An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

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Ga (African people)

Ghanadrum (includes 'Glimpses of Ga Music/Dance ' by Barbara L. Hampton(1998)
http://www.rpi.edu/~addyy/


Gabon 

 

[General]


"Gabon" from Karen Fung's Africa South of the Sahara directory. http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/gabon.html

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

"Gabon" (L'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie) basic ountry data.
http://www.francophonie.org/membres/etats/

 

 

Gabon--Connectivity

African Connectivity Data - Gabon
http://www2.sn.apc.org/africa/countdet.CFM?countries__ISO_Code=GA

Internet Gabon http://www.internetgabon.com/


NSRC Gabon
http://www.nsrc.org/db/lookup/ISO=GA

Gabon--Description and Travel


Lonely Planet Gabon pages http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/gabon/



Gabon--Development

CoopGabon "est une communauté d'échanges pour les opérateurs sociaux, citoyens, amis et voyageurs du Gabon" Includes articles. http://www.coopgabon.net/

L’association gabonaise des œuvres sociales (AGOS) "est une organisation non gouvernementale à but non lucratif, crée en mars 1993 au Gabon, par madame Marie Claudette NDAGUI. La principale mission de l’AGOS est de combattre la pauvreté. Pour cela, nous organisons des conférences et des rencontres pour sensibiliser la population sur les questions ayant trait au développement". http://www.agos-ong.org/

Gabon--Economy

"Gabon" Country Analysis Brief by United States. Energy Information Administration on oil resources. http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/gabon.html

"Gabon" (Mbendi) Basic data. http://www.mbendi.co.za/land/af/ga/p0005.htm

Gabon--Environment

"Gabon" page of ECOFAC, Conservation et utilisation rationnelle des Ecosystèmes Forestiers d'Afrique Centrale. http://www.ecofac.org/Composantes/GabonLope.htm

Gabon National Parks http://www.gabonnationalparks.com/gnp-nationalparks

Gabon--Government


Assemblée Nationale du Gabon http://www.assemblee.ga

La Cour Constitutionelle du Gabon http://www.cour-constitutionnelle.gouv.ga/

Senate http://www.senat.ga/


Gabon--History

Lemarchand Collection (Gabon section, inventory only), at the University of Florida Africana Library, compiled by Dan Reboussin: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/gabon.htm

Gabon--Human Rights

 

GABSOLI GABON SOLIDARITÉ INTERNATIONALE (Canada-based) http://www.gabsoli.org/gabsoli/

US Dept of State reports http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2002/18204.htm

 

Gabon--Languages

 

Emprunts linguistiques européens chez les Myènès du Gabon. "Ce site est l'adaptation d'un mémoire de maîtrise soutenu à l'INALCO (Institut national des langues orientales), Paris, en juin 1989. Les reproductions de gravures anciennes sont tirées de : J.-E. Mbot, 1977, Un siècle de l'histoire du Gabon raconté par l'iconographie. " http://mandji.net/mbolo/index1.htm

"Languages of Gabon" (from: Ethnologue: Languages of the World) http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Gabon


Gabon--Literature


"Gabon" from Dr Jean-Marie Volet. Includes: La littérature gabonaise en un clin d'oeil Les écrivaines gabonaises Quelques livres de référence Quelques données sur le Gabon Quelques liens pour en savoir plus sur le Gabon
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/CountryGabonFR.html

Gabon--Maps

"Gabon" (Omni Map) http://www.omnimap.com/catalog/int/gabon.htm

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Gabon Maps
. Chiefly maps produced by U.S. Central Intelligence Agency,. Country Maps Gabon (Political) 2002 (256K) Gabon (Political) 1977 (164K) Gabon (Shaded Relief) 2002 (196K) Gabon (Small Map) 2003 (11K) City Maps Libreville U.S. Dept. of State 1986 (226K) http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/gabon.html


Gabon--Music

"Gabon" (Afromix) http://www.afromix.org/static/disco/pays/gabon/index.fr.html

Gabon--News and Newspapers


Actualité Gabonaise Includes archives. www.internetgabon.com/gabon/actu/actu.htm

All Africa News, Gabon http://allafrica.com/gabon/

Gabon News (World News Network) http://www.gabonnews.com/

Gabon--Political parties

BDP-Gabon Nouveau
Includes dossiers, video, audio. http://www.bdpgabon.org/

Le BDPiste Journal d'information du BDP-Gabon Nouveau

 

Gabon--Politics

 

Gabon (full-text from Le Monde diplomatique): "Le Gabon entre pétrole et démocratie par Stéphane Odzamboga. - février 1997; "Points de repère" février 1997 http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/index/pays/gabon.html


Gallery [Zimbabwean art journal]  gallery@delta.icon.co.zw


Gallica, the digital library of Bibliotheque Nationale de France, include many precolonial
and colonial era full-text book and journals sources on Africa.
http://gallica.bnf.fr/

 

Gambia 

[general]

 

Access Gambia (formerly Gambia Gateway) http://www.accessgambia.com/

Gambia (Stanford)
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/gambia.html

Gambia (Columbia) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Gambia.html

Gambia. by Index on Africa (Norway) http://www.afrika.no/index/Countries/Gambia/index.html

The Gambia and related-issues mailing list 
GAMBIA-L@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU

The Gambia and related links http://www.gambia.dk/

"Together in Friendship" http://www.smcm.edu/academics/hss/studyabroad/gambia/Publications/pub2000.htm

Gambia--Agriculture

 

Torgeir Fyhri (1998): "The Gambia: The Complexity of Modernising the Agricultural Sector in Africa," unpublished [full-text] thesis in Geography of Resources, Department of Geography, University of Oslo (Norway). http://www.afrol.com/library/Fyhri_1998/contents.htm

 

Gambia--Archaeology

The stone circles of The Gambia http://home3.inet.tele.dk/mcamara/stones.html


Gambia--Culture

 

Education Through Culture and Communication Organisation (ECCO) onf the Academy of West African Culture, The Gambia The Academy of West African Culture, The Gambia. http://www.ecco.gm/

Momodou Camara, "Gambian culture." Short essay. http://home3.inet.tele.dk/mcamara/cu.html

 

Gambia--Discussion Lists

The Gambia and related-issues mailing list 
GAMBIA-L@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU

Gambia--Economic conditions


Mbendi economic profile Overview of the economy of The Gambia. Basic data and analysis. http://www.mbendi.co.za/land/af/gm/p0005.htm


Gambia--Foreign Policy

'Foreign Policy Formulation In The Gambia, 1965-1994: Small Weak Developing
States and Their Foreign Policy Choices and Decisions' by Fatma Denton
(PhD thesis, University of Birmingham), CHAPTER 1: 
http://www.africainformation.co.uk/fd1.htm

Gambia--Government

OFFICIAL Site of The Republic of The Gambia 
http://www.gambia.com/

Gambia--History

African Online Digital Library http://www.aodl.org/ galleries include works on Gambia, including Collection Boubacar Barry, Phil Curtin Collection,

[Donald Wright collections]

[Senegal and Gambia, Mandinka, Serer and Fula, 1974-1975] [sound recording] / collected by Donald R. Wright. 40 sound cassettes : analog, 1 7/8 ips + documentation. Recorded by Wright from Sept. 7, 1974 - March 20, 1975 at various villages in Senegal and Gambia. Accompanied by notes in English on the locations, informants and subjects of the interviews. Indiana University, Archives of Traditional Music http://www.iucat.iu.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/dLLfoqWTDV/B-WELLS/309190306/9

Donald Wright Collection of Oral History of Senegambia (Michigan State University Libraries)

"History of Africa" (Access Gambia): links to several sites on Gambian history http://www.accessgambia.com/history.html

"An introduction to the economic history of rural Gambia" By Rainer Chr. Hennig, afrol News editor, http://www.afrol.com/archive/economic_history_gambia.htm

 

Gambia--Languages

Languages of Gambia. Ethnologue. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Gambia


Gambia--News and Newspapers 


Daily Observer
http://www.observer.gm/

Gambia News http://www.gambianews.com/

Gambia Post (World News Network) http://www.gambiapost.com/

Gambia Sport (World News Network) http://www.wnafrica.com/s/gambiasport/

Gambia news from AllAfrica.com http://allafrica.com/gambia/

 

Gambia--Politics and governemt

 

Elections in Gambia from Elections around the world. Basic data. http://www.electionworld.org/gambia.htm

Independent Electoral Commission http://www.iec.gm/

 

Political Resources on the Net : Gambia http://www.politicalresources.net/gambia.htm

 

Gambia--Travel

 

Lonely Planet Worldguide on Gambia. Brief data and comments
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/gambia/



Gambia--United Nations

 

United Nation System in The Gambia Offical site. http://www.ungambia.gm/

 

Gambia--Universities

 

University of The Gambia www.unigambia.gm

 

Gandhi, Mahatma & South Africa

 

The C.M. Doke collection (letters, photographs) from Unisa Library. http://etext.unisa.ac.za/g/gdlc/

Gandhi (ANC sources)
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/
includes:

'Mahatma Gandhi Today'. Gandhi Memorial Lecture by Andre Brink, 1970
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/brink.html


Gandhi & South Africa Today  by Denis Hurley, 1971
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/hurley.html


Gandhi & South Africa, 1914-48. Ed by E.S. Reddy and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, 1993 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/gandhisa.html

Gandhi's Vision of Peace. Excerpts of speech delivered by Ela Gandhi 1993
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/ela.html


Gandhiji's Vison of a Free South Africa, A collection of articles by E.S. Reddy, 1994
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/vision.html


Gandhi the Prisoner.  by Nelson Mandela.
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/man-gan.html


Gandhi, Workers & the Struggle for Liberation in South Africa by Alec Erwin, 1995
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/erwin.html


Speech by Nelson Mandela 25 April 1997 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/mandela/1997/sp970425a.html


'The Tolstoy Farm: Gandhi's Experiment in "Cooperative Commonwealth",' by Surendra Bhana
, South African Historical Journal, No. 7, November 1975
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/bhana.html


Gandhi & the Black People of South Africa, by James Hunt, 1990
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/people/gandhi/hunt.html

THE MYTH OF THE MAHATMA: MK GANDHI IN SOUTH AFRICA by
VELU ANNAMALAI, Ph.D. [critical] 

 


Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre at the University of Durban-Westville
http://scnc.udw.ac.za/


A major collection, with online audio-visual and text resources. "The objective of the archival division is to provide an archival service with a national, international and institutional outlook. ... While the archives have a very large Indian collection, its extended scope ... will include a repository on the Kwa-Zulu-Natal regional history, the history of resistance in the Province to include the records of individuals, families, organisations and institutions....Of particular interest are the records of the Indentured Indian Immigrant records...This facility to trace one's Heritage and family is unique in the country. "

 

GEFAME, a journal to facilitate exchange of ideas among Africa-based scholars and scholars outside Africa. Launched in 2005, a peer reviewed journal. http://www.hti.umich.edu/g/gefame/

 

Gender--Africa see also "WOMEN"

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

APC-Africa-Women (French and English,documents of APC-Africa-Women Network) http://www.apcafricawomen.org/

African Women's Media Centre (International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). English and French. http://www.awmc.com/

Akina Mama wa Afrika (NGO, Community Development, Human Rights, Education and Research, International Development). http://www.akinamama.org/

Famafrique (women and development in Francophone Africa) http://www.famafrique.org/

FEMNET African Women's Development and Communication Network. English and French. http://www.femnet.or.ke/

Flamme - Beijing Plus Five in Africa. network of women's NGOs. http://www.flamme.org/

Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), based in Kenya, and includes publications http://www.fawe.org/

Isis-WICCE
Isis-Women's International Cross Culture Exchange. Kampala, Uganda http://www.isis.or.ug/

Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness (WIDSAA) Programme. http://www.sardc.net/widsaa/index.htm


Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) Pan-African women's rights network http://www.wildaf.org.zw/


VISIONS-AFR! is a space for people and organizations within West 
Africa and outside to come together, discuss, and work on issues of gender, reproductive health and rights within the region. It is bilingual, French and English  TO SUBSCRIBE: majordomo@hsphsun2.harvard.edu In the body of the e-mail write : subscribe visions-afr 
list moderator: assist@metissacana.sn

 
 

Gender--Cameroon

Perspectives on the State: From Political History to Ethnography in Cameroon. Essays for Sally Chilver edited by Ian Fowler and David Zeitlyn http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/Chilver/Paideuma/index.html

 

Gender--South Africa

 

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

AGENDA feminist journal http://www.agenda.org.za/

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation Gender Unit http://www.csvr.org.za/gender/

Commission on Gender Equality http://www.cge.org.za/

Gender Advocacy Programme http://www.gender.co.za/

Ilitha Labantu (""light to the people" in Xhosa) community organisation on violence against women and children. http://www.ilithalabantu.org.za/

Women'sNet resources, links and information on Women in South Africa. http://www.womensnet.org.za/
 

Gender--Tanzania

 

Tanzania Gender Networking Programme http://www.tgnp.org/

 

Gender--Uganda

 

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) http://www.wougnet.org/

 

Gender--Zimbabwe

 

Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre & Network NGO, Harare http://www.zwrcn.org.zw/

 

Genealogy

African Genealogy "AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources". http://www.afrigeneas.com

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


Geometry--Africa

 

Paulus Gerdes Basketry, Geometry, and Symmetry in Africa and the Americas Special E-Book issue of the International Journal Visual Mathematics, Belgrade

 

Germany--Colonial Empire in Africa

Der Bildbestand der Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft in der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main. on-line photo archive of images relating to Germany's colonial empire http://www.stub.bildarchiv-dkg.uni-frankfurt.de/default1.htm
 
 

Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte im WWW Wissenschaftliche Links zur deutschen Kolonialgeschichte http://www.muenster.de/~thedude/
 
 

G. Freensen, In the German South African Army, 1903 from Eva March Tappan, ed., The World's Story: A History of the World in Story, Song and Art, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914), Vol. III:, pp. 465-84 Modern History Sourcebook:http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1904freesen.html
 
 

German Colonialism in Africa (ASU) http://www.public.asu.edu/~hwitbooi/germanempire.htm
 
 

GERMAN forces at war in South West Africa. Source: Kriegsgeschichtlichen Abteilung I des Großen Generalstabes. Die Kämpfe der deutschen Truppen in Südwestafrika. Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, 1907. Translation by Jeffrey S. Gaydish, 1998. http://www.public.asu.edu/~hwitbooi/docs/contents-hottentotwar.htm

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Ghana 

GHANA - A Country Study[full text] (Library of Congress, 1994) edited by L. Berry  http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/ghtoc.html
 
 

Ghana--Arts

Akan Cultural Symbols Project Includes architecture, metalwork, textiles, carving, pottery. Maintained by George Kojo Arthur with Robert Row, Marshall University, West Virginia. http://www.marshall.edu/akanart/

 

Ghana--Bagre

 

Goody Bagre Texts - "online version of Jack Goody's Bagre texts .... he recorded in Ghana in 1969 ... with permission of Professor Goody." Contents:

THE BLACK BAGRE 181k * THE BLACK BAGRE- English translation 158k * THE WHITE BAGRE 1 191k * THE WHITE BAGRE 2 recited by Nyiu at Bagre Bells, marba, Birfu, Dec 1969 101k * THE WHITE BAGRE 3 recorded by Sielo at Bagre Bells, 69k * THE WHITE BAGRE 4 recited at the Chief's house "Bu fu, Dec 1969, : 89k * The White Bagre version5: 66k * The White Bagre - English translation171k * The White Bagre - concordance - a-k 224k The White Bagre - concordance - l-z 228k


Ghana-- Churches

 

Emmanuel Akyeampong, "A Visual Interpretation of Photos taken from the Basel Mission Picture Archive" "The texts and photos in this section offer snapshots into the complex interaction or encounters between Basel Missionaries - usually Swiss or German - and West Africans, Indians, and Chinese between 1850 and 1950. There is a short introduction to my visual interpretation, which provides some historical context on the history of the founding of the Basel Mission Society in 1815, the background of the missionary recruits, and the formative social influences in their lives." http://www.bmpix.org/visip_emmanuel/index.htm

Anglican Diocese of Cape Coast Very brief notes. http://netministries.org/see/churches/ch00610


Basel Mission Archive. Photogaraph Collection Extensive photographs. http://www.bmpix.org/

Ghana--Description and Travel

 

Lonely Planet - Destination: Ghana 
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/afr/gha.htm

 

Ghana-Discussion lists

okyeame@mit.edu
 
 

Ghana--Economy

Association of Ghana Industries Includes AGI’s monthly member newsletter http://www.agi.org.gh/

 

Ghana--History

 

"History" page of Ghana.co.uk: brief notes on periods, etc. http://www.ghana.co.uk/history/index.htm

Kwame Nkrumah Information and Resource Site. the life and times of Kwame Nkrumah". http://www.nkrumah.net/

 

 

Ghana home page An extensive personal page, maintained since 1994. Strong on news (Includes RSS news feeds). Short pieces on history etc. http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/

Ghana--Internet

 

AISI-Connect National ICT Profile GHANA (GH) http://www2.sn.apc.org/africa/countdet.CFM?countries__ISO_Code=GH

 

Ghana National Committee on Internet Connectivity (Accra, Ghana) http://www.gncic.org.gh/


Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science http://www.oneworld.org/inasp/ajol/journals/gjas/index.html
 
 

Ghana Journal of Science http://www.oneworld.org/inasp/ajol/journals/gjs/index.html
 
 

Ghana -- Languages

 

Dagaare language (Ghana and Burkina Faso)

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.

The Dagara and their Neighbors (Burkina Faso and Ghana) Richard Kuba Carola Lentz University of Frankfurt am Main ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF AFRICANA BIBLIOGRAPHY. Vol. 7 (2001)

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)

 

Ghanaweb's Dictionary of Pidgin English Words and Phrases. http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/ghana/DICT/


 
 Ghana--Literature

 

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

 

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.

 

Ghana--Maps, Historical maps

 

Maps of Ghana and West Africa by C. K. Ladzekpo http://www.cnmat.berkeley.edu/~ladzekpo/maps.html

 

[map reproduced with kind permission of C. K. Ladzekpo]
 
 

Ghana Media Gateway "provides Internet resources for journalists and links to media websites. The Gateway also  provides a selection of editorials from Ghana’s newspapers." http://www.ghanamedia.com/
 
 
Ghana--Music

 

James Koetting Ghana Field Recordings "vibrant mix of traditional and popular music recorded at a broad range of locations and events in Ghana during the 1970s by ethnomusicologist James Koetting"; 142 audio reel tapes — of musical performances from arts festivals, traditional ceremonies and events, stage concerts, church services, and less formal gatherings and sessions throughout Ghana. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/koetting/

 

 

Ghana-News and Newspapers 

[list of 6 newspapers] http://www.esperanto.se/kiosk/engindex.html


Accra Daily Mail
www.accra-mail.com/index.asp

 

Africa Online - Ghana. News. http://www.africaonline.com/site/gh/

Chronicle (Accra) http://www.ghanareview.co.uk/news.htm

Daily Graphic (Accra; on-line newspaper) 
http://www.graphic.com.gh/

Ghana Media Gateway "provides Internet resources for journalists and links to media websites. The Gateway also provides a selection of editorials from Ghana’s newspapers."http://www.ghanamedia.com/
 

Ghana News  http://www.ghana.com/republic/dailies.html


Ghana Review
http://www.ghanareview.co.uk/news.htm

 

Ghana Review International (GRI) published by Micromedia Consultants Ltd. T/A MCL - a wholly Ghanaian owned news agency. http://ghanareview.com/review/


The Ghanaian Newsrunner
is a bi-weekly publication set up to serve the Ghanaian community in Holland. It brings current news from both Ghana and the Netherlands every two weeks  http://www.euronet.nl/users/bse/colofon.html


Ghanaian Chronicle Online.
News from Ghana. Most recent issue, plus a link to the archives. 
http://www.ghana.africaonline.com/ AfricaOnline/newsstand/chronicle/1/homepage.html


Ghanaian Times
(Accra; on-line newspaper)  http://www.ghana.com/republic/times/index.html


Independent
. Accra. News from Ghana. Most recent issue, plus a link to the archives. 
http://www.ghana.africaonline.com/AfricaOnline/newsstand/independent/1/homepage.html

 

IRIN news on Ghana. From UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. http://www.irinnews.org/frontpage.asp?SelectRegion=West_Africa&SelectCountry=Ghana


JoyFM.
FM radio station in Accra. http://www.myjoyonline.com/


The mirror
http://www.ghana.gov.gh/news/mirror.html  
 

The Online Independent http://www.ghana.africaonline.com/AfricaOnline/newsstand/independent/1/homepage.html


Weekly Spectator
http://www.thepaperboy.com/partners/partner-country.cfm
 
 Ghana Review International:  http://www.ghanareview.co.uk
 
 

Ghana--Oral history/tradition

Goody, Jack.Bagre Texts 
"online version of Jack Goody's Bagre texts. They are transcripts of texts that he recorded in Ghana in 1969...The results were published in 1972 by OUP. ..Refs: Goody, J.R. 1972. The Myth of the Bagre. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Goody, J.R." http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/Goody/ 

 

Ghana--Politics and government

 

Africa Talks.org Discussion Board chiefly on Ghana, development, communications etc. Initiated by Dr Amos Anyimadu, Accra. http://www.africatalks.org/

Herbst, Jeffrey. The Politics of Reform in Ghana, 1982-1991. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. Full-text e-book from California Digital Library by a leading American political scientist. http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft2199n7n7/

 

Ghana Studies : The Journal of the Ghana Studies Council. Takyiwaa Manuh and Lynne Brydon, Editors A peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal of scholarly work on Ghana, the country and its people. Appears annually. Table of Contents, Volume 1 (1998)-2002. http://people.tamu.edu/~yarak/ghana_studies.html

Ghana Studies Council Includes useful links (includsign Ghana Studies)and GSC Newsletter [maintained by Larry Yarak]:  http://people.tamu.edu/~yarak/gsc.html

 

Ghana--Universities

 

Ashesi University, Accra http://www.ashesi.org/


Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi http://www.ghanauniversities.com/kust.htm


University of Cape Coast http://www.ghanauniversities.com/university_cape_coast.htm


University for Development Studies, Tamale http://www.ghanauniversities.com/university_for_development_stud.htm


University of Ghana--Legon http://www.ug.edu.gh/

Balme Library

 
 

Glendora Review. "Quarterly publication covering all fields of the arts: music, film, literature, visual arts, theatre, even architecture and photography, depending on the specific focus of each issue. Glendora Review's main aim is to return the lost voice of African artists, writers, and other cultural producers." http://www.saibatek.com/gr/gr.html
 
 

Global Coalition for Africa includes its Annual Report
African Social and Economic Trends

Globalisation--Africa

'VIRTUALITY AS A KEY CONCEPT IN THE STUDY OF GLOBALISATION: aspects of the symbolic transformation of contemporary Africa' by Wim van Binsbergen 2nd ed. 1999 http://home.soneraplaza.nl/mw/prive/vabin/gen3/virtuality%20map/virt0.htm

 

Globalisation--South Africa

 

'Globalisation: An issue of contestation and struggle in South Africa' Michael J. Meyer (2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300mm.html

 

Goody, Jack. Bagre Texts 

 
"online version of Jack Goody's Bagre texts. They are transcripts of texts that he recorded in Ghana in 1969...The results were published in 1972 by OUP. ..Refs: Goody, J.R. 1972. The Myth of the Bagre. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Goody, J.R." http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/Goody/ 
 

Google

 

Using Google for African Studies Research: A Guide to Effective Web Searching [Pilot edition, September 2004] by Hans M. Zell. A very useful guide. http://www.hanszell.co.uk/google/

 

Goree Island (Senegal)

GOREE: The Concentration Camp That Lasted For 400 Years By Garba Diallo, June 1996 http://users.cybercity.dk/~ccc25486/home.html
 
 

Virtual Visit of Goree (UNESCO) guided visit Guided Visit in photos and texts and Guided Visit in video in English and French, shortly in Wolof and Japanese http://webworld.unesco.org/goree/

 

Governments--Africa

https://wwwc.cc.columbia.edu/sec/dlc/ciao/newfrm.html

 
AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS ON THE WEB a brief list of lists.
 
 

Governance--Africa

Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity Development in Sub-Saharan  Africa: Lessons from Governance Programming Mark Schacter / Institute on Governance 1999 

 

Governance--Tanzania

Proceedings of Information for Accountability Workshop, Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam on 27-28 March 2000. in Kiswahili  http://www.irmt.org/index2.html in English http://www.irmt.org/resources/tanpro.pdf

 

 

Government documents (see also under names of African countries)

 

African Governments on the Internet. (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa) http://www.uneca.org/aisi/nici/africagovinternet.htm


Sub-Saharan African Governments Search Engine (UC-B) "This is a search engine for web sites from Sub-Saharan African governments. It is limited to government sites at the national level, and does not include sites from state governments, political parties, or non-governmental organizations. For best results, search using the official language(s) of the country you are interested in".
A very good site. 7/2008

 

 

 

 

Grahamstown National Arts Festival (South Africa) http://www.grahamstown.co.za/artsfestindex.htm
 
 

Great Britain--Foreign relations--Africa
 

Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Africa Command 
http://www.fco.gov.uk/news/keythemehome.asp?16

 

Great Lakes Region (Africa)

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTATION NETWORK ON THE GREAT  AFRICAN LAKES REGION http://www.grandslacs.net/T7E.html


Great Lakes Region (Africa)--Maps

 http://www.grandslacs.net/html/cartes.html 
 

Griqua (African people)

 

Griqua--Coinage

Balson Holdings Family Trust Collection http://www.tokencoins.com/ (include brief history of the Griqua people)

 

Griqua--History

 

Henry Bredekamp, "Human Rights, Oral History and Indigenous Peoples’ Memory: The South African National Oral History Project and a Griqua People’s Story" 2003 Izico Museums of Cape Town summary of papewr to CITRA 2003, South Africa XXXVII International Conference of the Round Table on Archives. http://www.ica.org/new/citra.php?pcitraprogramid=63&plangue=eng

 

David Y Saks, "SEQUEL TO ZWARTKOPPIES The skirmish at Vet River,1846" Military History Journal - Vol 10 No 3 http://rapidttp.com/milhist/vol103sa.html

 

Groupe de Recherches sur l'Afrique Francophone (African Studies Center, Boston University)  http://web.bu.edu:80/AFR/GRAF.html
 
 

Guinea

 

Guinea--Bibliography 


Margaret Binns (Compiler) Guinea (CLIO PRESS) [full-text] http://www.netlibrary.com/SUMMARY.ASP?EV=885453&ID=1952&advquery=africa
 
 

Guinea--History

André Arcin, Histoire de la Guinée Française : Rivières du Sud — Fouta Dialo — Région du Sud Soudan.  Challamel, Paris 1911. 742 p. [full-text] [Histoire Précoloniale] http://leydi.guinee.net/bibliotheque/histoire/aarcin/1911/
 
 

Derman, William. Serfs, Peasants and Socialists: a former serf village in the Republic of Guinea. Berkeley: University of California, 1979 [full-text] http://leydi.guinee.net/bibliotheque/sociology/derman/
 
 

Du Bois, Victor Guinea: The Decline of the Guinean Revolution. Columbia University Press, 1965. p. 122-29 http://www.guinee.net/bibliotheque/economie/vdubois/beginning.html
 
 

Ibrahima Baba KAKE
Sékou Touré. Le Héros et le Tyran
Paris, 1987, JA Presses. Collection Jeune Afrique Livres.  254 p http://www.guinee.net/bibliotheque/kake/toc.html
 
 
 

Guinea--Politics and government
 
 

Derman, William. Serfs, Peasants and Socialists: a former serf village in the Republic of Guinea. Berkeley: University of California, 1979 [full-text] http://leydi.guinee.net/bibliotheque/sociology/derman/
 
 

Du Bois, Victor Guinea: The Decline of the Guinean Revolution. Columbia University Press, 1965. p. 122-29 http://www.guinee.net/bibliotheque/economie/vdubois/beginning.html
 
 

Histoire du PDG: Opinions http://www.guinee.net/politique/postcolon/1ere-republ/pdg/saifonTure/safonTure0.html
 
 

Ibrahima Baba KAKE Sékou Touré. Le Héros et le Tyran
Paris, 1987, JA Presses. Collection Jeune Afrique Livres.  254 p http://www.guinee.net/bibliotheque/kake/toc.html

webGuinée http://www.guinee.net/
 

 

Guinea-Bissau 

 

Guinea-Bissau page 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/G_Bissau.html
 
 

Guinea-Bissau -- Description and travel.

 

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://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Almada01

see also Part: II (1984)

 

Guinea Bissau--Economics

 

Guinea Bissau by African Development Bank Group on (Abidjan,) October 2001 http://www.afdb.org/african_countries/home_guineabissau.htm

 

Guinea Bissau by World Bank http://wbln0018.worldbank.org/AFR/afr.nsf

 

Guinea Bissau--News and newspapers

Guinea Bissau (news from AllAfrica) http://allafrica.com/guineabissau/

 

Guinea-Bissau--Politics

 

"NO DJUNTA MON! seeks to assist in efforts to end the crisis in Guinea-Bissau. In Guinean Creole, "No Djunta Mon" means "let's join hands." The site has news, a link 
to a new e-mail list, and information on humanitarian efforts to assist refugees. 

http://guineabissau.forward.net/

Report on Guinea-Bissau is available from: 
Renato.Aguilar@economics.gu.se

 

Guinea-Bissau--Statistics

 

Guinée Bissau -- Données statistiques (AFRISTAT, Bamako) http://www.afristat.org/Guinee_Bissau/index_stat.htm

 

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