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Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)
BIDPA is a non-governmental research organization looking at development policy analysis and capacity building. Site includes downloadable publications.

Digital Imaging Project of South Africa
Project has digitised important South African anti-apartheid materials.

Fast Facts - South African Institute of Race Relations
Produces the publication ‘Fast facts’ on topical issues. SOAS staff and students can obtain a username and password from the SOAS Library Enquiry Desk to access this publication.

Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS)

PLAAS undertakes research on land and agrarian reform, poverty and natural resource management in South and southern Africa. Includes downloadable reports and publications.

The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
Site contains interviews and biographical material on Nelson Mandela.

South African History Archive Trust (SAHA)
Independent archive documenting the struggles for justice in South Africa. Based at the University of the Witwatersrand.

South Africa History Online (SAHO)
Extensive website documenting South African history and culture.

Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Includes information on the SADC member countries.

Statistics South Africa
Range of official statistical publications & information.