An A-Z of African Studies on the Internet 

Part Sa-Si

Back to: A-Z of African Studies

by Peter Limb 



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SABINET (South African Bibliographic and Information network)  http://www.sabinet.co.za/
 

 

SADC (Southern African Development Community) 

 

SADC Today, bi-monthly newsletter of Southern African Research and Documentation Centre: sardc@samara.co.zw



SAFERE: Southern African Feminist Review sapes@mango.apc.org

 

Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Comparative Studies online journal of US-South African  comparative studies: http://www.safundi.com

 

Sahara

 

Sahara--Archaeology

 

 

LA COLONIZACIÓN FENICIO-PÚNICA EN EL ÁFRICA NOROCCIDENTAL Fernando López Pardo Univ. Complutense de Madrid.

 

The Fezzan Project: Geoarchaeology of the Sahara "The aim of the interdisciplinary Fezzan Project is to increase our understanding of environmental change and past human occupation of the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya, in the hyper-arid heart of the Sahara Desert. "

 

Gesellschaft für Interdisziplinäre Sahara-Forschung (GISAF) (DE.AT) = DESERT RESEARCH SOCIETY (GISAF) Berlin-Vienna The German language site has much more data, for instance on historical geography, http://gisaf.sil.at/gate.html

 

Sahara--Art

 

The Trust for African Rock Art. "TARA, Trust for African Rock Art, aims at creating public awareness about the wide distribution and variety of rock paintings and engravings throughout Africa. The Trust aims to create an international awareness of the antiquity , splendour, and artistic eminence of this art and of its endangered situation. "


 

The Saharan Studies Association is a body of scholars with common interests in the Sahara-Sahel region of Africa.

 

 

Saharan Studies Newslette

 

Saint Helena

 

Radio Saint Helena - http://www.sthelena.se/
 
 

 
 

St. Petersburg Journal of African Studies scottmhp@ix.netcom.com

 

SALDRU: "The Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) conducts research directed at improving the well-being of South Africa's poor. It was established in 1975." includes survey data, Working Papers, etc http://www.saldru.uct.ac.za/

San (African people)

 

 

 

San (African people) -- Photographs

The San (Bushman) photographs of Dorothea Bleek. "chosen from an album containing 310 photographs taken by Dorothea Bleek during her many expeditions to identify and record the San (Bushman) languages of Southern Africa. They date from her first expedition in 1910 ... up to trips made in the 1920s. The album is part of the Bleek and Lloyd Collection in the Manuscripts and Archives Department at the University of Cape Town Libraries." http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/existing/DBleekXML/website/index.htm

Sangomas--Africa

 

We are in this for the money’: The sangoma mediumistic cult of Southern Africa: limitations and potential of an interpretation in terms of commodification" by Wim van Binsbergen paper  to international conference: Commodification & identities: Social Life of Things revisited, Amsterdam 10-13 June 1999 http://home.soneraplaza.nl/mw/prive/vabin/gen3/research%20page/weinmone.htm

 

‘Becoming a sangoma: Religious anthropological field-work in Francistown, Botswana' by Wim van Binsbergen 1991,Journal of Religion in Africa, 21, 4: 309-344[1] full-text http://home.soneraplaza.nl/mw/prive/vabin/gen3/index%20page/cursus_1999-2000/becoming.htm
 
 

SANGONET Southern African NGO Network, an extensive and useful site 

http://sn.apc.org
 
 
 Sangonet [French site] http://www.sangonet.com/

 

São Tomé and Principe

 

Home Pages

http://www.portugalnet.pt/encontro/s_tome_p/wwwboard/wwwboard.html
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Sao_Tome.html http://www.stome.com/

 

São Tomé and Principe--Politics

 

Gerhard SEIBERT,The Bloodless Coup of July 16 in São Tomé e Príncipe* Lusotopie 2003 : 245-260 http://www.lusotopie.sciencespobordeaux.fr/seibert2003.pdf

 

United Nations House, São Tomé and Principe brief history, activities of UN  country team, documents, country profile http://www.uns.st/
 

 
SAPEM (Southern Africa Political and Economic Monthly)
http://csf.colorado.edu/ipe/sapem/sapem.html
 

 

SAPES. Southern Africa Political & Economic Series Trust (SAPES) 
SAPES Trust is a not-for-profit organisation whose main objectives are to promote and nurture social science research, debate, teaching and publications in Southern Africa. 
http://csf.colorado.edu/ipe/sapem/sapem.html

 

SARO-WIWA, Ken.

 

10th NOVEMBER 1996: 1st ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF KEN SARO-WIWA. includes Ken Saro-Wiwa's closing statement to the Nigerian military appointed tribunal that executed him. www.greenpeace.org/~comms/ken/

The Death of Ken Saro-Wiwa and The Persistence of Colonialisms © 1997 by Anthony R. Guneratne, Dept of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore (short essay) http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/post/sarowiwa/guneratne3.html

"Ken Saro-Wiwa". Includes: Introduction, Biography, Publications, Links, Archives, Bibliography, Study Questions. English & German. (part of Ingrid Kerkhoff Postcolonial African Literatures in English Block Seminar) www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/anglistik/kerkhoff/ AfricanLit/SaroWiwa/Saro-Wiwa.htm

"Ken Saro-Wiwa 1941-1996" includes: "Overview Biography Works [African Postcolonial Lit] Literature [History]. [Politics] [Religion] [Science & Technology] Themes Genre. Characterization" (short pieces from students and faculty (literary overview, with notes on history, politics etc.) www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/post/sarowiwa/sarowiwaov.html

Ken Saro-Wiwa (PBS). Includes a sampling of his Political Writings: The Ogoni Bill of Rights The Ogoni Anthem Saro-Wiwa on the Ogoni Struggle Closing Statement to the Nigerian Military Appointed Tribunal. http://www.pbs.org/newamericans/2.0/nigeria/sarowiwa1.htm

NIGERIA'S "DRILLING FIELDS" SHELL OIL'S ROLE IN REPRESSION By Steve Kretzmann Steve Kretzmann. Rreproduced with permission from the "Multinational Monitor", Vol XVI, No. 1-2 January/ February 1995] ftp://ftp.halcyon.com/pub/FWDP/Africa/shelogon.txt

Shell-Shocked; The environmental and social costs of living with Shell in Nigeria by Greenpeace International Written and researched by Andrew Rowell Edited and updated by Andrea Goodall

 

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 
http://gopher.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html


Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920 


SCOLMA Standing Conference on Library Materials on Africa: publications, events, journal etc.



Scottish Churches Sudan Group Newsletter is a useful publication for recent news. Contact:  mam@festival.edinburgh.ac.uk

Sculpture--African
 

 

'THE AFRICANIZED QUEEN: METONYMIC SITE OF TRANSFORMATION' by Nkiru Nzegwu African Studies Quarterly volume 1 no. 4  http://web.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v1/4/4.htm

 

Sculptors--South Africa

 

Homage to Lucas SITHOLE 1931 - 1994 This site is presented by The Haenggi Foundation Inc., Johannesburg / Basel, to honour the late Lucas SITHOLE, one of South Africa's internationally best known sculptors. http://www.sithole.com

 

Seapren: Southern and eastern Africa Policy Research Network (SEAPREN) http://www.seapren.org/


Search engines (see also under names of individual countries)

 
 

 

All the Web, all the Time http://www.ussc.alltheweb.com/index.php3  

 

Altavista http://www.altavista.com/
 

E-revue  (current articles in French and English) http://www.e-revue.com
 

FindArticles ("free online article-search service ") http://www.findarticles.com/PI/index.jhtml
 

Google http://www.google.com/
 

InfoJump http://www.infojump.com
   
 

Search engines, African

 

Funnel (South African, 2005- ) http://www.funnel.co.za/funnel.php

Orientation Africa
'The Orientation group of search engines believe that the commonly used search engines in the North have underestimated how important it is to have regional portal services in emerging Internet markets.' http://af.orientation.com/  

 

WoYaa! 
http://www.woyaa.com UNESCO selected 50 best African Web sites of 1999

 

SEDET, Universite de Paris 7 (Sociétés en développement dans l'espace et dans le temps  (Afrique et Océan Indien, Amérique Latine, Asie du sud-est, Maghreb et Moyen-Orient." Includes course information, etc. and African links

 

http://www.sedet.jussieu.fr/sedet/Afrilab/Afrhome.htm

 

http://www.sedet.jussieu.fr

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Senegal 

(see aso under:  Senegambia) 
 
 

[e-libraries] Bibliothèque Numérique Université Cheikh Anta DIOP

Senegal--Archives

 

National Archives of Senegal = Archives du Senegal: http://www.archivesdusenegal.gouv.sn/

 

Senegal--Description and Travel


Lonely Planet - Destination: Senegal
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/afr/sen.htm
 
 

Senegal--Discussion lists: 

 

 
SENEGA-L 
listserv@vm.cnuce.cnr.it


SUNUGAAL (on Senegal) 
listserv@gwuvm.gwu.edu
send the following message: SUB SUNUGAAL name firstname with nothing in the subject line 


Senegal--Economy 

 

 

Agence nationale chargée de le Promotion des Investissements et des Grands Travaux (APIX) (French and English) The Investment Promotion and Major Projects Agency. L'APIX est une agence publique autonome dont la mission est "de développer une stratégie d'attraction des investissements privés et de lancer de grands chantiers d'infrastructures d'appui à la production." www.apix.sn

Banque de l'Habitat du Sénégal (BHS) www.bhs.sn

Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l'Industrie du Sénégal (BICIS) www.bicis.sn

Société Générale de Banques au Sénégal www.sgbs.sn

Conseil National du Patronat du Sénégal (CNP)
"une confédération de 20 syndicats patronaux regroupant plus de 650 entreprises évoluant dans divers secteurs d'activités (industrie, commerce, banques et institutions financières, assurance, transit, manutention, bâtiment et travaux-publics, services etc…)" www.cnp.sn

La crise de l’agriculture africaine Sociétés Espaces Temps, 1992, full-text; several chapters on Senegal.

Trade Point Sénégal (TPS)
"La Fondation Trade Point est le fruit d'une étroite collaboration entre l'Etat du Sénégal et le Secteur Privé... Elle a pour principal objectif de mieux intégrer le Sénégal dans les échanges commerciaux mondiaux ... en améliorant l'environnement des procédures et en mettant à la disposition des opérateurs économiques sénégalais les dernières innovations technologiques utilisées sur le plan international" www.tpsnet.org

Union Nationale des Commerçants et Industriels du Sénégal (UNACOIS)
L'Union Nationale des Commerçants et Industriels du Sénégal (UNACOIS) a été constituée en Novembre 1989. Elle est une « structure de type associatif, vouée à la défense des commerçants». http://www.unacois.sn

"A dialog on structural adjustment in Senegal" from Senegal List  Feb 1995 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/34/004.html
 
 

Senegal--Education, Higher

 



Ecole des Bibliothécaires, Archivistes et Documentalistes (EBAD)
http://www.ebad.ucad.sn/

Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaire (EISMV) http://www.refer.sn/eismv/eismv.htm


Ecole Nationale d'Administration et de Magistrature (ENAM)
http://www.emploi.gouv.sn/ecole%20nat%20d'adm/enam.htm

Ecole nationale d'économie appliquée (ENEA) http://www.refer.sn/dsdenea/

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Agriculture (ENSA) http://www.refer.sn/ensa/accueil.htm

Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT) http://www.esmt.sn/

Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) http://www.ucad.sn/

Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis (UGB) http://www.ugb.sn/

Université Dakar-Bourguiba http://www.refer.sn/udb/accueil.htm


Suffolk University Dakar Campus http://www.suffolk.edu/dakar/index.html


Senegal--Foreign relations

Le Sénégal et ses voisins / sous la direction de Momar-Coumba
Diop. Dakar-Etoile : Societes-Espaces-Temps, 1994. full-text

 

Senegal--Government site http://www.primature.sn/
 

 

Senegal--Health

 

Population et santé full-text http://tekrur-ucad.refer.sn/article.php3?id_article=33

 

Solidarité Médicale Bourbonnais Sénégal http://assoc.wanadoo.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/index0.htm

Réseau Africain de Recherche sur le Sida ( RARS ) Le Réseau africain de recherche sur le SIDA (RARS) est une ONG à but non lucrative regroupant des “personnes oeuvrant dans les domaines des sciences biomédicales, sociales et comportementales liées au VIH/SIDA et aux MST.” Le site reseigne sur les structures et les différentes activités de l’organisation. www.refer.sn/rars

Senegal--History 
 

AOF : réalités et héritages AOF, realite et heritages : societes ouest-africaines et ordre
colonial, 1895-1960 / sous la direction de Charles Becker, Saliou Mbaye, Ibrahima Thioub. Dakar: Direction des archives du Senegal, 1997. full-text. http://tekrur-ucad.refer.sn/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=24

 

Bibliothèque Numérique Université Cheikh Anta DIOP includes full-text books, theses/memoires, papers from UCAD

Charles Becker et Mamadou Diouf, Une bibliographie des travaux universitaires. Histoire de la Sénégambie (Version légèrement remaniée par rapport à celle qui est parue dans le Journal des Africanistes, 58 (2), 1988 : 163-209) http://www.tekrur.org/publications/BTUBECKERDIOUF_complet.pdf

Charles Becker, Saliou Mbaye, Ibrahima Thioub, AOF : Réalités et héritages. Sociétés ouest-africaines et ordre colonial, 1895-1960 Dakar: Direction des Archives su Senegal 1997. http://www.tekrur.org/publications/AOF/AOFACTTITRESTEXTES.pdf


Cartes Postales "Images et Colonies" 1900-1960 (22 pages - 70 cartes postales /page) ; réalisé sous la direction de M. Adama Aly PAM Archiviste Paléographe, Archives Nationales du Sénégal avec la participation de Melle Oumy COUME et M. Ngouda DIENE © Archives du Sénégal - Dakar- 2002 http://www.tekrur.org/Colonies/index.htm

L'etat post-Atlantique entre terroirs et reseaux transculturels en Senegambie XVII-XX siecles http://www.refer.sn/sngal_ct/rec/publi/mfall/fall.htm

Fall, Mamadou. Post-Atlantic State between Transcultural Areas and Networks in Northern Senegambia from the 17th to the 20th Centuries:Methodological Approach. http://www.refer.sn/sngal_ct/rec/publi/mfall/fallang.htm

Lunn, Joe. Memoirs of the Maelstrom A Senegalese Oral History of the First World War 1999 (book description)
http://info.greenwood.com/books/0325001/0325001391.html

 

Ibrahima Thioub (Département d’Histoire, UCAD - Dakar) Références et mots-clés des mémoires et thèses de la Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) soutenus entre 1988 et 1993 http://www.tekrur.org/publications/BTUCOMPLEMTHIOUB.pdf

Timeline of Senegalese History: 1958-2000 
http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/UMS/Drummers/sentimeline.html
 
 

Senegal--Human Rights

 


The Status of Human Rights Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegal
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/africa/senegal.htm


Senegal--Internet connectivity


Guide du Web au Sénégal. Senegal Web Sites list http://www.ird.sn/intersen/www.html
 

 

Internet au Sénégal
Cette ressource est développée par l’Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) Elle présente un historique d’Internet au Sénégal et donne des informations sur les questions de declaration de domaine .SN et les fournisseurs d’accès. On y trouve également un “Guide du Web au Sénégal” qui fait un listing des sites web dans le pays. www.ird.sn/intersen

 

Observatoire sur les Systèmes d'Information (OSIRIS)
NGO founded in 1998 by a diverse group of people from the academy, private sector, civil society and government. This site provides information and analyses about IT in Senegal. www.osiris.sn



Win Informatique (Dakar) http://www.wininfo.sn/

 

Senegal--Journals

 
 

Africa Development=Afrique et Développement (Dakar, Senegal). Quarterly bilingual journal published by CODESRIA. Tables of contents and abstracts only of recent issues (currently (2003) 1999-2000 only). www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html

African Environment (Senegal) Tables of contents only of recent issues (currently (2003) Volume 3-4, No 39-40 only) www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html

African Sociological Review (Senegal/South Africa) Tables of contents only of recent issues (currently (2003) 1999-2003) www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html

CODESRIA Bulletin (Senegal) Tables of contents only of recent issues (currently (2003) 1999-2002) www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html

 

Notes africaines (revue trimestrielle d'information et de vulgarisation). Directeur: Djibril SAMB http://www.refer.sn/sngal_ct/rec/ifan/DEFAULT.HTM

Senegal--Links

 
 

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

 

Senegal--Music

 
 

Baaba Maal http://members.home.net/baaba

 

Youssou Ndour This site gives information Youssou Ndour, his discography, songs, lyrics, and his band. It also contains pictures and other information on concerts and other activities Youssou and his group are involved in. Born in Dakar (Senegal, West Africa) in 1959, he is a major world singer. He formed the famous Super Etoile, which developed a thoroughly modern African pop style, one which influenced artists as diverse as Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon (IS). www.youssou.com


 

Senegal--Newspapers

 
 

[keyword searching on 3 main newspapers] 
http://www.rapide-pana.com/demo/MF_LJOU.HTM

 

Agence de Presse Sénégalaise (APS) L'APS est une structure publique dont la mission est de "(...) fournir des informations nationales et internationales aux abonnés (organes de presse, administrations, banques, organismes, hôtels, représentations diplomatiques)". www.aps.sn (IS)


L'Aurore (Online) = Wal fadjri


Le Quotidien http://www.lequotidien.sn/

Le Soleil (Dakar) http://www.lesoleil.sn/


Sud Quotidien
(Online) -- Dakar: daily e-edition


Wal fadjri = L'Aurore
(Online)

 

Senegal--Non Government Organisations (NGOs)

 

ENDA - Tiers Monde (Environnement et Développement du Tiers Monde )
"Organisation internationale à caractère associatif et à but non lucratif (...), Enda s'investit avec les groupes de base, à partir de leurs expériences et en fonction de leurs objectifs, dans la recherche et lamise en œuvre d'un développement alternatif (...) Les activités d'Enda sont reparties à peu près pour moitié en actions directes sur le terrain (santé, agriculture, assainissement, éducation alternative, jeunes travailleurs, etc.), et pour moitié en recherches, conseils, consultations, formation, publication et information." www.enda.sn

 

CRESP (Center for Religion, Ethics and Social Policy)
CRESP-Sénégal intervient dans les domaines du "développement des applications sociales, à moindre coût, des technologies informatiques et de l'Internet, et du développement communautaire durable ... "CRESP Sénégal intervient en partenariat avec une gamme d'organisations et d'individus, telles que les agences d'assistance internationale et bilatérales, ONG, universités (chercheurs, étudiants et stagiaires), municipalités, groupements de base, et volontaires." www.cresp.sn
 

Conseil des ONG d'Appui au Développement (ONGAD)
CONGAD is a consortium of many NGOs present in Senegal and which support the capacitation of women, farmers and youth organizations. www.congad.sn (IS)


Conseil National de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux (CNCR)
Le Conseil National de Concertation et de Coopération des Ruraux (CNCR) a pour objectifs de favoriser le dialogue entre tous ceux qui interviennent dans le domaine du dévéloppement rural, de représenter les paysans et de veiller à la promotion de leurs activités économiques. www.cncr.org (IS)

COSEF (Conseil Sénégalais des Femmes)
Le COSEF est une organisation sénégalaise, non partisane et apolitique. Il a pour but principal de lutter pour la promotion de la femme sénégalaise par le développement et le renforcement du leadership, de lutter contre toute forme de discrimination basée sur le genre.ww.cosef.net

 

Senegal--Political Parties
 


Parti Démocratique Sénégalais (PDS)
The Parti Démocratique Sénégalais (PDS) was founded in 1974 by Abdoulaye Wade. The site gives information on the founder and his political carreer, the gorverning organs and other activities of th eparty. www.sopionline.com


Parti de l'Indépendance et du Travail (PIT)
The Parti de l'Indépendance et du Travail (PIT) is of communist ideology, and is one of the oldest members of the opposition. www.pit-senegal.com

 

And Jef-Parti Africain pour la Démocratie et le Socialisme (AJ-PADS)
The Maoist party, And Jef-Parti Africain pour la Démocratie et le Socialisme (AJ-PADS), is another member of the Senegalese opposition founded in the 1970s. Landing Savané is the leader. www.ajpads.org

 

Alliance des Forces de Progrès (AFP)
The Alliance des Forces de Progrès (AFP) is founded in 1999 by former Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister, Moustapha Niasse and some of his friends, after leaving President Abdou Diouf's PS (Parti Socialiste). www.afp-senegal.org

 

Parti Socialiste (PS)
Foundeded by former President Senghor, it was called Bloc Democratique Senegalais (BDS), then Union Progressiste Senegalaise (UPS), and became Parti Socialiste (PS) in 1976. When Senghor retired Abdou Diouf took over the presidency of the Party. The Socialist lead the country continuously from the independence to 2000, when Diouf was defeated by Wade. www.telecomplus.sn/ps

 


Senegal--Politics

 

Seynabou Ndiaye Sylla, “Femmes et Politique au Sénégal: Contribution à la réflexion sur la participation des femmes sénégalaises à la vie politique de 1945 à 2001”. Mèmoire de DEA, Etudes Africaines: Option Anthropologie juridique et politique, Université de Paris 1- Patheon- Sorbonne, UFR 07 Etudes Internationales et Européennes. [full text: PDF]

 

Senegal - Research

 

Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE)
Le Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) est unétablissement public rattaché au Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature. Le site offre des informations sur les activités de veille environnementale du Centre. On y trouve également un catalogue de données diverses directement ou indirectement liées aux questions environnementales, un annuaire de l'envionnement et les ressources naturelles au Sénégal, les offres de services et une liste des partenaires du CSE. www.cse.sn

 

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
"L'Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) est un établissement français public à caractère scientifique et technique. Il a pour mission de développer des projets scientifiques centrés sur les relations entre l'homme et son environnement dans la zone intertropicale." Le site donne des informations sur les structures de l'IRD-Sénégal, ses activités de recherches, mais aussi d’autres ressources sur Internet concernant le Sénégal. www.ird.sn

 


Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA)
L'Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) est "un institut de recherche scientifique et technique appliquée. Etablissement public à caractère scientifique, il a été créé en 1974 pour concevoir, organiser et mener à bien toutes les recherches relatives au secteur rural au Sénégal." Le site renseigne sur les programmes, résultats de recherches, produits et services, et récentes publications de l’Institut. www.isra.sn

 

Senegal--Scholarly associations, etc.

 

 

Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
L'Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) est l'"opérateur direct pour l'enseignement supérieur et la recherche de l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)." Le site présente les différents programmes de l’AUF et donne des informations sur les opportunités offertes par l’organisation aux étudiants, enseignants, chercheurs et autres professionnels. Il renseigne également sur la vie des institutions universitaires dans le monde francophone.www.refer.sn

 

Archives du Sénégal (ARS)
Véritable réceptacle d'une grande partie de la production documentaire de l'Etat, les Archives du Sénégal assurent la gestion d'un fonds documentaire de 12 kilomètres linéaires" ( le fonds du Sénégal colonial (1816-1958), le fonds de l'A.O.F (1895-1959), le fonds de la Fédération du Mali (1959-1960), le fonds du Sénégal indépendant depuis 1958. Les ARS attirent "annuellement de nombreux citoyens ainsi que des chercheurs venus d'horizons divers (Afrique, Europe, Amérique) qui préparent des thèses, mémoires, articles, monographies, etc." www.archivesdusenegal.sn

 

Association Sénégalaise des Bibliothécaires, Archivistes et Documentalistes (ASBAD)
L'Association sénégalaise des Bibliothécaires, Archivistes et Documentalistes (ASBAD) est une association à but non lucratif créée le 28 mai 1988. Le site de l'ASBAD donne des informations sur les structures de l’organisation, sa mission, ses realisations, projets, publications, et partenaires. www.ebad.ucad.sn/asbad

 

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)
An independent Pan-African research organization established in 1973, CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. This site offers information on the organization's mission, governing organs, research projetcs, grant and training opportunities, and publications. www.codesria.org

 

FORUM DU TIERS MONDE. BUREAU AFRICAIN (DAKAR-SENEGAL) http://www.refer.sn/sngal_ct/cop/ftm/ouvrage.htm

 

West African Research Center-Centre de Recherche Ouest Africain (WARC-CROA)
The West African Research Center/Centre de Recherche Ouest Africain is located in Dakar, Senegal, and is a center for academic exchange between U.S. and West African scholars. WARC-CROA offers a variety of services, training activities, grants and other research support that the viewer can obtain from its website. www.warc-croa.org

 

Senegal - United States


USAID/ Senegal Resources
Various documents (html and PDF) on USAID activities and funding in Senegal. Include reports, tables, figures, etc. /www.usaid.gov/locations/sub-saharan_africa/countries/senegal/

 


Senegal--Women (see also under "Women--Senegal")

 

"Femmes dans la gouvernance urbaine : état des lieux et perspectives pour les villes sénégalaises " Dakar 9 octobre 2000 http://www.famafrique.org/femafrfranc/jmh2000.html

Marshall, Kirsten (Program Coordinator, The African Arts Network in Seattle, Washington). Changing Roles for Women in Senegal. full-text conference paper to SERSAS, East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

Réseau Siggil Jigéen "un cadre d'action, de concertation et d'échanges entre 16 organisations sur les questions de défense et de promotion des droits des femmes au Sénégal." http://www.famafrique.org/sjigeen/sjigeen.html

 

Senegambia -- History

 

Charles Becker et Mamadou Diouf, Une bibliographie des travaux universitaires. Histoire de la Sénégambie (Version légèrement remaniée par rapport à celle qui est parue dans le Journal des Africanistes, 58 (2), 1988 : 163-209) http://www.tekrur.org/publications/BTUBECKERDIOUF_complet.pdf



SERSAS Conference Papers (full-text)
Southeast Regional Seminar in African Studies (SERSAS) SERSAS Papers Online. A wonderful arsenal of papers, which in September 2003 included:

 

Brown, Ras Michael (Dillard University). West-Central African Nature Spirits in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Session: Resources and Remembrances: Africans in the Americas. Jonathan Reynolds (Livingstone College), Discussant. Hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 28 October 2000.

Catsum, Derek (Ohio University). Those Who Command the Ones That Pulled the Trigger See Us As Less Than Human: The Langa Massacre and State Violence in South Africa. Aran S. MacKinnon (University of Western Georgia), Discussant. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.

Coulibaly, Walarington (University of Abidjan in Ivory Coast). 'Refugees and Risk of Conflict in Host Countries: Case Studies of Cote D'Ivoire and Gunea'. Kenneth Wilburn (East Carolina University), Chair and Discussant. Hosted by State University of West Georgia, 12 April 2003.

Getz, Trevor R. (University of New Orleans). Amoako Atta and the British. Nonso Okereafoezeke (Western Carolina University), Chair and Discussant. Panel 1: Reconciling Colonial Impositions with Postcolonial Realities. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

Leaver, David (University of Cincinnati and Raymond Walters). Whites in Zimbabwean Historiography 'Hapana Mutsauko' its 'The Same Difference'. Aran MacKinnon, Discussant. Session Title: Twisting in the Winds of Change: Interpreting Current Crises in Southern Africa. Hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 28 October 2000.

Kabiri, Ngeta K. (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill). The Coast Mining Rights Forum: An Anti-Tiomin or Anti-Titanium Mining Coalition in Kenya? Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Chair and Discussant. Panel 2: Toward Increased, Lasting Development: Changing Responsibilities in African Societies. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

Kidula, Jean (University of Georgia). Where is Your Tradition? On the Problematics of an African Ethnomusicologist Research on Christian Musics. Cathy Skidmore-Hess (Georgia Southern University), Discussant. Hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, 15 October 1999.

Mabutla, Frank Gansi (Livingstone College). The Fate of Traditional Leaders in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Aran MacKinnon (State University of West Georgia), Discussant. Session: Changing Identities and Roles: Tradition Reconfigured. Hosted by Northern Kentucky University, 7 April 2001.

MacKinnon, Aran S. (State University of West Georgia). "Of Oxford Bags and Twirling Canes": Native Anti-Malarial Assistants, the State and Popular Responses to Malaria Epidemics in Early Twentieth Century Zululand. Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Discussant. Hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, 15 October 1999.

Marshall, Kirsten (Program Coordinator, The African Arts Network in Seattle, Washington). Changing Roles for Women in Senegal. Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Chair and Discussant. Panel 2: Toward Increased, Lasting Development: Changing Responsibilities in African Societies. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

Mason, John (University of Virginia). "Some Religion He Must Have": Slaves, Sufis and Conversion to Islam at the Cape. Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Discussant. Hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, 15 October 1999.

Mekenye, Reuben (California State University). The African Role in the Failure of South African Colonialism, 1902-1910: The Case of Lesotho. Aran S. MacKinnon (University of Western Georgia), Discussant. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.

Okereafoezeke, Nonso (Western Carolina University).

 

Analysis of the Criminalizing Policies, Programs, and Idiosyncrasies of the Nigerian Governments in the Country's Darkest Age, 1985 - 1999. Nyaga Mwaniki (Western Carolina University), Discussant. Hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, 15 October 1999.

Judging the Enforceability of Nigeria's Native Laws, Customs and Traditions in the Face of Official Controls. Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Discussant. Session: West Africa in Transition. Hosted by Northern Kentucky University, 7 April 2001.

Modes of Implementing Native Court Judgments in a Post-British Igbo (Nigeria) Community (a Research Synopsis). Panel 1: Reconciling Colonial Impositions with Postcolonial Realities. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.



Rich, Jeremy (Indiana University). A Workman is Worthy of His Meat: Food Consumption, Urban Identity and Labor in Colonial Libreville (Gabon), 1860-1900. Aran Mackinnon (University of Western Georgia), Discussant. Session: Changing Identities and Roles: Tradition Reconfigured. Hosted by Northern Kentucky University, 7 April 2001.

Robins, Melinda B. (Emerson College). Linking African Women: Critical Perspectives on Internet Initiatives. Nyaga Mwaniki (Western Carolina University), Discussant. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.

Saunders, Janice M. and Joshua B. Rubongoya (Roanoke College). Travel Courses in Africa, the Small Liberal Arts Experience. Nyaga Mwaniki (Western Carolina University), Discussant. Session: Travel Courses and the Internet in Africa. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.

Shumway, Rebecca (Emory University). Transformation Within the Asafo ("Warriors") Institution of Ghana, 1700-2000. Nonso Okereafoezeke (Western Carolina University), Chair and Discussant. Panel 1: Reconciling Colonial Impositions with Postcolonial Realities. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.

Siegel, Brian (Furman University).

 

The Kafulafuta Mission in Zambia. Comments from the Audience. Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 3 April 1999.

Water Spirits and Mermaids: The Copperbelt Case. Aran S. MacKinnon (University of Western Georgia), Discussant. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.



Tishken, Joel (Columbus State University). 'Whose Nazareth Baptist Church?: Prophecy, Power and Schism in South Africa'. Aran MacKinnon (State University of West Georgia), Chair and Discussant. Hosted by the State University of West Georgia, 12 April 2003.

Watson, R. L. (North Carolina Wesleyan College). 'Prize Negroes' and the Development of South African Race Ideology. Aran S. MacKinnon (University of Western Georgia), Discussant. Hosted by Western Carolina University, 15 April 2000.

Wilentz, Gay. (East Carolina University). Demarcating Political Space: African Women's Domain Through the Writings of Ama Ata Aidoo. Jonathan Reynolds (Northern Kentucky University), Chair and Discussant. Panel 2: Toward Increased, Lasting Development: Changing Responsibilities in African Societies. Hosted by East Carolina University, 13 October 2001.


Setswana (Tswana) Language

 

SETSWANA COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS 
http://nts.lll.hawaii.edu/flmedia/languages/setswana.htm

Setswana.net - The Voice of Botswana 
www.setswana.net/  learn Setswana http://www.crosswinds.net/~tswananet/setswana.htm

Setswana on the web test (a few phrases only) http://www.info.bw/~msc/setswana.html

'Setswana - language change in a changing society' [project] http://orient218.orient.gu.se/afrikanska/prj001.html


Sexuality--Africa

Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre, (ARSRC) Includes full text seminar papers. http://www.arsrc.org/

 

Seychelles 

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

Seychelles--Links 

 


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

Seychelles--Literatures

 

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

 

SHADD Studies in the History of the African Diaspora – Documents
Editors: Thabit Abdullah, José C. Curto, Paul E. Lovejoy, Renée Soulodre-La France, David Trotman "a publication of the York/UNESCO Nigerian Hinterland Project, Department of History, York University.


 
Share The World's Resources (STWR) "is a non-politically affiliated network campaigning for justice and peace through the fair and equitable distribution of world resources. We believe the current world economic system perpetuates global poverty, denies basic human rights to many millions and damages all nations." Includes Africa content, short book review, news archives etc. http://www.stwr.net
 

Sharia--Nigeria (see also under "Islam--Nigeria")

 

Conference on Shariah in Nigeria. Full-text and audio of papers from a 2001 conference in London. Speakers:

 

Shona Sculpture

 
 

Rock Art International http://www.rockart.com.au/
 

Shona Sculpture 
http://www.zimart.com/shona.html
 

Shona Sculpture, Spirits In Stone [commercial gallery]  http://www.spiritsinstone.com/

Shopsteward (COSATU trade unions journal) http://www.cosatu.org.za/shop/shop.htm

 

The Sidama Concern a scholarly journal  to analyse information of relevance to the Sidama of North East Africa 
http://www.sidamaconcern.com/
 

 

 

Sierra Leone 

Sierra Leone--Civil War

 

Sorious Samura's “Cry Freetown” [film] "A brutal portrayal of what happened in Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone in January 1999." web site includes brief history of Freetown http://www.cryfreetown.org/

Sierra Leone--Connectivity

 

Mike Jensen, Africa Internet Connectivty page for Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone--Discussion Groups

 

leonenet@mitvma.mit.edu  

 

Sierra Leone--History

 
Alvares, Manuel, 1526-1583. Ethiopia Minor and a geographical account of the Province of Sierra Leone (ca. 1615) [Liverpool]: Dept. of History, University of Liverpool, 1990 http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Alvares01 full-text

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

 

 

Sierra Leone--Human Rights

Special Court.org The website of No Peace Without Justice in Sierra Leone. Includes The Conflict Mapping Report and the Draft Lawyers' Guide to the Special Court; NPWJ Testimony at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), 29 July 2003; Basic Special Court Documents; Special Court news archive, etc. http://www.specialcourt.org/

 

Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Sierra Leone -- includes full-text final report. http://www.trcsierraleone.org/drwebsite/publish/index.shtml


Sierra Leone--Labour History

 

Sierra Leone & the Industrial Workers of the World http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/7017/sierre_leone_index.html

 

Sierra Leone--Languages

 

Languages of Sierra Leone by Ethnologue (authoritative source).

Sierra Leone--Links

Sierra Leone Page (Univ. of Pennsylvania) http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/S_Leone.html

Sierra Leone--Literature

Sierra Leonean Writers Series (SLWS) "will publish writers of Sierra Leonean descent from around the world. It was launched on July 19, 2001 at the Sierra Leone Library Board in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Dr. Osman A. Sankoh is the founder of the SLWS and he acts as its publisher." Includes books, articles, database etc. http://www.sl-writers-series.org

Sierra Leone--News and Newspapers


http://www.synapse.net/~acdi20/country/sierral.htm

Expo Times http://www.expotimes.net

The Sierra Leone New Archives:
http://www.sierra-leone.org/sinews0398.html
 
 

Sierra Leone--Non-government organisations

 

Sierra Leone Web directory of associations and NGOs

 

Sierra Leone--Poetry

 

Sierra Leon Web collection of poetry by Sierra Leonean writers or writers with ties to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone--Political Parties

Young People's Party http://www.yppsl.org/

Sierra Leone--Politics 

 

Berman, Eric, Rearmament in Sierra Leone: One Year After the Lome Peace Agreement Dec. 2000. (Small Arms Survey. Occasional Paper, No. 1). Full text. http://www.reliefweb.int/library/documents/2001/sas-sie-dec00.pdf

Bundu, Abass. Democracy by Force?: A study of international military intervention in the conflict in Sierra Leone from 1991-2000 [selections] 2000. http://www.upublish.com/books/bundu.htm

"A discussion of Sierra Leonean Issues" from Africa Confidential: 3 Feb 1995, vol 36 no. 3 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/34/003.html

 

Contemporary conflicts in Africa pages on Sierra Leonehttp://www.synapse.net/~acdi20/country/sierral.htm

The Heart of the Matter– Sierra Leone, Diamonds and Human Security by Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie and Ralph Hazleton (Partnership Africa Canada, Jan. 2000) http://www.sierra-leone.org/heartmatter.html

"How documents fuelled the conflict" in Africa Confidential (brief chronology 1991-98)

'Paying the Price: The Sierra Leone Peace  Process' in Accord: An International Review of Peace Processes 2000 http://www.c-r.org/accord9/index.htm

 

Sierra Leone: Documents on Coup, Redistributed by APIC. 26 April, 1997 http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/34/033.html

Smillie, Ian, L. Gberie & R. Hazleton The Heart of The Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds & Human Security full-text (Partnership Africa Canada, 2000)


The Special Court for Sierra Leone "was set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since 30 November 1996." http://www.sc-sl.org/

United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/unamsil/body_unamsil.htm

 

Sierra Leone. Truth & Reconciliation Commission

 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission see also documents at www.sierra-leone.org

 

Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Sierra Leone -- includes full-text final report. http://www.trcsierraleone.org/drwebsite/publish/index.shtml

 

Sierra Leone Web includes current news, news archive, important documents, E-Mail and Biographical Directories, Government data, culture, links etc. By Peter C. Andersen mail to Peter E Andersen http://www.sierra-leone.org/

 

Sikanda.net

 

Binsbergen, Wim van (African Studies Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands), home page  "In this domain you can access: 1. African religion 2. Ethnicity, identity & politics in Africa 3. The sangoma tradition of Southern Africa: Background and personal consultation 4. General and Intercultural philosophy) 5. Ancient models of thought: In Africa, the Ancient Near East, and Prehistory 6. Afrocentricity & Black Athena debate (aussi en français) 7. Literaire teksten / literary texts (NEW; mainly in Dutch)"

 


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