Maka Angola is an anti-corruption watchdog, headed by Rafael Marques de Morais, an Angolan journalist and human rights activist who received several international awards for his reporting on conflict diamonds and government corruption.
The Friends of the Congo (FOTC) is an USA based organization, established in 2004 to work in partnership with Congolese to bring about peaceful and lasting change in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), formerly Zaire. They posted following video "Crisis In The Congo: Uncovering The Truth" on their YouTube channel.
Ammon - Voice of the Silent Majority brings news from the Jordanian and Arab streets in Arab and English. As a private news agency, it was the first online newspaper of Jordan. The website was blocked, temporarily, by the Jordanian government in June 2013 when it refused to comply the new press law in order to protest it.
MaVulture.com, which means “many vultures” in Swahili, aims to collect, condense, and air the past wrongdoings of Kenya’s political class. Going live on Nov. 13 2012, the site is a project from activist Boniface Mwangi, known for his political graffiti murals around Nairobi and his photographic exhibitions that documented the violent aftermath of the 2007 presidential elections.
Mike Elkin wrote the background article Political Provocateurs Expose Kenya’s “MaVultures” about this site for IPS.
ILRIG (International Labour Research and Information Group) seeks to build the capacity of trade unions and social movements to pro-actively respond to the challenges of globalisation. Amongst other things it organises an annual Globalisation School - a week-long event which draws activists from all over Africa and elsewhere to an occasion combining debate and learning and cultural events.
USA (very specific)
The Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) presents its website, OpenSecrets.org, allowing users to track federal campaign contributions and lobbying by lobbying firms, individual lobbyists, industry, federal agency, and bills.
The Fair Punishment Project uses legal research and educational initiatives to ensure that the U.S. justice system is fair and accountable. As a joint initiative of Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice and its Criminal Justice Institute, we work to highlight the gross injustices resulting from prosecutorial misconduct, ineffective defense lawyering, and racial bias, and to highlight the unconstitutional use of excessive punishment. The Project also closely partners with The Bronx Defenders, which provides invaluable strategic, research, and writing assistance.
There are clear parallels between the situations in Western Sahara and in Palestine. Both involve the exit of former imperial powers, the arrival of forces from outside, alleged repression of the indigenous population, and the protection of the status quo by permanent members of the UN Security Council. But while the Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most high-profile news stories in the world, that in the Western Sahara remains little-known.
Read more about it in "Inside disputed Western Sahara" by Tom Stevenson on Aljazeera and the following site about the self determination process of the former Spanish Sahara.