An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

 

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by Peter Limb and Ibra Sene


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Labour (see also Trade unions)

Labour--Africa
 

The Africa of EPZs and SAPs - ICFTU OnLine 9/6/1998 http://www2.icftu.org/displaydocument.asp?Index=990916129&Language=EN
 

African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety (1995-)  (Helsinki). 

 

'The Changing Face of Trade Unionism in Africa'  by Debra Percival, Courier ACP-EU, March-April 1996 156 http://www.oneworld.org/euforic/courier/156e_pet.htm
 

Focus International ( labor statistics for Africa) 
http://www.synapse.net/~focusint/statr1a4.htm
 

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) : includes  Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights, and  ICFTU affiliated trade unions in Africa. http://www.icftu.org/

International Labour Organization 
http://www.unicc.org/ilo/index.htm

ILO Regional Office for Africa: African Labour Information System (ALIS). 
http://www.unicc.org/ilo/bibl/ialis.htm

Mauritius Labour Party (Port Louis) 
http://labour.intnet.mu/mlp/mlpfr.htm
 
 
 

Norwegian Trade Union Solidarity Work in Africa 
Article by Terje Kalheim in the Internet Journal of African Studies  No. 1, April 1996. 
http://www.brad.ac.uk/research/ijas/norway.htm
 
 

United States. Dept of State. Human Rights Reports. 1993- include information on workers' rights. http://www.state.gov/www/global/human_rights/hrp_reports_mainhp.html
 
 

Labour--South Africa

 

Daily Labour News from South Africa, a service provided to COSATU by LabourStart, a project of Labour and Society International. http://www.labourstart.org/southafrica/
 

Labour--Swaziland

 

Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions http://www.anc.org.za/cosatu/swazi/

Labour--Zimbabwe
 

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions 
http://www.samara.co.zw/zctu/

 

Labour Market--South Africa

Restructuring the South African Labour Market
Report of the Presidential Commission to Investigate Labour Market Policy 1996 http://www.polity.org.za/govdocs/commissions/fintoc.html

 

Land (Land tenure, land reform, land use, land rights)
 
 

Land--Africa

 

Pan-African Programme on Land and Resource Rights
"to develop and articulate a pan-African voice on land and resource rights, policies and advocacy, and engage with other stakeholders at regional and international research and policy-making events..." Includes full-text papers. http://www.cbnrm.uwc.ac.za/paplrr/

 

Land--East Africa

 

Land Use Change, Impacts and Dynamics (LUCID) "a network of scientists at leading national and international institutions who have been studying land use change in East Africa and its implications for land degradation, biodiversity, and climate change .... The team's major institutional partners include the International Livestock Research Institute, a CGIAR institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, the University of Bordeaux 3 in France, and Michigan State University" Includes full-text publications. http://www.lucideastafrica.org/

 

Land--South Africa
 
 

Aboriginal Title In South Africa Revisited By T W Bennett & C H Powell http://www.firstpeoples.org/land_rights/southern-africa/summary/aborig~2.htm
 
 

Ruth Beukman "Land Rights and the Environment: Issues in 'urban' settlements in the Former Homelands of South Africa"  Paper presented at the International Conference, 'South to South: urban-environmental policies and politics in Brazil and South Africa' Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London 25-26 March 1999 [full-text document] http://www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies/events/south.html
 
 

The Institute of Natural Resources, University of Natal, is "a South African-based, independent, non-profit, non-government organisation. The Institute of Natural Resources was established in 1980 to contribute towards the wise use of natural resources through the integration of conservation and development initiatives." http://www.inr.unp.ac.za/

M. Isaacs, N. Mohamed, Z. Ntshona and S. Turner, 2000. Constituting the commons in the new South Africa. Papers presented to the eight biennial conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property, Bloomington, Indiana, June 2000.

Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (University of the Western Cape. School of Government). full-text article and papers. http://www.uwc.ac.za/plaas/
 
 

Land--Southern Africa
 

Commons Southern Africa 1999-2002

COMMUNITY BASED NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHERN AFRICA ~ a regional research and communications programme ~ Includes numerous full-text papers: Research Papers and Reports http://www.cbnrm.uwc.ac.za/

LAND TENURE REFORM AND THE BALANCE OF POWER IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA by Liz Alden Wily in Natural Resource Perspectives no 58 June 2000 (Overseas Development Institute) http://www.odi.org.uk/nrp/58.html

Pan-African Programme on Land and Resource Rights
"to develop and articulate a pan-African voice on land and resource rights, policies and advocacy, and engage with other stakeholders at regional and international research and policy-making events..." http://www.cbnrm.uwc.ac.za/paplrr/

Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) School of Government, University of Western Cape "This programme provides an opportunity for scholars, practitioners and advocacy groups across Africa to enhance their capacity to engage critically but constructively with these challenges to analysis and action in the interests of the poor." Online publications inclkude The Lagos World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) http://www.uwc.ac.za/plaas/

 

Land--Zimbabwe

 

H. Hamudikuwanda, K. Marovanidze and P. H. Mugabe 2001 A Comparison of Governance of Some Community Based Woodland and Wetland Projects with Grazing Schemes in Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe

Matowanyika, Joseph Z. Z. 'History of Land Use in Zimbabwe from 1900' Paper to Leadership for Environment and Development, 1997 conference. 
http://globe.lead.org/lead/session/zimbabwe/1997/papers/d1matowan.html

Prisca H. Mugabe, H Hamudikuwanda and K. Marovanidze 2001 Governance of Grazing Lands and Schemes in Zimbabwe with Emphasis on Schemes in Masvingo Province

 

Land mines--Africa 

 

Landmine Monitor Report http://www.hrw.org/hrw/reports/1999/landmine/WEBAFR1.html

Landmine Monitor Report 1999: Toward a Mine-Free World http://www.hrw.org/hrw/reports/1999/landmine/

Landmine Survivors Network http://www.landminesurvivors.org/

 

Language and Languages--Africa 

(see also under names of individual languages or countries)


African Language Data Archive. project between CSAC (the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing at University of Kent, Canterbury) and CISPAL (The Cambridge Institute for the Study of Pacific and African Languages) link currently broken--under investigation.

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

Bearth, Thomas. Afrikanische Sprachen übers Internet lernen. Unijournal 5/00 (= Die Zeitung der Universität Zürich), S. 13, 20 2000 http://www.unicom.unizh.ch/journal/archiv/pdf/2000/unijournal-2000-5.pdf

Blench, Roger The Afro-Asiatic Languages, an article by Roger Blench, Cambridge (1995) http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/dz/alda/data.html

 

Les cahiers du Rifal "Le Réseau international francophone d'aménagement linguistique (Rifal) est né de la récente fusion du Réseau international de néologie et de terminologie (Rint) et du Réseau international des observatoires francophones de l'inforoute et du traitement informatique des langues (Riofil)" DÉVELOPPEMENT LINGUISTIQUE : ENJEUX ET PERSPECTIVES includes several articles on African linguistics

 

Comparative Bantu OnLine Dictionary 'a lexicographic database to support and enhance the theoretical, descriptive, and historical linguistic study of the languages in the important Bantu family. The database includes a substantial list of reconstructed Proto-Bantu roots (based on Guthrie and Meeussen's reconstructions), several thousand additional reconstructed regional roots (called BLR 2 based on the current work of scholars in Tervuren and elsewhere), and reflexes of these roots for a substantial subset of the 500+ daughter languages. Published and unpublished dictionaries of selected Bantu languages have been scanned, converted to test, and entered into the database." [NOTE: currently, dictionaries are not loading--PL, Sept. 2003] http://www.cbold.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/ (see also under Bantu below)

 

Ethnologue (Summer Institute of Linguistics), http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/countries/Africa.html

 

Janga Wolof. Wolof language and culture of Senega blog -- word lists, vidoes etc. "The purpose of this blog is to provide a tool for those wishing to learn the Wolof language. This blog also covers the other languages spoken by many Wolof speakers such as French, Arabic, Pulaar" http://jangawolof.wordpress.com and archive site: http://jangawolof.blogspot.com

National Coordination Program for African Languages (NCPAL) resource website, Michigan State University. "goal is to help make learning an African language not only easier but fun as well." Includes Directory of African Language Offerings in U.S.

SudLangues (Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar). full-text e-journal on languages http://www.refer.sn/spip/sudlangues/
 

Web Resources for African Languages Extensive and often updated site edited in Sweden. Many full-text documents. http://goto.glocalnet.net/maho/webresources/


 

Afro Asiatic Language Family

 

The Afroasiatic Index Project from the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, includes articles, reports.

 

Blench, Roger (University of Cambridge). Classification and Index of the Chadic languages. http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/afrikanistik/cnl/

Blench, Roger. compiler. Gazetteer of Chadic Languages

Blench, Roger. [Unpublished Data & Reports] :

Barain Bidiya Dangaleat Gabri Gvoko, Guduf Kwang Mawer Migaama PMogoum Monogoy Saba Sarwa, Miltu, Gadang Sokoro Somrai Glossic Gleanings in the Guera

 

Chadic-Newsletter includes Chadic Material Online: Unpublished data & reports

 

Hausa

Hausa : includes details of dialects, sounds, grammar, dictionaries....

Hausa page online grammar (from 'Hausa' site)

K'ofar Hausa 2 online Hausa-English-German dictionary

 

Arabic



Algerian Arabic-- Profile http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profa01.htm
 
 Egyptian Arabic Profile http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profe01.htm

 

 

 

Niger-Congo Languages

'Niger-Congo Reconstruction: contributions to Santa Fe 2004' Papers by linguist Roger Blench:

Westermann re-analysed
Kordofanian (Glosses linking Kordofanian with Niger-Congo)
Kadu (Conference abstract)

 

Niger-Congo Languages--Dictionaries 

(includes West-Atlantic; Kwa; Mande; Gur; Benue-Niger; and Bantu Language groups)

Akan.

Ali Akan '"African languages through internet" Information Sample Events Introduction to Akan language and linguistics through new electronic technologies'

Bearth, Thomas. ALI Akan 'African languages through the internet'. An introduction to Akan language and linguistics through new electronic technologies. In: Droz, Yvan, Corinne Thevoz & Lilo Roost Vischer (eds.), Partenariats de recherche. Forschungspartnerschaften. ( = Etudes africaines suisses/Schweizerischer Afrikastudien 3). Münster: LIT Verlag 2001. 77-87. Forum Oct 2000.pdf http://www.unizh.ch/spw/afrling/aliswahili/yal/matini/90/Forum%20Oct%202000.pdf


 
 

Bantoid/Bantu Languages


Comparative Bantu On-Line Dictionary (60+ Bantu Languages—CBOLD Project) 
 
 

Bamwe-English Dictionary (Samarin 1994 MS Word & text) http://www.cbold.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/CBOLD_Lexicons/Bamwe.Samarin1994/
 

Basaa-English Dictionary (Dautrey 1994 text file)
 

Bemba

Bemba-English Dictionary (Mann 1995)
 

Languages of Zambia by Lee S. Bickmore Dept. Anthropology University at Albany. Includes language map, list of all languages spoken in Zambia, alphabetized, list of all languages spoken in Zambia by (Guthrie's) genetic classification; a paper outlining the structure of a Zambian Bantu language: Bemba

 

Bobangi-English Dictionary (download)
 

Bukusu-English Dictionary (900 entries) (text or filemaker)
 

Bukusu Word List (KWL, 1998; 5900 entries)
 

Chewa Dictionary (Scott and Hetherwick, 1957)
 

Eggon-English Dictionary (MS Word document)
 

Emakhua Word List (Kisseberth, 1996)
 

Fang-English Dictionary (MS Word & text documents)
 

Ganda Dictionary (Snoxall, 1967; filemaker or text download)
 

Gbari-English Dictionary (MS Word document)
 

Gevove Word List (Van Der Veen, 1994)
 

Jita Word List (Downing, 1999)
 

Kalanga Word List (Mathangwane, 1995)
 

Kerewe Word List (Odden and Hubbard, 1994)
 

Kiga Dictionary (Taylor, 1959)
 

Kongo-English Dictionary (Swart 1973; MS Word & text)
 

Koyo Word List (Gazania and Hyman, 1996)
 

Lingala-English Dictionary (Dzokange1979; MS Word)
 

Lozi Dictionary (Jalla, 1982)
 

[Luganda] http://www.buganda.com/language.htm

Mambwe-English Dictionary Database

Masaba-English Dictionary (Serts 1981, Word or download)
 

Mpongwe Word List (Mouguiama, 1994)
 

Nande Word List (Kavutirwaki, 1978; Filemaker or download)
 

Ndebele Dictionary (Pelling, 1971)
 

Nyamwezi Word List (Maganga and Schadeberg, 1992)
 

Pende Dictionary (Gusimana, 1972; filemaker or  download)
 

Shi Dictionary (Polak-Bynon 1978)
 
 

Shona-English Dictionary (Hannan 1959;  MS Word or text)

Swahili (see also under "Swahili")

 
"Ali Swahili" - Swahili teleteaching. Includes News, Contents, Course information, Samples, Overview, Aim, and list of texts, some full-text.

Internet Swahili Living Dictionary (KAMUSI Project) http://www.cis.yale.edu/swahili/

 

Russian-Swahili & Swahili-Russian Dictionaries http://www.cis.yale.edu/swahili/russian/russian.htm
 

Swahili-English& English-Swahili Vocabularies http://www.swahili.com/
 

Swahili-English-Swahili Java Dictionary http://www.freedict.com/onldict/swa.html
 
 

Swahili Profile http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profs04.htm


Venda Word List (Murphy, 1997)
 

Xhosa  (see also under "Xhosa")

English-to-Xhosa Translator http://mokennon2.albion.edu/e2x.htm

Xhosa on the Web http://mokennon2.albion.edu/xhosa.htm

Xhosa Profile http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profx01.htm


Yaka Dictionary (Rut, 1969)
 

Yao Dictionary (Sanderson's 1954)
 

Zulu Profile http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/profiles/profz01.htm
 
 

English [variations]

A DICTIONARY OF NIGERIAN ENGLISH [DRAFT CIRCULATED FOR COMMENT] Roger Blench. manuscript.

 

Igboid/Kwa group

Igbo Wordlist http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acropolis/3629/igbo.html
 
 

Kordofanian Languages 

Katcha-English Dictionary (Word) unpublished text of dictionary of Katcha, spoken in Nuba hills of the Sudan http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/pub/alda/sudan/KATCHA~1.DOC

 

Nubian languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

 

Carradori, Arcangiolo, frater, fl. 17th cent. Arcangelo Carradori's Dictionary of 17th Century Kenzi Nubian, edited with an English translation by Professor Jay Spaulding. "This is an important source for Nubian history and linguistics during the age of transition from medieval Christendom to modern Islam. Once available in limited edition, it has long been out of print."--editor. yourdictionary.com at: http://www.yourdictionary.com/cgi-bin/nlkup.pl#formtop

 

Mande Languages 

 

Living Lexicon Database ("a training database of Mandinka and Wolof vocabulary in MS Access format and FoxBase Mac+ format

Mandinka-English Dictionary (by Ebrima Colley, Peace Corps, 1995, 162 pages, PDF 1.1 MB) http://www.africanculture.dk/gambia/ftp/mandinka.pdf


Mandinka Grammar Manual (by Ebrima Colley, Peace Corps, 1995) http://www.africanculture.dk/gambia/ftp/mandgram.pdf

 

 

Atlantic-Congo Languages 
 


 

Dschang, (spoken in Western Cameroon) Hyperlex Mawu Lexicon http://morph.ldc.upenn.edu/hyperlex/tutorial.html
 

Tarok (Nigeria)-English Dictionary (MS Word document) 
http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/dz/alda/data.html
 

Yemba: (a Grassfields Bantu language spoken by 500,000 
people in the Western Province of Cameroon) http://morph.ldc.upenn.edu/sb/papers/dictionary/dictionary.html
 

Yemba (Dschang) Hyper-Lex Dictionary http://morph.ldc.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/hyperlex/hyperlex.cgi
 
 

Petit Dictionnaire Yémba-Français (PostScript File)  by Steven Bird and Maurice Tadadjeu http://morph.ldc.upenn.edu/sb/papers/dictionary/dictionary.html
 

West-Atlantic (Senegal Group)  

 

Janga Wolof. Wolof language and culture of Senega blog -- word lists, vidoes etc. "The purpose of this blog is to provide a tool for those wishing to learn the Wolof language. This blog also covers the other languages spoken by many Wolof speakers such as French, Arabic, Pulaar" http://jangawolof.wordpress.com and archive site: http://jangawolof.blogspot.com

 

Wolof 


Living Lexicon Database ("a training database of Mandinka and Wolof vocabulary in MS Access format and FoxBase Mac+ format

 

Wolof and Mandinka Resources

 

Wollof-English Dictionary (by Sierra Dem, Peace Corps, 1995. PDF download) http://www.africanculture.dk/gambia/ftp/wollof.pdf

 

Wollof Grammar Manual (by Sierra Dem, Peace Corps, 1995, 73 pages PDF). http://www.africanculture.dk/gambia/ftp/wolfgram.pdf

 
French-Wolof-French Dictionary http://www.afric-network.fr

Ethnologue Database 
http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/countries/Africa.html

 
Semitic languages: 
http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/diction2.html#semitic
 
 

Algerian Darya-English Dictionary http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/3279/
 
 

Amharic 

Amharic Basic Terms http://www.travlang.com/languages/index.html
 
 

Amharic (software) Ethio-Software Development http://members.aol.com/ethiosoft/ethsoft.htm
 
 

Amharic (books on) http://www.cs.indiana.edu/hyplan/dmulholl/ethiopia/info/amharic.html

University of Florida, George Fortune Collection 
(Xhosa, Shona, Swahili, Ndebele, Zulu, Chinyanja. Lozi, Luvale, ...) http://nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu/~hsswww/aflang/index.html
 

 

 Language policy--South Africa

'South Africa's language policy: Controlled status enhancement and reduction' by William W. Bostock (2000) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300wban.html

 

Languages--and ICTs

"Bisharat! A language, technology, and development initiative." stresses "he 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, and networking relating to use of African languages in software and web content." http://www.kabissa.org/bisharat/introen.htm
 
 

Languages--Conferences

 

Annual Conference on African Linguistics (U.S.)

West African Linguistics Society

 

Languages -- Nigeria (see also under names of individual languages)

 
Mambila language data 
Tarok 
Other Nigerian Languages 
Text of a dictionary of the Basa language as spoken near Niger-Benue confluence 
Draft dictionary of Gbari language, as spoken in Federal Capital Territory  
A dictionary of the Bura language, a Chadic language spoken in NE Nigeria 
A dictionary of the Eggon language, a Benue-Congo language of Central Nigeria http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/dz/alda/data.html


Languages--Publications (publishers home pages)

Stanford Monographs in African Linguistics brief summaries of books

LINCOM EUROPA

Journal of African Languages and Linguistics

Journal of West African Languages (JWAL)

Studies in African Linguistics

Malilime: Malawian Journal of Linguistics (Centre for Language Studies University of Malawi) publications@chirunga.sdnp.org.mw mailto:

 

Languages--Sudan

 

Katcha-English Dictionary (Word) unpublished text of dictionary of Katcha, spoken in Nuba hills

http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/dz/alda/sudan/KATCHA~1.DOC
 

A document on Bejadi http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/dz/alda/data.html

 

Languages--Teaching

African Language Teachers Association (ALTA) (United States)

Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

 

Languages--Zambia

Languages of Zambia by Lee S. Bickmore Dept. Anthropology University at Albany. Includes language map, list of all languages spoken in Zambia, alphabetized, list of all languages spoken in Zambia by (Guthrie's) genetic classification; a paper outlining the structure of a Zambian Bantu language: Bemba

 

Language and Popular Culture in Africa (internet project by Johannes Fabian and Vincent de Rooij of Dept of Sociology and Anthropology at University of Amsterdam to document and further the study of expressions of popular language and culture in Africa by making available texts that serve as the medium of African popular culture and by providing a forum for the Journal of Language and Popular Culture in Africa. http://www.pscw.uva.nl/lpca/

 

 

Law--Africa
 
 

African Law Today [published by African Law Committee, American Bar Association's Section of International Law & Practice] http://www.africanews.org/specials/africanlaw98.html

 

Law--Africa--Bibliography


BIDA (Bibliographie internationale de droit africain) "Catalogue bibliographique (sans localisation) contenant 22 500 références d'ouvrages et d'articles parus depuis 1967 pour l'ensemble des régions et des États africains et depuis l'année de leur indépendance pour les États francophones. Contient des documents concernant le droit aussi bien des États contemporains que des sociétés pré-coloniales et des colonies." http://cifdi.francophonie.org/Bases/Bida.html

 

Law--South Africa

Butterworths South Africa 
http://www.butterworths.co.za/

South African Magisterial Districts: http://www.butterworths.co.za/lis/magmap.htm

Commercial law in South Africa ("reporting South African judgments of interest to commercial lawyers, summarising all the reported commercial judgments handed down in these courts, presenting subject-area reviews of various aspects of commercial law." http://home.global.co.za/~lawpub/
 
 

Juta & Co. 
http://www.juta.co.za/


 
 

Jutastat  (electronic databases) 
http://www.Jutastat.com/
 
 

University of the Witwatersrand Law http://www.law.wits.ac.za/
 
 

Lawyers--South Africa

excerpt from book by Kenneth S. Broun, Black Lawyers, White Courts: The Soul of South African Law (Ohio 
University Press, 2000) http://www.lawnewsnetwork.com/amlaw/black_white.html

 

 

Legacy Magazine Homepage. ("Africa's leading magazine on social, cultural and educational issues." http://ngilegacy.com Contact Email: hiheta@ix.netcom.com
 
 

Leiden University.

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

Research School of Asian, African,  and Amerindian Studies (CNWS) http://www.leidenuniv.nl/interfac/cnws/

Library  http://asc.leidenuniv.nl/library/

 

"Lepcis Magna: the Roman Empire in Africa" by Hafed Walda, Kings College London. http://www.alnpete.co.uk/lepcis/
 
 

Lesotho 

[Guides] http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Lesotho.html

 

Lesotho--Books
 
 

Basutoland African Books http://www.lesoff.co.za/artline/books/books.htm

 

Lesotho--Development

 

Transformation Resource Centre (NGO), projects, newsletter. http://www.trc.org.ls

 

Lesotho--Languages

BUKANTSWE: Electronic Sesotho-English dictionary http://www.sesotho.web.za/bukantswe/

 

Sesotho Southern Sotho. Includes some full-text articles. http://salanguages.com/ses.htm 4/06

Sesotho.web.za Includes data on: "Variants of Sesotho Language/Grammar - Forms of greeting - Basic phrases - Sound structure - Sentence construction - Nouns & noun classes - Pronouns - Adjectives - Verbs - Adverbs ... Literature - Oral literature - Sesotho publications - Folk stories ... Proverbs, idioms and riddles - Basotho names - Dictionary http://www.sesotho.web.za/ 4/06

 

Sotho, Southern (ETHNOLOGUE) http://www.ethnologue.com/14/show_language.asp?code=SSO

 

Lesotho--News (archives)

http://www.mg.co.za/mg/africa_archive/lesotho_archive.html
 
Summary of Events in Lesotho, a quarterly publication compiled and published by David Ambrose at the National University of Lesotho(1994 - 2005 archive)  http://www.trc.org.ls/events/summary_of_events_archive.htm

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Lesotho--Travel

http://www.africa-insites.com/lesotho/travel/Default.htm
 
 

Lesotho--Visual Arts
 
 

Masioanoke Gallery: The Visual Arts of Lesotho http://www.lesoff.co.za/artline/

 

Liberation Archive at the University of Fort Hare. Includes inventories of:

The records of the African National Congress (http:// www.ufh.ac.za under "archives") and other liberation movement records at the same site under NAHECS. Includes The Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (Somafco) Records, University of Fort Hare Records, Federal Theological Seminary Records (Fedsem), Personal collections (Oliver Tambo papers; The Govan Mbeki papers "include his songs and music from Robben Island, artifacts such as his beloved guitar with its Island-built case. The collection holds his correspondence, manuscripts of his books..."); The Walter Sisulu papers "include much of his work at Lutuli House on his release from Robben Island, his correspondence, speeches. writings and some documents that he was able to salvage from before he was imprisoned for almost three decade"; some of the papers of Sylvia Neame and Denis Goldberg; The Lionel Forman papers, a University of Fort Hare collection, "include valuable material on the early history of white occupation and colonisation of South Africa, the growth of black political organisations, the first black newspapers, early publications, a unique Zulu diary of Cetywayo's visit to Queen Victoria, work on the National Question, student politics, Nusas, Wits and the IUS, and bound volumes of the Guardian, New Age newspapers, and the politics of the fifties."

 

The Liberation Journals Index is an analytic, searchable, online index covering the interwar Pan-African periodicals La Revue du Monde Noir, Légitime Défense, L’Étudiant Noir, the wartime Tropiques, and the postwar Présence Africaine, as well as the Québécois journal Liberté. This index was originally conceived both as a public research tool and as a practical component of Meadow Dibble-Dieng’s dissertation, a comparative study that considers the various ways in which literary periodicals have served in liberation movements throughout the Francophone world.” http://dl.lib.brown.edu/liberation/

 

Liberia 

 

Liberia--History

 

History of Liberia: A Time Line (Library of Congress) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/libhtml/liberia.html

 

Liberia Past and Present: includes pictures, historicl and other maps, political and economic history of Liberia and also some cultural issues. http://www.liberiapastandpresent.org

 

Liberia--History--Maps
 
 

19th Century maps of Liberia  "...includes 20 examples from the American Colonization Society" from  Library of Congress

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/libhtml/libhome.html

 

Liberia--Links 

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

http://www.africaindex.africainfo.no/africaindex1/countries/liberia.html

http://www.gis.net/~toadoll/

 

Liberia--Newspapers

 

Liberian Connection (US-based) http://www.liberian-connection.com/

Liberia Life (World News Network site) http://www.liberianews.com/

Liberia Post (World News Network) http://www.liberiapost.com/

The Liberian Post
http://liberian.tripod.com/Post0.html
 
 The Perspective http://www.theperspective.org/

Liberia--Maps
 
 

19th Century maps of Liberia  "...includes 20 examples from the American Colonization Society" from  Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/libhtml/libhome.html

 

'Liberian Connection' http://www.gis.net/~toadoll/
 
 

Liberian Newsgroup, LSA-L (Liberian Studies Association) 
LSA-L@uga.cc.uga.edu
 
 

Liberian Studies Association (Fayetteville State University. The organization publishes the Liberian Studies Journal which is published bi-annually in June and December). http://faculty.uncfsu.edu/doyler/lsapg.htm

 

Liberian Studies Journal. A Cumulative Index to the Liberian Studies Journal, Prepared by Arnold Odio Volumes I to X Volumes XI to XIV Volumes XV to XXI http://faculty.uncfsu.edu/doyler/lsjindex/CUM15-21.htm

 

Libraries-African and Africanist

(selected lists of libraries: see also under "UNIVERSITIES") 
 
 

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

http://www.hanszell.co.uk/allink.htm
 
 

Boston University, African Studies Library http://www.bu.edu/library/ASL/home.html
 
 

British Library, African collection http://www.bl.uk/collections/africa/
 

Center for Research Libraries http://wwwcrl.uchicago.edu/
 

Cornell University, John Henrik Clarke Africana Library http://www.library.cornell.edu/africana/
 
 

Denmark] Centre for Development Research Library, Copenhagen, Denmark
 

Indiana University at Bloomington, African Studies Collections http://www.indiana.edu/~libadmin/source/Fall96/african.html
 

Leiden Centre for African Studies Library http://www.fsw.leidenuniv.nl/www/w3_asc/general/library.htm
 
 

Library of Congress.

Library of Congress. African Section http://lcweb.loc.gov./rr/amed/african.html

Library of Congress. Country Studies/Area Handbooks [includes many full text books on African states] http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

Library of Congress. Nairobi Office 
http://www.icipe.org/LOCNairobi/

 
Quarterly Index to Periodical Literature from Eastern and Southern Africa
http://www.icipe.org/LOCNairobi/QuarterlyIndex/index.html
West Africa acquisitions 
http://www.icipe.org/LOCNairobi/WestAfrica/index.html
Search Databases 
http://www.icipe.org/ris/risweb.isa

Library of Congress Office, Nairobi 
88 Riverside Lane, Nairobi 
P. O. Box 30598, Nairobi 
Tel: 254 2 442321/446348 
Fax: 254 2 445580 
email: Nairobi@libcon-kenya.org


Michigan State University Libraries, Africana Collection http://www.isp.msu.edu/AfricanStudies/africana.htm
 
 

Namibia, National Library of http://yaotto.natlib.mec.gov.na/
 
 

Nigeria --Libraries. National Library of Nigeria Abuja, http://www.nlbn.org/
 
 

Northwestern University, Herskovits Library http://www.library.nwu.edu/africana/
 
 

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art Branch Library
 
 

State University of New York at Buffalo, African Studies Library Guide
 
 

Paul Sturges and Richard Neill, The Quiet Struggle: Information and Libraries for the People of Africa. (1998 edition)

 

University of California at Berkeley, Africana  http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/Collections/Africana/
 
 

University of California at Los Angeles, African Library Resources
 
 

University of Florida, Africana Collection
 
 

University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies Library http://www.soas.ac.uk/Library/
 
 

University of Pennsylvania, African Studies Collection http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Bibliography/PNN_Afrik.html
 
 

Yale University, Library, African Collection http://www.library.yale.edu/african/
 
 

Libraries--South Africa

"Access Denied: The State of Libraries in Post Apartheid South Africa In South Africa", (by John L. Nicholson, The World Library Partnership, 2000) includes video: www.ibiblio.org/wlp/



--Discussion Lists

 
SABINET lists: 

 
Sabilist. Sabinet Online services & information  sabilist@sabinet.co.za

SABINews. general announcements 
sabinews@sabinet.co.za

IL-Ariel Interlibrary loans IL-Ariel@sabinet.co.za

Sabicat cataloguing: sabicat@sabinet.co.za
 

AFLIB-L open, unmoderated discussion list to encourage communication between   professionals on the continent MAISER@statelib.pwv.gov.za

 

IVAISIP 'Interdepartmental Vocational Association for Information Scientists and Library Personnel'  National Government Departmental Libraries.
majordomo@sabinet.co.za
 

OSALL Organisation of South African Law Libraries osall@sunsite.wits.ac.za
http://sunsite.wits.ac.za/osall
 
 

Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Association (SCECSAL) http://www.geocities.com/scecsal/index.html 
 
 

Library associations--Africa

Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Librarians. 14th Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African  Librarians (SCECSAL) Conference 10th to 15th April, 2000, in Windhoek, Namibia http://www.unam.na/1370/niwa/scecsal.htm

Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Association (SCECSAL) http://www.geocities.com/scecsal/index.html 

 

Library associations--Uganda

 

UGANDA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE REPORT. A report of the conference and information about the Uganda Library association 
http://www.ou.edu/cas/slis/ULA/ula_index.htm
 
 

Libya 

 

LIBYA: a country study [full text] (Library of Congress, 1987) Edited by Helen Chapin Metz http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/lytoc.html
 
 

Libya--History.

Sites on Libyan independence struggle:

"67th anniversary of the hanging of Omar al-Mukhtar by the Italians on the 16th Sept, 1931" 
http://home.earthlink.net/~dribrahim/newse.htm

The Italian Occupation and the Libyan Resistance 
http://home.earthlink.net/~dribrahim/resiste.htm
 

The 1949 UN Resolution Relevant to Libya's Independence 
http://home.earthlink.net/~dribrahim/un1949e.htm

 

The Making of State; Libya's Independance 
http://home.earthlink.net/~dribrahim/istiklae.htm

Libya--History, Ancient

 
Herodotus (c.490-c.425 BCE): On Libya, from The Histories, c. 430 BCE http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/herod-libya1.html

Libya--Jewish groups

"The Last Jews of Libya" http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/LibyanJews/

Libya-links 

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/MiddleEast/Libya.html

The Lybia homepage contains sections on Libya, its people, its past, present and future 
http://home.earthlink.net/~dribrahim/

Libya News List http://libyanews.listbot.com

 E-mail list that gathers and distributes news articles, analysis and commentaries from various International, Arab, and Libyan sources. The list also distributes
various business announcements, opinion articles, information requests, research inquiries, useful
links, and any other valuable material about Libya.
* archives date back to June 30, 1998 and contain over 1600 articles: http://www.listbot.com/archive/libyanews
* To subscribe: LibyaNews-subscribe@listbot.com
 

Life in Africa Foundation tells stories of Africa and its people http://www.lifeinafrica.com/
 
 

LITAF 

La base de donnees bibliographique LITAF donne une information complete sur la production litteraire en langue francaise de l'Afrique subsaharienne. LITAF existe en version WEB et en version cederom. Conception : Virginia Coulon, Maître de conférences à l'Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV.  http://www.litaf.cean.org/

 

Literary Digest, on-line journal published in Lagos  The first issue of The Literary Digest was published in Lagos in November 1998. Contact: Okwudili Ojukwu-Enendu, Editor, The Literary Digest, 45 Kakawa Street  (2nd Floor), Lagos. (Tel: +234 1 264 6674, Fax: +234 1 266 3294 eze-va@nipost.pinet.net) http://www.literary-digest.com/
 
 

Literator

Afrikaans and other South African Literatures 
http://www.puk.ac.za/literator
 
 

Literature, African 

Africa South of the Sahara "Literature" http://library.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/lit.html

African & Caribbean Literature in French:  A Guide to Research & Documentation  http://www.founders.howard.edu/afrolit2.htm

African Literature Association (ALA). http://www.africanlit.org


AFRICAN LITERATURE ON THE INTERNET http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/aflit.html

'African Verbal Arts and the Study of African Visual Aesthetics' by Wilfried van Damm [full-text] Research in African Literatures Vol 31 no.4 2000  http://iupjournals.org/ral/ral31-4.html
 
African Writers and Their Literature by Obianuju Mollel. " designed for those interested in African literature, and through it, in African culture and society. It provides links to resources on African writers" http://www.ualberta.ca/~omollel/afwrithome.html

African Writers: Voices of Change by Dan Reboussin, Africana Collection, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Includes short biographical pieces and bibliographies on: Chinua Achebe, Ama Ata Aidoo, Ayi Kwei Armah, Buchi Emecheta, Bessie Head, Alex La Guma, Dambudzo Marechera, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Alan Paton, Okot P'Bitek, and Amos Tutuola. http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/writers.htm

Against All Odds. African Languages and Literatures into the 21st Century, Asmara, Eritrea, January 11-17, 2000 Conference papers in English, French, Tigrinya. http://www.allodds.outreach.psu.edu/

Alternation (Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa). Some full text papers (1995 1999 only) -- has "pop-ups" http://singh.reshma.tripod.com/alternation/

"AWARDS FOR BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA" Indiana University, Original edition - Patricia S. Kuntz (Ongoing additions/corrections - mfrankwi@indiana.edu) http://www.indiana.edu/%7Elibsalc/african/awards/

Barefoot Press (South African poetry) http://www.pix.za/barefoot.press/

CALLALOO, "African Diaspora literary journal, publishes original works by, and critical studies of, black writers worldwide." By subscription only. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/callaloo/

'Culture & Literature of Africa: Humanities 211' 'Created for a course entitled Culture & Literature of Africa, Professor Cora Agatuccis's interdisciplinary site contains numerous resources related  to the historical and cultural study of African oral tradition' http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/index.htm
 
'The dictating currents and the questioning of tyranny in Africa: an  intertextual study of Fémi Osófisan's Yungba-Yungba and the dance 
contest' by Solá Adéyemi  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300sa.html
 
'Conrad's image of Africa: Recovering African voices in Heart of Darkness' by Peter Mwikisa  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300pmw.html

H-AfrLitCine, "a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-AfrLitCine is an H-Net Network discussing African Literature and Cinema". http://www.h-net.org/~aflitweb/

Jazz et littérature francophone de Sylvie Kandé  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300syk.html
 

LITAF (Littérature africaine francophone) (France) "Catalogue bibliographique (avec localisation) de la production littéraire en langue française de l'Afrique subsaharienne. Contient 5 025 notices extraites du catalogue général (13 000 notices) qui n'est disponible que sur CD-ROM." http://www.rafid.u-bordeaux.fr/litaf/

LLACAN
(Langage, langues et cultures d'Afrique noire) (Villejuif) Laboratoire dont le projet scientifique est l'étude et la description des langues de l'Afrique subsaharienne. Le catalogue bibliographique comprend environ 1 500 références. http://llacan.cnrs-bellevue.fr/cgi-bin/wwwi32.exe/[in=interro.in]  
 

Literary Digest, on-line journal, Lagos  The first issue of The Literary Digest was published in Lagos in November 1998. Contact: Okwudili Ojukwu-Enendu, Editor, The Literary Digest, 45 Kakawa Street  (2nd Floor), Lagos. (Tel: +234 1 264 6674, Fax: +234 1 266 3294 eze-va@nipost.pinet.net) http://www.literary-digest.com/
 
 

'Mwine Kintende Maliza, Lye Mudaba Yoka et la nouvelle de langue  française en république démocratique du Congo' d'Alphonse Mbuyamba  Kankolongo  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300amk.html

Research in African Literatures (Indiana University Press). A major scholarly journal. http://iupjournals.org/ral/


 

RESOURCES FOR AFRICAN WRITERS/AFRICAN LITERARY & CULTURAL JOURNALS. ON-LINE/AFRICAN LITERATURE SITES: http://www.hanszell.co.uk/wlink.htm    

.

 

Voices: The Wisconsin Review of African Literatures "student-run journal for exploring issues of written and oral artistic production in Africa and the diaspora..."  http://african.lss.wisc.edu/all/voices.htm

 

Waberi, Abdourahman A.[African writer from Djibouti), Site focuses on his literary work. Includes: Biographie; Bibliographie; Actualités; Textes; Djibouti; Iconographie; Liens; Poésie; Traductions; CV; Revue de presse. Translations into English, Somali, Spanish, German. http://waberi.free.fr/
 

Literature--Djibouti

 

Waberi, Abdourahman A.[African writer from Djibouti), Site focuses on his literary work. Includes: Biographie; Bibliographie; Actualités; Textes; Djibouti; Iconographie; Liens; Poésie; Traductions; CV; Revue de presse. Translations into English, Somali, Spanish, German. http://waberi.free.fr/

 

Literature, Francophone

 

Africa Online, nouvelles ivoiriennes et continentales, francophones et in English.

African Literature Association (ALA). http://www.africanlit.org/

Africultures, "le mensuel des cultures africaines" (Les Pilles, France) full text articles. http://www.africultures.com/index.asp

Afrilivres.com (bookshop) http://www.afrilivres.com

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

Association Littéraire Francophone d'Afrique (ALFA, Paris) et les Editions NDZE (Libreville)

"D'Orphée à Prométhée: La poésie africaine au féminin En hommage aux pionnières de l'écriture féminine africaine 1967-1997" par Angèle Bassolé Ouédraogo (Burkina Faso - Canada) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/Bassole.html

"Emergence difficile d'un théâtre de la participation en Afrique Noire francophone" (UNIVERSITE DE LIMOGES THESE Pour obtenir le grade de DOCTEUR DE L'UNIVERSITE DE LIMOGES Discipline : LANGUE ET LITTERATURE FRANCAISES présentée et soutenue publiquement par Koulsy LAMKO Le 03 octobre 2003 ) http://www.unilim.fr/theses/2003/lettres/2003limo0006/these_front.html

Femmes écrivains et les littératures africaines (Francophone African Literature) (by Dr. Jean-Marie Volet University of Western Australia). French and English. Features include women writers, interviews, bibliographies, publishers. Includes: interviews d'AMINA, and the e-journal Mots Pluriels http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChome.html

Francophone African Poets in English Translation by Dan Reboussin, Africana Collection, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Includes (2004): Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo. Madagascar (1901-1937). Leopold Sédar Senghor. Sénégal (1906-). Bernard B. Dadie. Côte d'Ivoire (1916- ). Ahmed Sékou Touré. Guinea (1922-1984). Annette M'Baye d'Erneville. Sénégal (1926- ). David Diop. France (1927-1960). Francis Bebey. Cameroon (1929- ). William J.F. Syad. Somalia (1930- ). Paulin Joachim. Benin (1931- ). Gerald Felix Tchicaya U Tam'si. Zaire (1931-1988). Jean-Baptiste Tati-Loutard. Rep. of Congo (1938- ). http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/poets.htm

LITAF 

La base de donnees bibliographique LITAF donne une information complete sur la production litteraire en langue francaise de l'Afrique subsaharienne. LITAF existe en version WEB et en version cederom. Conception : Virginia Coulon, Maître de conférences à l'Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV.  http://www.litaf.cean.org/

LITERATURE & CULTURE OF FRANCOPHONE AFRICA & THE DIASPORA A guide to resources on the web for research on the literature & culture of Francophone Africa & the Diaspora http://dl.lib.brown.edu/francophone/

Littérature Africaine et Antillaise en Français print bibliography by Mohamed Mekkawi Howard UniversityFeb. 1989 http://www.founders.howard.edu/afrolit2.htm

 Les mémoires absentes! (Femmes, Afrique, parole et écriture) d'Angèle   Bassolé  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300anb.html

 

Notre librairie "est une revue de référence, d’actualité et de critique sur les littératures d’Afrique, des Caraïbes et de l’océan Indien." http://www.adpf.asso.fr/librairie/index.html

Présence Francophone (journal). Revue internationale de langue et de littérature Directeur: Ambroise Kom. Tables of contents. http://www.holycross.edu/departments/mll/pf/pf.htm

Ressources locales de l'Académie de Lyon Auteurs (Aimé Césaire, Senghor, Éthiopiques) http://www2.ac-lyon.fr/enseigne/lettres/collyon/auteurs.shtml

Literature--Ghana--Articles

Garry Gillard, 'Postcolonialism / Space / Postmodernism: Ayi Kwei Armah' http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Gillard.html   

Garry Gillard, 'Narrative situation and ideology in five novels of Ayi Kwei Armah' SPAN 33 (1992) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/33/Gillard.html 
 

Literature, Lusophone 

Gestures of reconciliation: Three novels of colonial war by Isabel Moutinho http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300im.html
  Literature, Portuguese (Mozambique) http://nicewww.cern.ch/~pintopc/www/africa/Africa.html


Literature, Maghrebian -- see Maghrebian Literatures 

An Introduction to the Literature of the Maghreb http://www.maroc.net/maghreb_literature/

Literature--Nigeria--Articles

Norman Cary, 'Achebe's Novels & Their Religious Context: Missiological and Fictional Discourse' SPAN 36 (1993) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Cary.html

Cynthia van den Driesen, 'Doughty Slave-girls & slavish career-girls:representations of the West African (Ibo) female in selected works of Emecheta & Achebe' SPAN 36 (1993) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Driesen.html

'The dictating currents and the questioning of tyranny in Africa: an  intertextual study of Fémi Osófisan's Yungba-Yungba and the dance 
contest' by Solá Adéyemi  http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300sa.html


Flora Flora Nwapa http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/Bahri/Nwapa.html

Literature, Portuguese (see also: "Lusophone")
 

'Gestures of reconciliation: Three novels of colonial war' by Isabel Moutinho http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1300im.html  
 

'Lusophone African Women's Writing: A Brief Introduction' 
by Tony Simoes da Silva http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMECintroLU.html

Literature, Portuguese (Mozambique) http://nicewww.cern.ch/~pintopc/www/africa/Africa.html
 

Literature, Postcolonial African [see also "Postcolonial Literatrure"] http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/hypertext/landow/post/misc/africov.html
 

Literature--South Africa--Articles (full-text)

Jenny de Reuck & John de Reuck, 'The referendum in South Africa: a triumph of the spirit?' SPAN 33 (1992) 
http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/33/deReuck.html

Elizabeth Lawson, 'Not either an Experimental Doll: the Making of the South African Heroine SPAN 36 (1993)
http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Lawson.html

Stephen Finn, 'Transcolonial Metapoetry in South Africa' SPAN 36 (1993) 
http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Finn.html

Paul Rich, 'Literature & Political Revolt in South Africa: the Cape Town crisis of 1984-86 in the novels of J.M. Coetzee, Richard Rive and Menan DePlessis' SPAN 36 (1993) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Rich.html
 

Sue Kossew '"Women's Words":a Reading of J.M. Coetzee's Women Narrators' SPAN 37 (1993) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/37/Kossew.html

Literature--South African--Journals 

Current Writing: Text and Reception in Southern Africa http://www.und.ac.za/und/english/curwrit/
 

Literature--South Africa--Newsgroups
 

South African literature newsgroup, hosted by Centre for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages, University of Durban-Westville. To subscribe send the following message to majordomo@udw.ac.za   subscribe salit@udw.ac.za
 
 

Literature--Zimbabwe--Articles

Michelle Vizzard,"Of Mimicry & Woman": hysteria & anticolonial feminism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions' SPAN 36 (1993 paper) http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/ReadingRoom/litserv/SPAN/36/Vizzard.html

Livingstone, David

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa [full-text] http://www.netlibrary.com/summary.asp?ID=1034800&EV=885382
 

Missionary Travels [full-text] University of Botswana History Department, Electronic texts http://ubh.tripod.com/etext/livcon.htm

Livingstone, David http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lantern/welcome.html

Lobi--Photographs http://www.dogon-lobi.ch
 

Lome (Togo)--History, Economic

Marguerat, Yves, Lomé, un siecle d'images, 1884-1990  (Lomé : Presses de l'Universite du Benin, 1993-6) http://www.refer.org/togo_ct/tur/lome/accueil.htm

Lovedale Press --Archives 

Records, 1887-1974 (Inclusive), 1924-74 (Bulk) University of Fort Hare, National Heritage Cultural Studies Centre http://www.si.umich.edu/fort-hare/lovedale.htm

Lovejoy, Paul E. (ed.) Africans in bondage: studies in slavery and the slave trade: essays in honor of Philip D. Curtin on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of African Studies at the University of Wisconsin (1986) full-text. http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Lovejoy

 

Luba (African people) of Kasai Province-Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (1998-99 reports) http://www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm/mar/zailuba.htm

 

Lubeck, Paul. Papers (trade unions in Africa, esp. 1960s) in HOOVER Institution Archives http://www.oac.cdlib.org:28008/dynaweb/ead/hoover?
 

Luganda (African language)

A Basic Grammar of Luganda  http://www.buganda.com/phrasebk.htm

A Luganda Phrasebook http://www.buganda.com/phrasebk.htm

The Luganda Society (Ekibiina ky'Olulimi Oluganda), a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to the teaching and promotion of the Luganda language. http://www.buganda.com/pride.htm

A Primer on Speaking and Writing Luganda http://www.buganda.com/luganda.htm

Report of All-Baganda Conference on Standard Orthography (In Luganda) http://www.buganda.com/luganda.htm

A Review of Selected Luganda Books (by James Ssemakula, 'a revised version of his prize winning entry into the 14th Annual Student Book Collector's Contest organized by the Texas A&M University Evans Library in October 1986') ssemakula@buganda.com
http://www.buganda.com/bitabop1.htm

Lumumba, Patrice

About the film: Lumumba: la mort du prophete (Lumumba: Death of the Prophet)

Belgium accused of killing African hero 

'Dossier Patrice Lumumba'. a series of documents (http://www.lai-aib.org/lai/listlai.phtml?section=A1ABBCADAC) includes:

Lumumba, l'histoire d'une vie exemplaire. Dossier sur la lutte et la mort de Patrice Eméry Lumumba 14-01-2000 

Commission parlementaire d'enquête Lumumba: un enfant mort-né?Tony Busselen 08-01-2000 

Marc Eyskens crache sur le nationalisme congolais. Le récent ouvrage de Ludo De Witte 'L’assassinat de Lumumba' Tony Busselen 6-01-2000 

Lumumba tué sur ordre du gouvernement belge! Tony Busselen 22-12-1999 

Des officiers belges ont dirigé l’exécution du premier ministre congolais: Chronologie de l'assassinat Tony Busselen 22-12-1999 

 

Lumumba, Patrice. Assassination.

Commission d´enquête parlementaire chargée de déterminer les circonstances exactes de l´assassinat de Patrice Lumumba et l´implication éventuelle des responsables politiques belges dans celui-ci = Parliamentary Committee of enquiry in charge of determining the exact circumstances of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba and the possible involvement of Belgian politicians.
Documents, testimonies, reports of Belgium's parliamentary enquiry into the assassination of Patrice Lumumba.
http://www.lachambre.be/commissions/LMB/indexF.html
http://www.dekamer.be/commissions/LMB/indexF.html

 


'Lumumba, Patrice Emergy' (Columbia Encyclopedia:

6th Edition. 2000) brief article
www.bartleby.com/65/lu/Lumumba.html  
   

Patrice Lumumba (detailed life)
 

Patrice Lumumba brief biography by Pierre-Yves De Wals

 
Patrice Lumumba by Aleksei Asemenov, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow. brief biographical notes.

VIE ET MORT DE LUMUMBA (JEUNE AFRIQUE, Marcel Péju)

Lumumba, Patrice, in art

A Congo Chronicle: Patrice Lumumba in Urban Art
http://thegalleriesatmoore.org/presscongo.shtml

Organized by The Museum for African Art, New York
Guest Curator Bogumil Jewsiewicki. The Galleries at Moore.
September 15–October 29, 2000   
 

Lunda-Yeke (African people) of Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (1997-8 reports) http://www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm/mar/zailunda.htm
 

Lusaka Lowdown (Zambia) http://www.zamnet.zm/zamnet/lowdown/index.html
 

Lusophone Africa--History

Angola and Mozambique: the weight of history (Working Paper, 1998) by Patrick Chabal

Apocalypse Now? A post-colonial journey into Africa'  12 March 1997 by  Patrick Chabal

'Nationalism and ethnicities: lessons from Mozambique' Michel Cahen, Universite Bordeaux 

Portuguese warfare in Africa by Malyn Newitt

Projeto Cultural Dacosta full-text, photos, music on Lusphone Africa, Afro-Americans, and Afro-Brazilian themes http://www.dacostaex.com/pcd.html [6/08

Lusophone Africa --Journals

ASSOCIAÇÃO ACADÉMICA ÁFRICA DEBATE (includes Lusophone Africa journal Africa Debate (tables of contents, details)

Lusophonie (journal) Enjeux contemporains dans les espaces lusophones. Desafios contemporâneos nos espaços lusófonos. Contemporary Challenges in Portuguese-Speaking Worlds http://www.cean.u-bordeaux.fr/lusotopie/

Lusophone Africa List discusses the past, present, & future of former Portuguese colonies in Africa. Moderator: mfr2z@virginia.edu To subscribe send an e-mail message to majordomo@virginia.edu   At the "subject" prompt type: subscribe. The text of the message should read EXACTLY as below on two separate lines. subscribe  curry-lusoafrica  [this list effectively migrated to H-LUSO-AFRICA

 

Lusophone authors

 

Lusophone authors=Autores Africanos 
http://nicewww.cern.ch/~pintopc/www/africa/welcome.htm
 

LITERATURA E O CONCEITO DE AFRICANIDADE Intervenção de Luis Bernardo I Encontro de Professores de Literaturas Africanas de Língua Portuguesa Centro de Estudos Portugueses Universidade de São Paulo, 27-30 de Outubro 2003 Honwana http://www.macua.com/LuisHonwanaSP2003.htm

 

Mia Couto (a series of articles, texts and links from the BIBLIOTECA DO MACUA site) http://www.macua.com/miacouto/index.html

 

Lusophone authors, Women

'Lusophone African Women's Writing: A Brief Introduction' 
by Tony Simoes da Silva http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMECintroLU.html

Lusophonie (journal)

Enjeux contemporains dans les espaces lusophones. Desafios contemporâneos nos espaços lusófonos. Contemporary Challenges in Portuguese-Speaking Worlds http://www.cean.u-bordeaux.fr/lusotopie/

   

Lutuli, Chief Albert J  http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/lutuli/

 

Lymphatic filariasis: research and control in Eastern and Southern Africa, 2008, DBL Centre for Health Research and Development, Denmark, full-text book http://www.dbl.life.ku.dk/~/media/DBL/docs/pdf/about_dbl_docs/LymphaticFilariasisbook.ashx

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