Africa open data Useful initiative of the Open Africa Platform which is part of the Ujuzi Initiative and created and funded by the Africa Media Initiative (AMI), the World Bank Institute (WBI) and Google. It aims to become the largest central repository for Government, Civil Society, Corporate and Donor Agency Data. There are currently over […]
Great free open data portal just launched by the African Development Bank. Covers over 50 nations providing recent data. This include millennium development goals and socio-economic data on fragile states from the African development bank. Also accessible are country files.
http://www.soros.org/reports/mapping-digital-media-nigeria A 96-page report from the Soros Foundation. This useful country report covers law, internet technology, consumption, impact on journalism and business This is the latest in a series of country reports http://www.soros.org/search?key=mapping%20digital%20media which the foundation has produced. Over 20 other titles covering nations worldwide have also been produced and can be downloaded from the […]
http://www.africadesk.ac.uk/ A new portal designed for African studies scholars. Created by the Africa Desk is collaboration between the British Academy and the African Studies Association of the UK, with support from The Association of Commonwealth Universities and SCOLMA. It will provide free access to the latest edition of the ASAUK Directory of Africanists in Britain, […]
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http://www.obsafrique.eu/ A network of European and African institutes and experts on peace and security issues in Africa. Partners include such high profile organisations as African Studies Centre University of Oxford, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center & The Nordic Africa Institute. The website provides free access to information from the network of members plus its […]
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