- The Africa Fund:
Dedicated to the advancement of human rights, democracy and development
in the region, this site includes news updates and full-text versions of
recent Africa Fund publications.
- African Charter
on Human and Peoples' Rights: The text of the African Charter with
commentary, plus general background on human rights and international
law in Africa, provided by the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic
Studies at the University of Malta.
- African Earth Science
Societies, Associations & NGOs: Providing an online resource guide
to organizations that are actively participating in and contributing to
current environmental policies
- African Gender Institute:
Maintained by the University of Cape Town; check out “Current Events”
for speeches and panel discussions on gender issues as well as “Gender
Links” for other sites dedicated to African gender equity.
- Africa Legal Aid: Provides
news about human rights developments in the region, access to AFLA’s
quarterly and annual reports, and links to other legal instruments
pertaining to human rights.
Africa Online: This website provides an online resource guide to
daily information on the social, economic and political events within
- Africa Policy Information
Center: Includes country-specific topics under the “Africa on the
Internet” link, information on general social and economic issues, and a
- Africa Reparations
Movement: ARM is dedicated to the attainment of reparations for the
legacy slavery and colonization in the region. (not currently being
- African Union: Official
site of the AU. Click on 'AU News' and then on 'Office of the Secretary
General' to get to their Communications and Publications section for AU
documents. Note that the website of the organization's predecessor, the
OAU, is no longer active.
Afronet Online: Reports from the Inter-African Network for Human
Rights and Development. (not recently updated)
- Derechos: Human
Rights in Subsaharan Africa: Resource guide with links to regional
human rights organizations, reports, and articles as well as
- Human Rights Watch-Africa:
Contains up-to-date news releases on human rights violations throughout
the region and access to their World Reports.
- Inter-Church Coalition on
Africa (ICCAF): Use the “Countries” link for in-depth material on
human rights issues in Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria, Congo-Kinshasa, and
- NewAfrica.Com: Includes
news, maps and the text of many African constitutions.
University of Minnesota's African Human Rights Resource Center:
Extensive list of African human rights links and general human rights
- The United Nations
Office of the Special Advisor on Africa: The OSAA promotes peace and
development in Africa by facilitating intergovernmental deliberations
and assisting the Secretary-General on United Nations work in Africa.
- United States Agency for
International Development: Contains country-specific information and
links to African resources.