The Woyingi Blog

African Regional Links: Southern Africa

These sites are of interest. The Woyingi Blogger does not endorse the content of these sites. Please inform me if any of the links do not work. When including countries within a particular region, I am following the United Nations geographical sub-regions for Africa.

Southern Africa Links

Southern African Migration Project (SAMP): SAMP is an international network of organizations promoting awareness of migration issues in Africa

Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Africa

Working Group of Indigenous Minorities in Southern Africa

Southern African Litigation Centre: Launched in 2005, SALC represents a joint initiative of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). Based in Johannesburg, SALC promotes human rights and the rule of law primarily through litigation support and training. SALC operates in the following southern African countries: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Zambia

BBC News Country Profile: Zambia

BBC News Historical Timeline: Zambia

Lonely Planet: Zambia

Newspaper: Times of Zambia

Newspaper: Zambia’s The Post Online

Timeline of Major Historical Events in Zambia

Malawi

BBC News Country Profile: Malawi

BBC News Historical Timeline: Malawi

Lonely Planet: Malawi

Newspaper: The Maravi Post

Newspaper: Nyasa Times

Swaziland

BBC News Country Profile: Swaziland

BBC News Historical Timeline: Swaziland

Lonely Planet: Swaziland

Times of Swaziland: Swaziland’s National Newspaper

Lesotho

BBC News Country Profile: Lesotho

BBC News Historical Timeline: Lesotho

Lonely Planet: Lesotho

Public Eye Online: Established in 1997, Public Eye has an Online edition accessible worldwide, a Monday edition circulating only in Lesotho and a regional weekly edition on Friday circulating in South Africa and Lesotho, covering mainly the Free State Province. Published in English and Mosotho.

Help Lesotho, founded in 2004, develops all projects in Lesotho. HL addresses expressed Basotho needs and is accountable to both Canadian and Basotho partners.

Namibia

BBC News Country Profile: Namibia

BBC News Historical Timeline: Namibia

Lonely Planet: Namibia

EveryCulture: Nambia

The Guardian UK: Namibia

Talking About Genocide: Namibia

The Association of the Ovaherero Genocide in the USA (OGA): OGA started by the descendents of the genocide, is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting awareness and affirmation of the 1904-1908 genocide, and the just resolution of the Ovaherero people’s demands for restitution from the Federal Republic of Germany.

Bibliography on Namibian Colonialism and Genocide

Namibian National Society for Human Rights Website

Sister Namibia: Sister Namibia is a feminist organisation based in Windhoek, Namibia Their regular activities include publishing the bi-monthly Sister Namibia magazine and distributing it widely to the non-governmental and community based organisations in Namibia, Africa and the world. Sister Namibia articles online here.

The Namibia Institute for Democracy (NID), founded in 1991, implements civic education, civil society development, socio-political survey and research and anti-corruption programs in Namibia. Current programs include a domestic civil society election observation program, political party training, civic and voter education, anti-corruption and study circle programs.

The Namibian: Website of Namibia’s best-selling daily newspaper

The Namibia Economist: The Namibia Economist enjoys wide popularity as a specialist business publication. In the local market it is firmly entrenched as the leading public source of business intelligence. The name Namibia Economist has become synonymous with reliable business reporting and on the marketing side, it is widely regarded as an effective medium to communicate messages to the top echelons of both private and public sectors.

Namibia Women’s Health Network (NWHN) is a community-based organization founded to empower those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS in Namibia

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