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African Literature
Africa's 100 Best Books   

Celebration of  African writing, publishing and research sponsored by the Zimbabwe International Book Fair....>more 

African Children's Literature                  What do we mean by "African children's literature"? A quick definition is "literature written for African children by African authors either in the vernacular or in a foreign language" (Meniru 1992:43). ....>more

The Usefulness of Proverbs     Proverbs provide wonderful nuggets of discussion-provoking wisdom. Proverbs, while arising out of and illuminating distinct cultures, also speak to widely shared, perhaps planet-spanning, truths....>more
African Films
African Cinema (films from/about Africa)           Africa (especially West Africa) is producing quite a number of films. Sadly very few of these ever reaches USA and Europe - and even less are released on video or DVD....>more

Film and Entertainment News....>more

"New" Goethe-Institut Düsseldorf - Exhibition of Nigerian Artists
Courage could create opportunities. In 2005, a Nigerian artist based in Germany , decided to organize a workshop in Nigeria and exhibit his works. The workshop was not only successful but paved....>more
Constraints and Opportunities Developing awareness amongst the management team of the broader operating constraints ...>more  
Tourism & Adventure
Namibia Safari Tours        These tours allow you to get closer to African wildlife within half...>more  Kenya Value Safari  Kenya Value Safari takes you to Amboseli at foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Lake Naivasha and Famous....>more  
African Diaspora
A Selection of Links to organizations and academic papers ....>more      
African Proverbs
The Usefulness of Proverbs     Proverbs provide wonderful nuggets of discussion-provoking wisdom. Proverbs, while arising out of and illuminating distinct cultures, also speak to widely shared, perhaps planet-spanning, truths....>more
Education in Africa
Africa Education Journalism Award: ADEA announces 2003 winners in Nairobi ...>more

A chance to learn : knowledge and finance for education in Sub-Saharan Africa ...>more

People & Culture
The sahara                                          World's largest desert, c.3,500,000 sq mi (9,065,000 sq km), N Africa; the western part of a great arid zone that continues into SW Asia. Extending more than 3,000 mi (4,830 km), from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara is bounded on the N by the Atlas Mts., steppelands, and the Mediterranean Sea; it stretches south c.1,200 mi (1,930 km) to the ....>more
Human Resources
Human Resources Development Africa Exhibition The Star Human Resources Development Africa exhibition is celebrating its fifth year and has cemented its position as the leading event in the education, training and skills development sectors ....>more 

WIPO strategy - Human Resources Development in Africa Human resources development has been a major WIPO strategy for building countries’ capacity to utilize intellectual property for technological, social, economic and cultural development ....>more 

African Languages
Classification of African Languages: Afro-Asiatic, Khosian, Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan  ....>more 

African Languages Series: Languages of Nigeria ....>more

Insight to an African language:   Yoruba ....>more         

Adler Entrepreneurship Awards 2007 
Generally speaking, the political, economical and social environment in Europe is still not conducive to motivating Africans to feel at home and ....>more
Science & Research
Science and Technology News...>more

Social Science Research Council – The Africa Program The Africa Program works to promote social science and humanities research on critical issues relevant to the African continent, especially through the creation of linkages of African researchers to international scholarly networks ....>more

News Headlines from Africa and around the World ....>more 
African Music
"In African music there is room for everyone" - Youssou N'Dour: Youssou N'Dour and Salif Keita show that the modern world doesn't have to leave the old world behind....>more

Music & Entertainment News ....>more

Top Firms in Africa
JSE Firms Rate in Fortune 500 - Johannesburg Three companies listed on the JSE have once again cracked the Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest companies ....>more

White and Yellow Pages for African Countries ....>more

National Parks
South Africa: National Parks Along the Garden Route - Addo Elephant Park ....>more  Tanzania: Arusha National Park                                         Ngorongoro Conservation Area ....>more


Continent Africa
The African Wildlife                                        The beauty of Africa is obvious through her landscapes and wild life....>more             
Historical Snapshot
Suez Canal History                  Suez Canal, Arab. Qanat as Suways, waterway of Egypt extending from Port Said to Port Tawfiq (near Suez) and connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez and thence ....>more
Bridal Fashion - Designer Wedding Gowns 
The wedding day is a significant day for a couple. The bride would do whatever it takes to look as beautiful as a beauty queen and as gracious as a princess in a fairy ....>more
Business Contacts
International business Contacts                                  African customers can now directly contact their suppliers from here and establish a longterm business association with their business counterparts in other parts of the world ....>more    

Business and Finance News   ....>more  

Articles Submitted by Readers
Francophony and Literature Strategy - PhD Thesis in Modern Literature (a summary) by Hosine Ghegaglia ...>more
A Call for African Global Unity by Adin Kachisi...>more
The World of Disables by Vincent Onais...>more
Odile Haustant - Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2005..>more
MELEZ.07-Intercultural Arts Festival in the Ruhr Basin
The European Union is a reality and the European governments are investing every effort to bring European communities even closer together. The goal is to improve understanding, acceptance ....>more
Natural Resources
Mineral Resources of Africa   Africa is predominantly a continent of plains and plateaus with intervening escarpments  ....>more

Mining in Africa: A wealth of mineral resources             Say gold and diamonds and one African country comes quickly to mind: South Africa.   ....>more

African Nations Cup Records – Which Countries won the most titles ....>more

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Miss Black 2003
Miss Afrika Germany
BMC, Berlin 2003
Wole Soyinka in Heidelberg 2003
An African Evening
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Africome Berlin 2004
The Black Atlantic Event Berlin 2004
Africa Festivals - Booming Business with African Culture
Masala Welt-Beat 2004 - Interview with Gerd Kespohl.  Maciré Sylla in Concert
Models - Presenting Fashion in African Patterns by Ann Doerr
Fashion - Haute Couture by Oumou Sy from Senegal
Stuttgart Celebrates Africa
African Gala Evening - Dortmund
Black Media Congress 2004
May Ayim Award 2004
Africa in Wuerzburg 2005
Summerjam 2005 -20th Anniversary
The Show Goes On
Krefeld street Fashion show 2005
Is Corruption specific to Africa?
ADLER Entrepreneurship Awards 2006
Fashion Trends 2006/2007
Madagascar - The Jazz Train
1000 Balloons against discrimination
Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2007
Africa Festival Awards 2007
ADLER Entrepreneurship Awards 2007
Freshlyground - Multicultural Music
From Africa to Brazil
DGAP Early Bird Breakfast
Autumn/Winter- Collection 2007/8
The Millennium Goals
Foreigners at Home – Life as an Afro-German
Documenta 12 - The Art Works of Kerry James Marshall and Churchill Madikida
Oumou Sy - Fantastic Show
Liberation of Arts 2007
Past Interviews
Jill Asemota
Steve Lawson
Tausi Likokola
Adé "Bantu" Odukoya
Dr. Herrmann Forkl
Florence Kasumba - AIDA Star
Africa Remix - Interview with Dr. Claudia Banz
Tyron Ricketts
Rebecca Unterschemmann
Triston Brewer
20th District
Lauren Coleman
Jean-Paul Bourelly
African Footprint Stars - Motulati and Zulu
Past Portraits
Adetoun Adebisi
Chidi Kwubiri
Christelle Ngounou
Peninah Weigewa - young and determined
Saba Tewelde
Akwasi Kyereme
Yamile Lijphart
William Kentridge



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