AFRICA


July  2001
Compiled by Joan T. Phillips, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, Alabama


Burkina Faso
Burundi


Burkina Faso 


 Books

Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa 2001, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 36th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2001. 273 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 36th ed 2001

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Review of the affairs in each country. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Africa South of the Sahara 2001. 30th ed. London, Europa Publications, 2001. 1279 p.
For most countries includes: physical and social geography, history, economy, statistical survey, directory and bibliography.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 30th ed 2001

Anderson, Ewan W. Global Geopoltical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict. London, Stationery Office, 2000. 391 p.
Burkina Faso, pp 58-62.
Book call no.: 327.101 A546g

Congressional Budget Justification for Foreign Operations Fiscal Year 2001. Washington, United States. Secretary of State, 2000. 725 p.
For each country lists amount of various types of aid given plus the U.S. interest in that country, and objectives and justification.
Book call no.: R 355.0320973 C749 Fy2002

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Burkina Faso, p 262.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 1985 p.
For each country gives information such as history, territory and population, social statistics, constitution and government, recent elections, current administration, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and diplomatic representatives.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

United States. Dept. of State. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998. Washington, GPO, 2000. 208 p.
Book call no.: R 355 A734w 1998

Periodicals

Amnesty International Welcomes Progress in Zongo Case. West Africa No.4263:26 February 19, 2001.
Charges have been brought against Warrant Officer Kafando in the murder of Journalist Norbert Zongo and three others.

Breuser, Mark. Searching for Livelihood Security: Land and Mobility and Burkina Faso. Journal of Development Studies 37:49-80 April 2001.

Burkina Faso. Military Technology 25:265 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Burkina Faso: Stuck in the Sand. Africa Confidential 41:3-4 November 24, 2000.
"A cabinet reshuffle and a new prime minister are easing President Compaore's problems."

Dadjo, Crepin H. Banana Blues. UNESCO Courier, pp28-29, September 2000.
"A farmer's group in Burkina Faso gains clout in its battle against the liberalization of agriculture, and turns to the global movement for support."

Debt-Too Big a Load. African Agenda 4,no.3:8-17 2001.
Looks at the debt of the Western African countries : Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

Derrick, Jonathan. The Burkina Connection. West Africa No.4278:10-12 June 4, 2001.
Examines Burkina Faso's role in the conflict in Liberia.

Derrick, Jonathan. Burkina Faso and UNITA. West Africa No.4278:12-13 June 4, 2001.
Report states that Burkina Faso is aiding the rebels in Angola.

Derrick, Jonathan. Compaore, Taylor and Sankoh. West Africa No.4278:13-15 June 4, 2001.
Looks at the links between the RUF, Liberia, and Burkina Faso.

Derrick, Jonathan. What Is Compaore's Game? West Africa No.4278:15-17 June 4, 2001.
Investigates Blaise Compaore's motives.

Diamonds I: Masters of War. Africa Confidential 41:1-3 August 4, 2000.
"The UN's latest probe into the arms-for-gems trade is exposing the political and business networks behind West Africa's wars."

Gray, Leslie C. and Kevane, Michael. Evolving Tenure Rights and Agricultural Intensification in Southwestern Burkina Faso. World Development 29:573-587 April 2001.

Kally, Misha. Murder Exhumed: African Hero's Assassination Finally under Scrutiny. New Internationalist No.335:8 June 2001.
Investigation of the murder of former President Thomas Sankara.

Ouedraogo, Brahima. Exodus from Cote D'Ivoire. West Africa No.4261:21 February 5, 2001.
Burkinabes are fleeing Cote D'Ivoire to return home.


Burundi 


Books

Please note: A call number beginning with "R" denotes a reference book.

Africa 2001, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 36th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2001. 273 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 36th ed 2001

Africa Contemporary Record, edited by Colin Legum. New York, Africana Publishing, 2000. 1 vol.
Review of the affairs in each country. See table of contents for pages.
Book call no.: 960 A2584 v.24 1992/94

Africa South of the Sahara 2001. 30th ed. London, Europa Publications, 2001. 1279 p.
For most countries includes: physical and social geography, history, economy, statistical survey, directory and bibliography.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 30th ed 2001

Congressional Budget Justification for Foreign Operations Fiscal Year 2001. Washington, United States. Secretary of State, 2000. 725 p.
For each country lists amount of various types of aid given plus the U.S. interest in that country, and objectives and justification.
Book call no.: R 355.0320973 C749 Fy2002

Jane's Sentinel: Security Assessment: Central Africa 2000. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2000. 583 p.
Has general information about each country and detailed information about each country's defense.
Book call no.: R 967 J33 2000 Jul-Dec

Lemarchand, Rene. Burundi: Ethnic Conflict and Genocide. Washington, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1994. 206 p. (Woodrow Wilson Center Series)
Book call no.: 323.167572 L548b

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Burundi, pp 262-263.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

Peacebuilding: A Field Guide, edited by Luc Reychler and Thania Paffenholz. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001. 573 p.
Sections on Burundi see table of contents.
Book call no.: 303.69 P355

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 1985 p.
For each country gives information such as history, territory and population, social statistics, constitution and government, recent elections, current administration, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, trade, communications, social institutions, culture, and diplomatic representatives.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

United States. Dept. of State. World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998. Washington, GPO, 2000. 208 p.
Book call no.: R 355 A734w 1998

Periodicals

Bunting, Ikaweba. Mwalimu, Mandela and the Long Road to Peace. New Internationalist No.326:14-15 August 2000.
Peace initiative for Burundi.

Burundi. Military Technology 25:265-266 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Burundi: Against Arusha. Africa Confidential 42:8 March 9, 2001.
Rebel militias are still pounding Burundi.

Burundi: Army Coup Attempt. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 May 2001.

Burundi: Buyoya Talks to Rebels. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 February 2001.
"The first talks between Burundi President Pierre Buyoya and the leader of the country's main Hutu rebel group have been welcomed by the UN Security Council."

Burundi: Laurent's Legacy. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 January 26, 2001.
Examines the effect of Laurent Kabila's death on the strife in Burundi.

Burundi: Peace Talks Fail. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:6 September 2000.

Burundi: Under Kilimanjaro. Africa Confidential 41:7 September 1, 2000.
"This rushed peace accord with little political will behind it may worsen the conflict."

Children at War. U.S. News & World Report 130:10 June 25, 2001.
Table shows number of children after war in Burundi, Uganda, Angola, and Congo.

Clinton, William J. Remarks at the Burundi Peace Talks in Arusha. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 36:1967 September 4, 2000.

Doubtful Peace. Economist 360:39 July 21, 2001.
"The latest peace agreement looks good but not many Burundians believe in it."

Idriss, Shamil. Ask the Old Ladies of Burundi. Peace Review 12:595-599 December 2000.
Recounts personal experiences during the ethnic slaughter in Burundi.

Kadende-Kaiser, Rose M. Interpreting Language and Cultural Discourse: Internet Communication among Burundians in the Diaspora. Africa Today 47:120-148 Spring 2000.

Kimani, Wambui. Deadlock on Transitional President. West Africa No.4265:27-28 March 5, 2001.
"A summit of regional heads of state called by former South African President Nelson Mandela to discuss the Burundi peace process ended on and unclear note."

Kimani, Wambui. Mandela Visits Refugees. West Africa No.4266:23 March 12, 2001.
Mandela urges refugees from Burundi to return home.

Mandela's Poisoned Chalice. Economist 356:41 August 12, 2000.
"A draft peace agreement is being studied by Burundi's leaders but, as yet, they show little inclination to sign it."

Mwalulu, Jackson. Peace Process Limps on. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:20-22 November 2000.
"The negotiations to bring a lasting peace to Burundi are falling victim to regional power politics."

Mwalulu, Jackson. Standing on Quicksand. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:28-29 June 2001.
President Buyoya survives a coup attempt.

Ndikumana, Leonce. Towards a Solution to Violence in Burundi: A Case for Political and Economic Liberalisation. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:431-459 September 2000.

Peace Watch 2000: The Year in Review. UN Chronicle 37,no.4:60-68 2000.

Strindberg, Anders. Burundi Heats up as Congo Cools Down. Jane's Intelligence Review 13:40-41 July 2001.

Talking Peace and Waging War. Economist 358:54 March 24, 2001.
Peace talks continue.


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