AFRICA


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


Gabon  
Gambia 


Gabon


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

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Gabon, p 270.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2000/2001

Political Risk Yearbook 2001: Volume 4 Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by William D. Coplin and Michael K. O'Leary. East Syracuse, NY, PRS Group, 2001. 1 vol.
For each country includes information about political framework, economic framework, and forecasts.
Book call no.: R 956.05 P769 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

Gabon. Military Technology 25:272-273 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Gardinier, David E. France and Gabon since 1993: The Reshaping of a Neo-Colonial Relationship. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 18:225-242 July 2000.

Jensen, Keld A. and Ewing, Rodney C. The Okelobondo Natural Fission Reactor, Southeast Gabon: Geology, Mineralogy, and Retardation of Nuclear-Reaction Products. Geological Society of America Bulletin 113:32-62 January 2001.

Michaud, Paul. The Horse and the Jockey. New African No.397:13 June 2001.
A French court ruling that a foreign head of state cannot automatically demand that books they disapprove of be banned, is effecting President Bongo.

Opportunity Knocks (Gabon). World Oil 221:89 August 2000.
Explores the oil industry and Gabon.

Slobodin, Aleksei. Africa: Gabon. Current Digest of the Post Soviet Press 53:23 May 23, 2001.
President Bongo visits Russia.


Gambia 


Internet Resources

Inclusion of a link to a web site does not imply endorsement by the Air University Library or the United States Air Force.  All sites last accessed 25 November 2001.

Gambia.
Available online at: http://www.gambia.com
General information about Gambia from the official web site.

The Gambia.
Available online at: http://home3.inet.tele.dk/mcamara/gam.html
Web site has general information about Gambia and links to other sites.

 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

The Military Balance 2000-2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 320 p.
Gambia, p 271.
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

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Gambia: Vaccine Hope. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 6:7 November 2000.
New vaccine to fight malaria.

Alhagie, Mbye. Jammeh Signs Indemnity Bill. West Africa No.4280:24-25 June 18, 2001.

Copnall, James. Reluctant Democrat. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:33-34 February 2001.
"President Jammeh took power in a coup and with presidential elections due this year he is showing few signs of softening his tight grip on power."

The Evil That Men Do... New African No.391:12-13 December 2000.
Captain Strasser has no where to go.

The Gambia. Military Technology 25:273 World Defence Almanac 2000-2001.
Force structure.

Gambia: Under Confident. Africa Confidential 41:8 December 23, 2000.
Reviews relationships between Gambia and the Commonwealth.

Mbye, Alhagie. 3000 AIDS Deaths in The Gambia. West Africa No.4264:25 March 24, 2001.

Mbye, Alhagie. Auditor-General Sacked. West Africa No.4265:18 March 5, 2001.
Discusses gross mismanagement of public funds.

Mbye, Alhagie. Dalasi Fall Fuels Inflation. West Africa No.4263:28-29 February 19, 2001.
Gambia's currency has fallen recently.

Mbye, Alhagie. Gambian Dealers and 'Blood Diamonds'. West Africa No.4261:22 February 5, 2001.
"Gambian businessmen associated with the 'legal' diamond trade have threatened to take court action against any individual or authority linking them with the 'blood diamond' saga."

Mbye, Alhagie. Gambian Fuel Price Protest. West Africa No.4269:32 April 2, 2001.

Mbye, Alhagie. Gambian Press under Siege. West Africa No.4285:18-19 July 23, 2001.

Mbye, Alhagie. Jawara Banned for 20 Years. West Africa No.4267:20 March 19, 2001.
Former President Jawara has been banned from participating in politics for 20 years.

Mbye, Alhagie. Leveling the Playing Field? West Africa No.4263:16-17 February 19, 2001.
"The Independent Electoral Commission in The Gambia has proposed a code of election campaign ethics and medial rules for all political parties and journalists."

Mbye, Alhagie. New Voter Registration. West Africa No.4277:24 May 28, 2001.
All voters must register before elections in October.

Mbye, Alhagie. Report on Police Shooting Rejected. West Africa No.4261:22-23 February 5, 2001.
Investigation of an incident where 14 students were shot to death by the police.

Mbye, Alhagie. Sir Dawda Puts His Case. West Africa No.4267:21 March 19, 2001.
Former President Jawara warns of disaster to Gambia.

Mbye, Alhagie. Suspicions over Voter Registration. West Africa No.4284:26 July 16, 2001.

Mbye, Alhagie. Voter Registration Controversy. West Africa No.4262:22 February 12, 2001.

Otabil, Bernard. The Gambia's Way Out Of Poverty. West Africa No.4277:30-32 May 28, 2001.
Interviews Musa H. Sillah, Secretary of State for Trade, Industry and Employment of The Gambia.

Saine, Abdoulaye S. The Soldier-Turned-Presidential Candidate: A Comparison of Flawed "Democratic" Transitions in Ghana and Gambia. Journal of Political and Military Sociology 28:191-209 Winter 2000.

Sharia at Last? New African No.393:10 February 2001.
President Jammeh announces Shariah law will be enacted.


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