AFRICA


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


Central Africa
Eastern Africa


Central Africa


Books

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

Anderson, Ewan W. Global Geopoltical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict. London, Stationery Office, 2000. 391 p.
The Benguela and Tanzam Railways, pp 42-44.
Book call no.: 327.101 A546g

Berman, Eric G. and Sams, Katie E. Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities. Geneva, Switzerland United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, 2000.  540 p.
    Economic Community of Central African States, pp 201-206.
Book call no. 341.584096 B516p

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2001. 1985 p.
Lake Chad Basin Commission, p 107.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. SIPRI Yearbook 2000: Armaments, Disarmaments and International Security. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 758 p.
The War in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Taylor B. Seybolt, pp 59-75.
Book call no.: 341.67 S864s 2000

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
Congo: Less Fighting, but No Peace, pp 227-235.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

 Periodicals

Ankomah, Baffour. The Darlings Are Falling. New African No.397:30-33 June 2001.
"Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi have been named and shamed at last by the UN investigation into the looting of Congo's resources."

Campling, Liam. Fingers in the Congo Pie. West Africa No.4275:16-18 May 14, 2001.
Examines the war in the Congo with its regional aspects.

Central Africa: Congo Imbroglio. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 January 12, 2001.
The war in the Congo still dominates the region.

Coming Home to Fight. Economist 359:44 June 23, 2001.
"After fighting in Congo, Rwanda's militiamen threaten their own regime."

Congo-Kinshasa/Zimbabwe: Soldiers of Misfortune. Africa Confidential 41:6-7 September 15, 2000.
"Mercenaries and miners will play a key role in President Kabila's latest offensive."

Daring to Hope, Again. Economist 359:46-47 June 2, 2001.
"A UN delegation to Central Africa found concession-making fashionable."

Democratic Republic of Congo: Peace Effort Threatened. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:8 January 2001.

France in the Dock. New African No.398:18 July 2001.
France accused of aiding in a coup attempt.

Gorevitch, Philip. Forsaken. New Yorker 76:52-62 September 25, 2000.
The war in Congo and its effect on the area.

Kigotho, Wachira. Boys Smuggled out to Kill. Times Educational Supplement No.4402:14 November 10, 2000.
Boys as young as 10 are being recruited to fight in the Congo by Uganda and Rwanda.

The Looters from Abroad. New African No.396:17 May 2001.
UN Panel urges strong measures against looters of natural resources in Congo.

Louw, G. M. Conflict in Rwanda: A Case Study of Cause and Effect. African Armed Forces, pp 24-28+, March 2001. 
"An analysis of the conflict in Rwanda within the context of the general conflict in Central Africa."

Misser, Francois. Congo: Behind Rebel Lines. New African No.388:24 September 2000.
Tells "how Kabila's airforce has been bombarding civilian targets in the Equator Region."

Quammen, David. Megatransect Across 1200 Miles of Untamed Africa on Foot. National Geographic 198:2-29 October 2000.
A Trek across Central Africa to investigate the forests. 
Part 2, The Green Abyss in March 2001 issue, pages 2 - 45.

Rwanda/Congo-Kinshasa: Conditional Offers. Africa Confidential 41:7 October 27, 2000.
"All the Congo combatants talk peace and prepare for war."

Weiss, Herbert. Civil War in the Congo. Society 38:67-71 March/April 2001.
Not only discusses the war in the Congo but also the background.


 Eastern Africa


 Books

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


Berman, Eric G. and Sams, Katie E. Peacekeeping in Africa: Capabilities and Culpabilities. Geneva, Switzerland United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, 2000.  540 p.
    Economic Community of Central African States, pp 201-206.
Book call no. 341.584096 B516p

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Wonders of the African World. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. 275 p.
Searching for the Swahili, pp 148-191.
Book call no.: 960 G259w

Kelly, Saul. Cold War in the Desert: Britain, the United States and the Italian Colonies, 1945-52. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 207 p. (Cold War)
Book call no.: 909.824 K24c

The Statesman's Yearbook: the Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World 2001, edited by Barry Turner. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2001. 1985 p.
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), pp 105-106.
Book call no.: R310 St2 137th ed 2001

Strategic Survey 2000/2001. London, Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2000. 1 vol.
Up and Down on the Horn, pp 254-263.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2000/2001

Documents

Tonui, Emiliano. Future Stability in the Horn of Africa. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Army War College, April 2000. 25 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 T667f

 Periodicals

Adoko, Krispin. Poverty, AIDS and Child Labour. West Africa No.4284:31-32 July 16, 2001.
"A recent study by UNICEF on child labour in eastern and southern Africa has highlighted the desperate position of the African child."

Anderson, George M. Refugees in East Africa: An Interview with John Guiney. America 183:16-21 October 21, 2000.

Biliouri, Daphne. The Challenge for African Water. Jane's Intelligence Review 13:50-52 May 2001.

Bollag, Burton. East African Universities Will Gain Journal Access in New Online Project. Chronicle of Higher Education 47:A39 March 16, 2001.

Dagne, Theodros. The Horn of Africa: Another Humanitarian Crisis? Mediterranean Quarterly 11:116-128 Summer 2000.
Table shows drought history 1965-1994.

East Africa: Community Reborn. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6 February 2001.
"The presidents of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have launched a second attempt to establish an East African Community to boost trade within the region."

East Africa: Mixed Fortunes. Africa Confidential 42:4-5 January 12, 2001.
Briefly looks at affairs in each country in Eastern Africa

English, Malcolm. AMREF: Lifeline for East Africa. Air International 60:278-281 May 2001.
"Operating six aircraft, AMREF provides a 24 hour 365 days a year flying doctor service in East Africa."

Iyob, Ruth. The Ethiopian-Eritrean Conflict: Diasporic vs. Hegemonic States in the Horn of Africa, 1991-2000. Journal of Modern African Studies 38:659-682 December 2000.

Kenya/USA: Follow Me, Follow. Africa Confidential 42:8 June 1, 2001.
Relations between Kenya and the U.S. which fears instability in Eastern Africa.

Kimani, Wambui. East African Community Reborn. West Africa No.4259:25 January 22, 2001.
"Presidents of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania ...presided over the official launch of the East African Community."

Le Comte, Douglas. Weather around the World. Weatherwise 54:23-27 March/April 2001.
Includes a section on floods in southern Africa and drought in North and East Africa.

Neethling, Theo. U.S. Involvement in African Security Requirements: Some Notes and Reflections. African Armed Forces, pp 22-25, September 2000. 
East African peacekeeping exercise called Operation Natural Fire 2000 in which U.S. forces participated.

Smith, Kevin and others. Not Necessarily in the Same Boat: Heterogeneous Risk Assessment among East African Pastoralists. Journal of Development Studies 37:1-30 June 2001.

Smith, Kevin and others. Participatory Risk Mapping for Targeting Research and Assistance: With an Example from East African Pastoralists. World Development 28:1945-1959 November 2000.
Studies the risks faced by pastoralists in southern Ethiopia and northern Kenya



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