Demographical History of Senegambia ‹ History of West African societies (Pre- and Protohistory, Precolonial History, Slave Trade and African societies) - History of health in West Africa - Health policies - Legal and ethical issues - AIDS and social sciences in Africa. " http://www.africandl.org/becker.php

 

AIDS--Zimbabwe

 

Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC) http://www.kubatana.net/html/sectors/mat001.asp

SafAIDS (Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information and Dissemination Service) "SAfAIDS' mission is to promote effective and ethical development responses to the epidemic and its impact through HIV/AIDS knowledge management, capacity building, advocacy, policy analysis and research." http://www.safaids.org.zw/
 
 

Aksum (Ethiopia) (or, Axum]


Accounts of Meröe, Kush, and Axum http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/nubia1.html
   

Aksum: An African Civilisation of Late Antiquity
Stuart Munro-Hay 1991 [full text]
http://users.vnet.net/alight/aksum/mhak1.html

   

   

Alan Paton Centre and Struggle Archives

"Alan Stewart Paton ... world-renowned author of Cry, the beloved country, as well as an educationist, politician and humanitarian. Partly museum, partly archive, the Alan Paton Centre, opened in April 1989, aims to promote the struggle for improved human relations..." Website include data on oral history collection and archives. "Lists of manuscript collections in the Alan Paton Centre http://www.ukzn.ac.za/paton/HomePage1.aspx

 

Algeria

 

Algeria--Archives

Archives nationales d’Algerie http://www.archives-dgan.gov.dz/

Algeria--Bibliography



Algeria: A Bibliography of Events Since 1991 Includes coverage of 1999 and 2004 elections http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/algeria.htm

Algeria--Conflict

 

Human Rights Watch sur l'Algerie 
http://www.hrw.org/research/algeria.html
   

Algeria: a Country Study [full text] (Library of Congress, 1993) / Edited by Helen Chapan Metz [full text] (Library of Congress, 1993) / Edited by Helen Chapan Metz [full text] (Library of Congress, 1993) / Edited by Helen Chapan Metz [full text] (Library of Congress, 1993) / Edited by Helen Chapan Metz http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/dztoc.html
 

Algeria--Government


Presidence
http://www.elmouradia.dz/

Algeria--Languages

"Languages of Algeria" (Ethnologue) http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Algeria

Algeria--Links
 

"Algeria" links (Columbia University Library) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/MiddleEast/Algeria.html

"Algeria" links (Norwegian Council for Africa) http://afrika.no/index/Countries/Algeria/index.html

algerie information http://www.freewebs.com/algerie-dz/

 

Algeria--Maps

 

"Algeria Maps" http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/algeria.html

 

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/CIA_Maps/Algeria_19831.gif
 
 

 

Algeria--News and newspapers

 

Agence algérienne d'information (AAI) http://www.aai-online.com/

Algeria Daily (WN news) http://www.algeriadaily.com/

Algérie Presse Service (APS) http://www.aps.dz/


AllAfrica.Com "News on Algeria" French and English. http://allafrica.com/algeria/

Horizons http://www.horizons-dz.com/

Le Jeune Indépendant http://www.jeune-independant.com/

El Khabar. In Arabic; some text also in French and English. http://www.elkhabar.com/accueil/

Liberté http://www.liberte-algerie.com/

Le Matin http://www.lematin-dz.com/ [currently suspended]

El Moudjahid http://www.elmoudjahid-dz.com/

North Africa Journal http://www.north-africa.com/one.htm

Radio algérienne http://www.algerian-radio.dz/

Le Soir d'Algerie http://www.lesoirdalgerie.com

La Tribune http://www.latribune-online.com/

El Watan http://www.elwatan.com/


 
 

Algeria--Politics

Algeria: A Bibliography of Events Since 1991 Includes coverage of 1999 and 2004 elections http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/algeria.htm
 
Algeria Watch International http://www.pmwatch.org/awi/
 
 

 

allAfrica.com, 'incorporating Africa News Online. Everyday we post the content of more than 60 African publications -- over 300 stories highlighting politics, business, sport, and the latest music, book and entertainment news' http://allafrica.com/
 
 

Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594. Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea; being an English translation of a variorum text of Tratado breve dos rios de Guiné (c.1594) organised by the late Avelino Teixeira da Mota, together with incomplete annotation; translation, a brief introduction and notes on chapters 13-19 by P.E.H. Hair, and notes on chapters 1-6 by Jean Boulègue. [Translated Text] Part: I [Liverpool, England]: Dept. of History, University of Liverpool, 1984. Full-text http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/AfricaFocus/AfricaFocus-idx?type=browse&scope=AFRICAFOCUS.ALMADA

"alt" news groups: there are many African groups e.g. alt.culture.somalia 
   

Aluka: "A digital library of scholarly resources from the developing world". Digital library currently with African content, on a subscription basis in the North, possibly free in Africa. Content initially features 3 areas: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes; African Plants; and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa [content not yet available July 2006] http://www.aluka.org/

Amazigh ["Berber"] Network  amazigh-net@ensisun.imag.fr
 

American-African comparisons with Africa

'Cape Town and New Orleans: Some Comparisons,' by Christopher Saunders, 7/1/00. http://www.safundi.com/articles/saunders.asp

'The challenge of university training in the new South Africa: an outsider's perspective' by Les Switzer 7/1/99. 'a glimpse at the challenges of university training in South Africa. As a professor at the University of Houston, his comparative perspective reveals underlying trends in the academic life of both the United States and South Africa'
http://www.safundi.com/articles/switzer.asp


 

Amharic. Yamada Web Guide to Amharic 
http://babel.uoregon.edu/YAMADA/guides/amharic.html
 
 

Amina magazine. 

Extracts at  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChome.html

interview with women writers: http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMECamina.html
 

Anansi Masters: Anansi storytelling tradition in Ghana and by Ghanaians, Antillians, and Surinamese in the Netherlands.Journal with articles, news, agenda, videofilms of events, Anansi stories on video and research on Anansi worldwide. in Dutch and English. Vista Far Reaching Visuals in Amsterdam. www.anansimasters.net

  ANC (see African National Congress) Home Page

A particularly useful site for documentation. Includes ANC Newswire and many historical and contemporary documents, including government and ANC papers. http://www.anc.org.za/
   

   

ANC--History
   

'Alliance strengthened ordiminished? : relationships between Labor and African nationalist/liberation movements in Southern Africa'  conference paper, Peter Limb, 1992 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/37/069.html#TOC
   

ANC Historical Documents http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/

ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENTS IN WESTERN EUROPE (With special reference to their role in support of United Nations action against apartheid) by Kader and Louise Asmal, in Notes and Documents, No. 4/74, March 1974 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/misc/kader12.html
   

[Matthews, Z.K. (1901-68, ANC leader, speeches) 

Report of National Executive Committee to 44th ANC National Conference Bloemfontein, 17-18 Dec, 1955 
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/conf/necrep44.html

'The Road From Nonviolence to Violence'  Speech  at a conference sponsored by the World Council of Churches, Kitwe, May 1964  http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/speeches/1960s/sp640500.html
   

Naicker, M.P., THE AFRICAN MINERS' STRIKE OF 1946 in "Notes and Documents", No. 21/76, September 1976 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/misc/miners.html
   

"The National Question in Post-'94 South Africa" - A Discussion Paper for 50th National Conference of the ANC by Z. Pallo Jordan, August 1997 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/discussion/natquestion.html
   

   

Plaatje, Solomon Tshekisho (first ANC Secretary-General) 

Biography of Plaatje http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/plaatje/plaatje.html

Native Life in South Africa by Plaatje [full text] (first pub. 1916) http://www.anc.org.za/books/nlife.htm

Sol Plaatje: Selected Writings ed. by  Brian Willan (Ohio U Press, 1997) review by R. Hunt Davis http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v2/v2i1a8.htm
   

Simons, Jack and Ray, CLASS & COLOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1850-1950 [full-text, currently without references]--a classic work on ANC and socialist history http://www.anc.org.za/books/ccsa.html
   

South African History Archive Trust (SAHA) http://www.saha.org.za/

   

ANC--Politics 


   

Governments on the WWW: S Africa http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/za.html
   

'One party domination, transformation and democracy: critical challenges facing the ANC in the new millenium' by Phil Mtimkulu (Mots pluriels April 2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300pm.html


   

ANC--Publications

ANC Today "is a weekly online publication of the African National Congress, providing up-to-the-minute information on the programmes, perspectives and policies of the movement on current national and international issues. Among its regular features is a column by ANC President Thabo Mbeki." http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/anctoday/index.html

Mayibuye was the Journal of the African National Congress from 1991 to 1998 (some issues also after re-launch). This site has 1995-98 full-text. http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/mayibuye/

Sephadi is the voice of the ANC in Parliament. 2002-3. http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/sephadi/

Umrabulo (political journal, 1996-) http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/umrabulo/index.html

ANC Youth League (ANCYL)  http://www.anc.org.za/youth/  

Ancestors in Africa: Selected readings and Mambila case material prepared by David Zeitlyn as part of the Experience Rich Anthropology Project. Includes: "Selected readings 1. Gluckman, M. 1937. Mortuary customs and the belief in survival after death among the South-Eastern Bantu. 2. Fortes, M. 1961. Pietas and ancestor worship. 3. Fortes, M. 1965. Some reflections on Ancestor Worship in Africa. 4. Kopytoff, I. 1971. Ancestors as Elders. 5. Calhoun, C.J. 1980. The authority of ancestors: a sociological reconsideration of Fortes's Tallensi in response to Fortes's critics. Correspondence from Man 1. Kopytoff, I. 1981. The authority of ancestors. 2. Calhoun, C.J. 1981. 3. Fortes, M. 1981. 4. Drucker-Brown, S. 1981. 5. Brain, J.L. 1982. 6. Ruel, M. 1982. 7. Kopytoff, I. 1982. 8. Keesing R. 1983. Ancestors, sociology and comparative analysis. 9. Calhoun, C. 1983. Calhoun's complete Master thesis is also available. Mambila case material 1. Rehfisch, F. 1969. Death, Dreams and the Ancestors and Mambila Culture. 2. Zeitlyn, D. 1991. Mambila avatars and the ancestor cult:..." http://www.era.anthropology.ac.uk/


 


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