An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

Part B

 

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Bâ, Amadou Hampaté

Aspects of African Civilization (Person, Culture, Religion) Translated by Susan B. Hunt Originally published in French as Aspects de la civilisation africaine: personne, culture, religion Paris: Présence africaine, 1972.140 p. full-text http://www.ee.upenn.edu/~rabii/toes/BaAspectsTOC.html

 

Baard, Frances (South African trade unionist and political activist)

 

My Spirit is Not Banned [first published: Harare, Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe Publishing House ; 1986.) 92 pages] http://sahistory.org.za/pages/sources/baard/

Babu, A.M. (Abdul Rahman Mohamed)

 
Babu Africa and Third World Discussion Forum! http://ambabu.gn.apc.org/

Biography
http://www.gn.apc.org/ambabu/bioghpy.htm
 

Articles
http://www.gn.apc.org/ambabu/articles.htm

 
First Babu Memorial Lecture delivered by Samir Amin on Sept 22nd 1997, London (as part of series of lectures in memory of A.M.Babu, writer, revolutionary and statesman) http://www.gn.apc.org/ambabu/memorial.htm


BAHARI-L is a listserv for scholars interested in the western Indian ocean region. Send the message SUB BAHARI-L to listerv@ksu.edu
 
 

Baines, Thomas 

Michael Godby, University of Cape Town 'Some little bit of effective representation': photography and painting on the South West Africa expedition of James Chapman and Thomas Baines, 1861-62' conference paper, 1999 http://www.museums.org.za/sam/conf/enc/godby.htm


 

Bantu Languages:

Comparative Bantu On-Line Dictionary (60+ Bantu Languages—CBOLD Project) http://www.cbold.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/
 

 

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


Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB)Southern African Library - Namibia Resource Centre Basel, Switzerland http://www.baslerafrika.ch E-Mail: bab@bluewin.ch
 
 

Bayero University, Kano


BBC World Service - Africa  Top site for news, including daily audio reports from Africa
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/default.stm
 
 

Belgium. Colonial Archives

Royal Museum for Central Africa
http://www.africamuseum.be
 
 

Belgium. Senate. Inquiry into Rwandan Genocide 
http://www.senate.be/english/rwanda.html


[Belgium. Senate. Commission d'enquête "Grands Lacs" (2001-2002). Numerous documents on the ongoing war and conflcit in the Great Lakes region of Africa.


Bellagio Research and Information Center .



Resources for Publishing in Africa and Developing Nationshttp://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/bell/

BELLAGIO PUBLISHING NETWORK NEWSLETTER http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/bell/news_index.html
 

Bemba Home Page. Includes Brief Linguistic Profile of Bemba (sentences with audio) information about Bemba, from a Bemba speaker's perspective, Bemba Resources. by by Debra Spitulnik Emory University http://www.anthropology.emory.edu/FACULTY/ANTDS/Bemba/ 

 

Benin 

 

Benin--Agriculture

Adegbidi, Anselme, Esaie Gandonou, & Remco Oostendorp, Measuring the Productivity from Indigenous Soil and Water Conservation Technologies with Household Fixed Effects: A Case-Study of Hilly Mountainous Areas of Benin.(PDF full text document. (Oxford: Centre for the Study of African Economies Working Paper, 2001)

Atlas of Natural and Agronomic Resources of Niger and Benin (edited by Dr. L. Herrmann & K. Vennemann, Institute of Soil Science and Land Evaluation University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart). In English or French. Very useful site with lots of data and maps on land use, population, climate, soils, and a Benin language map. Users can download data. "The aim of this atlas is to supply maps and data to all kind of users for their work concerning Niger and Benin.... In order to allow access to a wide public the atlas is designed for use with a 14' monitor. Java scripts are included, thus internet browser like Netscape 3.0 or Internet Explorer 3.0 or higher versions are necessary. Please enable Java applications. The atlas is best viewed with screen specifications 32768 colours and 800*600 pixel resolution"

 

Benin--Links http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Benin.html


Benin--Elections

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/

 
  Elections in Benin (breif details/statistics from 'Elections around the world')

Benin--Government  http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/bj.html  

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.

 

Benin--Laws

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/

 

Benin--News and Newspapers
 
 

ABP, Agence Benin Presse (Cotonou) http://www.gouv.bj/presse/abp/index.php

Agence France Presse (Benin News) http://www.izf.net/izf/Guide/Benin/Default.htm

All Africa.com (news from Benin) http://allafrica.com/benin/

L'Araignee
(Cotonou) "Hebdomadaire Indépendant d'Information et d'Analyse." Weekly. Current affairs, links, documents. www.laraignee.org

L'Aurore http://www.afrikinfo.com/news.htm

Fraternite http://www.fraternite-info.com/

Jeune Afrique--Benin http://www.jeuneafrique.com/pays/benin/benin.asp


Journal Officiel http://www.gouv.bj/presse/jo/index.php


Le Matinal (Cotonou) http://www.afrikinfo.com/news.htm

La Nation (Quotidien national d'information) http://www.gouv.bj/presse/lanation/index.php


Le Point au Quotidien http://www.afrikinfo.com/news.htm


Le Progres http://www.afrikinfo.com/news.htm

Republicain http://www.lerepublicain.org/

Sites media Benin http://www.sites-media.org/sommaire_benin.php3

 

Benin--Politics and government



COMITE CULTUREL POUR LA DEMOCRATIE AU BENIN

'Tracks for Benin' special issue of Africultures 31 oct 2000
http://www.africultures.com/articles/Articles_E.htm includes 'Copyist intellectuals' Interview with Gaston Zossou; "Those who detect a pessimistic view of Africa are mistaken"' Interview with Ahmadou Kourouma; 'Beninese democracy' by Huenumadji Afan

Wantchekon, Leonard (Associate Professor, Department of Politics, New York University)

"Clientelism and Voting Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin", World Politics, 55 (April 2003), 399–422 http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/politics/faculty/wantchekon/research/WP_0331.pdf

"Ethnicity, Gender, and the Demand for Redistribution: Experimental Evidence from Benin" Working Paper June 2003

Benin--Population

Afrikinfo. statistics from the 1992 population census


 

Berkeley-Stanford Joint Center for African Studies 


Newsletter

 
 

Bernal, Martin see under 'Black Athena"
 

Beti, Mongo (Cameroonian writer)

Peuples Noirs, Peuples africains Revue des radicaux noirs de langue française publiée par Mongo Beti et son épouse Odile Tobner de 1978 à 1991 [full-text] http://www.mongobeti.net/


 

Bibliography 

 

AFRICABIB http://WWW.AfricaBib.Org/

Presently contains the Africana Periodical Literature Bibliographic Database (indexes over 26,000 articles from over 200 English language and multi-lingual journals and periodicals that specialize in African Studies or consistently cover the African continent), and the Africana Women's Database (This English language database contains over 19,000 citations from 1986 to current)

 

ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF AFRICANA BIBLIOGRAPHY  sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/ejab/index.html

 

Bibliothèque Numérique Université Cheikh Anta DIOP includes full-text books, theses/memoires, papers from UCAD

 

Biko, Steve

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA AT THE COMMEMORATION OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF STEVE BIKO'S DEATH East London, 12 September 1997 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/mandela/1997/sp970912.html

Bernstein, Hilda, No 46--Steve Biko (e-book) http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/sources/biko-no46/no46-biko-index.htm

Black consciousness and the quest for a true humanity Steve Biko http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/specialprojects/black-consciousness/biko/writings-humanity.htm

Steve Biko http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/people/biko,s.htm

Steve Biko Foundation http://www.sbf.org.za/

Steve Biko Memorial Lectures (UCT)

Steve Biko Speaks (Ikwezi no. 7) http://disa.nu.ac.za/articledisplaypage.asp?filename=IkDec77&articletitle=Steve+Biko+speaks


 

Biotechnology--Africa

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. 

Bira:The Electronic Newsletter of Zimbabwe's National Theatre Organisation 
http://www.infozine.com/mirror/theatre/nto/zimt04.html
http://www.infozine.com/mirror/theatre/index.html
 
 

"Bisharat! A language, technology, and development initiative" stresses "the importance of maternal languages in sustainable development and the enormous potential of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) to benefit efforts in the area of language and development. Anticipating the gradual introduction of computers and the internet to rural communities in Africa, the current focus of Bisharat is on research, advocacy,& networking relating to use of African languages in software and web content."

 

Black Athena debate: 
 

Black Athena: Ten Years After 
http://www.shikanda.net/afrocentrism/index.htm


 

Boer War [South African War]  see also South Africa--History-South African War, 1899-1902

 

Tommy Cornstalk Being Some Account of the Less Notable Features of the South African War From the Point of View of the Australian Ranks Abbott, J. H. M. (John Henry McCartney) (1874-1953) http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/setis/id/abbtomm University of Sydney Library. Prepared from print edition published by Longmans, Green. London, 1902 264pp.

FOB-LIST is an open, unmoderated discussion list featuring the 2nd Anglo Boer War (1899-1902), South Africa. Emphasis on the Boers' position during the war 
LISTSERV@home.ease.lsoft.com

 

Boloki (African language, Congo) 

 
Buntungu's "Mokingi mwa Mputu":
A Boloki perception of Europe at the end of the 19th Century presented by Michael Meeuwis http://www.pscw.uva.nl/lpca/textarchives/buntungu.html
 
 

Book Awards, Africa
 

AWARDS FOR BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/african/awards/
 

Africa's 100 Best Books (Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare; via Columbia University) nformation http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Afbks.html
 
 

Book Reviews
 
 

H-AFRICA reviews http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/reviews/index.html

H-SAFRICA reviews  
 



Bookshops see under: "Publishers" 
 
 

Bophuthatswana South Africa)--Political History

Commission of inquiry into the incidents that led to  the violence in the former Bophuthatswana on 11 March 1994,  and the deaths that occurred as a result thereof. (CHAIRPERSON: JUSTICE TEBBUTT) http://www.polity.org.za/govdocs/commissions/1998/tebbutt/contents.html

Borders--Africa--History

 

Des frontières en Afrique du XIIe au XXe siècle (Paris: UNESCO 2005) [full text book] http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001398/139816f.pdf

 

Botany--Africa

 

Botany@UWC (Botany Department, University of the Western Cape, South Africa) includes links. http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za

 

BOTSNET (Botswana site)

 

Botswana 

 

Botswana--AIDS

Botswana AIDS STD Unit

Botswana--Cinema--History

 

"Botswana Cinema Studies" by Professor Neil Parsons, University of Botswana. A detailed course outline, 19 pages. http://www.thuto.org/ubh/cinema/

 

Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations.Bocongo The Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations

Botswana discussion lists: 

      Botsnet Botsnet@newton.ccs.tuns.ca

      Botswananet at botswanacf@sheffield.ac.uk
 
 

Botswana--Educational institutions


Botswana Accountancy College


Botswana College of Agriculture


Legae Academy


Mater Spei College


University of Botswana


University of Botswana History Department (Mirror Site)

Botswana--Elections



Elections in Botswana (Elections around the world site)

Botswana--Environment (see also under "Okovango")

The Botswana Society "The Botswana Society is the learned society of Botswana. It publishes the annual journal Botswana Notes and Records and various books, including the proceedings of a series of conferences held under the Society's auspices." http://www.botsoc.org.bw/

Community Based Natural Resource Management Support Programme in Botswana "this website was set up by SNV and IUCN as part of our objective to disseminate knowledge regarding CBNRM implementation in Botswana. It is intended to be informative for parties simply interested in CBNRM in Botswana, as well as a service for parties directly involved in national and regional activities."



Expedition Okavango: Acquatic Rapid Assessment Program in Botswana's Okavango Delta (Conservation International)


International Rivers Network Okavango Delta Campaign


IUCN Botswana Country Office country office for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN).

Kalahari Conservation Society aims "to promote knowledge of Botswana's rich wildlife and its environment through education and publicity to encourage and in some cases finance research into issues affecting these resources and their conservation to promote and support policies of conservation towards wildlife and its habitat." http://www.kcs.org.bw/


Okavango Wildlife Society http://folk.ntnu.no/skjetnep/owls/

Okavango Peoples Wildlife Trust "community conservation NGO based in Maun, Botswana. It has the support of the local community as represented by the Paramount Chief of the Batawana and its Kgotla. It works to protect the dwindling natural resources of the Okavango region and promote the sustainable development of local communities through wise use of ecosystems and active participation of local people in the wildlife industry."

Population, Development, and Environment in Botswana, Mozambique, and Namibia
Online modeling.


The Water Page: The Okavango (Links to reports regarding cooperative management of the Okavango River water resources by Botswana & Namibia)

 

Botswana--Government

Republic of Botswana : the government of Botswana web site
 

Botswana--Historians

Neil Parsons http://ubh.tripod.com/ub/np.htm

Botswana--History

[Boer War and Botswana]

Boer War Pages [documents compiled by University of Botswana History Dept] includes 'Kantwa Yamaburu   The Boer War' by Neil Parsons; The Boer War in Botswana ; The battle of Derdepoort, 24 November 1899; Reports in The Times  http://ubh.tripod.com/afhist/saw/saw0.htm
 
 

Botswana History Pages

general history, with comments and links, and archaeology, culture, 
economy, education, geography, language, literature, politics, religion, 
science, society, tourism, and media 
http://humanities.ub.bw/history/bw/bhpindex.htm http://ubh.tripod.com/h-index.htm   [MIRROR SITE]

Encyclopædia Britannica (by Britannica.com Inc.)  entry on Botswana http://www.britannica.com/bcom/eb/article/0/0,5716,117885,00.html
 
 

KHAMA III. bibliography, (1992) by Wolfgang Proske http://www.bautz.de/bbkl/k/Khama.shtml
 
 

[Mfecane] 'Kicking the hornets' nest: a third view of the Cobbing controversy on the Mfecane / Difaqane' An address to the University of Botswana History Society, 16 March 1999  by Neil Parsons http://ubh.tripod.com/ac/mfec.htm
 

[Phalatswe] 'The Abandonment of Phalatswe, 1901-16' by Neil Parsons, paper to SAREC/UB Workshop on Landscape History, Gaborone, Weds. 25 February 1998 http://ubh.tripod.com/bw/oldp.htm
 
 

University of Botswana History Dept. (staff and course details,  list of 200+ BA and MA research papers, news of new publications, Botswana Society) http://humanities.ub.bw/history/hist.htm there is a  "mirror site" at 
http://ubh.tripod.com/hist.htm
 
 

Botswana Home page http://www.stuart.iit.edu/botswana/
 
 

Botswana--Human Rights

Amnesty Internation on Botswana

Botswana Institute For Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) - an autonomous non governmental research institute on development policy analysis and capacity building. http://www.bidpa.bw/
 

Botswana-Internet

IBIS - info Botswana Internet Services

Botswana--Languages

Languages of Botswana (by Ethnologue). Reputable data.

Botswana-Links

 
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Botswana.html

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Botswana.html

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/bots.html

Botswana Media Consultative Council (BMCC), non-profit, non partisan, non-governmental organization aiming  to promote and preserve the further development of a multi-media industry in Botswana which is free, ethical, democratic, pluralistic and productive. http://www.ibis.bw/~botswanamedia/
 
 

Botswana--News  and Newspapers

Botswana Gazette http://www.gazette.bw/


Daily News Online - supplied by the Botswana Press Agency. Includes archives

Mmegi online Weekly Newspaper http://www.mmegi.bw/
 
 

Botswana pages data on by Vishvas Q. Sethi

Botswana--Peoples

Okavango Delta Peoples of Botswana by John Bock, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University. On   Bugakwe, Dxeriku, Hambukushu, Wayeyi, and Xanekwe Peoples 
http://www.mindspring.com/~johnbock

Botswana--Periodicals

PULA: Botswana journal of African studies http://schapera.fws1.com/pula/index.html

Botswana--Politics

Elections in Botswana http://www.agora.stm.it/elections/election/botswana.htm

Leaders of Botswana very brief listing

PoliSci.com Almanac of Politics and Government entry on Botswana http://www.polisci.com/world/nation/BC.htm

The Political Reference Almanac (Keynote Publishing Co.) entry on Botswana

Political Resources on the Net (by Roberto Cicciomessere) entry on Botswana


Botswana--Travel

Lonely planet facts on Botswana

BotswanaNet http://www.BotswanaNet.org/  
 

The Botswana Society "The Botswana Society is the learned society of Botswana. It publishes the annual journal Botswana Notes and Records and various books, including the proceedings of a series of conferences held under the Society's auspices."
   
 

Botswananet, a discussion list botswanacf@sheffield.ac.uk


Botswana-Net ,A discussion forum on Botswana: botsown@newton.ccs.tuns.ca
 
 

Boundaries--Africa

'Boundaries for an African Renaissance' by Richard Griggs http://ccrweb.ccr.uct.ac.za/two/3/p21.html

CGIAR Meta-Datasets for Boundaries
AFRICA POLITICAL BOUNDARY www.grida.no/cgiar/htmls/bound.htm

 
 

International Boundaries Reseach Unit, University of Durham 
http://www-ibru.dur.ac.uk
 
 

Boundaries--Sudan--Maps

South Sudan Map Series http://www.state.gov/www/issues/relief/sudanad.html http://www.state.gov/www/issues/relief/sudanJR.html

'Brain Drain'--South Africa
 
 

CLOSING OUR MINDS: MIGRATION AND THE 'BRAIN DRAIN' FROM SOUTH AFRICA by Jonathan Crush, David McDonald, Vincent Williams, Robert Mattes, Wayne Richmond, C.M. Rogerson & J.M. Rogerson Southern African Migration Project (Migration Policy Series No. 18) http://www.queensu.ca/samp/publications/policyseries/policy18.htm
 
 

Brazil--Relations--South Africa

 

ComAfrica Institute (former Brazilian Committee of Solidarity with the Peoples of South Africa and Namibia): site includes news, reviews, archive, material on African politics, sports etc. especially relating to Brazil-Southern Africa. http://www.comafrica.org

 

International Conference, 'South to South: urban-environmental policies and politics in Brazil and South Africa' Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London 25-26 March 1999 [some full-text documents]

http://www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies/events/south.html

 

BRENTHURST LIBRARY. "The Brenthurst Library houses the Africana collections of Mr Harry Oppenheimer..... century. Over the years very fine collections of manuscripts, artworks, rare books and pamphlets have been amassed. 
marcelle.weiner@brenthurst.co.za

http://www.brenthurst.org.za/
 
 

Britain Zimbabwe Society http://www.britain-zimbabwe.org.uk/
 
 

British Institute in Eastern Africa http://britac3.britac.ac.uk/institutes/eafrica/index.html
 
 

British Library--Africa Collections 
http://www.bl.uk/
 
 

Buganda--Bibliography 

'Buganda: A Select Bibliography with Bibliographical Essay' by Mikael Karlström; January, 1996 http://www.buganda.com/biblio.htm
 
 

Buganda.com http://www.buganda.com/buganda.htm
 
 

Buganda: History http://www.buganda.com/history.htm
 
 

Buganda Home Page: describing the history, language and culture of the people of Buganda 
http://ozric.eng.wayne.edu/~ssemakul/buganda.htm
 
 

Bugandanet, for issues pertaining to the kingdom of Buganda in Uganda. 
Debates in Luganda (Ganda) language. 
Buganda@tamvm1.tamu.edu
 
 

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London 1940-1996 Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies, University of London 1917-1940 full text back issues via JSTOR


[BUNTING, S.P.] S.P. Bunting: A political biography by Edward Roux. Brian Bunting (ed.) - full text biography http://www.sacp.org.za/biographies/bunting.html

 

Burkina Faso 

Burkina Faso [general portals, links]

Burkina Faso Page ((University of Pennsylvania) http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Burkina.html

Burkina Faso (Joe Caruso, Columbia University Library) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/Burkina.html

Burkina Faso (United States. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook 2003). Categories: Introduction Geography People Government Economy Communications Transportation Military Transnational Issues. http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uv.html

OuagaNet.com. By Luc Zio. About Burkina Faso, includes Photos, Videos, Reviews and soem stattsticis (in PDF). http://www.ouaganet.com/index.php

The Urban Resource Center of Burkina Faso (URCBF-CRUBF) -- a very useful site on Burkina Faso and urban studies with many useful links to wider African urban studies http://www.burkinaurbanresourcecenter.net/documents.html

Burkina Faso--Connectivity

"Burkina" (NICI) statistics, connectivity etc. http://www.uneca.org/aisi/nici/country_profiles/Burkina%20Faso/burkinab.htm

Burkina Faso--Demography--History

http://www.sedet.cicrp.jussieu.fr/sedet/Afrilab/Archives/Voltadem/histdem1.htm
 

Burkina Faso--Economy

A la decouverte du Burkina Faso "Sa carte postale Son histoire La IVème république Ses réalités socio-économiques Ses relations avec le monde Informations pratiques Actualité nationale Agenda" http://www.primature.gov.bf/

AFRISTAT: Burkina Faso--economic statistics. http://www.afristat.org/Burkina_Faso/index_stat.htm

Burkina Faso (Aquastat)

Burkina Faso and the IMF (IMF) http://www.imf.org/external/country/BFA/index.htm

Burkina Faso Country Center (Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), USAID-funded) Includes Burkina Faso Monthly Report Archive (English) and special reports.

Institut de recherche pour le développement à Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (IRD) http://www.ird.bf/

Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances

Ministry of Economy and Finance
http://www.finances.gov.bf/

Union Économique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine http://www.uemoa.int/Index.htm

World Bank. World Bank on Burkina Faso (Washington DC, 1999-
World Bank. Development Gateway Country Overview on Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso--Education


UNESCO. International Bureau of Education. Dossiers sur le Burkina Faso (documents, bibliography, reports and educational statistics)

Burkina Faso--Education, Higher

Université de Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso--Government

A la decouverte du Burkina Faso "Sa carte postale Son histoire La IVème république Ses réalités socio-économiques Ses relations avec le monde Informations pratiques Actualité nationale Agenda" http://www.primature.gov.bf/

Agence d'Information du Burkina

Burkina Faso (United States. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook 2003) http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/uv.html

Governments on the WWW: Burkina Faso Copyright © 1995-2003 Gunnar Anzinger

Le Journal officiel (Ouagadougou). Texts (searchable) http://www.legiburkina.bf/RECHERCHE/Cadre_jo.htm

Burkina Faso--Human Rights

Burkina Faso (Amnesty International reports) http://web.amnesty.org/library/fra-bfa/index

United States. Department of State Burkina Faso Country Report on Human Rights Practices http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2002/18170.htm

Burkina Faso--Languages

Dagaare language

Dagaare Linguists' Home Page "an informal grouping of professional academic linguists who have worked on the Dagaare language": Includes: Who is Who in Dagaare Linguistics; Recent Publications in Dagaare Linguistics; An Introduction to the Dagaare Language; A Comprehensive Bibliography of Dagaare Studies; UN Declaration of Human Rights in Dagaare; Journal of Dagaare Studies; Links to Relevant Sites.

Journal of Dagaare Studies "strives to publish high quality peer-reviewed research articles in various areas of the Arts and Sciences that bear on the language, culture and society of the Dagaaba of West Africa." Volume 2 (2002) now available (November 2003--PL)

Languages of Burkina Faso languages maps, from the highly respected Ethnologue.

Burkina Faso--Museums

Manéga - Le Musée de la Bendrologie (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) "At 50 km in the north of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), there is a village... At 50 km in the north of Ouagadougou is Manega, the Manega museum..." Texts and illustrations on the arts and culture. French and English. http://www.musee-manega.bf

Musée Virtuel du Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Burkina Faso--Music

Artistes ou Groupes ; Compilations Musiques traditionelles (AfroMix)

Burkina Faso--News and newspapers/journals

[portals]


"Burkina Faso--Top News" (All Africa.Com: Recent News Summaries) http://allafrica.com/burkinafaso/bydate/


"Burkina" (Le monde diplomatique)
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/index/pays/burkina.html

[list of media] "Le portail des médias au Burkina Faso : La Presse écrite au Burkina Faso" http://www.cnpress-zongo.net/media_bf/repertoires/presse_ecrite.htm

Les Quotidiens:
Sidwaya - L'Observateur Paalga - Le Pays - L'Express du Faso - Journal du Soir

Les Hebdomadaires - L'Indépendant - Le Journal du Jeudi - Le Bendré - San Finna - L'Aurore - La Voix du Sahel - Sidwaya Sport - L'Hebdo - l'Opinion - Le Matin - Labor tribune

Les Mensuels - L'Evénement - La Colombe - L'Eveil - Votre Santé - Ryhmes

Des Journaux en langues nationales

Laabali & Sooré La Presse écrite au Burkina Faso http://www.cnpress-zongo.net/media_bf/repertoires/presse_ecrite.htm

Le Bendré Bendré "est un hebdomadaire burkinabé d'information et de réflexion. Le titre a été reconnu en 1993 par le Ministère chargé des libertés par l'Arrêté" e.mail : bendrekan@hotmail.com (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) www.bendre.africa-web.org

L'Evènement "Crée Le 31 mai 2001, au Centre National de Presse Norbert Zongo (CNP-NZ), le numéro oo du mensuel L’événement a été présenté à la presse, invitée à cette occasion à en apprécier l’avènement." E.mail: evenem@zcp.bf (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) http://www.evenement-bf.net

L'Express du Faso "Créé le 20 octobre 1998 et seul quotidien édité en dehors de la capitale, l'Express du Faso est basé à Bobo Dioulasso, deuxième ville du Burkina. A ce titre, Le plus jeune des quotidien occupe une place importante dans le paysage médiatique Burkinabè." E.Mail: kami.express@caramail.com (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL)

FasoNews.net http://www.fasonews.net/

L'Hebdo "L'Hebdomadaire du Burkina (L'Hebdo ) Hebdomadaire privé d'informations générales" 1999- E.mail: hebdocom@fasonet.bf http://www.fasonet.bf/hebdo

L'Indépendant "Créé en juin 1993 l'Indépendant est un hebdomadaire qui fonctionne sous la forme d'une entreprise individuelle. Son fondateur Norbert Zongo a été assassiné en décembre 1998. Depuits lors le journal est animé par un groupe de journalistes volontaires" (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) e.mail. : sebgo@fasonet.bf Site Web: www.independant.bf

Le Journal du Jeudi "Fondé en août 1991 par Boubacar Diallo, c'est le premier (et aujourd'hui le seul) organe satirique du pays. e.mail : jj@liptinfor.bf (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) www.journaldujeudi.com

Le Marabout. (Ouagadougou) "Mensuel satirique africain... d'Afrique", 2001- http://www.marabout.net/

L'Observateur Paalga "Héritier de l'ancien Observateur créé en 1973 par Edouard Ouédraogo, ravagé par un incendie en 1984 et ressuscité en 1991, il constitue toujours une entreprise individuelle quoique, dans la réalité, son statut se présente de plus en plus comme celui d'une Sarl... C'est le doyen des quotidiens privés et il jouit d'un grand prestige grâce à sa trajectoire particulière. La maison édite aussi un hebdomadaire, L'Observateur Dimanche. E.mail : lobs@fasonet.bf": (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) http://www.lobservateur.bf

L'Opinion "Hebdomadaire Privé d'informations générales" 1997-E.Mail: zedcom@fasonet.bf Site Web: http://www.zedcom.bf

Le Pays "Né en octobre 1991, c'est également une entreprise individuelle .... Les Éditions Le Pays produisent également, depuis 1996, un hebdomadaire (Évasion) et un mensuel (Votre Santé).Le Journal occupe un espace important dans le paysage médiatique du Burkina depuis l'assassinat de Norbert ZONGO." (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) e.mail : ed.lepays@cenatrin.bf Site Web: http://www.lepays.bf

SAN FINNA "Hebdomadaire Privé d' informations générales" e.mail : sanfinnacom@liptinfor.bf / sanfina@fasonet.bf www.sanfina.com

SIDWAYA "Du journal Etatique à l'expérience de l'Office Créé en 1984, Sidwaya est un quotidien des Éditions Sidwaya qui constituent une Direction générale du ministère de la Communication et de la Culture (devenu, depuis ministère de L'Information)... L'objectif est "d'accorder une plus grande autonomie des gestions aux organes de presse d'État afin qu'ils puissent jouer efficacement leurs missions de service public". E.mail: redaction@fasonet.bf (Source: " La Socio-Economie des Médias et des Communications Sociales au Burkina Faso: de la production à la consommation des messages" par Serge T. BALIMA & AL) http://www.sidwaya.bf

Burkina Faso news group: aajn@catcc.bitnet

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Burkina Faso Page 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Burkina.html
 

Burkina Faso--Political Parties



Congrès pour la Démocratie et le Progrès (CDP) [Congress for Democracy and Progress]



Front des Forces Sociales (FFS) [Front of Social Forces]

Burkina Faso--Travel and description 

"Découvrir le Burkina Faso avec Fred & Steph". Chielfy illustrated (travel photos)

Burkina Faso--Urban Studies

The Urban Resource Center of Burkina Faso (URCBF-CRUBF) -- a very useful site on Burkina Faso and urban studies with many useful links to wider African urban studies http://www.burkinaurbanresourcecenter.net/documents.html

 

Burundi 

 

Burundi--Bibliography

Historical Dictionary of Burundi by Ellen K. Eggers (African Historical Dictionaries, No. 73) (Scarecrow Press, 1997) [full-text
http://www.netlibrary.com/SUMMARY.ASP?EV=885453&ID=10731&advquery=africa

Burundi--Conflict

http://www.cfcsc.dnd.ca/links/wars/burund.html
 
 

Burundi--Constitution

http://www.burundi.gov.bi/const2.htm
 
 

Burundi--Description and Travel

 

Lonely Planet pages on Burundi http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/burundi/

 

Burundi--Elections

http://www.agora.stm.it/elections/election/burundi.htm
 
 

Burndi--Government

Burundi Government In French. Official site. . http://www.burundi.gov.bi/

 

Burundi--History---Bibliography

Historical Dictionary of Burundi by Ellen K. Eggers (African Historical Dictionaries, No. 73) (Scarecrow Press, 1997)     [full-text]
http://www.netlibrary.com/SUMMARY.ASP?EV=885453&ID=10731&advquery=africa
 
 

Burundi--Labor

 

ILO pages on Burundi http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/english/cprofiles/burundiF.htm

 

Bunundi--Links

 
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Burundi.html
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Burundi.html http://www.burundi.org/ (Burundi Information)

 

Burundi--Maps

 

Burundi Maps, from Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/burundi.html

 

Burundi--News

 

AllAfrica page on Burndi http://allafrica.com/burundi/

BurundiRealities In French and English. News, analysis, dossiers, by BurundiRealities International Inc. http://www.burundirealite.org/

 

Burundi--Politics and government 

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/35/index.html

http://www.agora.it/politic/burundi.htm
 

Association de Reflexion et d'Information sur le Burundi, ARIB In French and KiRundi. http://www.arib.info/

Burundi country profile (Greater Horn Information Exchange) http://198.76.84.1/HORN/burundi/burundi.html
 

BurundiRealities In French and English. News, analysis, dossiers on cultur, politics, economics etc, by BurundiRealities International Inc. http://www.burundirealite.org/

Crisis in the Great Lakes Region (Africa News) : Burundihttp://www.africanews.org/east/burundi/
 

'Crisis in the Great Lakes Region' (by Yves Contamine) http://www.synapse.net/~acdi20/country/greatla1.htm

La fenêtre du citoyen http://www.burundi.gov.bi/fenet.htm
 
 

Melchior NDADAYE 1953-1993 [biography]

http://altern.org/ndadaye/

http://altern.org/ndadaye/English.htm

Le Monde diplomatique articles
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/index/pays/burundi.html

Comprises (in 2004):

Vers la fin de la première « guerre africaine »
dossier du 7 février 2001

L’Afrique au défi de l’Etat pluricommunautaire
par Thierry Michalon. - décembre 2003

Médiations tanzaniennes dans les Grands Lacs
par Willy Nindorera. - octobre 2002

La Belgique confrontée à son passé colonial
par Colette Braeckman. - janvier 2002


 
 

OneWorld News Service: Burundi http://www.oneworld.org/news/africa/burundi.html
 
 

US Institute of Peace Conference on Burundi, Washington, DC, September 1996.  Includes "Policy Options on Local-Level Reconstruction" by Rene Lemarchand.
 
 

"Willum.com" -- articles on Burundi by Bjørn Willum (MA in War Studies, Freelance journalist & Political Science student, University of Copenhagen

Burundi--Politics and government --Sources

Lemarchand Collection of African Political Papers: Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Chad, Gabon, and Libya http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/lemarcha.htm

Business--Africa

African Business (journal) http://dialspace.dial.pipex.com/town/terrace/lf41/ab/abconts.htm
 
 

Business-Africa is an interactive forum on business in Africa 
To subscribe send an email message: subscribe business-africa to majordomo@cgtd.com
 
 

Journal of African Business Vol. 1, Issue 1 Spring 2000
http://www.utoledo.edu/~JAB/preview.htm

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