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The Austrian antiquarian bookshop Kainbacher offers you two e-books, a bibliography about "Africa literature about geography and travelling 1486-1945" and a bibliography about Austrian researchers and travellers in Africa before 1945". [editors ilissAfrica]
2. "Libraries for the future: Progress, Development and Partnerships"19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa
Programme and fulltexts of the papers pesented at the "World Library and Information Congress: 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council", which took place in Durban, South Africa, in 2007. As the conference took place in South Africa, you will find more papers from / about Africa (e.g. about Open Access). Nevertheless, all other conferences have papers on Africa, too, mostly gathered in a panel "Africa" or the like. See for "new website" >> "Annual Conference" >> "Past Conferences". Most papers are in English, for some you will find a translation in French or Spanish. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Project for the localisation of computer software in Africa. 100 languages are meant to get an African language locale. [editors ilissAfrica]
4. 16th- Early 20th Century Maps of Africa - Government and Geographic Information and Data Services, Northwestern University Library
This site features digital copies of 113 antique maps of Africa and accompanying text dating from the mid 16th Century to the early 20th Century. All scanned maps are authentic and originally collected by the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies (or the Africana Library) at Northwestern University. ... [according to site editor's information]
Website of the French Association Survie (Survival) which takes a critical look at the Franco-African relationship on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. The idea of the "Francophonie" or the Françafrique is the focus of critique, as it is said that France still pursues neocolonial interests in Africa. The website offers many article concerning this topic, including articles about specific politicians and a press review. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the fourth conference of the Women in Africa & the African Diaspora (WAAD). You will find some basic information about the conference and its topics. Unfortunately, otherwise the site is rather empty. The links to former conferences are outdated. Please see for http://africanwomenstudies.org/conference.html instead.
Special dossier / website of the French radio channel "Radio France International (RFI)" on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of independence of many African states in 2010. You will find many reports and audiofiles concerning the history but also contemporary issues of the African continent. [editors ilissAfrica]
Africa Special of the radio station "Radio Netherlands Worldwide" for the 50 years of independence of many African countries in 2010. Family members of three generations in eight African countries have been interviewed to tell about their experience of the past and their hope for the future. [editors ilissAfrica]
9. 54 Countries
Peter Dörrie writes about African affairs for a living.His special interests are security, resource politics and the politics of democratization. 54 Countries aims to be a go-to source for discovering interesting and insightful coverage of African affairs. [according to site editor's information](en)
According to his own statement, the author of this Twitter account lists "African Twitter users". As also non-African users are listed, what (also) counts seems to be the "African content" of the Tweets.
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