Central Africa Collections

The Sabinet African Archives portal currently offers an index to collections within academic institutions of South Africa. We are busy expanding this index. Sabinet also offers a hosting and digitisation solution to online collection holders to make it more discoverable to researchers globally.

Disclaimer — The collections listed on the Sabinet African Archives may include materials that reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. These materials are presented as part of historical records. Inclusion of these materials does not mean endorsement of or agreement with by Sabinet on any views or terms expressed in the descriptions and/or materials. Read more …

Colonialism


Documents about / on colonialism by: ISCEF/ISE Academic Association (Associação Académica do ISCEF/ISE) Parti Communiste Marxiste-Leninist of Belgique Portuguese Workers Coordinating Committee / Coordinating Committee of Portuguese Workers in England…

Colonial War


Various documents about ending colonial wars in Africa by: SEEPE - Secretariat for Meetings of Portuguese Students Abroad (Secretariado dos Encontros dos Estudantes Portugueses no Estrangeiro) MPLA - Popular Movement…

Collections


In 2002 the library had 84,000 volumes and the library of the University of Luanda (1963) had 75,000 volumes. The Municipal Library in Luanda has more than 30,000 volumes. Additional…

Tzaneen Museum


The Tzaneen Museum was opened on the 24th of June 1995. This small but fascinating museum contains mostly ethnological artefacts of the area which are permanently on display. The displays…

Herpetology Collection


In terms of the distribution of amphibian and reptile specimens represented in the collection: 99% of specimens are from the southern half of Africa with 90% representing the Free State…