AtoZ World Business is the world’s most comprehensive country-by-country resource for success in international business and trade. AtoZ World Business consists of 100 Country Business Guides of 108 topics each and 76 World Trade Resources
"...is a portal to multimedia collections about Africa. MATRIX, working in cooperation with the African Studies Center at Michigan State University, is partnering with universities and cultural heritage organizations in Africa to build this resource. " Includes video and audio interviews on a variety of topics.
Country Studies is produced by the Federal Research Division of the US Library of Congress. It presents a detailed analysis of social, economic, and political systems of countries around the world; however, it focuses on 'lesser-known' areas and does not include most Western nations.
Columbia University Libraries' research collections on Africa south of the Sahara contain over 126,000 book titles & over 1,700 current serials in history, political science, law, sociology, anthropology, economics, geography, geoscience, literature, ethnomusiciology, and the visual arts. The Libraries also hold over 400 African Studies videos.
Most Spoken Languages in Africa:
1) Arabic 2) Kiswahili (Swahili) 3) Hausa 4) English 5) Amharic 6) French 7) Oromo 8) Yoruba 9) Igbo 10) Zulu
Language and Popular Culture in Africa is a web-based project set up by Johannes Fabian and Vincent de Rooij of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. The main aim of LPCA is to document and further the study of expressions of popular language and culture in Africa
Founded in 1943, EnGender Health is a nonprofit organization that works internationally to support and strengthen reproductive health services for women and men worldwide. To learn more about our work, click on the photos below. (website)
The history of COMESA began in December 1994 when it was formed to replace the former Preferential Trade Area (PTA) which had existed from the earlier days of 1981. COMESA (as defined by its Treaty) was established 'as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people' and as such it has a wide-ranging series of objectives which necessarily include in its priorities the promotion of peace and security in the region.
The main objectives of the OAU were, inter alia, to rid the continent of the remaining vestiges of colonization and apartheid; to promote unity and solidarity among African States; to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development; to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) started as Frontline States whose objective was political liberation of Southern Africa. SADC was preceded by the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC), which was formed in Lusaka, Zambia on April 01, 1980 with the adoption of the Lusaka Declaration (Southern Africa: Towards Economic Liberation).
Annual publication prepared by an independent team based at UNESCO. It monitors progress towards the six education for all goals adopted in Dakar, Senegal in 2000.
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