- A-Z of African Studies on the Internet - Peter Limb, University of Western Australia Library.
- Africa Access - "Africa Access was founded in 1989 to help schools, public libraries, and parents improve the quality of their children's collections on Africa. Our online database, Africa Access Review, contains over 1000 annotations and reviews of books for children. These critiques and descriptions are written by university professors, librarians, and teachers most of whom have lived in Africa and have graduate degrees in African Studies." A search in for Sudan, for example, retrieves 26 results in Africa Access Review: Annotations and Critiques of Children's Materials on Africa, compiled and edited by Brenda Randolph. Hear about the Children's Africana Book Awards in News & Notes with Ed Gordon,, May 2, 2005.
- Africa Data Dissemination Service - Information about potential or current famine or flood situations in sub-Saharan Africa (Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Somalia, (southern) Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.)
- Africa News - News from more than 50 different sources, including 34 top African news organizations."
- Africa Online
- Africa Research Central: A Clearinghouse of African Primary Sources - History professor Kathryn Green and reference librarian Susan Tschabrun of California State University, San Bernardino, have compiled a collection of resources to archives, libraries, and museums with important collections of African primary sources.
- Africa: Selections from the Rex B. Grey Collection - Online exhibition of 17th and 18th century books on the history and exploration of Africa. (Cushing Library, Texas A & M University.) With index.
- Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources - Karen Fung, Electronic Technology Group, African Studies Association. Breaking News provides links to "best sources for the latest news reports, roughly in order of currency of news."
- Africa: the Art of a Continent - Guggenheim Museum
- AfricaBib - African Studies databases maintained by Davis Bullwinkle, director of the Institute for Economic Advancement in Little Rock, Arkansas. Contents:
- African Women's Bibliographic Database - Contains over 31,000 citations from 1986.
- Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database - Ondexes over 51,000 citations from 437 journals.
- Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa 1763-2004: A Comprehensive English Language Bibliography
- African Studies Abstracts Online.
- AfriCam - Virtual game reserve with live images from Djuma Game Reserve, South African National Parks and Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, all within the Lowveld area on the eastern side of South Africa.
- AfricaFocus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent - Digitized visual images and sounds of Africa collected by the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Searchable by collection, subject or country.
- African and Middle Eastern Reading Room - Library of Congress.
- African Cookbook: Menus and Recipes from Africa - Part of the African Studies WWW page at the University of Pennsylvania. For additional recipes from Africa see RecipeSource.
- African Art In/Out of Context - Examines four African works from the contrasting points of view of the museum curator and the field anthropologist. A publication of Davis Museum, Wellesley College.
- African Frogs - See and hear the frogs of Kenya's Arabuko-Sokoke Forest at this California Academy of Sciences site.
- African Governments on the WWW - Gunnar Anzinger.
- African Human Rights Resource Center - Joint project of the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Center and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
- African Journals OnLine (AJOL) - Database of African-published journals in a range of academic disciplines.
- African Music Archive - Wolfgang Bender
- African Music Encyclopedia - Listed by artist and country. Also provides a a collection of Links to other resources.
- African National Congress - Majority party in South Africa. Provides ANC publications, historical documents and News.
- African Posters - Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University. "366 posters, selected as a representative sampling of the collection, are available for searching and viewing." There is also the Winterton Collection of East African Photographs.
- African Pottery - Christopher Roy, Department of Art & Art History, University of Iowa
- * African Studies Internet Resources * - Comprehensive, well organized and annotated, the site is maintained by Joseph Caruso, African Studies Librarian at Columbia University. Site includes a section on Africana Librarianship and Book Dealers.
- African Studies Center - University of Pennsylvania.É
- African Studies Centre (Afrika-Studiecentrum) - University of Leiden. The Library provides access to the Online Catalog. A search (zoeken) in the catalog for AIDS Zimbabwe, for example, retrieves 15 results, all in English. Among the Library-prepared Web Dossiers are Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century, African Cinema (September 2003), Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa (May 2005),
African Art (December 2004), Conflct in Sudan: the Case of Darfur (September 2004), African Sport (February 2004), and HIV / AIDS in Africa (December 2003).
- African Studies Association
- African Studies Resources - Princeton University Library.
- African Union
- African Voices - Smithsonian Natural History Web.
- African Wildlife Foundation
- African Writers Series - Heinemann series of "novels, poetry, short stories and drama from across Africa. It includes work from over 65 writers from twenty different countries who address a multitude of themes."
- Afrique francophone - Department of Languages & Literatures, Lehman College, CUNY (in French). Online since 1996.
- Aluka - "Building a digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa." Content areas include African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, African Plants and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.
- American Colonization Society Daguerreotypes - Collection related to African American emigration to Liberia, contains thirty daguerreotypes of Liberian government officials and other colonists. (Library of Congress)
- American Museum of Natural History - New York. Library provides access to Online Catalog. The Collections Database provides access to the African Ethnographic Collection with over 38,000 images with catalog description. See also their American Museum Congo Expedition 1909-1915
- Amnesty International - Provides Annual Reports on human rights violations worldwide, including Africa.
- AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation)
- Ananzi - South African search engine.
- Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu - Library of Congress
- Angola - Official page of the Republic of Angola
- ArchNet - Part of the World Wide Web Virtual Library for Archaeology, this server provides access to archaeological resources available on the Internet. Information is categorized by geographic region (see Africa)
- Art History Resources on the Web: African Art
- Association of African Universities - With links to Members in Good Standing
- Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record - Hundreds of images arranged in 18 categories (University of Virginia Library).
- Background Notes - U.S. Department of State provides information on geographic entities and international organizations.
- BBC World News - Has sections for Africa and
Africa and Mid East. See also Focus on Africa,
Focus on Africa Magazine and
The Story of Africa.
- Book Dealers Specializing in African Art - Smithsonian Institution Libraries
- Born Free Foundation - Animal welfare and conservation. Archive has articles on big cats, primates and elephants.
- British Library Archival Sound Recordings
- Arthur Morris Jones Africa Collection - "Reverend Arthur Morris Jones was a missionary based in Zambia from 1923 until the early 1950s. He is considered one of the pioneers of African music studies."
- Decca West African recordings - "Approximately 952 recordings from the British Library's holdings of the Decca West Africa yellow label series, issued on shellac disc between circa 1948-1958."
- Giles Swayne Senegal Collection - "Nearly 20 hours of Jola music recorded in January and February 1982 in The Gambia and Senegal by British composer, Giles Swayne"
- Kenneth Gourlay Uganda Collection - Gourlay was a British ethnomusicologist, "known principally for his work among the Karamojong of Northeast Uganda. His collection of field recordings, made during the 1960s, features a range of genres including a large number of "ox-songs"."
- Klaus Wachsmann Uganda Collection - "The "foremost pioneering scholar in African music", Wachsmann made roughly 1,500 unique recordings of indigenous music in Uganda, most of which have never been published before."
- Peter Cooke Uganda Collection - "Nearly 1,500 recordings made by ethnomusicologist, Peter Cooke, between 1964 and 1997 and covering a broad range of culture groups, genres and instrument types."
- British Museum
- Libraries Catallogue
- Money in Africa - Edited by Catherine Eagleton, Harcourt Fuller and John Perkins, British Museum Research Publication 171, 2009.
- Cahiers d'Études africaines - Described as "an international bilingual journal (French and English) of the social sciences on Africa, West Indies and Black Africa, Cahiers d'Études africaines publishes miscellaneous issues and essays testifying to the most recent trends in research. Regular special theme issues constitute authoritative volumes." There are 137 issues and 2086 articles from 1960 to 2001. Also accessible via Revues.org
- Caine Prize for African Writing - "Awarded to a work (a short story) by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere." See
- Campbell Collection of Historic Photographs - A collection owned by the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. You can access thumbnails only. "The historic photographic collection of the Campbell Collections comprises some 25,000 images, mainly black and white and sepia toned prints, a rich visual documentation of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, mainly of Natal and Zululand. Pictorial evidence is presented on a variety of topics relevant to the history and culture of southern Africa. There is a Guide to the Manuscripts Collection. You can also search the Mashu Museum of Ethnology.
- CARE: Virtual Fieldtrip - Mali - Learn about the unique geography of this developing country and read first-hand accounts of CARE's work in Mali's ancient cities and villages. There's also Virtual Field Trip to Madagascar.
- Center for Electronic Resources ini African Studies - University of Iowa site has a African Peace Information Locator with links to information about countries.
- Center for Strategic & International Studies: Africa Program
- Centers for Disease Control Travelers' Health - With information on Specific Diseases, Outbreaks and Destinations.
- Central Bank of Kenya - Offers Monthly Economic Reviews
- Channel Africa - "News from africa via shortwave, satellite and internet radio." See News in English.
- Cinémathèque Afrique - Library of over 1200 films by African directors covering over 30 years, includes fiction and documentaries devoted to French-speaking Africa. Association pour la diffusion de la pensée française (ADPF), Ministère des Affaires étrangères (Association for the Diffusion of French Thought, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs). With searchable database.
- Climate Prediction Center - Africa Desk - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Common Ground Radio - "Weekly radio program heard on 110 stations. Common Ground consistently delivers insight and analysis into world events. The voices of Common Ground are world leaders, thoughtful observers, and ordinary citizens sometimes doing extraordinary things." With extensive coverage of African affairs. Archives cover January 2, 1996 to April 27, 2004.
- Conserving Africa's Elephants: Current Issues & Priorities for Action - Published in May 1997 by the World Wide Fund For Nature.
- Contemporary African Database - The Africa Centre, London. Search or browse by category, personal name ("prominent Africans now living or who have died since 1950") or country. See also People and Institutions. Also available at africadatabase.org. There is information, for example, on Seydou Keita, a Malian photographer and his works.
- Contemporary, Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature - George Landow and others.
- Council on African Studies - Yale University
- Daily Dispatch - East London, Republic of South Africa
- Daily Nation on the Web - Nairobi, Kenya (daily) includes access to archive.
- Detroit Institute of Arts - Has an extensive collection of African Art. In Diamondial, an art image database, you can search for images from the permanent collection.
- Die Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft - Digitized Colonial Picture Archive. This is a project of the Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main to digitize photographs that "illustrate the many-facetted life of the colonial fathers: transport and commerce, churches and hospitals, mining and big game-hunting in the foreground of such impressive scenery, as well as survival in the desert." See project description in English. A search (Recherche im Bildarchiv) for the region Südafrika retrieves 698 photographs.
- Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International - Dian Fossey studied mountain gorillas in Zaire and Rwanda, and established the Karisoke Research Center in the Virunga Conservation Area in Rwanda.
- Discovery Online - A search for Africa yielded a number of results. A search of the Travel Channel was also fruitful.
- Dispatches from Disaster Zones - Nik Gowing's 27 May 1998 report is subtitled "Ominous lessons from the Great Lakes and Eastern Zaire in late 1996 and early 1997. (In pdf format - requires Adobe Acrobat software.)
- East African - Nairobi, Kenya weekly newspaper.
- Doctors Without Borders | Médecins Sans Frontières - Offers news, information on projects, publications, photographs and links to other resources.
- Dogon Niger Lobi - Over 1,000 spectacular photographs of Africa by Huib Blom. Albums include Malian Architecture (175), Egypt (82), River Niger (145), Dogon (850), Lobi (125), and Miscellaneous (60). The photographs of architecture in Mali are very fine.
- Eldis: Gateway to Development and Environment Information
- Elections Around the World - Wilfried Derksen
- Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography - John Bruce Howell International Studies Bibliographer, University of Iowa Libraries
- Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives - National Museum of African Art. "Research and reference center with over 300,000 still photographic images documenting the arts, peoples and history of Africa over the past 120 years. Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973) was an internationally known photographer and filmmaker. He created an enduring visual record of African life from 1947 to 1973. Mr. Elisofon bequeathed to the museum his African materials, which included more than 50,000 black-and-white photographs and 30,000 color transparencies." Examples include
- Dogon rock paintings on cliff above Songo village, Mali
- Cattle coming into Masai village, Amboseli National Reserve, Kenya
- Oba Ademuwagun Adesida II the Deji of Akure, Yoruba, Nigeria (EEPA 2054, 1959)
- Detail of paramount chief's gold jewelry, ceremonial fly whisk and kente cloth robe, Kumasi, Ghana (EEPA 1478, 1970)
- Chokwe Mwana Po (young girl) mask, near Gungu, Zaire. Photograph by January of 1971 (EEPA 4025)
- Bowed guitar player accompanying Barbarba dance, Timbuctu, Mali. (EEPA 4419, 1959)
- Emerging Infectious Diseases - Published 6 times a year by the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The journal is searchable and provides access to Past Issues. Much of the material is in pdf format.
- An Eternity of Forest: Paintings by Mbuti Women - University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum
- Ethnologue - Languages of the World - Catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries, including Africa, is edited by Barbara F. Grimes, Summer Institute of Linguistics, Dallas, Texas
- European Union
- Exploring Africa: An Exhibit of Maps and Travel Narratives from Leo Africanus to Chinua Achebe - Originally displayed February-April 1997 at University of South Carolina
- Extinct Tongues: South African Language - 1936 recording of a language known as Kukasi. From Lost and Found Sounds, the NPR series on sound artifacts from this century (lost languages, vanished dialects, extinct speech).
- Foreign Government Resources on the Web - University of Michigan Documents Center has sections on Africa (Sub-Saharan) and Middle East/North Africa.
- Femmes Ecrivains de la littératures africaines - French Department at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; also available in English.
- Foundation Course in African Dance-Drumming - C. K. Ladzekpo
- Gallica - Text and image digitization project undertaken by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Consisting primarily of nineteenth century French texts, (although there are a number of texts in English and other languages), this is a rich resource for historical description of travel in Africa. Click on Recherche and do a subject (sujet) search for any of the following: Afrique, Afrique du Nord, Afrique centrale, Afrique du Sud, Afrique occidentale, Maroc, Algérie, Tunisie, Sénégambie, Ethiopie etc. See also Voyages en Afrique which consists of "900 volumes de textes, 30 titres de revues, 80 cartes venant des collections imprimées de la BnF, 20 heures d'enregistrements sonores des fonds du Musée de la parole et du geste et 6500 photographies issues des fonds de la Société de géographie."
- Ghanaian Newsrunner - Bi-weekly magazine, published in Holland, for "Ghanaians living in Diaspora."
- G. I. Jones Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture - 350 photographs of artwork from the Igbo-speaking regions of southwestern Nigeria (Southern Illinois University)
- GDZ (Göttinger Digitalisierungszentrums) - Digital Library at the Lower Saxony State and University Library, Göttingen, consists of over 2800 volumes, including a good collection of early travel books. Primarily in German, there are a few titles in French and English.
- Governments: Official government web pages
- Hans Zell Publishing - Information sources on Africa. Their Using Google for African Studies Research: A Guide to Effective Web Searching (September 2004) is very useful.
- Health on the Net Foundation - Includes MedHunt, a medical document finder, and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), a hierarchical structure of medical concepts. If you use MeSH, you can select Geographical Locations and narrow it to a region or country in Africa and then use Medline, MedHunt or Yahoo to search that specific area.
- H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online - Consortium of scholarly lists. Sections on Africa include H-Africa, H-West Africa, H-AfrArts, H-AFRLITCINE,
H-AfrPol, H-AfrTeach and H-SAfrica.
- Harvard University Institute of Politics Forum Archives - Outstanding collection of archived forums includes Forum: A Season of Laureates: Readings to Honor Wole Soyinka, a panel discussion on April 27, 2005 with Nadine Gordimer, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, Derek Walcott, and Henry Louis Gates Jr. (moderator).
- Human Development Reports - United Nations Development Programme issues global, regional and national reports with statistics on a wide variety of quality of life issues: life expectancy, adult literacy, underweight children, health expenditure, low birth-weight, sanitation facilities, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, cigarette consumption, telephone mainlines, Carbon dioxide emissions etc.
- Human Origins Program - Smithsonian Institution archeological expedition to Olorgesailie, Kenya.
- Human Rights Watch
- Index on Africa - Maintained by The Norwegian Council for Africa (NCA)
- International Committee of the Red Cross
- International Crisis Group - "Private, multinational organisation committed to strengthening the capacity of the international community to understand and respond to impending crises." Currently operates field project in eight countries including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Macedonia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Algeria, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cambodia.
- International Library of African Music (ILAM)
- Independent Online - Cape Town
- Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) - UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs provides special reports, specific news items, daily updates, weekly digests for regions in crisis.
- International Relations and Security Network - Their Links Libary has links for Africa.
- Internet African History Sourcebook - Paul Halsall's collection of links to full-texts and primary source material.
- Jane Goodall Institute
- Journal of African Travel Writing - Provides Contents and selections from the print version.
- Kamusi Project: Internet Living Swahili Dictionary - Yale Program in African Languages
- Kenya Association of Manufacturers - Has a Members Database
- Kenyan Embassy - Washington, D.C. Magical Kenya is the official Kenya Tourism Board web site. See also Kenya Wildlife Service.
- Kingdom of Morocco
- Lepcis Magna: the Roman Empire in Africa - Hafed Walda, Kings College London
- Lex Africa: A Network of Law Firms in Africa - Maintained by Kandy Wright, Werksmans Attorneys, Johannesburg
- Liberian Letters - "Two collections of letters written by former slaves from Virginia who settled in Liberia." Part of the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library.
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Library of Congress Country Studies - Area Handbooks - Provides extensive information on countries, describing and analyzing political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, and examining the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. and includes photographs, maps, and charts.
- Library of Congress Webcasts - See also Library of Congress Podcasts
- An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia - Marie Tyler-McGraw, 10 December 2007 [45 minutes].
- Diamonds, Gold and War: The British, the Boers and the Making of South Africa - Martin Meredith, 11 October 2007 [56 minutes].
- The African Colonial State and the Encounter with Decolonization - Crawford Young, 25 July 2007 [100 minutes].
- Life Stories and Memory Making in South Africa - Nokuthula Mazibuko, 26 February 2007 [40 minutes].
- Tunisia: Celebrating Fifty Years of Women's Emancipation - Sandra Day O'Connor, Alifa Chaabane Farouk, Hayet Laouni, Mounira Charrad, 30 November 2006 [93 minutes].
- A Modern Queen in a Traditional Role - Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda, 7 September 2006 [57 minutes].
- African Dilemmas of Self-Determination: Lessons from Sudan - Francis Deng, 11 May 2006 [53 minutes].
- Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement - Lamin Sanneh, 7 April 2005 [47 minutes].
- Preserving Africa's Threatened Wildlife: Forest Peoples and Indigenous Knowledge - Alden Almquist, Albert Lokasola , 13 December 2004 [69 minutes].
- Mail & Guardian - Weekly newspaper published in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Maps of Africa: 16th- Early 20th Century - Northwestern University Library
- Ægypti recentior descriptio : Ægyptis & Jurcis Elchibith; Arabibus Mesre & Misri, Hebræis Mitsraim. - Jann Jansson, Amsterdam, ca. 1650.
- Masks - Images of masks from Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Sahel / Savanna / Sudan and West Africa.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York. The information provided for the Arts of Africa, Oceana and the Americas gallery includes collection highlights, exhibitions and publications. Master Hand: Individuality and Creativity among Yoruba Sculptors, was an exhibition held September 11, 1997 - July 12, 1998 as was Art and Oracle: African Art and Rituals of Divination (April 25 to July 30, 2000).
- Mombasa Online
- Museums in the U.S. with African Art Collections - Compiled by Janet Stanley, National Museum of African Art Library
- Museum of Modern Art - New York. Photographs from South Africa by David Goldblatt (July 16-October 6, 1998) are accompanied by 3 minute audio narration by the photographer, his biography
- Namibian - Online newspaper
- National Geographic - A search for Africa yields over 4900 results, including a number of useful maps. The Archives covers 1996 - 2003, and includes Tables of Content and selected articles from the magazine. There is also a Features Index. Articles on Africa include Okavango: Africa’s Savage Oasis and Forbidden Territory. (See Archives.)
- National Center for Infections Diseases - With Disease Information. There is a Fact Sheet on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
- National Museum of African Art - Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the "museum's primary focus is collecting and exhibiting the traditional arts of Africa south of the Sahara." See also Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity and Archive of African Artists
- National Museums of Kenya
- New Vision - Government-owned daily newspaper of Uganda.
- News on Africa
- Africa South of the Sahara: Breaking News
- ABYZ News Links
- New York Times: Africa
- Issue in Depth: Civil War in Congo provides historical perspective.
- Travel: Africa
- Congo in Chaos: A Primer (February 6, 2000) is subtitled Armies Ravage a Rich Land, Creating Africa's 'First World War' gives a detailed overview of the current conflicts.
- Nobel Prize in Literature - Africans:
- Wole Soyinka - 1986
- Naguib Mahfouz - 1988
- Nadine Gordimer - 1991
- John M. Coetzee - 2003.
- Noma Award for Publishing in Africa - With list of winners back to 1980.
- NPR Online - National Public Radio. The Audio Archives is searchable. A search, for example, in Talk of the Nation for Rwanda retrieves over 200 results, including an interview with Phillip Gourevitch, a staff writer for the New Yorker Magazine, and author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Also retrieved were interviews with Dr. Theogene Rudasingwa, Rwanda's Ambassador to the United States and Alison DesForges, a historian from Human Rights Watch - Africa in Rwanda and on August 28th, 1997 and a program on the Rwandan War Crimes Tribunal on April 2, 1998.
- Nuer Field Notes - "Linguistic notes on the Nuer language in various forms, donated by Eleanor Vandevort, a former Presbyterian missionary to the South Sudan."
- Owens Foundation for Wildlife Conservation - Founded by American zoologists Mark and Delia Owens, (authors of Cry of the Kalahari, and The Eye of the Elephant), the organization is dedicated to the study and conservation of endangered species. The Owens conducted research in the Kalahari Desert of Botswana and in North Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
- Pan African News Agency
- Parliament of South Africa
- PBS Online - Public Broadcasting Service site had a search engine. (A search for Africa retrieved over 1800 results including Jackals of the African Crater.The natural history series Living Edens has an archive of previous shows which include Etosha: Africa's Untamed Wilderness, Namib: Africa's Burning Shore and Ngorongoro, Africa's Cradle of Life. In Wonders of the African World Henry Louis Gates, Jr.visits explores the history and culture of Africa (October 1999).
- Peace Gallery - Wayne Breslyn's site has over 500 photos from around the world taken by Peace Corps Volunteers, including Africa.
- Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - University of Texas, Austin. Has a Maps of Africa collection.
- Polity - Policy and law news for South Africa. Provides access to extensive papers and documents.
- Portes d'Afrique - "12 écrivains prestigieux (parmi lesquels Erik Orsenna, Jean-Christophe Rufin, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Florent Couao Zotti, Alain Mabanckou) se relaieront à bord d’un voilier afin de dresser d’inédits portraits littéraires des grands ports d’Afrique. Autour de ces écrivains, une vingtaine de journalistes, réalisateurs de télévision, photographes et illustrateurs uniront leurs compétences pour mettre en lumière les richesses sociales, économiques et culturelles d’une Afrique souvent malmenée par l’actualité."
- The Post - "Zambia leading independent newspaper."
- Princeton University WebMedia - Lectures
- Pasquale Scaturro, Leader, First Nile Descent Expedition (2003-2004): "The Exploration of the Great Rivers of Africa", April 15, 2007 (Spencer Trask Lecture).
- Project Diana - Online human rights archive at Yale Law School.
- PubMed - National Library of Medicine database includes over 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to theOver 15 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's.
- Radio Expeditions - Co-production of National Public Radio and the National Geographic Society, "the general themes for stories are the natural world and threatened environments, diverse cultures, adventure, and exploration and discovery." Provides access to extensive Archives. Programs about Africa include:
- Slavery's Legacy in West Africa (April 2004)
- Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life (February 2004)
- The Legacy of Louis Leakey (August 2003)
- On the Edge, Timbuktu (May 2003)
- Listening to Elephants (November 2002)
- Sahara Trek (December 2002)
- The Elephant Bai (June 2002)
- Coltan Mining and Eastern Congo's Gorillas (December 2001)
- In Search of Congo's Bili Ape (March 2001).
- RecipeSource - Indexing over 70,000 recipes, this s an excellent resource for regional and ethnic recipes.
- ReliefWeb - Project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
- Repositories of Primary Sources - Terry Abraham's listing of over 5,000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar. There is a section for Africa and the Near East.
- Republic of Botswana - Official Government of Botswana website.
- Rough Guides - See Africa & Middle East. Other travel resources: Concierge: Africa, Fodor's Forum
- Royal Museum for Central Africa - Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale - Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Africa - Tervuren, Belgium.
- Rüdiger Köppe Verlag - "One of Germany's leading publishing houses in the fields of Africanistics / African Studies and Cultural Anthropology." Has a list of eight institutes of Africanistics / African Studies in Germany and Europe.
- Rwanda - Preventing Genocide: How the Early Use of Force Might Have Succeeded in Rwanda by Scott R. Feil, with Foreword by Lieutenant-General Romeo A. Dallaire. Howard Adelman reviews eight books about genocide in Rwanda in Genocidists And Saviours in Rwanda in Other Voices, v.2, n.1, February, 2000. One of the books reviewed, Leave None to Tell the Story: Genocide in Rwanda, the March 1999 report by Alison Des Forges, is available at the Human Rights Watch web site. Amazon.com offers We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch, reviewed by Wole Soyinka, Hearts of Darkness, New York Times, October 4, 1998. Michel Sitbon's Un génocide sur la conscience (1998) has been made available online in full-text ("ouvrages diponibles en ligne dans leur intégralité) by Réseau Voltaire. Valentina's Nightmare: a Journey into Rwanda Genocideis a special report from PBS's Frontline broadcast in April 1997. God Sleeps in Rwanda, is a documentary on five women who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide. International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Arusha, Tanzania. NPR is an excellent resource for interviews: a search for Rwanda retrieves
Unraveling the Genesis of Rwanda's Genocidal Hatred, an April 7, 2004 interview with New Yorker magazine contributor Phillip Gourevitch;
'Shake Hands with the Devil': Remembering Genocide in Rwanda, an interview with General Romeo Dallaire, Morning Edition, June 1, 2004;
Recalling Rwanda's Brutal '100 Days' Ten Years Later, Country Marks Atrocities, Cites Recovery, All Things Considered, April 6, 2004;
'The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda', Fresh Air, May 17, 2004;
Rwanda: Alone in Turmoil: Global Inaction in Central Africa Haunts 'Ghosts', Weekend Edition - Sunday, April 11, 2004;
'Hotel Rwanda' Tackles Horror of Genocide, Morning Edition, December 24, 2004;
Cheadle Discusses 'Hotel Rwanda', All Things Considered, December 22, 2004;and 'Hotel Rwanda': A Story of Heroism Amid Horror, Talk of the Nation, December 21, 2004.
- Safari -
- Game Lodges: Inception to Implementation by Christian J. Oosthuizen, January 2004. "Currently there are about 9 000 game farms and ranches in South Africa, covering some 13% of the country's total land area, compared to the 5% taken up by all national parks."
Abu's Camp, Okavango Delta;
Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta;
Camp Okavango, Okavango Delta;
Chief's Camp, Moremi Game Reserve;
Chobe Chilwero, Chobe National Park;
Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park;
Khwai River Lodge, Moremi Game Reserve;
Mombo Camp, Moremi Game Reserve;
Nxabega Okavango Safari Camp, Okavango Delta;
Sandibe Safari Lodge, Okavango Delta;
Stanley's Camp, Moremi Game Reserve
Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Amboseli National Park;
Governors' Camp, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Kichwa Tembo, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge, Tsavo National Park;
Little Governors' Camp, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki;
Olonana, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu Game Reserve;
Siana Springs Intrepids, Masai Mara Game Reserve;
Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Nanyuki;
Tortilis Camp, Amboseli National Park
Ongava Lodge, Ongava Game Reserve;
Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge, Namib Desert
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve;
MalaMala Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve;
Ngala Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park;
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve;
Phinda Forest Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve;
Shamwari Game Reserve;
Singita Game Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Arusha Mountain Village, Arusha National Park;
Kirawara Camp, Serengeti National Park;
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara National Park;
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area;
Ngorongoro Serena Safara Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area;
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti National Park;
Sopa Serengeti Lodge, Serengeti National Park;
Swala, Tarangire National Park
Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park;
Murchison Falls National Park;
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Matetsi Game Lodge
Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zambezi National Park:
For additional information on luxury South African safari lodges and camps, see Conservation Corporation Africa, Wilderness Safaris, Serena Hotels, Holland & Holland, Sanctuary Lodges & Camps, Abercrombie & Kent, Thomson Safaris, Rove Africa, Botswana Safari Travel and Gametrackers. Making Tourism Work for Africa’s Developing Economies Practices gives additional information about Conservation Corporation Africa.
- Scientific American - Use the advanced search page to retrieve article citations about various aspects of Africa.
- Slave Trade Archives - UNESCO project to provide access to and preserve original archive materials relating to the slave trade.
- Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS) - A search in the Archives, Manuscripts and Photographs catalog will locate records and sometimes actualy photographs. The collection includes Philip M. Abram's photographs taken during his travels through Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Burkina Faso from 1970-1973;
- Smithsonian Magazine - Site is searchable and offers a list of issues from January 1995 to the Present. Examples of articles related to Africa include The Rhinos Are Baaack! (March 2001),
- South African History Online
- Southern African Freedom Struggles 1950-1994 - 40 Anti-Apartheid Periodicals, 1960-1994, have been made accessible online to scholars and researchers worldwide by the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa.
- Tanzania Tourist Board
- TED: Ideas worth spreading - TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design)
- Africa: Next Chapter - "n June 2007, TED held its first conference in Africa, titled "Africa: The Next Chapter." Thought leaders from across the continent gathered with counterparts from around the globe to build new and lasting collaborations."
- Joseph Lekuton: A parable for Kenya - June 2007 (5:26)
- Chris Abani: Learning the stories of Africa - June 2007 (17:49)
- George Ayittey: Cheetahs vs. Hippos for Africa's future - June 2008 (18:00)
- Truth and Reconciliation Commission - Official home page of the South African commission formed to investigate the abuses carried out under apartheid.
- UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- United Nations Member States - Allows you to searchPermanent Missions to the United Nations.
- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Provides worldwide news, statistics and publications, including the annual The State of the World's Children 2005
- USAID Famine Early Warning System
- U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs - They publish annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
- U.S. State Department Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets - Consular Information Sheets are available for every country of the world.
- Virtual Library Museum Pages - Museums in Africa
- West Africa Review - "Ejournal devoted to the promotion of research and scholarship of importance to the global African community and friends of Africa."
- Women's Net - "Networking support programme designed to enable South African women to use the Internet to find the people, issues, resources and tools needed for women's social action."
- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Africa Program - See also their Conflict Prevention Project
- World Bank
- World Factbook - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
- World Food Programme - Food aid organization of the United Nations. (See also ReliefWeb.)
- World Health Organization (WHO) - Resources include Regional Office for Africa. The African Index Medicus, an international index to African health literature and information sources, Disease Outbreak News, and Division of Control of Tropical Diseases There is information on African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness), Dracunculiasis, Schistosomiasis, Malaria, and Dengue. The Mission of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is to combat combat 10 major tropical diseases (Malaria, Schistosomiasis, African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic filariasis, Chagas disease, Onchocerciasis, Leprosy, and Tuberculosis.) The Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa, also known as River Blindness, is a disease which afflicts millions of Africans. There is a list of Fact Sheets which include Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever and the Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers In the African Health Care Setting, a manual describing how health care facilities can recognize cases of viral hemorrhagic fever, such as Ebola H, issued jointly by the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
- World Heritage List - UNESCO's list of cultural and natural heritage World properties of "outstanding universal value" are arranged alphabetically by country. Included are cities, structures, parks, archaeological sites, monuments, canals, historic routes, landscapes, and fortifications.
- World Monuments Fund - "Private, nonprofit organization founded in 1965 by individuals concerned about the accelerating destruction of important artistic and architectural treasures throughout the world." Provides list of 100 Most Endangered Sites.
- World Resources Institute
- WoYaa! - African search engine and portal.
- Yahoo! World News
- Yale Library Selected Internet Resources: African Studies
- ZAMNET - Zambia
- Zárate's Political Collections - Roberto Ortiz de Zarate's site has a section on First African Rulers
- Zimbabwe International Book Fair