THE KEELE GUIDE TO AFRICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS ON THE INTERNET


from


The School of Politics, International Relations & the Environment

Keele University


Africa-Wide Pages
African Union.. Algeria.. Angola.. Azores.. Benin.. Botswana
Burkina Faso.. Burundi Cameroon.. Cape Verde
Central African Republic.. Chad.. Comoros.. Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo Democratic Republic Cote d'Ivoire
Djibouti.. East Africa.. Egypt.. Equatorial Guinea .. Eritrea.. Ethiopia
Gabon.. The Gambia.. Ghana.. Guinea.. Guinea-Bissau.. Kenya
Lesotho.. Liberia.. Libya.. Madagascar.. Malawi
Maldives.. Mali.. Mauritania .. Mauritius.. Morocco
Mozambique.. Namibia.. Niger.. Nigeria... North Africa
Rwanda.. Sao Tome & Principe.. Senegal.. Seychelles.. Sierra Leone.. Somalia
South Africa.. Sudan.. Swaziland.. Tanzania.. Togo.. Tunisia.. Uganda
West Africa.. Western Sahara.. Zambia.. Zimbabwe


Major revision in progress March 2014



Africa-wide Sources

African Studies

  • Africabib.org bibliographical database
  • Africa Resource Centre
  • Africa Studies Quarterly
  • African Association of Political Science
  • African Journals Online
  • African Politics Resources
  • Africa South of the Sahara Selected Resources from Stanford University
  • African Studies Association
  • African Studies Internet Resources from Columbia U
  • African Studies Server at University of Pennsylvania with complete listing of African Studies sites
  • African Studies Institute from Franklin College
  • African Studies Review
  • A-Z of African Studies on the Internet from MSU
  • Primary Sources in African Humanities and Social Science research
  • Internet African History Sourcebook from Fordham
  • Eldis Africa Guide from the Institute of Development Studies
  • Electronic Journals and Newspapers in Africa

    News and Newslinks

  • About.com - links to African-related news and sites
  • Africa Intelligence
  • Africa Review
  • African Newspapers
  • Africa Today from Johns Hopkins
  • African Executive
  • Afrol News
  • AllAfrica.com
  • Afrobarometer - public opinion surveys
  • BBC News Africa
  • BlogAfrica - listing of Africa-related weblogs
  • CNN Africa
  • Guardian Unlimited Newsguide: Africa
  • Integrated Regional Information Networks - crises in Africa and Asia
  • PanAfrica News Agency
  • West Africa News

    Issues, Problems and Data

  • Action for Southern Africa
  • Africa Transitional Justice Research Network
  • Africa Action - 'working for political, economic and social justice in Africa'
  • Africa Capacity-Building Foundation
  • African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance
  • Afrikan Holocaust
  • Africana.com
  • African Human Rights Library
  • African Media Initiative
  • Africa Renouveau
  • African Population Database Documentation
  • Africa Center for Strategic Studies 
  • African Parliamentary Poverty Reduction Network
  • African Rights
  • AfroNet - Zambia based human rights and good governance NGO
  • Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
  • Centre for Democracy & Development
  • Foundation for Democracy in Africa
  • Global Policy Forum
  • Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Institute for Policy Alternatives (Ghana)
  • Afrika.no (Norwegian Council for Africa)
  • Partnership Africa-Canada
  • Research on Poverty Alleviation
  • Self-Help Africa
  • TransAfrica Forum - information on Africa and the Caribbean and US policies affecting them

    Indices and Directories

  • Africa Connection from Columbia
  • African history discussion H-Net
  • Afriline
  • Afrolink searches
  • Africa Search - many subjects, including some government
  • Channel Africa - 'one-stop source for Africa resources'
  • Southern Africa Regional Poverty Network

    African Union


    Algeria

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Prime Minister

    Ministries

    Court of Accounts

    Council of the Nation

    People's National Assembly

    Conseil Constitutionnel

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Angola

    Constitution

    President

    Government Portal or here

    National Assembly

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Azores


    Benin

    Constitution, Flag and Anthem

    Government Portal

    Parliament

    Cour Supreme/Supreme Court

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Botswana

    Constitution

    National Anthem

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Burkina Faso

    Constitution

    Flags of the World: Burkina Faso

    Presidency

    Government

    National Assembly

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Burundi

    Flag

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Government and here

    Assemblee nationale

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Cameroon Republic

    Flag

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    Presidence/Presidency

    Government

    Assemblee Nationale/National Assembly

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Cape Verde

    Flag

    Constitution OR here

    Presidency

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Central African Republic

    Flag

    Constitution (Suspended)

    Presidence de la Republique

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Chad

    National Anthem

    Flag

    Constitution from EISA

    Presidence de la Republique

    Government

    Assemblee Nationale

    Political parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Comoros

    National Anthem

    Presidency of the Union of Comoros

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Congo (Brazzaville)

    Flag

    1992 Constitution

    Presidency

    Government

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Other Sources

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Cote d'Ivoire

    Flag

    Constitution (2000)

    Presidency

    Government

    Parliament

    Cour Supreme

    Cour Constitutionelle

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Djibouti

    Flags

    1992 Constitution

    Presidence/Presidency

    Government

    Assembly

    Constitutional Council

    Mediator

    Conseil Superieur de la Magistrature

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    East Africa


    Egypt

    Flags

    Anthem

    Constitution of Egypt from Wikipedia

    President of Egypt from Wikipedia
  • Prime Minister

    Government

    Shoura Assembly (dissolved)

    People's Assembly

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Groups, Movements and Causes

    Other Sources

    Equatorial Guinea

    National Anthem

    Flag

    Constitution

    President

    Government of Equatorial Guinea

    Parliament

    List of Political Parties in Equatorial Guinea from Wikipedia

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sites

    Eritrea

    National Anthem

    Constitution OR here

    President of Eritrea from Wikipedia

    Ministries

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Ethiopia

    Constitution OR here

    President

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Gabon

    Flag

    Anthem

    Constitution

    President

    Official Portal

    List of Heads of Government of Gabon from Wikipedia

    National Assembly under construction

    Constitutional Court

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    The Gambia

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Ghana

    Constitution

    President

    Council of State

    Government of Ghana

    Parliament

    Judiciary

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Guinea

    Constitution

    President

    Government

    National Assembly of Guinea from Wikipedia

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Guinea-Bissau

    Constitution or here

    President

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Kenya

    Constitution

    President

    Kenya e-Government

    Ministries

    Parliament

    Judiciary

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Lesotho

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    Monarchy

    Parliament

    Ombudsman

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Liberia

    1986 Constitution

    President of Liberia from Wikipedia

    Government

    Legislature

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Libya

    Constitution

    National Transitional Council

    Groups and Movements

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Madagascar

    Flag OR here

    Anthem

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Presidence de la Transition

    Government

    Primature/Prime Minister

    Congres de la Transition

    Conseil Superieur de la Transition

    Haute Cour Constitutionnelle

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Malawi

    Flag

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    President

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources
  • Human Rights in Malawi from Amnesty International
  • Human Rights in Malawai from US State Department
  • Malawi Human Rights Commission
  • Status of Human Rights Groups in Malawi
  • Malawi Economic Justice Network

    Maldives

    Constitution 2008 Or here

    Presidency of the Republic of the Maldives

    Government Ministries

    People's Majlis(Assembly)

    Judiciary

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Mali

    Constitution

    Presidency

    Government

    National Assembly

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Mauritania

    Constitution or here

    Government or here

    Judiciary

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Mauritius

    Anthem

    Flag

    President

    Government Portal

    Political parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Morocco

    Flag Also here

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    Morocco government Portal

    Parliament

    Judiciary from Wikipedia

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources

    Mozambique

    Flag

    National Anthem

    Constitution

    Portal do Governo

    President

    Ministries

    Assembly of the Republic of Mozambique from Wikipedia

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Groups and Causes

    Other Sources

    Namibia

    Flag

    Anthem

    Constitution

    President

    Prime Minister

    Government

    Parliament

    Political Parties

  • Political Parties Archived Material

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Niger

     

    Flag

    Constitution

    Presidence de la Republique

    Government

    National Assembly

    Judiciary from Wikipedia

    Political Parties

    Elections

    Media

    Other Sources


    Nigeria

    Constitution

    President

  • Presidents of Nigeria from Wikipedia
    • List of Heads of State of Nigeria from Wikipedia
    • Abdoulaye Wade from Wikipedia
    • Goodluck Jonathon from Wikipedia
    • Federal Government

      The Senate

      House of Representatives

      National Judicial Council

      State Governments

      Political Parties

      Elections

      Media

      Other Sources


      North Africa


      Rwanda

      Constitution

      Presidency

      • Paul Kagame
      • Paul Kagame
      • from Wikipedia

        Government

        Parliament

        Judiciary

        Political Parties

        Elections

        Media

        Other Sources


        Sao Tome & Principe

        Constitution

        Legislature

        Political Parties

        Elections

        Media

        • Sao Tome Newspapers from AbyzNewslinks
        • Sao Tome Media Links
        • Sao Tome Newspapers
        • from OnlineNewspapers
        • Radio Stations in Sao Tome
        • Radio Stations in Sao Tome
        • Sao Tome tv stations
        • Other Sourcfes


          Senegal

          Flag

          Constitution

          President

          Government

          National Assembly

          Senate (Abolished 2012)

          Constitutional Council and here

          Cour Supreme/Supreme Court

          Cour des Comptes/Court of Accounts

          Political parties

          Elections

          Media

          Other Sources


          Seychelles

          Constitution

          President

          Government

          Ministries

          National Assembly

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

          Other Sources


          Sierra Leone

          Constitution

          Presidency

          Government

          Parliament

          Special Court Sierra Leone

          Anti-Corruption Commission

          Truth and Reconciliation Commission

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

          Other Sources


          Somalia

          Constitution

          President

          Government

          Prime Minister of Somalia from Wikipedia

          Somali Council of Ministers from Wikipedia

          Parliament

          The National Pledge

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

        • BBC Somali
        • Somaliland News
        • Somali Newspapers from OnlineNewspapers
        • Somali Newspapers from WorldNewspapers
        • Somali Newspapers from AbyzNewslinks
        • Radio Stations in Somalia
        • Radio Stations in Somalia
        • Radio Stations in Somalia

          Other Sources


          South Africa

          Constitution or here

        • The Presidency

          Government

          Parliament

          Constitutional Court

          Truth and Reconciliation Commission

          Provincial Governments or here

          Local Government or here

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

          Groups and Causes

          Other Sources


          Sudan

          Constitution

          Government

          Psrliament: suspended

          Parties and Movements

          Media

          Darfur

          Other Sources


          Swaziland

          Constitution

          King

          Government

          • Prime Minister
          • Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
          • Ministry of Broadcasting
          • Ministry of Economic Planning and Development
          • Ministry of Education
          • Ministry of Finance
          • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
          • Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
          • Ministry of Home Affairs
          • Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
          • Ministry of Natural Resources
          • Ministry of Public Services and Information
          • Ministry of Public Works and Transport
          • Ministry of Regional Development and Youth
          • Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Communications

          Parliament OR here

          Media

          Groups and Movements

          Other Sources


          Tanzania

          Constitution

          Flag

          President of Tanzania from Wikipedia

          Government of the United Republic of Tanzania

          Parliament

          Political Parties in Tanzania

          Elections

          Media

          Other Sources


          Togo

          Republic of Togo

          Assemblee Nationale/National Assembly - slow

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

          Other Sources


          Tunisia


          Uganda

          Uganda constitution (1995) OR here

          President

          Government

          Parliament

          Judiciary

          Media

          Other Sources


          West Africa


          Western Sahara


          Zambia

          Constitution

          President's Office

          Government (Under Construction)

          Parliament

          Media

          Other Sources


          Zimbabwe

          Flag

          Government

          Political Parties

          Elections

          Media

          Groups, Movements and Causes

          Other Sources


          Compiled/Copyright 1995-2013 Martin Harrison. Please send corrections and additions to M.Harrison@keele.ac.uk