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clari.world.africa.eastern and clari.world.africa.southern
These newsgroups carry Reuters and AP wire stories on Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and other countries. The southern group was created November 1995. To access this, your internet service provider must pay for a subscription to the newsgroup.
news:clari.world.africa.southern
ECOFAC, Conservation et utilisation rationnelle des Ecosystèmes Forestiers d'Afrique Centrale.
In French.  ECOFAC, funded by the European Union, is concerned with the environment and biodiversity of forests, animal life, etc. in the Cameroun, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Sao Tome. Has the full text of its bulletin, Canopée, on line. http://www.ecofac.org/
Global Information Network In Education (GINIE)
Based at the University of Pittsburg, GINIE helps "provide governments, donor and relief organizations with on-line information, both current and historical, on crisis- and change-oriented educational services and materials.". Their Land Mine Awareness Education Project includes Angola, Congo (DRC) Rwanda, Somalia. http://ginie1.sched.pitt.edu/ginie-crises-links/lm/
Graham (Billy) Center Archives, Wheaton College, IL
The Center's collections are from, mainly, North American Protestant missionaries and some African churche and organizations. Most records are 20th century; 75% concern east or central Africa. Has a list of "Collections with information about missions to Africa". Also search their database by country or see the Subject Headings List to locate collections on African countries. Holdings include -
Africa Inland Mission Records, the diaries of Bernard Litchman, a health officer in Zaire from 1917 to 1961, the diaries of Elwood Davis, a physician, in Kenya 1910 to 1949, the collection of John R. Wells and the Africa Inland Mission, interviews with Burt and Ruth Long who spent 34 years with the Sudan Interior Mission in Niger and other countries, the text of an interview with Paul P. Stough, a missionary with the Africa Inland Mission in Zaire (from 1928 to the early 1960s) during Belgian colonial rule which offers insights into relations with the Zairois, Belgian officials, the Catholic missions, etc. Issues of the newsletter, Witness, are online. [KF] http://www.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/archhp1.html
Great Lakes Region - Environmental Aspects of the African Great Lakes Region
From the United Nations Environment Programme, Global Resource Information Database (UNEP/GRID). Has landsat maps of the Lac Kivu area showing population centers of refugees, maps illustrating land cover, elevation, human population growth, vegetation, etc. and related Great Lakes and gorilla conservation web sites. http://grid2.cr.usgs.gov/greatlakes/
Great Lakes Region - Environmental Aspects of the African Great Lakes Region
From the United Nations Environment Programme, Global Resource Information Database (UNEP/GRID). Has landsat maps of the Lac Kivu area showing population centers of refugees, maps illustrating land cover, elevation, human population growth, vegetation, etc. and related Great Lakes and gorilla conservation web sites. http://grid2.cr.usgs.gov/greatlakes/
INCORE Guides to Sources on Conflict and Ethnicity
The Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity (INCORE), is a joint initiative of the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland and the United Nations University. INCORE has annotated guides to internet sources on conflict and ethnicity in Burundi, Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Uganda.. http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html
IRIN
An email list for daily and weekly reports, in English and French, on the Great Lakes area, Central and Eastern Africa. From the Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN), a unit of the U.N. Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA). To subscribe, send a request to: irin@dha.unon.org
Provide your Full Name and position, Agency and its originating country, Current country of residence / duty station
At their ReliefWeb site, locate reports by country, topic through the Search. http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/ss?OpenForm
or receive reports by sending email to: archive@dha.unon.org
Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (Medford, MA)
E-journal which "promotes the exchange of new ideas, previously unpublished research, and the critical write-up of field experience by field workers and researchers in humanitarian assistance". B ased at the Feinstein International Center, Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts). Formerly at University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K .Full text articles on Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, Somalia, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe,etc. http://www.jha.ac/
Lemarchand (Rene) Collection
A detailed list of the contents of the Rene Lemarchand Collection on Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire, at the University of Florida Africana Library, prepared by Dr. Dan Reboussin. [Additional print material on the three countries is in the Rene Lemarchand Collection, Hoover Archives, Stanford University.] [KF] http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/africana/lemarcha.htm
Public Broadcasting Corporation - Jim Lehrer News Hour
Has transcripts of broadcast stories from 1996 on Burundi, Rwanda. For those with sound cards has a RealAudio version as well. Has a keyword search facility for the entire site.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/africa/africa.html
Refugees International
This organization seeks to serve as an advocate for refugees, was founded in 1979. Conducts emergency missions, is privately funded. Information on Burundi, Rwanda, food shortages in Central Africa. Includes the 1995 issues of Rwandan Repatriation Report. http://www.refintl.org
ReliefWeb
Information on the Great Lakes (Burundi; Congo (DRC); Kenya; Rwanda; Tanzania;
Uganda, an extensive collection of newspaper articles, newswire stories, UN reports, etc. Maintained by the U.N. Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs. http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf
United Nations, High Commissioner for Refugees, Refworld
Use the Search form to locate articles and maps on countries. The State of the World's Refugees 2000 report has a section on Rwanda and the Great Lakes Region. http://www.unhcr.ch/



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