An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

 

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by Peter Limb


Michigan State University African Studies Center  http://africa.msu.edu/
 
 

Midi Madagasikara (Online) -- Antananarivo: Midi Madagasikara, 1997- "Le premier quotidien national d'information diffusé à Madagascar. Créé en 1983." Un journal electronique, avec un lien aux archives des cinq derniers numéros seulement. http://www.midi-madagasikara.mg/
 
 

Migration--Africa

International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Africa Programs  http://www.iom.int/

Migration--Africa--History

Curtin, Philip D. Why People Move: Migration in African History (Waco, Tex. Baylor University, 1995.) -- access to e-book by subscription only bhttp://www.netlibrary.com/SUMMARY.ASP?EV=885430&ID=10494&advquery=africa

Migration--Southern Africa

"MIGRATION BIBLIOGRAPHY "(Southern African Migration Project. Queens University): http://www.queensu.ca/samp/migdocs/Biblio.htm

Southern African Migration Project (Queens University) http://www.queensu.ca/samp/index.html

 

Mine Workers--South Africa--History

Naicker, M.P., THE AFRICAN MINERS' STRIKE OF 1946 
by M. P. Naicker in "Notes and Documents", No. 21/76, September 1976 http://www.anc.org.za/ancdocs/history/misc/miners.html

Minorities at Risk Project: Sub-Saharan Africa (data on  minorities) http://www.cidcm.umd.edu/inscr/mar/data/africatbl.htm
 
 

MISA-Net (Media Institute of Southern Africa). http://lists.sn.apc.org/mailman/listinfo/misanet-news
 
 

Missions--Africa

German Mission Archives' Holdings on Africa (information on the holdings of selected German mission archives  relating to Africa) 
http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~ifa/ma/Intro.html

Orthodox mission in tropical Africa by Stephen Hayes http://www.geocities.com/Athens/7734/orthmiss.htm
 

 

Missions--Malawi--History

 

Presbyterian ecclesiology in southern Malawi, 1881-1993, by Kenneth R. Ross http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/malawi-1.htm
 
 

Missions--Nigeria

RECORDS RELATING TO MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES  ENUGU (1903-59) BY I. A. IHEAKARAM (NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF NIGERIA ENUGU 1992) http://www2.hu-berlin.de/inside/orient/nae/mission.htm

 

Missions--South Africa--History

Full-text articles on missions in S. Africa from Missionalia http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/articles.htm

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African Independent Churches - judgment through terminology? by Stephen Hayes http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/aic-stud.htm

African "Jews" for Jesus - mission among the Lemba, by Magdel le Roux http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/jews4j1.htm

African Pentecostals and the ancestors - confrontation or compromise, by Allan Anderson http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/aanderson/african_pentecostalism_and_the_a.htm

The Berlin Mission and the challenges of colonial South Africa, by Gunther Pakendorf http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/germiss1.htm

The Bulhoek tragedy, by Joan Millard http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/bulhoek.htm

Challenges and prospects for research into AICs in Southern Africa, by Allan Anderson
http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/aanderson/challenges_and_prospects_for_res.htm
 

Charismatic congregations and social justice, by G. Francois Wessels http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/wessels.htm
 

Dealing lightly with the wound of my people? The TRC process in theological perspective, by Tinyiko Sam Maluleke http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/maluleke.htm
 

Frederick Modise and the International Pentecost Church, by Allan Anderson http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/aanderson/frederick_modise_and_the_interna.htm
 

The hermeneutical processes of Pentecostal-type African Initiated Churches in South Africa, by Allan Anderson (1996) http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/aanderson/hermeneutic.htm
 

Subversive subservience: Z.K. Matthews and missionary education in South Africa, by Willem Saayman http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/saayman.htm
 
 

Missions--West Africa

Indigenous charismatic missions in West Africa, by Matthews J. Ojo  http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/ojo1.htm
 
 

Missionalia journal of Southern African Missiological Society http://www.geocities.com/missionalia/missalia.htm
 
 

Moçambique on-line  http://www.mol.co.mz/
 
 

Monitor (Uganda)  http://www.monitor.co.ug/
 

 

Morocco 

 

Morocco

"Morocco" (Columbia University Libraries) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/mideast/cuvlm/Morocco.html

"Morocco" (University of Pennsylvania links) http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Morocco.html

Morocco (MENIC, University of Texas, Austin) http://menic.utexas.edu/menic/Countries_and_Regions/Morocco/

 

Morovcco--Culture

 

Gnawa Stories: Mystical Musician Healers from Morocco by Rodrigo Dorfman (2003) includes text, portraits, and maps on history and ritual http://www.ibiblio.org/gnawastories/

 

Morocco--Economy

 

L'Economiste (Rabat) http://www.leconomiste.com/

Tanmi http://www.tanmia.ma/

 

Morocco--Geology

 

The Cornell Morocco Project (includes some full-text articles) http://atlas.geo.cornell.edu/morocco/morocco.html

 

Morocco--Newspapers 

 

L'Economiste (Rabat) http://www.leconomiste.com/

Maghreb Arabe Presse (Rabat) http://www.map.ma/

Maroc Hebdo http://www.maroc-hebdo.press.ma/

al-Sabah (Casablanca). http://www.assabah.press.ma/

La Vie Economique  http://www.lavieeco.com/index

 

Morocco--Politics and Government

 

Bulletins Officiels 1912-2006 (full-text)

 

"Power and Opposition in Morocco"  by Omar Bendourou Journal of Democracy, Volume 7 http://muse.jhu.edu/demo/journal_of_democracy/7.3bendourou.html

 

Moto magazine [Zimbabwe]  mot@hnetzim.wn.apc.org
 
 

Mots Pluriels 

Edited by Jean-Marie Volet, this electronic journal publishes articles in French and English on contemporary world issues, especially Africa (1996-2003) http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP.html
 
 

Movement for Democratic Change (Zimbabwe) http://www.mdczimbabwe.org/
 

 

Mozambique 

 

Mozambique [links] 

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

http://www.mol.co.mz/ Minas em Moçambique links 

Moçambique on-line: colecção de links para páginas com informação sobre Moçambique. http://www.mol.co.mz/direitos/minas.html

 

Mozambique--Archaeology 

Paul Sinclair, 'Space, time & social formation. A territorial approach to the archaeology & anthropology of Zimbabwe & Mozambique' AUN 9 ABSTRACT http://www.arkeologi.uu.se/publications/aun/aun9.htm

 

Mozambique--Economic Conditions


Observatorio de Pobreza=Poverty Observatory (Government of Mozambique). State budget, Economic and Social Plan, civil society groups, research publications. http://www.op.gov.mz/


United Nations in Mozambique http://www.unsystemmoz.org/

 

Mozambique--Government and politics

Pandora’s Box (Maputo, CD-ROM publisher) includes compilation of Mozambican national legislation 1967-1996. 
http://www.tropical.co.mz/~panbox

Portal do Governo de Mocambique (portal of the Mozambique government) https://www.portaldogoverno.gov.mz/

Mozambique--Health (see also "AIDS--Mozambique)


Bellucci, Stefano, "Governance, Civil Society and NGOs in Mozambique" Discussion Paper – N° 56 Unesco, MOST, 2002 http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001252/125280e.pdf

(Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa) (2004), Economic Commission for Africa, “Mozambique: The Challenge of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care”: http://www.uneca.org/chga/doc/mozambique.pdf

HIV/ SIDA Moçambique http://www.sida.org.mz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=287&Itemid=77

Hogdes, Tony "Political Economy of the Budget in Mozambique", 2004 (includes chapter on AIDS) http://www.sti.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/Pdfs/swap/swap405.pdf

Machel, Josina, _Parliament, Politics and AIDS: The Case of Mozambique_ IDASA 2007? http://www.idasa.org.za/gbOutputFiles.asp?WriteContent=Y&RID=1932


[Mozambique]. Conselho Nacional de Combate ao HIV/SIDA http://www.cncs.org.mz/

Mozambique: Ministry of Science and Technology Science and Technology Portal Includes Higher Education, AIDS, (full-text) publications http://portal.mct.gov.mz/portal/page?_pageid=340,1&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Matsinhe, Cristiano. "Tabula rasa : dinamica da resposta Mocambicana ao HIV/SIDA" full-text UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO RIO DE JANEIRO, 2005 http://www.ifcs.ufrj.br/~ppgsa/doutorado/Texto_completo_54.prn.pdf

"Mozambique" (ICF Against Aids, 2003) 10 pages http://allafrica.com/healthafrica/cca/resources/view/00010524.pdf

Ntwanano
http://www.ntwanano.org/

Olsen, Bengt "The AIDS pandemic and access to highly active anti-retroviral therapy in Mozambique" full-text Masters thesis (2006, Roskilde) http://diggy.ruc.dk/bitstream/1800/2188/1/thesis_bsolsen_digi.pdf

Selected HIV/AIDS Services in Mozambique (UN, April 2003) http://www.unsystemmoz.org/untg/hiv/Healthservices0403National_%20ENG.pdf

Um Panorama da AIDS em Mocambique http://www.aids.gov.br/mocambique/index.htm

UN System in Mozambique http://www.unsystemmoz.org/ (click on Core Indicators --> Health and Nutrition


 
 

Mozambique--History

 

História de Moçambique Brief notes on different aspects of Mozambican history. Part of MOÇAMBIQUE ON-LINE Links sobre Moçambique de Wim Neeleman http://www.mol.co.mz/historia/index.html

 

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Mozambique--Land mines

Hidden Killers 1998: The Global Landmine Crisis
Chapter III: MOZAMBIQUE (U.S. State dept.) http://www.state.gov/www/global/arms/rpt_9809_demine_ch3d.html

Maputo Declaration 3-7 May 1999 (Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction) http://www.icbl.org/resources/fmsp/maputodecl.html

Mozambique--laws and legislation

Pandora’s Box (Maputo, CD-ROM publisher) includes compilation of Mozambican national legislation 1967-1996. 
http://www.tropical.co.mz/~panbox

Mozambique--Literature

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.org/LuisHonwanaSP2003.htm

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

Mozambique--News and Newspapers 

 

Imensis Moçambique http://www.imensis.co.mz/

MOÇAMBIQUE ON-LINE Links sobre Moçambique de Wim Neeleman http://www.mol.co.mz/

NotMoc - Notícias de Moçambique [online] http://www.mol.co.mz/notmoc/
 
 

Moçambique on-line   http://www.mol.co.mz/
 
 

Mozambique Peace Process Bulletin: http://www.mozambique.mz/awepa/
 
 

Mozambique--Politics



"Eight Years of Multiparty Democracy in Mozambique: The Public's View." by Pereira, Joao, Ines Raimundo, Annie Chikwanha, Alda Saute, and Robert Mattes.2003. ((Afrobarometer working paper No. 30) Abstract (1.50Mb) http://www.afrobarometer.org/papers/AfropaperNo30-final-2.pdf

"Mozambicans' Views of Democracy and Political Reform: A Comparative Perspective." by Pereira, Joao C.G., Yul Derek Davids, and Robert Mattes. 2002 (Afrobarometer working paper No. 22). Abstract (136kb) http://www.afrobarometer.org/papers/AfropaperNo22.pdf

 

Mozambique--Science and Technology

 

Mozambique: Ministry of Science and Technology Science and Technology Portal Includes Higher Education, AIDS, (full-text) publications http://portal.mct.gov.mz/portal/page?_pageid=340,1&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

 

Mozambique--Statistics
 

 

Instituto Nacional de Estatística = National Institute of Statistics
http://www.ine.gov.mz


 

Mozambique--United Nations

UN System in Mozambique/Página conjunta do sistema das Nações Unidas em Moçambique http://www.unsystemmoz.org/
 
 

Mozambique --Women 

 

Heidi Gengenbach, Binding memories women as makers and tellers of history in Magude, Mozambique. 2005 Columbia University Press, 2005, full-text based on dissertation. http://www.gutenberg-e.org/geh01/main.html


Mumbai , Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai 
http://www.mu.ac.in/Departments/african%20studies/profile.htm
 

Mural art--South Africa

Sabine Marschall "Affirming Africa: recovering cultural heritage and representing ordinary people's lives in South African community mural art" in Mots pluriels [e-journal] no 16 - December 2000. http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1600sm.html

Sabine Marschall "Negotiating Identity: Urban Community Mural Art in South Africa" in Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World (2001) http://www.africaresource.com/ijele/vol2.1/marschall.html

Museums--Africa

Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale/Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) 
http://www.africamuseum.be/
 
 

Museums--Bénin


Musée historique d'Abomey
http://www.epa-prema.net/abomey

Museums--Burkina Faso

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

Manéga-Musée de la Bendrologie. In French and English.
http://www.musee-manega.bf/index.htm

Museums--Côte-d'Ivoire

Musée des Civilisations de Côte d'Ivoire: Art from the Ivory Coast

Museums--Kenya


National Museums of Kenya Includes brief history, galleries, museums, sites.
http://www.museums.or.ke

Museums--Marocco


Museums of Morocco In English. Includes links to regional museums.
http://www.maroc.net/culture/museums

Museums--Namibia


National Museum of Namibia Windhoek. http://www.natmus.cul.na/

 

Museums--South Africa

Apartheid Museum http://www.apartheidmuseum.org/

District Six Museum http://www.districtsix.co.za/

Irma Stern Museum (Cape Town; University of Cape Town) http://www.irmastern.co.za/

Iziko Museum

Includes: http://iziko.org.za/PDF/Skeletons%20in%20the%20Cupboard.pdf


Robben Island Museum http://www.robben-island.org.za/

Museums--Tanzania


The Sukuma Museum Tanzania Africa
http://www.photo.net/sukuma

 

Museums--Tunisia



Dar Cheraït, Tozeur, Tunisie. " the first private museum in Tunisia, the Dar Cherait, which was founded in 1990. Conceived as a living museum, the Dar Cherait contains a unique private collection it took decades to gather". http://www.darcherait.com.tn

Museums--Zambia



Nayuma Museum "The museum performs a multi-disciplinary role. Its professional function consists of researching on the culture and history of the peoples of Western Province of Zambia, collecting objects of cultural and historical heritage and documenting and conserving these objects." http://www.natmus.cul.na/projects/samp/nayuma/nayuma.html

 

Music, African

[lists/guides]:

"Music and Dance of Africa" (Columbia University Libraries) http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/Africa/music.html

" CK Ladzekpo - African Music and Dance" http://www.cnmat.berkeley.edu/~ladzekpo/index.html
 
 

Contemporary Music and Arts Archive (CAMA) "a multi-media documentary initiative for African arts and culture, based in the Faculty of Science and Montebello Design Centre at the University of Cape Town, South Africa." http://www.cama.org.za/index.htm

 

Frank Bessem's Musiques d'Afrique
In both French and English. Regularly updated. Includes features on musicians, reviews, news, newsletter. Strongest focus is on Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal, D.R. Congo.

Ntama journal of African music and popular culture. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität.(2001-) 
http://ntama.uni-mainz.de/

"Radio Africa" (Smithsonian) "Radio Africa streams, at no charge, complete tracks from the collections of Smithsonian Global Sound. From the rhythms of Benin to the wedding music of Ethiopia to the traditional Zulu music of South Africa to the parade music of Senegal, you'll never know what you'll hear next!" http://africa.si.edu/radio_africa/index.html

 

Music--Mandingo peoples

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/

 

Music--Uganda

Amadinda: Ugandan music and log xylophones - instruments, recordings, information on prominent Ugandan artists and ideas on teaching African music in the classroom, etc.: http://www.amadinda.fsnet.co.uk/


Music--Zimbabwe

 

"Mbira: Constraint and Mobility in Shona Society" http://www2.kenyon.edu/Projects/Ottenhoff/welcome.htm

 

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