An A-Z of African Studies
on the Internet

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Ibn Battuta

 

Ibn Battuta and his Saharan Travels Ibn Battuta (1304-1368) by Jim Mann Taylor. "The abstract ... covers his travels in the Sahara. The quotations in italics in this article are taken from the book Ibn Battuta in Black Africa by Said Harridun and Noël King (Rex Collings, 1975)

Medieval Sourcebook: Ibn Battuta: Travels in Asia and Africa 1325-1354

 Identity, Culture and Politics : an Afro-Asian dialogue (Identité, culture et politique) "A biannual publication of International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal. It aims at dissemination of knowledge and exchange of ideas and projections amongst African and Asian scholars and activists."

Igbo Language


Igbo
Net

"The objective of Igbo Heritage, Inc. is to be the leading organisation that will positively showcase Nd'Igbo to the world, while creating an enabling environment that will foster a closer relationship between Nd'Igbo in Diaspora and in the homeland."


Ijele: Art eJournal of the African Worl
"a peer-reviewed online journal of contemporary art and architecture, art history and criticism, focusing exclusively on the visual creative expressions of artists in Africa and other regions of the world.. "Previously open access, now subscription.

ilissAfrica ( "internet library sub-saharan Africa") http://www.ilissafrica.de/en/

Images of Colonial Africa (Billy Graham Center Archives) " photographs taken or gathered by missionary Laura Collins. The images displayed here are one woman's view, mostly of Kenya, at the beginning of the twentieth century, probably before 1914. They depict the country's society, customs, economics, and geography, as well as its growing Christian church, the missionary community assisting in that endeavor, and Collins herself. Also included are some photographs from Cameroon, the Belgian Congo and Uganda"


Imperialism--Africa


Modern History Sourcebook: All-African People's Conference: Resolution on Imperialism and Colonialism, Accra, December 5-13, 1958

Internet African History Sourcebook
African History Online - Colonial Period

African Slave Trade & European Imperialism in Time Line Format

 

INASP (International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication) "INASP is an international development charity working with a global network of partners to improve access, production and use of research information and knowledge, so that countries are equipped to solve their development challenges."

INCORE: an Initiative on Conflict Resolution & Ethnicity of United Nations University & University of Ulster. INCORE guides to Internet sources on conflict and ethnicity (e.g. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, and Uganda) http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html

Indian Ocean Islands

Indian Ocean Books, Maps, and Prints (Larry Bowman, bookseller) 
http://www.indianoceanbooks.com

 

Indian Ocean Region--Culture and History

PORTRAITS D'ÎLES. Océan Indien: Comores, Madagascar, Maurice, Mayotte, Réunion, Seychelles (index régional) Kaléidoscope culturel de l'Océan Indien - Voyages et escales  http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/indien/

Indian Ocean Region--Literature--Bibliography

 

'Bibliographie de littératures de l'Océan Indien' (1995, Thomas Spear) http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/indien/bibliolit.html


Littérature @ «île en île».
[index to authors] http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/paroles/index.html

Indians--South Africa--History

Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre 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. "

Pahad, Essop. "THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIAN POLITICAL MOVEMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA 1924-1946" by Essop Pahad. Full-text, D. Phil Thesis, University of Sussex, 1972. From SA History Online.


Indigenous Knowledge Systems--Africa


African Indigenous Science and Knowledge Systems

" In 'africahistory.net' we present various perspectives on African Indigenous Knowledge Systems(AIK) from a wide range of scholars. We publish brief extracts from scholarly works on the subject and focus on several areas. We are proud to say that this site has been listed by the United Nations Educational,Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as one of the top 50 of African websites." Dr. Gloria T. Emeagwali, Prof. of History and African Studies, Central Connecticut State University.

"Informatics Policy Instruments in Africa" (reports that deal with informatics policies and related issues in Africa  http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies//ECA/infrmtks.html


InfoZine see Newsletter of Zimbabwe's National Theatre 
http://www.infozine.com/mirror/theatre/nto/zimt04.html
http://www.infozine.com/mirror/theatre/index.html


Innovation: journa
l of appropriate librarianship and information work in southern Africa

" The primary purpose of this peer-reviewed journal is to publish materials on libraries, information supply and other related matters in South and Southern Africa.


Institut Panos Afrique de l'Ouest
Extensive news and information on West Africa: Actumédia; L'actualités des médias africains; Panos Infos; Articles de nos correspondants; Média@ctions; Bulletin trimestriel sur l'info et la communication; MédiActu Bulletin sur les initiatives médiatiques et les NTIC BDP Online La banque de programmes radio en ligne; Publication; Répertoires; Médias d'Afrique; Législations; Organisations professionnelles


Institute for Democracy in South Africa
Archive at: http://web.archive.org/web/20130331082448/http://www.idasa.org/


Integrated Regional Information Network see IRIN
 

Inter Press Service Africa
 

International African Institute, SOAS 
 

International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU) at the University of Durham. IBRU works to enhance the resources available for the peaceful resolution of problems associated with international boundaries

International Court of Justice (The Hague), United Nations. full-text cases, includes
boundary disputes between Cameroon-Nigeria,  Guinea-Bissau-Senegal, etc.

International Development Research Centre   http://web.idrc.ca
IDRC's activities and offices in Africa http://web.idrc.ca/en/ev-8554-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
 

"INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORY OF AFRICAN STUDIES SCHOLARS" (Columbia University Libraries): 

International Journal of African Historical Studies (earlier issues 1972-98 African Historical Studies 1968-71 full-text back issues via JSTOR
 

 

nternational Network for Higher Education in Africa (INHEA), "dedicated to serve the growing community of researchers, policy makers, development specialists, funding institutions, administrators, and students." Includes short articles, bibliographies, evetns etc. http://www.bc.edu/inhea/.

 
International Policies, African Realities: "an electronic roundtable co-sponsored by the UN Economic
Commission for Africa  and the Africa Policy Information Center, Washington, D.C." (1999)
http://www.africapolicy.org/rtable/


 
 
 

Internet -- Africa (see also under: CONNECTIVITY)


Acacia Initiative (aims to empower sub-Saharan communities with the ability to apply information and
communication technologies to their social and economic development).

 
Africa  (Network Startup Resource Center) http://www.nsrc.org/AFRICA/africa.html


African Information Society Initiativ
e

 

African Virtual University (World Bank) http://www.avu.org/

THE INTERNET IN AFRICA (by Joe Caruso, Columbia University Libraries) fine range of links
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Internet.html

The Internet & Computing (by Karen Fung, Stanford University Libraries) fine range of links http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/elecnet.html

ilissAfrica ( "internet library sub-saharan Africa") http://www.ilissafrica.de/en/


'News Update', a free e-letter covering African internet content and infrastructure developments. 
http://www.kabissa.org southwood@boyden.demon.co.uk

'Selected Internet Resources for African Studies' [from Yale University] http://www.library.yale.edu/african/internet.html

Wasiyo, Khaitsa  'Increasing Computer Literacy in Africa' African Technology Forum  1998
http://web.mit.edu/africantech/www/articles/ComputerLiteracy.htm

 


Internet African History Sourcebook http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook.html
 

Internet--Botswana 


'Using the internet to support information technology dissemination in an information poor environment' by Darrell J. Parsons & T.Z. Nkgau (2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300dp&tn.html

 

Internet Connectivity data -Africa:  http://www.nsrc.org/AFRICA/africa.html


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Internet--Egypt


'Profiling Internet Users in Egypt: Understanding the Primary Deterrent Against Their Growth in Number' by Mohamed A. El-NAWAWY http://www.isoc.org/inet2000/cdproceedings/8d/8d_3.htm


'Technology Access Community Centers in Egypt: a Mission for Community Empowerment' Sherif HASHEM
http://www.isoc.org/inet2000/cdproceedings/inet99/3c/3c_1.htm
 

 

Internet--South Africa


'Overcoming Regulatory and Technological Challenges to Bring Internet Access to a Sparsely Populated, Remote Area: A Case Study' by Ronel SMITH, CSIR Mikomtek SOUTH AFRICA [on Maputaland, KwaZuluNatal]
http://www.isoc.org/inet2000/cdproceedings/8d/8d_4.htm

Internet--Uganda


'Let the Children be Fed First: How We are Overcoming the Hurdles in Providing Knowledge Networks for Schools in Uganda' By Daniel Stern, Project Director, Uganda Connect dstern@uconnect.org
http://www.isoc.org/inet2000/cdproceedings/posters/363/index.htm

Internet Roadmap can be found on the H-AFRICA home-page 
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/sources/internetafrica.html
Originally published in autumn 1995 number of Bulletin de l'Association Canadienne des Etudes Africaines 
 

Investment--Africa 

'Foreign direct investment flows to African countries: Trends, determinants and future prospects' by Elsabé Loots (2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300el.html

 

 

IRIN  (Integrated Regional Information Network):  a UNESCO 'Top Ten public information sites in Africa. ' Current news reports. Also in French


 
 

Ìrìnkèrindò: A Journal Of African Migration. "a forum for scholarly articles that document the relevance of African migration
to global social, political and economic systems."

Islam--Africa (see also under Islam--[country]



African Online Digital Library (Michigan State University, IFAN, WARC). Includes materials on Islam: Collection Boubacar Barry, Phil Curtin Collection, “Passport to Paradise’: Sufi Arts of Senegal and Beyond, Mosques of Bondoukou, interviews from Futa Toro, Senegal and Mauritania http://www.aodl.org/


Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy http://www.islam-democracy.org/



ISITA--the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa, (Program of African Studies, Northwestern University). "Inaugurated in January 2001, ... devoted to the study of African Islamic culture.

 

"Islam"/"The Rise of Islam" (The Story of Africa series, BBC) Brief history; also includes audio: "Listen to The Coming of Islam, the seventh programme in the BBC landmark radio series The Story of Africa, presented by Hugh Quarshie"7audio0.ram

'Islam as a constitutive factor in African ‘traditional’ religion: The evidence from geomantic divination' (PDF) "paper read at the conference on Transformation processes and Islam in Africa, African Studies Centre and Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, The Netherlands, 15 October, 1999; forthcoming in: Breedveld, A., van Santen, J., & van Binsbergen, W.M.J., eds., Islam and transformations in Africa" 29 pages.

"Islam in Africa" [section of Africa South of the Sahara, by Karen Fung (Stanford University). http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/religion/islam-in-africa.html

Islam in Africa Map (Casteneda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin) http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/africa/africa_islam_87.jpg


Islam in Africa Compiled by Paul Schrijver


Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa [a bibliography--dossier] "The Library, Documentation and Information Department of the African Studies Centre, Leiden

 

'ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY IN AFRICA: AN OVERVIEW OF SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA' by Bugaje, Usman Muhammad http://www.webstar.co.uk/~ubugaje/ full-text paper
.

Popular Islam in North Africa; includes photo essay by van Binsbergen, W.M.J. and the following pieces:

"Popular Islam in North Africa" by W. van Binsbergen ‘Popular and formal Islam, and supralocal relations: the highlands of northwestern Tunisia, 1800-1970’, Middle Eastern Studies (London) 16 1 1980: pp. 71-91
"Cult of saints in northwestern Tunisia " Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The cult of saints in north-western Tunisia: An analysis of contemporary pilgrimage structures’, in: E. Gellner, ed, Islamic dilemmas: Reformers, nationalists and industrialization: The southern shore of the Mediterranean, Berlin/New York/Amsterdam: Mouton, 1985, pp. 199-239
The interpretation of popular Islamic myth Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The historical interpretation of myth in the context of popular Islam’, in:Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., & J.M. Schoffeleers, 1985, eds, Theoretical explorations in African religion, London/Boston: Kegan Paul International, pp. 189-224; revised version of: Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1980c, ‘Interpreting the myth of Sidi Mhammed: Oral history in the highlands of North-Western Tunesia’, in: K. Brown & M. Roberts, eds, Using Oral Sources: Vansina and Beyond, special issue, Social Analysis (Adelaide), 1, 4: 51-73. Revised version of 1980

 

 

Islam--Africa--History


Abû Ûthmân al-Jâhiz: The Essays, excerpts, c. 860 CE Medieval Sourcebook: Abû Ûthmân al-Jâhiz: From The Essays, c. 860 CE - On the Zanj [ "Black Africans"]



Africa and Islamic Revival: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives "text of a lecture delivered by John Hunwick, one of the chief scholars of African Islam" posted on SUDANIC AFRICA: A JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL SOURCES #6 (1995)


Ibn Battuta (1307-1377 CE): Travels in Asia and Africa 1325-1354


"Internet Islamic History Sourcebook "a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks",. Paul Halsall, editor. Contents include: The Pre-Islamic Arab World, Islamic Faith and Theology, Islamic Expansion and Empire (Conquest, Government Institutions , Islamic Africa (Sub-Saharan) The Caliphate, Successor States (Ummayyad Spain, Fatamid Egypt, Mameluke Egypt, North Africa Maghreb), Ottoman Egypt, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Islamic Nationalism, Arab Nationalism, The Islamic World since 1945, Islamic History Maps, Resources on Islamic History, Guides to the Web, Academic Sites, Muslim Sites.

"Islam"/"The Rise of Islam" (The Story of Africa series, BBC) Brief histyory; also includes audio: "Listen to The Coming of Islam, the seventh programme in the BBC landmark radio series The Story of Africa, presented by Hugh Quarshie"7audio0.ram http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index_section7.shtml


'Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic, Religion Resources for Studying Islam
History of Islam in Africa'
a useful set of links


Lewis, Bernard . Race and Slavery in the Middle East (New York: Oxford Univ Press 1994)
excerpt of Chapter 1. "Slavery".

 

"The Story of Africa: Islam" (BBC web site, with some audio (Listen to The Coming of Islam, the seventh programme in the BBC landmark radio series The Story of Africa, presented by Hugh Quarshie). High-qualitry commentary. Covers: Traditions Practices; North Africa & Ethiopia; The Berbers; East Africa; West Africa; Glossary; Forces For Change; Timeline; Further Reading; Useful Links. also includes audio: "Listen to The Coming of Islam, the seventh programme in the BBC landmark radio series The Story of Africa, presented by Hugh Quarshie"7audio0.ram


Islam--North Africa

Popular Islam in North Africa; includes photo essay by van Binsbergen, W.M.J. and the following pieces:

"Popular Islam in North Africa" by Wim van Binsbergen, 1980, ‘Popular and formal Islam, and supralocal relations: The highlands of northwestern Tunisia, 1800-1970’, Middle Eastern Studies (London), 16, 1: pp. 71-91

"Cult of saints in northwestern Tunisia " Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The cult of saints in north-western Tunisia: An analysis of contemporary pilgrimage structures’, in: E. Gellner, ed, Islamic dilemmas: Reformers, nationalists and industrialization: The southern shore of the Mediterranean, Berlin/New York/Amsterdam: Mouton, 1985, pp. 199-239

The interpretation of popular Islamic myth Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The historical interpretation of myth in the context of popular Islam’, in:Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., & J.M. Schoffeleers, 1985, eds, Theoretical explorations in African religion, London/Boston: Kegan Paul International, pp. 189-224; revised version of: Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1980c, ‘Interpreting the myth of Sidi Mhammed: Oral history in the highlands of North-Western Tunesia’, in: K. Brown & M. Roberts, eds, Using Oral Sources: Vansina and Beyond, special issue, Social Analysis (Adelaide), 1, 4: 51-73. Revised version of 1980

Islam--Senegal

Hizbut Tarqiyya (Senegal) www.htcom.sn

Forum culturel sur le mouridisme au CICES de Dakar le 03 novembre 2001 Thème : CHEIKH AHMADOU BAMBA l'Abreuvoir des assoiffés

Islam--South Africa--Cape--History

 

Shamima Shaikh 1960-1998 'Site commemorating the life and writings of the late
South African champion of Women's rights within Islam.' Includes articles and photos.

"Some Religion He Must Have": Slaves, Sufism, and Conversion to Islam at the Cape by John Edwin Mason
Dept of History, University of Virginia, paper to SERSAS Fall Conference, Savannah, GA October 15-16, 1999 full-text http://www.ecu.edu/african/sersas/MasonSERSASF99.htm  


Islam--Tanzania



UISLAMU (Swahili site) "Mtandao wa Uislamu kwa Kiswahili Jifunze maarifa ya Kiislamu, historia, na ujumuike katika mijadala ya mada mbali mbali kupitia mtandao huu"

Islam--Tunisia

Popular Islam in North Africa; includes photo essay by van Binsbergen, W.M.J. and the following pieces:

"Popular Islam in North Africa" by Wim van Binsbergen, 1980, ‘Popular and formal Islam, and supralocal relations: The highlands of northwestern Tunisia, 1800-1970’, Middle Eastern Studies (London), 16, 1: pp. 71-91

"Cult of saints in northwestern Tunisia " Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The cult of saints in north-western Tunisia: An analysis of contemporary pilgrimage structures’, in: E. Gellner, ed, Islamic dilemmas: Reformers, nationalists and industrialization: The southern shore of the Mediterranean, Berlin/New York/Amsterdam: Mouton, 1985, pp. 199-239

The interpretation of popular Islamic myth Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1985, ‘The historical interpretation of myth in the context of popular Islam’, in:Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., & J.M. Schoffeleers, 1985, eds, Theoretical explorations in African religion, London/Boston: Kegan Paul International, pp. 189-224; revised version of: Van Binsbergen, W.M.J., 1980c, ‘Interpreting the myth of Sidi Mhammed: Oral history in the highlands of North-Western Tunesia’, in: K. Brown & M. Roberts, eds, Using Oral Sources: Vansina and Beyond, special issue, Social Analysis (Adelaide), 1, 4: 51-73. Revised version of 1980

 

 

Islamic Art and Architecture 

H-ISLAMART: H-Net List for the History of Islamic Art and Architecture H-ISLAMART@H-NET.MSU.EDU
"promoting high standards of scholarship and instruction in the history of Islamic Art; to facilitate communication among its members through meetings and through the HIA Newsletter and Directory; and to promote scholarly cooperation among persons and organizations concerned with the study of Islamic Art. "
 
 

Islamic Art--West Africa--Exhibitions

"'Passport to Paradise': Visualizing Islam in West Africa and the Mouride Diaspora"  exhibition at UCLA's Fowler Museum of Cultural History 2002,  curated by Mary Nooter Roberts and Allen F. Roberts.  A fine visual experience!
http://www.fmch.ucla.edu/passporttoparadise.htm

 

 

 

J
 

Japan--Relations--Africa

Japan and Africa. http://www.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/  


Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies focuses on social, political, economic, and  cultural concepts and categories that shape the lives of women in different African societies.  http://www.jendajournal.com/

Jesuits -- Missions -- Sierra Leone.

Jesuit documents on the Guinea of Cape Verde and the Cape Verde Islands, 1585-1617: in English translation [Liverpool, England]: Dept. of History, University of Liverpool, 1989 URL to cite for this work: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Jesuit01

Jeune Afrique (journal) http://www.jeuneafrique.com/
 
 

Jews--South Africa--Database

South African Jewish Rootsbank

 

Johannesburg--Geography

 

'Northern Johannesburg: part of the 'rainbow' or neo-apartheid city in the making?' by Keith Beavon (2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300kb.html

 

Jones, Adam Henige, David, Editor Raw, medium, well done: a critical review of editorial and quasi-editorial work on pre-1885 European sources for Sub-Saharan Africa, 1960-1986 [Madison, Wisconsin] : African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1987 http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Jones


Journal of African Economies http://jae.oxfordjournals.org/


Journal of African History
full-text back issues via JSTOR (subscribers only). For current issues see Official Web Site: http://www.cup.org/

Journal of Black Theology full-text online for 1987-1990 (as part of the DISA Project) http://www.disa.ukzn.ac.za/journals/jourbtexpand.htm
 

Journal of Higher Education in Africa = Revue de l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique. "Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) in Dakar, Senegal,
 

Journal of Language and Popular Culture in Africa. http://www.pscw.uva.nl/lpca/

The Journal of Modern African Studies back issues via JSTOR (subscribers only)


Journal of Natal and Zulu History full text: http://journaloss.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/jnzh/index


Journal of Pan African Studies http://www.jpanafrican.com/

Journal of Social Development in Africa 


full text back issues (African e-Journals Project) http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/html/browse.cfm?colid=5


information and tables of contents (http://www.ajol.info/journals/jsda)
 

Journal of Southern African Studies
Back issues Journal of Southern African Studies 1974-2002 (subscribers only)

archives--tables of contents from 1996: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/archive/c-archive/jss-con.html

Journal of Theology for Southern Africa some full-text articles, tables of contents
 http://www.uct.ac.za/depts/ricsa/jtsa/index.htm

Journalism--Swaziland

'Politics & the Press: a Case Study of the Times of Swaziland & the Swazi Observer; 1992-94' Masters Thesis, Centre for Cultural and Media Studies, Durban [FULL-TEXT] http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccms/publications/dissertations/masters_theses.asp?ID=10

 

 

Journals--African and Africanist (see also under names of individual journals)
 
 

Africa Journals Online tables of contents of many African scholarly journals http://www.ajol.info/
 

 

African Affairs (back issues via JSTOR 1944-2002 (subscribers only) continues Journal of the Royal African Society 1901-1944

 

African e-Journals Project http://africa.msu.edu/AEJP/

back issues http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/index.cfm

African Studies Review (journal of the African Studies Association:full-text back issues via JSTOR (subscribers only) 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) .

 

Cahiers d'etudes africaines some full text http://etudesafricaines.revues.org/
 
 

Quarterly Index of African Periodical Literature index of articles published in Africa http://lcweb2.loc.gov/misc/qsihtml/

Jouvert: a journal of postcolonial studies http://152.1.96.5/jouvert/
 
 

K

 


K-12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet 
by Ali B. Ali-Dinar http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/AFR_GIDE.html

 
 
Kabissa 'a space on the internet for the African non-profit sector.' http://www.kabissa.org/
   

Kalahari Peoples Fund "a forum for international communications from San individuals and groups."

Kamusi Project (on Swahili) http://www.yale.edu/swahili/

Kanuri Studies Association http://www.kanuri.net/
 
 

Kenya 

Kenya--Constitution


 
The Constitution of Kenya partly full-text (in process) "Revised Edition (1998) 1992 Printed and Published by the Government Printer Nairobi Converted to HTML by Rich Bowen and other volunteers" http://kenya.rcbowen.com/constitution/

Constitution of Kenya (Revised edition, 2000 by (Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi) full-text http://www.lawafrica.com/constitution/index.asp

Constitution (Review Commission) Can also dowload the 1963 Constitution
http://www.kenyaconstitution.org/html/03c.htm

Constitution of Kenya Review Commission home page http://www.kenyaconstitution.org/index.shtml


Kenya--Environment

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. acts@cgiar.org

EcoNews Africa (ENA) "Assists the capacity building activities and co-ordination of community groups and non-governmental organisations in the implementation of the Convention. Facilitates partnership building among all stakeholders and raises awareness of the Convention. " http://www.econewsafrica.org/

Environment Liaison Centre International (NGO), established in Nairobi in 1974 "to track international environmental processes, when the United Nations Environment Programme was located there" http://www.elci.org/

International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) "Conducts research into land depletion, soil conservation measures and mitigating rural poverty" http://www.icraf.cgiar.org/

ITDG in Eastern Africa Includes information on programs, news, reports. E-mail: itdgEA@itdg.or.ke http://www.itdg.org/html/itdg_eastafrica/about.htm Includes:

The Peace Bulletin "a quarterly publication to bolster sharing of knowledge and experiences and enhance networking and collaborations. The latest issue covers inter-ethnic tension, the Concept Peace Committee, mainstreaming HIV/AIDS in peace building, conflicts and food security, and the Karamojong and Turkana peace dance."

 

Kenya--History-Archives 

 

Kenya National Archives http://www.kenyarchives.go.ke/

Kenyan Subject Collection--Hoover Institution--Archives  http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf6h4nb1c3

Malcolm MacDonald Papers (High Commissioner of Kenya) finding aid and list of paper in papers in Durham University Library.

Kenya--History-Bibliography 

History of Colonial Kenya:a Selected Bibliography http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/post/africa/khistbibl.html

Kenya--Human Rights 

Amnesty International : Kenya http://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-ken/index
 

Kenya Indexing Project " initial objective ... was to compile a computer-based index of the articles published in Nairobi newspapers since 1980 covering the cultural affairs of this country-mainly music, dance, theatre, literature, art. Articles published in journals on these subjects would also be sought and included in the index. ... Subsequently the topics covered by the index expanded to include reproductive health, law/governance affairs, and various miscellaneous topics about which information relevant to Kenya is somewhat difficult to obtain, e.g. child labour, pensions, copyright, etc." Limits to fee-based service for newspaper articles. http://www.indexkenya.org/

 

Kenya--Literature

Kwani? (www.kwani.org) is a literary journal founded by some of Kenya's most exciting new writers, to provide to the Kenyan reading public writing of the highest quality.

Kenya--Links 
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/Kenya.html
 
 

Kenya--Museums

National Museums of Kenya Web Page http://www.museums.org.ke
 
 

Kenya--News and Newspapers 

[links to 8 Kenyan newspapers] http://www.esperanto.se/kiosk/engindex.html


Africa online / Kenya
http://www.africaonline.co.ke

African Science News Service (Nairobi) science news from Africa. http://www.africasciencenews.org/asns/

AllAfrica.com (Kenya) http://allafrica.com/kenya/


Coastweek (Mombassa) http://www.coastweek.com/

Daily Nation (Nairobi) http://www.nationmedia.com/dailynation/

East African (Nairobi) http://www.nationmedia.com/EastAfrican/current/

IndexKenya.org "index of articles published in Nairobi newspapers." http://www.indexkenya.org/

Kenya Web http://www.kenyaweb.com/

Standard http://www.eastandard.net/

Taifa Leo
in Swahili [commercial access only] http://taifaleo.newsstand.com/

Kenya--Politics

Kenya 2002 Elections (Nation Media Group) partries, platforms etc. http://www.nationaudio.com/elections/

'Kenya Post-election political violence' ARTICLE 19 December 1998

Widner, Jennifer A. The Rise of a Party-State in Kenya: From "Harambee!" to "Nyayo!". Berkeley: University of California, 1992. FULL-TEXT open access e-book http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft9h4nb6fv/

 

Kenyan Resources Database "a project aimed at making available bibliographic information of theses
and dissertations that have significant research carried out on or in Kenya. With most of the information
obtained from Univeristy library catalogues and other sources of bibliographic information, currently
the database has more than 920 records" [July 2004] http://kenyadb.freeservers.com/

Kenya--Rift Valley

 

Rift Valley Institute (Nairobi) http://www.riftvalley.net/

 

Kenya--Technology

ApproTEC "a non-profit organization that develops and markets new technologies in Africa. These low-cost technologies are bought by local entrepreneurs, and used to establish highly profitable new small businesses. They create new jobs and new wealth and allow the poor to climb out of their poverty forever." Based in Kenya. http://www.approtec.org

Kenya--Urbanization

'The RELEVANCE of  KENYA'S URBAN SETTLEMENT POLICIES for INDEPENDENT SOUTH AFRICA' by Chris Macoloo, South African Geographical Journal v 80 n.2 1998 http://www.egs.uct.ac.za/sagj/Macoloo80(2).htm

Kenya--Women

'Women's Organizing Abilities: Two Case Studies of Kenya and Malawi' by Mario I. Aguilar & Laurel Birch de Aguilar. Research paper (the Kenya comparison is to do with the selection of a new community elder) publishedf by ORGANIZING FOR DEVELOPMENT.

KenyaOnline. general discussion (or chat) group on Kenya. It was originally known as Onlinelist 
Kenya  http://walt.stcloud.msus.edu/KenyaOnline/


 
 

Khama (Tswana ruler, Botswana)

Review of King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the Great White Queen: Victorian Britain through African Eyes by Neil Parsons, in Africa Today 47.2 (2000) 205-207  http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/africa_today/v047/47.2okia.html

Khartoum--History

The Siege of Khartoum [The Journals of Major-General C.G. Gordon at Kartoum. (London: 1885), pp. 378-395. http://www.hillsdale.edu/dept/History/Documents/War/19e/Empire/1884-Khartoum-Gordon.htm

Khoisan (African peoples)--South Africa

Barbara Buntman (University of the Witwatersrand) 'Whose identity do we see?
 Tourist Industry Photographs of southern African Khoisan,' conference paper http://www.museums.org.za/sam/conf/enc/buntman.htm

kubatana:NGO Network Alliance Project "As traditional media becomes increasingly repressive in
Zimbabwe, the launch of a local web site, www.kubatana.net is a breath of fresh air. The NGO Network Alliance Project, the energy behind the development of kubatana, has brought Zimbabwean ngos, csos and development organisations together under one online umbrella. Kubatana is a Shona word which means "working together"". Email: nnap@kubatana.org.zw Web site: www.kubatana.net 
 

 

Kujenga Amani (Swahili for “building peace”), the digital forum of the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

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Kunama (African people)--Eritrea http://www.ndh.net/home/kunama/
 
 

Kuper, Leo - Papers 1952-1966 


Inventory of the Leo Kuper Papers (South African anthropologist) http://wwwcrl.uchicago.edu/info/kuper.htm

Kush

Meroe · Meroitic Studies “an electronic discussion list about the ancient cultures of Kush, focussing the archaelogy, anthropology, and linguistics of Meroe and Napata”http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Meroe/

Kwani? (www.kwani.org) is a literary journal founded by some of Kenya's most exciting new writers, to provide to the Kenyan reading public writing of the highest quality.

KwaZulu Natal (South Africa)--History


[theses on various aspects of KwaZulu Natal history]:


Muzi Hadebe
A contextualization and examination of the impi yamakhanda (1906 uprising) as reported by J. L. Dube in Ilanga Lase Natal, with special focus on Dube’s attitude to Dinuzulu as indicated in his reportage on the treason trial of Dinuzulu.
Masters Thesis, 2003 University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies

Prinisha Badassy
Turbans and Top Hats - Indian Interpreters in Natal, 1880-1910
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 2002 Honours

Barbara Wahlberg
Jordan Khush Ngubane - Journalist or politician?
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 2002 Honours

Bernard Dubbeld
Labour Management and Technological Change: A History of Stevedoring in Durban, 1959-1990.
Masters Thesis, 2002 University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies

Stephen Sparks
'Playing at Public Health': The Search for Control in South Durban, 1860-1932'
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 2002 Honours

Mandisa Mbali
"A Long Illness": Towards a History of NGO, Government and Medical discourse around AIDS policy-making in South Africa
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 2001 Honours

Dineshree Balliah
An examination of the "dual" nature of the identity of South African Indians and the response of the community to the partition of India in 1947.
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 1999 Honours

Suryakanthie Chetty
The creation of South African Indian Identity in Natal in Relation to Hinduism.
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 1999 Honours

Pawel Stempowski
The Making, Experiencing and memorialising of Space: The Adams College Experience.
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 1999 Honours


Riashnee Pather
The story of PR Pather, the grand old man of Indian politics in South Africa.
Thesis, University of Natal (Durban) Department of Historical Studies 1998 Honours

KwaZulu Natal (South Africa)--History--Sources

Campbell Collections, University of Natal, Durban. Guide to the Manuscripts Collection, 1762 - 2000


 

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