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Maasai Language Project http://www.uoregon.edu/~dlpayne/maasai/madict.htm

Maa (Maasai) Dictionary by Doris L. Payne & Leonard Ole-Kotikash August 2005 (c) http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~dlpayne/Maa%20Lexicon/lexicon/main.htm


 

Madagascar

"Madagascar" (Columbia University Library) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/africa/cuvl/Madagascar.html

Madagascar Page (U. Penn) http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Madagascar.html


Madagascar (Yahoo directory) http://www.yahoo.com/Regional_Information/countries/Madagascar/
 
 

Madagascar: a country study [full text] (Library of Congress, 1994) Edited by Helen Chapin Metz http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mgtoc.html
 
 

Madagascar--Art

"Gifts & Blessings: The Textile Arts of Magagascar", Special exhibit, 2002, Smithsonian Institution--National Museum of African Art). http://www.nmafa.si.edu/exhibits/malagasy/index.html



Madadgascar-- Bibliography

 

MADAGASCAR On-Line Information Service of the Embassy of Madagascar, Washington D.C. "Extensive Bibliography" http://www.embassy.org/madagascar/bibliox.html

 

Madagascar--Cities and Towns

La Commune Urbaine d'Antananarivo http://www.iarivo-town.mg/

 

La ville de Moramanga a Madagascar http://www.moramanga.com/

Madagascsar--Constitution

Madagascar Index http://www.servat.unibe.ch/law/icl/ma__indx.html


Madagascar: Culture:


Ethnology Madagasikara. Includes extensive bibliographies. http://ethnology.gasy.org/index.php

 

Madagascar--Embassies...United States http://www.embassy.org/madagascar/
 
 

Madagascar: Ethnography

"The Disastrous Ordeal of 1987", an historical ethnography about a village called Betafo By David Graeber.  http://www.h-net.org/~africa/sources/graeber.html

 

Lesley Sharp, The Possessed and the Dispossessed: Spirits, Identity, and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town (U. California Press, 1994), full-text:http://www.escholarship.org/editions/view?docId=ft6t1nb4hz&brand=ucpress

Madagascar--Government and politics

 

Repoblikan'i Madagasikara Official Web site of the Malagasy Government / Site officiel du Gouvernement Malgache

 

Madagascar--History and Culture 

[a series of abstracts of articles and books by Pier Larson] https://jshare.johnshopkins.edu/plarson1/web/pubs.htm

 

"Madagascar: a country study" (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1994) http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mgtoc.html


 
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Madagascar--Languages


Voyage linguistique autour de l'Ile Rouge Includes: Français/malgache Malgache/français Grammaire Traductions Au marché - extraits Chansons Guide de conversation Sagesse Contes et légendes



Magagascar--Literatures

Joubert, Jean-Louis. Littératures de l'Océan Indien. Vanves: EDICEF, 1991 [full-text] http://www.bibliotheque.refer.org/litoi


Ny Haisoratra Malagasy http://www.haisoratra.org/  

 
 

Madagascar--Maps

Perry-Castañeda Library Madagascar Maps


 

Madagascar--Music--Bibliography

REFERENCES ON MALAGASY MUSIC REFERENCES SUR LA MUSIQUE DE MADAGASCAR © 1998-2008 August Schmidhofer, University of Vienna Claude Razanajao, bibliothécaire honoraire, Université Montpellier III http://www.avmm.org/biblio/ [07/08]

" Links to Malagasy music" © compiled by August Schmidhofer and Claude Razanajaohttp://www.avmm.org/links/index.html

 

Madagascar : Musique (Afromix) http://www.afromix.org/html/musique/pays/madagascar/index.fr.html



Madagascar--Natural science

Wild Madagascar http://www.wildmadagascar.org



Madagascar--News and Newspapers 

 

AllAfrica.Com on Madagascar http://allafrica.com/madagascar/bydate/


L'Express de Madagascar (Antannarivo) http://www.lexpressmada.com/



Midi Madagasikara
(Antananarivo)  (in French and Malagasy) http://dts.dts.mg/midi/

Madagascar Tribune (Antananarivo) Radio Madagasikara http://takelaka.dts.mg/radmad/ 
http://www.madonline.com/tribune/index.htm

 

Radio Madagasikara http://takelaka.dts.mg/radmad/ [07/08]

 

 

Maghreb (see also under Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia)
 

Maghreb--Development studies

ENDA Maghreb est l'antenne décentralisée au Maroc de l'Organisation Non Gouvernementale Internationale du Sud, ENDA Tiers Monde, dont le siège est à Dakar (Sénégal).Créée en 1972, ENDA Tiers Monde, a le statut consultatif général auprès du Conseil Economique et Social des Nations Unies (ECOSOC), et compte avec un réseau d'antennes et de partenaires dans 15 pays d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Amérique Centrale et du Sud.
 

Malaria

Malaria Centre (University of London) http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/malaria/

Malaria Foundation International's "Travel Advisory and Information" page http://www.malaria.org/traveladvisories.html

 

Malawi 

 

Malawi -- Archives

 

National Archives of Malawi Includes Malawi National Bibliography 1997/2001 and an inventory to archival papers (Secretariat Records 1891-1939) (very large file, 20MB)
http://chambo.sdnp.org.mw/ruleoflaw/archives/index.htm

Malawi--Constitution

Constitution  of the Republic of Malawi http://www.sdnp.org.mw/constitut/intro.html

The Malawi Constitution
(Malawi Law Commission ) http://chambo.sdnp.org.mw/ruleoflaw/lawcom/reports.html

TECHNICAL REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTION

Malawi--Economy

FAO Country Profile http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index.asp?iso3=MWI&lang=en

The Malawi Socio-Economic Database (MASEDA) . www.maseda.info

National Statistical Office of Malawi http://www.nso.malawi.net/


United Nations Development Program. Sustainable Development Networking Programme - Malawi http://www.sdnp.undp.org/countries/af/mw/

 

Malawi--Education

 

Unesco: Malawi http://www.ibe.unesco.org/countries/Malawi.htm

University of Malawi. Bunda College of Agriculture. http://www.bunda.unima.mw/

University of Malawi Centre for Social Research Includes a datbase on women http://www.csr.org.mw/

University of Malawi, Chancellor College http://www.chanco.unima.mw/

 

Malaw--Heatlh

 

Aidsmalawi.org http://aidsmalawi.org/

Malawi Medical Journal http://www.mmj.medcol.mw/

WHO : Malawi http://www.who.int/countries/mwi/en/

Malawi--Human Rights

Amnesty: Malawi ihttp://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-mwi/index

 

Human Rights Watch: Malawi http://www.hrw.org/doc?t=africa&c=malawi


IRIN: Malawi http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=51632&SelectRegion=Southern_Africa&SelectCountry=MALAWI

 

Malawi--Industrial Relations

Industrial Relations Court http://www.irc.org.mw/

Industrial Relations Court of Malawi Decisions beginning with ... 2000 2001 2002 2003 (full text) http://www.commonlii.org/mw/cases/MWIRC/

 

 

Malawi--Internet guides

Malawi (Index omn Africa) http://www.afrika.no/index/Countries/Malawi/index.html

Malawi (Stanford Universitry, by Karen Fung). Many useful links.

Malawi Page (U. of Pennsylvania). Many useful links.

UK Foreign Office: Malawi

Malawi Journal of Science and Technology http://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=95&tran=0&ab=0
 

Malawi --Land and Land Rights

Community Partnerships for Sustainable Resource Management in Malawi "The COMPASS activity in Malawi is designed to target people and institutions engaged in Community-Based Natural Resource Management initiatives at national, district and local levels." http://www.compass-malawi.com/

 

Malawi--Languages

 

Chichewa/Chinyanja (Sam Mchombo Department of Linguistics University of California) http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/aflang/chichewa/chichewa.html

Chichewa Learning Materials Intensive Chichewa (c) 1969 Likuni Press and Publishing House P.O. Box 133, Lilongwe, Malawi. Distributed for non-commercial purposes only http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/~alyons/chichewa/

Languages of Malawi (Ethnologue)

Malawi--Law

Constitution  of the Republic of Malawi

ILO: Malawi http://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex_browse.country?p_lang=en&p_country=MWI

Industrial Relations Court http://www.irc.org.mw/

Industrial Relations Court of Malawi Decisions beginning with ... 2000 2001 2002 2003 (full text) http://www.commonlii.org/mw/cases/MWIRC/


Malawi Law Commission http://www.lawcom.mw/

World Law Index: Malawi (Australasian Legal Information Institute) http://www.worldlii.org/catalog/2695.html

 

Malawi--Libraries

MALICO, the Malawi Library and Information Consortium http://www.malico.mw/

 

Malawi Medical Journal http://www.mmj.medcol.mw/ [7/08]


Malawi--News and Newspapers

AllAfrica.com: Malawi http://allafrica.com/malawi/

The Daily Times http://www.dailytimes.bppmw.com/

Malawi News Online: (1996-1998).news from Malawi, written by Malawian journalists and edited in Copenhagen by Africa News Network. Not updated.

Malawi Update (Scottish Malawi Network). http://www.malawi-update.org/

Nation Online http://www.nationmalawi.com/

Malawi--Peoples

Nyakyusa includes bibliography and list of researchers, language sample of of modern Nyakyusa speech as heard in the Kyela area, traditional stories, http://home.online.no/%7Efelberg/nyakyusa/nyakyusa.htm

 

Malawi--Politics

1999 elections

" Elections '99" from Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) http://www.sardc.net/sd/elections99/malawi/

 

Anti– Corruption Bureau Anti– Corruption Bureau News http://www.anti-corruptionbureau.mw/

"Elections in Malawi" in AFRICAN ELECTIONS DATABASE http://africanelections.tripod.com/mw.html


Governments on the WWW: Malawi http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/mw.html


Leaders of Malawi http://www.terra.es/personal2/monolith/malawi.htm

Malawi (WorldStatesmen.org) http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Malawi.htm

Malawi (1:3 Parties & Organizations) http://www.politicalresources.net/malawi.htm

 

Malawi--Politics--Cartoons

 

"Taxina" from the the Daily Times by Vic Kasinja http://www.geocities.com/taxina2000/

 

Malawi--Religion--Bibliography

 

Religion in Malawi: An Annotated Bibliography edited by J C Chakanza and Kenneth R Ross Kachere Text No 7, 1998 (full-text) http://www.liu.se/irk/religion/unima/biblio.htm

 

Malawi--Statistics

 

National Statistical Office of Malawi includes some full-text surveyss http://www.nso.malawi.net/

 

Malawi--Women

GENDER AND WOMEN STUDIES IN MALAWI A National Database 1980-2000 Prepared by: Paul Kakhongwe Funded by Southern Africa Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) Women in Developmwnt southern Africa Awareness (WIDSAA) December 2000 http://www.csr.org.mw/contents.htm

"Women's Organizing Abilities: Two Case Studies of Kenya and Malawi" by Mario I. Aguilar & Laurel Birch de Aguilar http://www.odii.com/Papers/Malawi1.htm


 

Mali
 

Mali--Agriculture
 
 

Agro Mali - Centre Agro-Entreprises (C.A.E.) includes Bulletin, Quarterly Reports, Bulletin d'Information de Marché, Bulletin de Technologies, Répertoire des Agro-entreprises Maliennes http://www.agromali.com/ 

 

Mali--Heritage--Historical Sites in Danger--Timbuktu

Timbuktu (Unesco) http://www.unesco.org//whc/sites/119.htm

Tombouctou, (Ministère de la Culture et du Tourisme du Mali)http://w3.tourisme.gov.ml/regions/tombouctou.html

 

Mali--History

[Epic of Son-Jara]. Djibril Tamsir Niane, Soundjata ou l'épopée mandingue Paris. Présence africaine. 1965. [full-text of some chapters] http://www.guinee.net/bibliotheque/literature/dtniane/index.html
 
 

Mali--History--Archives


Islamic Manuscripts from Mali "features 22 manuscripts from the Mamma Haidara Commemorative Library and the Library of Cheick Zayni Baye of Boujbeha, both in Timbuktu, Mali. The manuscripts presented online are displayed in their entirety and are an exemplary grouping that showcase the wide variety of subjects covered by the written traditions of Timbuktu, Mali, and West Africa." (African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress ) http://international.loc.gov/intldl/malihtml/malihome.html


Malian Subject Collection --HOOVER Institution Archives http://www.oac.cdlib.org:28008/dynaweb/ead/hoover

Mali--History--Historical Sites--Timbuktu

 

Timbuktu (Unesco) http://www.unesco.org//whc/sites/119.htm

 

Slavery and Manumission Manuscripts of Timbuktu "From the Bibliothèque Commémorative Mama Haidara in Timbuktu, Mali, a collection of 19th century manuscripts relating to slavery and manumission in Timbuktu. The materials, in Arabic, provide documentation on Africans in slavery in Muslim societies". http://ecollections.crl.edu/cdm4/index_timbuktu.php?CISOROOT=/timbuktu

 

Mali--Internet connectivity


African Connectivity Data - Mali 

http://demiurge.wn.apc.org:80/africa/mali.htm 

Mali--Links 

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

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

Bisharat http://www.kabissa.org/bisharat/ http://www.kabissa.org/bisharat/links.htm
 
 

Mali--Literature

Afribone Mali Littérature Doumbi-Fakoly Fily Dabo Sissoko Massa Makan Diabaté Moussa Konaté Amadou Hampaté Bâ [brief discussion of each]

 

Mali--Maps 

The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin 

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/africa.html

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/historical/history_africa.html

 

Mali--Metallurgy

Dogon of Mali or in metallurgy 
http://anthropologie.unige.ch/inagina

Mali--Music

 

Afribone Mali Musique/Art dramatique Institut National des Arts Danses Théâtre Griots Instruments de musique

 

Mali--News

AfriBone Mali : revue de presse

Cefib Internet Mali press links: http://www.cefib.com/presse/default.htm Includes: La Maison de la Presse de Bamako Malieco(portail malien) Afribone (portail malien) MaliNews (portail malien) Malinet (portail malien) Segou.net (portail malien) Info Matin, le Canard Libéré (e-archives) Les revues de presse du CEFIB(portail malien) Les revues de presse d'Africa, Communiqué du Conseil des Ministres

Info Matin, le Canard Libéré (e-archives)


La Maison de la Presse de Bamako
http://www.cefib.com/presse/default.htm

MaliNews http://www.multi-canal.com/mali/index.html

Les revues de presse du CEFIB(portail malien)

Les revues de presse d'AfricaTime

SegouNet http://www.segou.net/


Malinet malinet@callisto.si.usherb.ca 
http://www.malinet.ml/

Malinet - Malians Abroad Network http://callisto.si.usherb.ca/~malinet/

MaliNews http://www.multi-canal.com/mali/index.html

Mambéty, Djibril Diop

'Anarchic VISIONS(Djibril Diop Mambety)' by Robert Sklar
http://www.findarticles.com/m1069/3_36/62546649/p1/article.jhtml

In Loving Memory of Djibril Diop Mambety (1945-98) http://www.itutu.com/djibril/dex.html

Mambety's last interview:  The Hyenas Last Laugh: a conversation with Frank Ukadike (Transition 78)
http://www.newsreel.org/articles/mambety.htm

[films]

HYENAS:FILM REVIEW by Ralph Dumain (1995) http://home.thirdage.com/education/ralphdavid/hyenas.html

HYENAS (film description) http://www.newsreel.org/films/hyenas.htm

Le Franc Director: Djibril Diop Mambety Senegal, 1994 (film description) http://www.newsreel.org/films/threetal.htm#LeFranc
 
 

Mambila (African people of the Nigeria - Cameroon borderland)

VIMS - Virtual Insitute for Mambila Studies 
http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/VIMS/

Mamdani, Mahmood, When does a Settler become a Native? Reflections of the Colonial Roots of Citizenship in Equatorial and South Africa 13 May 1998 (U. OF CAPE TOWN Inaugural Lecture series—full text) http://www.uct.ac.za/general/inaug/mamdani.htm
 
 

Mande languages (see also Mandingo (African People))

Mandé Language Family of West Africa: Location and Genetic Classification Valentin Vydrine and T. G. Bergman Cartographer: Matthew Benjamin. Includes extensive links and bibliography.

Mande Languages (Djembe & Mande Music Page/African Links (last revision 03/07/99))

MANSA: Mande Studies Association "to increase and encourage communication between scholars interested in all topics of study involving the Mande peoples of West Africa, and the neighbors with whom they interact on a regular basis."

 

Mandela, Nelson (see also under "ANC")
 

Mandela: An Audio History " A five-part radio series documenting the struggle against apartheid through rare sound recordings, the voice of Nelson Mandela himself, as well as those who fought with him, and against him." www.radiodiaries.org/mandela/

Nelson Mandela (ANC homepage) extensive aset of speeches and history. http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela/

Nelson Mandela Foundation (includes speeches, archives, photographs, campaigns etc...) http://www.nelsonmandela.org/

Nelson Mandela speeches:  http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/mandela

Address on inauguration as state president, 9th May 1994 http://www.safundi.com/articles/mandela.asp

I am Prepared to Die, statement from the dock, Rivonia Trial 1964 http://www.mg.co.za/mg/mandela/rivonia.html

 

Nelson Mandela [86th birthday, 2004) page of articles from Sunday Times (South Africa) http://www.sundaytimes.co.za/specialreports/madiba/


Nobel Prize 
http://nobelprizes.com/nobel/peace/1993a.html

Nelson Mandela on Larry King Live [Interview] http://www.safundi.com/articles/king.asp
 
 

Mandingo (African peoples) --Music

Cora Connection "the rich musical world of West Africa" CDs, New Releases and Old Favorites • New and old music from Malian musician extraordinaire, Djelimady Tounkara -- lead guitarist for the "Rail Band" Hear the harp-lute, kora Discover the melodic mallet struck, balaphone Learn about the ancient African lute, ngoni The land and its people West Africa in the classroom Browse our music catalog Cora Connection: The Band African Artist Profiles Visit our musician instrument marketplace World Music Links and Resources Contact Cora Connection! New for 2001, Explore West Africa's rich musical traditions with these great books: • Mande Music, book and CD, the definitive resource on this area of world music" http://www.coraconnection.com

DJEMBE AND MANDE MUSIC RESOURCES - REFERENCES - REVIEWS "devoted primarily to the drumming, culture and other musical traditions of the Mande peoples of West Africa. It will also include material relating to the culture and music of other parts of Africa as well as information concerning drum traditions in other parts of the world." Usual texts and discographies. Includes Manding Bibliography compiled by Rainer Polak. Regularly updated

"A Guide to the Jembe" byEric Charry. "An unedited expanded version of the article published in Percussive Notes, vol. 34, no. 2, April 1996, pages 66-72. Portions reprinted by permission of the Percussive Arts Society".

Kora Jaliya Mutlilingual site, with forum, glossaaries, downloads etc. http://www.kora-music.com/

La Musique et Les Artistes du Burkina Faso (Fabrice Gaillard, AfroMix, France)

 

Mandinka Language--Dictionaries

Mandinka-English Dictionary and Grammar Manual (by Ebrima Colley, Peace Corps, 1995) http://leed.chem.ubc.ca/saidy/gambia/home.html

MANSA: Mande Studies Association "to increase and encourage communication between scholars interested in all topics of study involving the Mande peoples of West Africa, and the neighbors with whom they interact on a regular basis."  

 

Maps (see also below under Maps--[country])



Africa (2005, CIA). Political. Scale 1:51,400,000

 

Africa ( from Brookes, R., The General Gazetteer; or Compendious Geographical Dictionary.  Dublin, 1808).  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/africa/Africa_1808.jpg

AFRICA AS KNOWN TO EUROPEANS IN THE MID-XVIITH CENTURY http://www.africainstitute.com/17th.html  

Africa Data Dissemination Service "this site lets you view or download topographic maps, reference maps..., or data by country, region, or the entire... continent. " http://edcintl.cr.usgs.gov/adds/adds.html 

Africa, ethnolinguistic groups. (Library of Congress) [Washington, D.C. : CIA, 1996] "Principal source: Africa, its peoples
and their cultural history
, G.P. Murdock, 1959." Scale 1:10,400,000
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?gmd:8:./temp/~ammem_n0kC:
 

'Africa Religions and Missions' from Literary and Historical Atlas of Africa and Australasia, by J.G.Bartholomew 1913.
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/historical/Africa_religion_1913.jpg  
 

Africa West Coast 1832 
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/africa/Africa_West_Coast.jpg  
 

AFRITERRA a "not-for-profit archive of mostly antique maps and books, providing a definitive place for students and the general public to study and preserve the original rare maps of Africa as a medium linking art and science and history." Includes mages of a limited number of antique maps -- little accompanying text at this stage.

 

Alexandria Digital Library http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu/other-sites/Africa.html  
 

[Arabic] map of Africa http://cygnus.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Map_Satellite/Ifriqiya_14790.gif  

 

Bartholomew, John “Africa,” from Black’s General Atlas of the World. (Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1885). part of Teaching with Historic Maps, Newberry Library http://www.newberry.org/nl/smith/teachers/notesafrica.html
 

CIA Maps of Africa http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/CIA_Maps/menu_CIA.html  
 

[Contemporary Conflict in Africa]  MAPS of AFRICA http://www.synapse.net/~acdi20/map/viewer.htm  
 

A Guide to Uncataloged African Maps in the Map Library, Indiana University 
http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/mapafr/

"Exploring Africa: An Exhibit of Maps and Travel Narratives from Leo Africanus to Chinua Achebe" "The exhibition illustrates most of the major phases in the European exploration of Africa, from the late fifteenth century to the late nineteenth century." http://www.sc.edu/library/spcoll/sccoll/africa.html

The map of Africa by treaty / by Sir E. Hertslet 3d ed. London, 1909 (Library of Congress) http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/

 

Maps of Africa -- Links

http://www.indiana.edu/~origins/teach/P314/africamaps.html

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

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

 

Maps of Africa: The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/africa.html
 

Le monde-diplomatique [maps accompanying African articles]
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/en/maps/   Includes maps to such topics as:

A continent exhausted by war and famine
The coveted riches of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Power struggle in the Great Lakes region
Ethiopia-Eritrea, an open wound
Battle for oil in Nigeria
Africa's coveted mineral resources
Failed attempts at democracy
Millions of refugees in Africa
France trapped in Rwanda
 
 

Odens Bookmarks (links to 100s of African maps)  http://oddens.geog.uu.nl/index.html
 
 

Satellite maps of Africa http://cygnus.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Map_Satellite/
 

Maps--Africa--Bibliography
 
 

Bibliography for Research at Columbia on "Maps and Power in Modern African History" with special reference to West, East, and Central Africa" (by Dr. Joseph Caruso, African Studies Librarian, Columbia University) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/mappower.html

 

Maps--Africa--Rare



AFRITERRA a "not-for-profit archive of mostly antique maps and books, providing a definitive place for students and the general public to study and preserve the original rare maps of Africa as a medium linking art and science and history." Includes mages of a limited number of antique maps -- little accompanying text at this stage.

 

Maps--Angola 
 
 

ANGOLA: Administrative map http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/ao/aoadm1e.htm

ANGOLA: Crop zones http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/ao/aocul1e.htm

ANGOLA: Population http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/ao/aopop1e.htm
 
 

Maps--Democratic Republic of Congo
 
 

Congo democratic republic
http://bubl.ac.uk/link/c/congodemocraticrepublic.htm
 
 

Maps--Ethiopia

http://cygnus.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Map_Satellite/Addis_Ababa_19465.gif
 
 

Maps--Ghana--Historical
 
 

Historical Maps- Ghana, West Africa, Africa (C. Ladzekpo University California,Berkeley) http://www.cnmat.berkeley.edu/~ladzekpo/maps.html

 

Maps--Liberia--Historical

 

Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 twenty examples fromAmerican Colonization Society (early settlement, political subdivisions, lots assigned to settlers (Library of Congress) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/libhtml/libhome.html

 

Maps--Madagascar

Madagascar (from Annales de Geographie 1895)
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/historical/Madagascar_1895.jpg

 

Maps--South Africa

Africa Data Dissemination Service (Famine Early Warning Systems Network) http://edcintl.cr.usgs.gov/adds/c1/r3/sf/sf.html

 
 Cape of Good Hope. (1842) Arrowsmith, John, (1842) Scale 1:2,350,000. (Library of Congress)

 

Maps of Africa & South Africa (Philadelphia Print Shop). commercial site; some (not
very sharp) reproductions.
http://www.philaprintshop.com/africa.html
 
 

Map of South Africa
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/CIA_Maps/South_Africa_19883.gif
 
 

Map of South Africa: previous Black 'Homelands' 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/CIA_Maps/South_Africa_19882.gif
 
 

Siege and Relief of Ladysmith  (during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902)).
http://home.mweb.co.za/ka/kaigs/main.htm
 
 

South Africa (1996, CIA). Political. Library of Congress.

South African Australopithecine Sites http://www.indiana.edu/~origins/images/SASiteMap.gif
 
 

THE TIMES MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA 1900 Source: The Times History of the War in South Africa 1899 - 1900 ed. L.S. Amery, London, 1900. http://www.hagsoc.org.au/sagraves/maps/times_map.html

 

Maps--Sudan

 

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Sudan Maps http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sudan.html

 

 

Maps--West Africa--Historical

 

Africa, West 1743. Gvinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel Terræ Nigrorvm maxima pars : geographis
hodiernis dicta utraq[ue] Æthiopia inferior, & hujus quidem pars australis ... S.C.M. A. 1743 =
La Gvinee de meme que la plus grande partie du Pais des Negres ... / tirées des morceaux geographiques de Mr. d'Anville, qu'il a inseres au voyage du Chev. de Marchais, & puis desinées suivant les loix de la nouvelle projection de feu Mr. le Prof. Has, par les Heritiers d'Homan A. 1743. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?gmd:4:./temp/~ammem_n0kC:

 

Maps--Zimbabwe
 
 

Zimbabwe: Administrative map http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/zw/zwadm1e.htm

Zimbabwe: Crop zones http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/zw/zwcul1e.htm

Zimbabwe: Population http://www.zimbabwe.net/sadc-fanr/zw/zwpop1e.htm

MATABELELAND--History

REPORT ON THE 1980S DISTURBANCES IN MATABELELAND & THE MIDLANDS 
compiled by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe, March 1997 [full-text] http://www.mg.co.za/mg/zim/zimtitle.html

 

Masks--Burkina Faso

Le masque au Burkina Faso Illustrated. http://www.culture.gouv.fr/ma/fr/fs.html

 

Mathabane, Mark, Homepage http://www.mathabane.com/index.html
 
 

Mathematics--Africa

 

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Cape Town), includes resources with computing tutorials. http://www.aims.ac.za

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora (on the 'accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences').

Matopos Hills (Zimbabwe)--History

Report on PROFESSOR Terence Ranger's book Voices from the Rocks, a study of all the forces-religion, culture, politics, war- that played upon the history of the people of the Matopos in the last 100 years http://www.samara.co.zw/standard/feature/profile.html

 

Matthews, Z. K. (1901-1968, ANC leader, speeches) 

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

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

 

Mauny, Raymond. Cahiers de terrain de Raymond Mauny http://mauny.hypotheses.org/

 

Mauritania 

Mauritania  http://users.cybercity.dk/~ccc25486/home.html
 
 

Mauritania: a country study [full text] (Library of Congress, 1987) Edited by Robert E. Handloff http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mrtoc.html
 
 

Mauritania--Ancient History

 

Accounts of Ancient Mauretania, c. 430 BC http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/anc-nafrica.html

Mauritania--Constitution (Adopted on: 12 July 1991) http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/law/mr00000_.html
 
 

Mauritania - Economy

Recent Economic Developments Series : IMF Staff Country Reports No. 99/21 Date: 1999 http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/1999/cr9921.pdf

 

Mauritania--Press freedom

 

Reporters sans frontières: Mauritanie -- Rapport annuel 2004 http://www.rsf.org/une_pays-23.php3?id_mot=59&Valider=OK

 

Mauritania--History, Ancient

 

Accounts of Ancient Mauretania, c. 430 BCE- 550 CE: 

Herodotus: The Histories, c. 430 B.C., Book IV. 
Strabo: Geography, c. 22 A.D., XVII.iii.1-11. 
Procopius of Caesarea: History of the Wars, c. 550 A.D. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/anc-nafrica.html

 

Mauritania--History--Archives

 

Mauritanian Subject Collection --HOOVER Institution Archives http://www.oac.cdlib.org:28008/dynaweb/ead/hoover?

 

Mauritania--home pages 

http://www.arab.net/mauritania/mauritania_contents.html

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

 

Mauritania--News and newspapers

 

AfricaTime sur la Mauritanie http://www.africatime.com/mauritanie/index.asp

Nouakchott Info (daily)MAPECI, 2001- http://www.akhbarnouakchott.com/

 

Mauritania (People, Literature, Data) and Mauritanie-Net Mailing List Home Page, in French essentially. http://www-grtr.u-strasbg.fr/lot/
 
 

Mauritania--Politics

 

Elections (1997) http://www.ufd-en.org/Elections/LivreBlanc/ http://www.ufd-en.org/Elections/election97.html
 
 

Mauritania--Political Parties

 

Union des Forces Démocratiques/Ere Nouvelle" (UFD/EN), or Union of Democratic Forces/New Era : http://www.ufd-en.org

 

Mautitania--Politics and government

 

Durmam Daxxel 'Military Rule, Racism & Democratisation In Mauritania: Comparisons with Sudan' by Garba Diallo, Focus Mauritania, paper to  XV World Congress of International Political Science Association July 21-5 1991 http://users.cybercity.dk/~ccc25486/mrulems.htm
 
 

Mauritania--Research

RIBAT Promouvoir l'information documentaire en Mauritanie: sa production, sa collecte, son stockage, son traitement, sa diffusion et son utilisation

 

Mauritius 

Mauritius: a country study [full text] (Library of Congress, 1994) Edited by Helen Chapin Metz

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/mutoc.html
 
 

Mauritius--History--Archives

Mauritian Subject Collection --HOOVER Institution Archives http://www.oac.cdlib.org:28008/dynaweb/ead/hoover?

Mauritius-home pages 

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

La République de Maurice http://prosi.net

http://bacon.herts.ac.uk/~catf1ba/mauritius.html


Mauritius Labour Party  http://labour.intnet.mu/mlp/mlpfr.htm
 
 

Mauritius--Languages

Tu dinnum pu vini kreol: The Mauritian creole and the concept of creolization by Thomas Hylland Eriksen (Transnational Communities Working Paper Series; WPTC-99-13) http://www.transcomm.ox.ac.uk/wwwroot/frames1.htm
 
 

Mauritius----Literatures

Joubert, Jean-Louis. Littératures de l'Océan Indien. Vanves: EDICEF, 1991 [full-text].  http://www.vn.refer.org/textinte/litoi/

Mauritius-Newspapers

[links to 7 newspapers] http://www.esperanto.se/kiosk/engindex.html  
 

L'Express 
http://www.mauritius-info.com/lexpress/index.htmhttp://www.mauritius-info.com/lexpress/index.htm

Le Mauricien http://www.lemauricien.com/mauricien/
 

Mauritius News http://www.mauritius-news.co.uk/

Prosi magazine http://prosi.net

Mayibuye [ANC organ] http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/pubs/
 
 

Mayibuye Centre for History & Culture in South Africa, University of the Western Cape  http://www.uwc.ac.za/
 
 

Mazrui vs. Soyinka debate:

THE PROBLEM WITH YOU, ALI MAZRUI! RESPONSE TO ALI'S MILLENNIAL "CONCLUSION"   Wole Soyinka, & DR. JEKYLL & MR. SOYINKA: THE STRANGE CASE OF NOBEL SCHIZOPHRENIA  Ali A. Mazrui in West Africa Review (2000)
http://www.westafricareview.com/war/vol1.2/vol1.2a/mazrui4.html
http://www.westafricareview.com/war/vol1.2/soyinka2.html


Mbeki, Thabo 

biographies:

ABCNEWS.com Bio: Thabo Mbeki
www.abcnews.go.com/reference/bios/mbeki.html
 
 

Columbia Encyclopedia  Sixth Edition. 2000. 
www.bartleby.com/65/mb/MbekiT.html

Profiles

www.woza.co.za/forum/mbeki21.htm

http://worldnews.about.com/newsissues/worldnews/blxmbeki.htm

http://pcf.gue-gvn.eu.org/archives/1999/199909/199909pdv03.html
   

speeches and interviews http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/mbeki/index.html

Address by T Mbeki at the opening of the South Summit, Havana, 12 April 2000.
www.nam.gov.za/media/havana.htm
 
 

Address by Chairperson of NAM,T Mbeki: NAM Ministerial meeting 
www.nam.gov.za/ungamin/nammin.htm
 

Entretien avec Thabo Mbeki dans Le Monde Interactif
http://www.lemonde.fr/article/0,2320,dos-3384-52147-QUO-6-2037-,00.html
 
 

Globalization & Human Rights:Thabo Mbeki. Deputy President of South Africa January 1998 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland-- Interview by Danny Schechter
www.pbs.org/globalization/mbeki.html

Inauguration speech: Nelson Mandela's and Thabo Mbeki's Inaugural Speeches
www.usa-sa.com/articles/mandela.asp
 

Newsweek Interview 6 June, 1999 
www.tbhonline.com/cns/9906/990606mbeki.htm
 

OPENING ADDRESS TO 19TH CONGRESS OF THE ANC YOUTH LEAGUE 3 MARCH 1996
http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/mbeki/1996/sp960229.html
 

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE ANC, ON OCCASION OF ADOPTION BY CONSTITUTIONAL ASSEMBLY
http://www.polity.org.za/govdocs/speeches/constmbeki.html

THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA, THABO MBEKI, National
Assembly Chamber, Cape Town, 4 February 2000. 
www.gov.za/speeches/parl-mbeki2000.htm
 

Mbeki, Thabo on the African Renaissance 
http://emeagwali.com/speeches/Thabo-Mbeki/African-Renaissance.html
 
 

Mbeki, Thabo on HIV-AIDS

Speech of the president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, at the opening session of the 13th International AIDS Conference, Durban, 9 July 2000
www.pulsetrack.co.za/Pulse129.htm

discussions:

http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/ and then search http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/logsearch/

www.rte.ie/aidsafrica/mbeki.html
 

TIME Magazine
www.time.com/time/magazine/articles/0,3266,49997,00.html
 

WHAT'S BEHIND MBEKI'S CRUSADE?
EDITORIAL, The Mail & Guardian March 31 2000 http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/news/mgmbeki.htm
 

McBlains Books  "Catalogs issued on … North Africa and the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, African-Americana. "http://www.mcblainbooks.com/
 
 

MDC (Zimbabwe)

Movement for Democratic Change http://www.mdczimbabwe.com
 

Media--Africa 

Network of Partners involved in African Medias http://www.gret.org/mediapartner/en
 

"The Western Media and Africa: Issues of Information and images" http://www.aber.ac.uk/~scty34/50/africa.htm

Media Institute of Southern Africa. MISA is a non-governmental organisation promoting media freedom and diversity in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region - Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 
http://www.ifex.org/org/misa/
 

'Memory and History : Remembering, Forgetting and Forgiving in the life of the Nation and the Community' An International Conference Cape Town, 9 - 11 August, 2000 (click on: 'activites' then 'conferences et colloques'; then conference 2) http://www.fl.ulaval.ca/celat
 

Media--West Africa (see also under names of individual countries)

Institut Panos Afrique de l'Ouest

Sites médias:

Site Média Bénin
Site Média Burkina
Site Média Mali
Site Média Niger
Site Média Togo
Site Média Sénégal

http://www.panos-ao.org/sitemedia/


Medicinal plants--South Africa



Medicinal Plant Monographs (Pharmacopoeia Monographs Project developed by the South African Traditional Medicines Research Group of the School of Pharmacy at the University of the Western Cape). The monographs are presented as .pdf files. Files loaded February 2005 http://www.plantzafrica.com/medmonographs/index.html

 

Mercenaries--Africa

Executive Outcomes (mercenary company)
http://www.eo.com/

Meroe

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/

Metallurgy--Mali 



http://anthropologie.unige.ch/inagina
 
 

Mfecane (Southern African History)

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

 

 


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