Africa

News

BBC News Africa
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/africa/default.stm

BBC World Service Africa
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/

Headlines from Africa MSNBC
http://www.msnbc.com/news/AFRICA_Front.asp?cp1=1

Financial Times Africa (and Middle East)
http://news.ft.com/news/businessnews/mideastafrica

Washington Post Africa Regional Coverage
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/world/africa/

New York Times Africa Section
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/world/africa/index.html

International Herald Tribune Africa (and Middle East)
http://www.iht.com/africa.html

The Guardian World News Guide Africa
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldnewsguide/africa/0,11376,,00.html

African News Media Yahoo List
http://uk.dir.yahoo.com/news_and_media/by_region/regions/africa/complete_list/

Background / Overview

MSN Encarta Article
http://encarta.msn.com/find/Concise.asp?ti=052B8000

Africa Factbook
http://www.fco.gov.uk/news/keythemehome.asp?16

Contemporary Conflicts in Africa
http://www.synapse.net/~acdi20/welcome.htm

Maps

Encarta Map
http://encarta.msn.com/maps/mapview.asp?mi=T630740A

Maps (different types)
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/africa.html

Political 2001
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/africa/africa_pol01.jpg

Climate
http://encarta.msn.com/find/MediaMax.asp?pg=3&ti=052B8000&idx=461533439

History

Timelines
http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/timelines/htimelinetoc.htm

BBC Story of Africa
24 half-hour broadcasts by the BBC World Service. Available now on demand.
Audio links:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index_section161.shtml

General website of the series with summaries and other material.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/

Internet African History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook.html

Scramble for Africa
http://www.pvhs.chico.k12.ca.us/~bsilva/projects/scramble/index.html

Cultural History
Under "African Stories" click "African Facts". This will lead you to a flash card game on facts worth knowing.
http://www.nhm.org/africa/

Philosophy

African Philosophy Resources
http://www.augustana.ab.ca/~janzb/afphilpage.htm

African Philosophy Resources Papers Online
http://www.augustana.ca/~janzb/afphil/afpapers.htm

Other

Organization of African Unity
http://www.oau-oua.org/

Upenn African Studies Centre
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/AS.html

African Political Resources (by country)
http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm