The Woyingi Blog

African Regional Links: Western 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.

Western Africa Links

Goree Institute: Conceptualizing and Promoting Open and Self-Reliant Societies in Africa

Thomas Sankara Website: Articles, Speeches, and Interviews by and about the revolutionary leader of Burkina Faso

Timbuktu Educational Foundation

Jamtan Fulani: Website focused on the Fulani people

West Africa Review: A Peer-Reviewed Online Journal

The West African Research Association (WARA) was founded in 1989 to enhance collaborative research and scholarly exchange between U.S. and West African scholars, educators, and institutions and to increase knowledge about and interest in Africa in the U.S.

Guenny K. Pires’ Website: Guenny Pires, filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California, US was born in the Island of Fogo, Cape Verde Islands, West Coast of Africa. He is a pioneer in film making from his native country Cape Verde Islands, West Coast of Africa. He is a multi-award-winning filmmaker dedicated to bringing the history and culture of his native Cape Verde to the world’s attention.

Cameroon

BBC News Country Profile: Cameroon

BBC News Historical Timeline: Cameroon

Lonely Planet: Cameroon

EveryCulture: Cameroon

The Guardian UK: Cameroon

The Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) was created after the department of radio broadcasting and Cameroon television fused.

Independent Lens Website: Sisters in Law, Women and the Law in Cameroon

Peuples Noirs Peuples Africains: Journal in French by Cameroonian Writer Mongo Beti

Website dedicated to the Cameroonian Intellectual Bernard Fonlon

Liberia

Independent Lens Website: Iron Ladies of Liberia

Sierra Leone

Documentary Film Website: Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars

Benin

Le musée historique d’Abomey en Benin a été créé en 1943 par l’administration coloniale française. Il occupe l’aile du site palatial constituée des palais des rois Guézo et Glèlè, soit une superficie de deux hectares environ. L’ensemble du site des palais occupe 44 hectares et est inscrit sur la Liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO depuis 1985. C’est un haut lieu d’histoire, de culture vivante et de tourisme

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