AFRICA


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


Gabon
Gambia

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 Internet Resources

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

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.
Gabon, p 137.
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.

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Gabon: Omar Bongo, pp 98-104.
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

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

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

Bales, Kevin. Going Cheap. New Internationalist No.337:14-15 August 2001.
Includes mention of child slavery in West Africa.

Gabon. Military Technology 26:277 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Lawson, Antoine. 80 Per Cent Poverty in Oil-Rich Gabon. West Africa No.4321:30-31 April 15, 2002.

Zongo, Abel. It's the PDG Again. West Africa No.4307:24 December 24, 2001.
"In Gabon President Bongo' ruling party has swept to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections."


Gambia


Internet Resources

Background Note: Gambia.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, January 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5459.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.

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

Gambia Gateway.
Available online at: http://www.accessgambia.com  
Reports to be "your Web portal for all-things Gambian." Lists Gambian web sites.

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

Republic of The Gambia: Official Website.
Available online at: http://www.gambia.gm
"The site will give information on The Gambia, its economy, politics, government, business, environment, geography.".

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.
Gambia, p 137.
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.

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Gambia: Yahya Jammeh, pp 105-110.
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

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

Adoko, K. Gambia: Governance and Growth. West Africa No.4292:28-29 September 10, 2001.
Inspects the Gambian economy.

Copnall, James. Incumbent Has It. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:23 November 2001.
President Jammeh easily wins reelection.

Copnall, James. Temperature Rising. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:31 October 2001.
"With opposition parties agreeing on a coalition bid, the October presidential elections look like a head-to-head fight-if the main challenger is allowed to stand."

Gambia. Military Technology 26:277-278 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Gambia: Jammeh: What I Stand for. West Africa No.4290:10-17 August 27, 2001.
Three articles about elections to be held in October.

Gambia: The Re-Election Game. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 October 12, 2001.
"A fixed vote and foreign indifference will put Jammeh back in power."

Let the Best Man Win. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:35 September 2001.
"Gambia's President Jammeh is a reluctant democrat and the October presidential elections are thought unlikely to be free and fair. But with the opposition in disarray, he may not even need to cheat to win."

Lowe, Sheikh. Concern over Media Muzzling Law. West Africa No.4324:24 May 6, 2002.
"Reports on new legislation going through parliament that will place heavy restrictions on the media."

Mbye, Alhagie. Election Code of Conduct. West Africa No.4295:20 October 1, 2001.
"The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has issued a code of election campaign ethics for the forthcoming presidential election."

Mbye, Alhagie. Jawara 'Going Home'. West Africa No.4288:22-23 August 13, 2001.
"Members of the National Executive and Central Committee of the People's Progressive Party (PPP), the ruling party in the civilian government overthrown in 1994, has announced it will resume political activities to seek to return to power: Former President Sir Dawda Jawara is to be the Secretary General and leader of the party."

Mbye, Alhagie. President Jammeh Re-Elected. West Africa No.4299:17-18 October 29, 2001.

Secka, Momodou M. Jammeh Expects a Smoother Ride. New African No.400:16 October 2001.
Assembly and presidential elections to be held in October.

Settling Old Scores? New African No.402:17 December 2001.
President Jemmeh seems to be harassing the opposition


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