African languages 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 …

Hugh Tracey Music of Africa Series


The International Library of African Music (ILAM) is cataloguing and digitizing thousands of songs from throughout sub Saharan Africa found on the recordings produced by Hugh Tracey from his field…

Hugh Tracey Audio Collections


The International Library of African Music (ILAM) is cataloguing and digitizing thousands of songs from throughout sub Saharan Africa found on the recordings produced by Hugh Tracey from his field…