Kotobli is a book discovery platform and database for authors, books, publishers and literary magazines from the Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA) region. It aims to highlight works by writers from this region and to “challenge anti-colonial recommendation algorithms.” See more information on their work in this explanatory blog posting which highlights their specialist reading […]
Free access to an online archive of the full run of one of the earliest independent African women’s magazines: AWA: la revue de la femme noire.1964-1973. It has amazing photos of fashion, guidance on health and careers. All materials are in French. This article discusses its importance.
Africana Historic Postcard Collection. New from the Library of Congress, more than 1,500 digitised photograph postcards from European colonial territories from the 1890s – 1960s. Most before 1930. Most are photos from colonial administrators and European missionaries. There are also ethnographic items and some unique African photographer works including : Demba N’Diaye from Senegal, W.S. […]
West Yorkshire Queer Stories has collected stories about LGBTIQ+ life, in the North of England. They include an African Rainbow collection The WYQS group is “a non-profit charitable organisation that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender intersexual and queer (LGBTIQ) people of African heritage and the wider Black Asian Minority Ethnic groups”. You can access the […]
The 2022 Ibrahim Index of African Governance has just been published. It provides a biennial statistical assessment of the quality of governance in a large number of African countries. It covers security, rule of law, participation, equality and more. The reports provides details of the methodology and the ability to compare the scores over a longer period of […]
AfricanLII is an open-access research platform for African law jointly operated by the AfricanLII based at University of Cape Town and Laws.Africa. AfricanLII aims to provide free access to legal materials from the African Union as well as a network of national legal institutes. There are currently about 16 of these. Get links to full text […]
From the Google arts and culture website. This site was produced in association with UNESCO. It provides free access to thousands of high quality digitised manuscript pages from Timbuktu, religious building images and more. It includes teacher lesson plans which celebrate the culture of the region and its intellectual and artistic history.
She Stands for Peace is a new site created by The UN Office to the African Union (UNOAU) with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Government of Sweden. It provides information and access to resources on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in relation to Africa. One of the key follow-ups […]
Survey findings: Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, how is Africa’s higher education sector faring? Latest research from the Africa portal where you can find more papers and reports from African universities. There is a specialist research library for COVID related materials.
A new official gateway to explore data at country, sub-regional and regional levels on SDGs, Agenda 2063 and key socio-economic indicators for Africa. Explore by country or thematic profiles including health and energy.