AFRICA


July  2002
Compiled by Joan T. Phillips, Bibliographer
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Internet Resources

Background Note: Democratic Republic of Congo.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, July 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2823.htm

CIA World Factbook 2001.
Available online at: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
General information about each country including a map.

Congo Crisis.
Available online at: http://www.dac.neu.edu/congocrisis/main.html
Attempts to understand the whole truth about the conflict the Congo.

Library of Congress. Federal Research Division. Country Studies: Area Handbook Series .
Available online at: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html#toc
"The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors." Democratic Republic of Congo listed under Zaire.

Political Resources on the Net: Africa.
Available online at: http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
Provides political information about each African country.
Last accessed: September 17, 2002.


 Books

2002 Index of Economic Freedom, edited by Gerald P. O'Driscoll, Jr. and others. Washington, Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones, 2002. 428 p.
For each country lists information such as: trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flow and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.
Book call no.: R 330.9 I38 2002

Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces, edited by David Willis. Westport, CT, AIRtime Publishing, 1999. 320 p.
Congo (Zaire), p 133.
Book call no.: R 358.4003 A252

Africa 2002, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 37th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2002. 282 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 37th ed. 2002

Africa's Review 2000. 23rd ed. Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Walden Publishing, 2000. 328 p.
Book call no.: R 960 A25811 23d ed 2000

Africa South of the Sahara 2002. 31st ed. London, Europa, 2001. 1305 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 31st ed 2002

African Interventionist States, edited by Oliver Furley and Roy May. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2001. 286 p.
From Intervened to Intervenor: Rwanda and Military Intervention in Zaire/DRC by Mel McNulty, pp 173-189. DRC: Africa's Scramble for Africa by Gerry Cleaver//Simon Massey, pp 193-209.
Book call no.: 341.584096 A258

Boulden, Jane. Peace Enforcement: The United Nations Experience in Congo, Somalia, and Bosnia. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2001. 161 p.
Book call no.: 327.172 B763p

Countries and Their Cultures. New York, Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 4 vols.
Book call no.: R 306.03 C855

Current Biography, edited by Clifford Thompson. New York, H. W. Wilson, 2001. 658 p.
Biography of Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, pp. 278-280.
Book call no.: R 920.02 2001

De Witt, Ludo. Assassination of Lumumba. New York, Verso, 224 p.
Book call no.: 697.5103 W128m

Dembour, Marie-Benedicte. Recalling the Belgian Congo: Conversations and Introspection. New York, Berghahn Books, 2000. 235 p. (New Directions in Anthropology)
Book call no.: 306.096751 D375r

Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting Missions Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 552 p.
"Account of Cuban policy in Africa from 1959 to 1976 and of its escalating clash with U.S. policy."
Book call no.: 327.729106 G557c

Guevara, Ernesto. African Dream: The Diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo, translated by Patrick Camiller. New York, Grove Press, 1999. 244 p.
Book call no.: 967.51031 G939a

Huband, Mark. Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2001. 376 p.
Sell the Silver, Steal the Gold: Mobutu and Zaire, pp 3-30.
Book call no.: 960.32 H875s

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2002: Events of 2001: November 2000-November 2001. New York, Human Rights Watch, 2002. 670 p.
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), pp 43-49.
Book call no.: 323.4905 H918 2002

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Paul Jackson. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 551 p.
See contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 623.746 J33 No. 15 2002 Apr.

Jane's World Insurgency and Terrorism. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 890 p.
See table of contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 364.1 J33 2002 May-Aug

Journeys Through Conflict: Narratives and Lessons, edited by Hayward R. Alker and others. Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. 462 p.
Could Humanitarian Crises Have Been Anticipated in Burundi, Rwanda, and Zaire? A Comparative Study of Anticipatory Indicators by Barbara Harff, pp 81-102.
Book call no.: 327.17 J86

Scherre, Christian P. Genocide and Crisis in Central Africa: Conflict Roots, Mass Violence, and Regional War. Westport, CT, Praeger, 2002. 410 p.
For sections on Congo see table of contents.
Book call no.: 304.663 S326g

Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, edited by Barry Turner. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 2057 p.
Information about each country includes: key historical events, territory and population, climate, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, trade, communications, social institutions, and culture.
Book call no.: R 310 St2 138th ed 2002

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Detroit, MI, Gale Group, 2001. 4 vols.
Provides general information about each country.
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.2

 Periodicals

Africa's Great War. Economist 364:43-45 July 6, 2002.
"Congo's civil war may have claimed as many as 3m lives. The country is so inaccessible that it's horrors are rarely reported."

Akosah-Sarpong, Kofi. After Blood Diamonds, Blood Coltan. West Africa No.4310:14 January 28, 2002.
Coltan, used in electronic gadgets, is in heavy demand and causing further problems in the Congo.

Akosah-Sarpong, Kofi. Coltan, Poverty and War in the DRC. West Africa No.4297:34 October 15, 2001.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Congo: Peace Talks to Resume. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 December 2001.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Congo: War Pays? Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6-7 January 2002.
United Nations investigators report that the war in the Congo is being prolonged by greed for gold, diamonds, timber, and coltan.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Gabon/Congo-B: The Return of Ebola. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 February 2002.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Too Little, Too Late. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:5 March 2002.
Belgium has issued an official apology for the murder of Patrice Lumumba.

Bafalikike, Lokongo. What Is MONUC Doing Here? New African No.409:19 July-August 2002.
The people of the Congo blame UN forces for not coming to the aid of victims of a Rwandan-led commando unit in May.

Beltrame, Julian. Remember, It's a Good Cause. Mclean's 114:9 December 17, 2001.
Nelson Mandela manages to extract from Jean Chretien a promise for monetary help with the peace process in Congo.

Boateng, Osei. 'Diabolical Job.' New African No.399:29 September 2001.
"Former Belgian police officer describes how he and his brother disposed of Lumumba's body."

Boateng, Osei. United Against 'Satan'...How Lumumba Was Murdered! New African No.400:42-46 October 2001.

Brittain, Victoria. What You Get for Backing a Tyrant. New Statesman 130:24-25 October 8, 2001.
"By supporting President Mobutu in the Congo, the U.S. fuels the rise of terrorism there."

Burundi/Congo-Kinshasa: Piecemeal. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 October 26, 2001.
"Nelson Mandela's plan annoys almost everyone but there's no alternative in sight."

Carlucci Sets the Record Straight Concerning His Involvement in the Congo. Insight on the News 17:6 August 20, 2001

Central Africa: New Year Hopes. Africa Confidential 43:6-7 January 11, 2002.
"Two peace deals and a crowded reform agenda point to a way out of the chaos."

Clarke, Tom. Seismic Rumbling Foretold Congo Eruption. Nature 415:353 January 24, 2002.

Clemens, Dave. Peace Near, but So Far. World Press Review 48:39 December 2001.
Peace process continues over the conflict in the Congo.

Conga-Kinshasa: Under the Volcano. Africa Confidential 43:6 January 25, 2002.
Combatants are still far apart in negotiations.

Congo City Charred. Mclean's 115:14 February 4, 2002.
Volcanic eruption in the city of Goma brings death and displacement.

Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Military Technology 26:273 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Congo-DRC: Treason Trial Finally Starts. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:8-9 April/May 2002.
"Trial of more than 80 people suspect of plotting the assassination last year (January 18) of President Laurent Kabila."

Congo-Kinshasa: Behind the Partition. Africa Confidential 43:8 May 17, 2002.
Describes a new partition in the Congo.

Congo-Kinshasa: Clean-up or Cover-up. Africa Confidential 42:8 September 14, 2001.
Investigates a clean-up of state companies.

Congo-Kinshasa: Dialogue in Addis. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 September 28, 2001.
"The many sides in Congo's wars have started talking; young President Kabila may yet prevail."

Congo-Kinshasa: High Stakes at Sun City. Africa Confidential 43:6-7 February 22, 2002.
Wonders about success of peace talks.

Congo-Kinshasa: Santa's Leopards. Africa Confidential 42:8 December 7, 2001.
"President Joseph Kabila and rebel leaders Jean-Pierre Bemba and Adolphe Onosumba are due to meet in Abuja, Nigeria on 13 December to speed up negotiations to end the war and set up a transitional regime."

Congo-Kinshasa: Sundown. Africa Confidential 43:3-4 April 19, 2002.
"Rebel and government delegations are regrouping-not reuniting their country."

Congo's Angry Mountain. Economist 362:43-44 January 26, 2002.
Mount Nyiragongo erupts sending thousands fleeing.

Congo Volcano Moves China. Beijing Review 45:4 February 7, 2002.

Congolese Bishop Calls for Withdrawal of Foreign Armies. America 185:5 August 27, 2001.

Derrick, Jonathan. Francophone States' Varied Fortunes in 2001. West Africa No.4307:15-16 December 24, 2001.

Gevisser, Mark. As Zimbabwe Goes... Nation 274:4-5 April 8, 2002.
Compares politics and government in Congo and Zimbabwe.

Gyan-Apenteng, Kwasi. Another Crisis, a New Response. West Africa No.4310:9-11 January 28, 2002.
"Reports on the disastrous eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, the impact on the city of Goma, and the unexpected responses of the stricken townspeople."

How America Ran, and Still Runs, the Congo War...America's Covert Activities in the Great Lakes Region Exposed. New African No.399:18-22 September 2001.

Kamara, Jean. Plunder Continues. West Africa No.4304:22-23 December 3, 2001.
"Foreign forces are still feeding on Congo's wealth and war."

Kimani, Wambui. Deadlock on Rwanda Suspects Continues. West Africa No.4328:22 June 3, 2002.
"Reports that the Congolese proposal regarding Rwanda genocide suspects believed to be in DRC territory is unlikely to be adopted."

Levine, Bernard. Tantalum Okay, Says Starck. Electronic News 48:2 March 11, 2002.
Tantalum powder from leading supplier H.C. Starck is readily available at a fair price and not procured from questionable sources of Tantalum ore in the war-torn Congo."

Lokongo, Antoine. Lumumba Apology Not Enough, but... New African No.405:13 March 2002.

Lokongo, Antoine. Tide Turning Against Invaders. New African No.403:28 January 2002.
"The days of Ugandan and Rwandan occupation of Congo are numbered, as America gets tough on its allies in Kampala and Kigali."

Mathews, Sally and Solomon, Hussein. Challenges of State Collapse in Africa: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Africa Insight 31:24-31 September 2001.

Mbakwe, Tom. Physician Heal Thyself. New African No.403:15 January 2002.
"The New York-based December 12 Movement is launching an international campaign on 25 January to get Belgium tried for genocide in Congo, and for sponsoring the murder of Patrice Lumumba."

Misser, Francois. Lumumba: Belgian Report a Whitewash. New African No.403:32-33 January 2002.

Misser, Francois. Mrs Lumumba Speaks. New African No.406:20-23 April 2002.
Mrs. Lumumba is in Belgium for the official apology for her husband's death.

Moore, David. Neoliberal Globalisation and the Triple Crisis of 'Modernisation' in Africa: Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa. Third World Quarterly 22:909-929 December 2001.

Mwalulu, Jackson. Half Baked Accord. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:10-11 June 2002.
"More talks are needed to get all parties to the Congolese conflict to support a new peace initiative fronted by President Kabila."

Nation That Hates Its Women. New Statesman 15:14-15 June 24, 2002.
Discusses the state of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Nzongola-Ntalaja, Georges. Democratic Republic of Congo: How Can We End the War? Africa Insight 31:43-47 December 2001.

On Sudan's Horizon, Maybe Congo's. Economist 364:39 July 27 2002.
"Is peace busting out all over Africa?"

Orogun, Paul S. Crisis of Government, Ethics Schisms, Civil War, and Regional Destabilization of the Democratic Republic of Congo. World Affairs 165:25-41 Summer 2002.

Peace Process Progresses. UN Chronicle 39:71 March-May 2002.

Putting Humpty Together Again. Economist 360:47 October 13, 2001.
"Congo's government and rebels prepare for peace talks."

Rwanda/Burundi: Negating the Negatives. Africa Confidential 42:8 September 28, 2001.
Wonders about the effect of President Kabila expelling "the hardline militias involved in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda."

Shaw, Ibrahim S. Looking to Recovery in the DRC. West Africa No.4330:28-29 June 17, 2002.
"Reports on the recent World Bank-shared meeting between the Democratic Republic of Congo and its development partners."

Snapping at Peace. Economist 363:46 April 20, 2002.
Reports "the thwarted efforts to end nearly six years of Congo's war."

South Africa: Crossing the Limpopo. Africa Confidential 43:1-3 January 25, 2002.
"Zimbabwe threatens the grand African plans of Presidents Mbeki and Obasanjo."

Who Killed Laurent? Africa Confidential 43:4 April 19, 2002.
Trial of 125 suspects for the assassination of Laurent Kabila.

Who Killed Laurent Kabila? Economist 362:44-45 March 23, 2002.
Reports the trial of 150 people who were accused of plotting the assassination of Laurent Kabila.

World Bank/DRC: Carrots for Kinshasa. Africa Confidential 43:8 June 28, 2002.
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank are giving a $1.2 billion package to Congo.


Cote D'Ivoire 


 Internet Resources

Background Note: Cote D'Ivoire.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, November 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5236.htm

CIA World Factbook 2001.
Available online at: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
General information about each country including a map.

Library of Congress. Federal Research Division. Country Studies: Area Handbook Series .
Available online at: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html#toc
"The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors".

Political Resources on the Net: Africa.
Available online at: http://www.politicalresources.net/africa.htm
Provides political information about each African country.

Books

2002 Index of Economic Freedom, edited by Gerald P. O'Driscoll, Jr. and others. Washington, Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones, 2002. 428 p.
For each country lists information such as: trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flow and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.
Book call no.: R 330.9 I38 2002

Aerospace Encyclopedia of World Air Forces, edited by David Willis. Westport, CT, AIRtime Publishing, 1999. 320 p.
Cote D'Ivoire, p 133.
Book call no.: R 358.4003 A252

Africa 2002, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 37th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2002. 282 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 37th ed. 2002

Africa's Review 2000. 23rd ed. Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Walden Publishing, 2000. 328 p.
Book call no.: R 960 A25811 23d ed 2000

Africa South of the Sahara 2002. 31st ed. London, Europa, 2001. 1305 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 31st ed 2002

Countries and Their Cultures. New York, Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 4 vols.
Book call no.: R 306.03 C855

Jane's World Air Forces, edited by Paul Jackson. Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2002. 551 p.
See contents to locate information about each country.
Book call no.: R 623.746 J33 No. 15 2002 Apr.

N'Diaye, Boubacar. Challenge of Institutionalizing Civilian Control: Botswana, Ivory Coast, and Kenya in Comparative Perspective. Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2001. 189 p.
Book call no.: 322.50967 N337c

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Cote D'Ivoire: Laurent Gbagbo, Robert Guei, and Alassane Ouattara, pp 65-75.
Book call no.: 920.06 R162a

Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, edited by Barry Turner. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 2057 p.
Information about each country includes: key historical events, territory and population, climate, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, trade, communications, social institutions, and culture.
Book call no.: R 310 St2 138th ed 2002

Statistical Abstract of the World, edited by Annemarie Muth. 3d ed. Detroit, MI, Gale Research, 1997. 1134 p.
Statistics for each country include geography, demographics, health, human factors, education, science and technology, government and law, labor force, production sectors, manufacturing sector, and finance, economics, and trade.
Book call no.: R 310 S797 1997

Trade and Fiscal Adjustment in Africa, edited by David Bevan and others. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 285 p.
Analyzing the Incidents of Taxes in the Cote D'Ivoire by Ngee Choon Chia////, pp 149-175.
Book call no.: 382.096 T763

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Detroit, MI, Gale Group, 2001. 4 vols.
Provides general information about each country.
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.2

 Periodicals

Absent Rivals. Economist 361:45 November 25, 2001.
Journalists believe violence may be near in conflicts between the country's ethnic groups.

Cisse, Soumahila. United Nations and the Ivory Coast. Humanist 62:36-37 July/August 2002.

Copnall, James. Empty Seats at the Table. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:24-25 November 2001.
Reports on the Ivorian Forum for National Reconciliation.

Cote D'Ivoire. Military Technology 26:273-274 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Cote D'Ivoire. Africa Confidential 42:6 September 14, 2001.
The state of the economy and politics in Cote D'Ivoire.

Cote D'Ivoire. New Internationalist No.346:36 June 2002.
General information about the politics and government of Cote D'Ivoire.

Cote D'Ivoire: A la Carte. Africa Confidential 43:8 July 12, 2002.
Points out election irregularities in district council elections held on 7 July.

Cote D'Ivoire: Accident-Prone. Africa Confidential 42:8 October 12, 2001.
The national reconciliation conference is not proceeding as planned.

Cote D'Ivoire: Interregnum. Africa Confidential 43:6-7 May 17, 2002.
Assesses the situation in Cote D'Ivoire.

Cote D'Ivoire: The Barricades Again. Africa Confidential 43:4-6 February 8, 2002.
"Striking policeman upset the cash-strapped government and fuel other pay demands."

Derrick, Jonathan. Francophone States' Varied Fortunes in 2001. West Africa No.4307:15-16 December 24, 2001.

Freund, Bill. Contrasts in Urban Segregation: A Tale of Two African Cities, Durbin (South Africa) and Abidjan (Cote D'Ivoire). Journal of Southern African Studies 27:527-546 September 2001.

Omunizua, Cersko. Limited Progress on Reconciliation. West Africa No.4317:18-19 March 18, 2002.
"Report that the National Reconciliation Forum, intended to resolve tensions after the country came near to civil war in 2000, eventually produced only very cautious proposals."

Omunizua, Cersko. Soul-Searching by Ivorians. West Africa No.4301:24-26 November 12, 2001.
Discusses the Reconciliation Forum which convened on October 9.

Otabil, Bernard. Cote D'Ivoire: Economic Costs of Civil Unrest. West Africa No.4293:26-27 September 17, 2001.
The unsettled political climate "resulted in the suspension of financial support from major donors and lenders."

West Africa at the Crossroads. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:4-7+ 2001.

West Africa: Busy Presidents. Africa Confidential 43:7 January 11, 2002.
Evaluates each country at the beginning of 2002.

Wilson, Andrew. Randgold Forging Ahead in West Africa. West Africa No.4306:34-35 December 17, 2001.
"Reports on a South African gold giants mining in Mali and exploration in Cote D'Ivoire and Senegal."


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