Posted on Wednesday, 05 October 2011 13:52

Useful links

A selection of informative, analytical and creative websites about Africa, picked by our editorial team.


Africa News – news from an Africa-wide network of reporters and citizen journalists


Voices of Africa – Comment from across the continent published by SA's Mail & Guardian

Global Voices– an all-encompassing round-up of Africa's best blogs and bloggers


Pambazuka News– an online forum and weekly newsletter on social justice in Africa


African Elections Database – a record of all past and upcoming African elections


African Union – portal for news and updates from the AU and its organs

International Crisis Group – Africa programme with weekly crisis updates

Institute of Security Studies – SA-based think-tank with briefings on politics, governance and security issues

Africa Can – Blog by World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, Shanta Devarajan


Africa Economic Outlook – economic data on 47 countries from the AfDB and OECD


The African Networka global NGO aimed at fostering technology and entrepreneurship 


African Capital Markets News - news and analysis on African stock exchanges, private equity and bond markets


Doing Business – World Bank's annual ranking of how fast things get done and where


Kwani– new writing from this Kenyan-based creative writing journal


Committee to Protect Journalists – news on journalists under pressure across Africa

Reporters Without Borders– updates on violations of African press freedom


African Scholar  – a wealth of advice for African students looking to study abroad 

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