AFRICA


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


Ghana
Guinea

Ghana


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 Internet Resources

Background Note: Ghana.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, January 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2860.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.

Ghana Home Page.
Available online at: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/index.php
Calls itself "your comprehensive resource about the country of Ghana".

Michigan State University. Eli Broad Graduate School of Management. Global Edge.
Available online at: http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/busresmain.asp?ResourceCategoryID=5
Information about business in Africa.

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

Republic of Ghana.
Available online at: http://www.ghana.com/republic/
General information about Ghana..

 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.
Ghana, p 138.
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 in Crisis: New Challenges and Possibilities, edited by Tunde Zack-Williams and others. Sterling, VA, Pluto Press, 2002. 228 p.
U.S. Democratic Experiment in Ghana by Julie Hearn, pp 97-108.
Book call no.: 330.96 A2583

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

Anshan, Li. British Rule in Rural Protest in Southern Ghana. New York, Peter Lang, 2002. 207 p. (Society and Politics in Africa)
Book call no.: 303.484 L693b

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

Rake, Allen. African Leaders: Guiding the New Millennium. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2001. 261 p.
Ghana: Jerry Rawlings, pp 111-116.
Book call no.: 920.06 R162a

Salm, Steven J. and Falola, Toyin. Culture and Customs of Ghana. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2002. 224 p. (Culture and Customs of Africa)
Book call no.: 966.7 S171c

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

Ablorh-Odjidja, E. February 24, a Malevolent Act! New African No.406:29 April 2002.
Demands an apology and redress from the U.S. for the coup of 24 February 1966.

Abugri, George S. 2,500 Women Slaves Freed. West Africa No.4314:15-16 February 25, 2002.
"Reports on the practice in various parts of Ghana, especially the Volta Region, of taking girls to be slaves of traditional religious shrines-and on-going practice despite the liberation of some slaves and publication of the shocking expose."

Abugri, George S. Action Against Payroll Fraud. West Africa No.4314:16-17 February 25, 2002.
"Fraudsters are plundering the national treasury by arranging salary payments for non-existence government staff."

Abugri, George S. Panic over Cyanide Spillage. West Africa No.4300:20 November 5, 2001.

Abugri, George S. Secret Service under Fire Again. West Africa No.4314:14-15 February 25, 2002.

Afrani, Mike. Truth and Reconciliation in Town. New African No.399:15 September 2001.
"Ghana is going the way of South Africa by setting up the truth and reconciliation committee."

Ahiata, Kodzo. Who Is a Minister? New African No.403:11 January 2002.
Reviews the situation in Ghana.

Ahiata, Kojo. Ghana: Budget Blues. New African No.407:29 May 2002.

Ainger, Katharine. Ghanaians Protest Privatization. New Internationalist No.337:6 August 2001.
Reports on efforts to privatize the water supply of Accra, Ghana and protests against this action.

Ansah, Jon O. Ghana Airways Is Going under. New African No.409:18 July-August 2002.
Predicts the collapse of Ghana Airways.

Arthur, Kofi. Youth Run Riot in Wassa Mining. African Agenda vol 5,no.1:12-13 2002.

Arthur, Sylvia. Recognition for Herbal Medicine in Ghana. West Africa No.4318:24-25 March 25, 2002.

Boateng, Osei. Kufuor's Balance Sheet. New African No.402:14-15 December 2001.
Reviews President Kufuor's first year in office.

Boateng, Osei and Offei-Ansah, Jon. 'No Blood-Based Study on AIDS Conducted.' New African No.406:16-17 April 2002.
AIDS at the University of Ghana and the unconstitutionality of the Fast Track High Court system were major issues in February.

Bradford, Joe. Fast Track Courts Ruled Illegal. West Africa No.4316:16-17 March 11, 2002.

Bradford, Joe and Fuseini, A. B. A. Long-Standing Conflict. West Africa No.4320:17 April 8, 2002.
"The tension engendered by the dispute over the Yendi 'skin' (throne) has been hanging in the air for more than 30 years."

Darimani, Abdulai and Attarah, Linus. Community Welfare or Corporate Profit? African Agenda vol 5,no.1:24-26 2002.
Cites mining in Ghana for putting profit ahead of the environment.

Davies, Desmond. Reality of Being in Power. No.4327:14 May 27, 2002.
Interviews Vice President Aliu Mahama about the opposition's party transition into power.

Davies, Desmond. The Reality of Being in Power. West Africa No.4327:14 May 27, 2002.
"The New Patriotic Party is gradually transforming itself from an opposition party to a party of government."

Duodu, Cameron. Ako Adjei-the Walking History of Ghana. New African No.405:42-45 March 2002.
A biography of Ako Adjei, "one of the founding fathers of Ghanaian independence who died in Accra on 14 January."

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

Ghana: Grabbing at Growth. Africa Confidential 43:4-6 April 5, 2002.
"Political troubles means the government has to do better with the economy."

Ghana: I'm Sam, Fly Me. Africa Confidential 43:7 July 26,2002.
"Many African airlines have boomed since Air Afrique collapsed, but not Ghana Airways."

Ghana: Kufuor Stamps His Authority. West Africa No.4332:8-15 July 1, 2002.
Discusses politics in Ghana.

Ghana: Murder in Yendi. Africa Confidential 43:6 April 19, 2002.
"The beheading of a traditional ruler has a sour political background."

Ghana: No Shine on Gold. Africa Confidential 42:3-4 December 21, 2001.
Economic woes in Ghana.

Ghana: Reality Checks. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 August 31, 2001.
"Party management, fighting recession and trying miscreants dominate the NPP agenda."

Ghana's Economic Situation: View from the BOG (Bank of Ghana). West Africa No.4316:26-27 March 11, 2002.
Interviews Paul A. Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana.

Ghana Special Report. West Africa No.4315:9-23+ March 4, 2002.
Many articles about the present state of Ghana.

Good, but Not at Election Time. Economist 363:46 April 27, 2002.
"Does laisser-faire hurt the poor? Ghana's examples fuel both views".

Gyan-Apenteng, Kwasi. God Willing-We'll Arrive. West Africa No.4316:18 March 11, 2002.
Discusses Ghana Airways.

Gyan-Apenteng, Kwasi. Rumours Fly after Murder of Northern King. West Africa No.4320:16 April 8, 2002.
"Report on a serious crisis in Ghana following the murder of the Yaa-Naa, considered the leading traditional ruler in the north and the second in the country."

Hakizimana, Bernard. Mining and Human Rights Abuse (Two experiences from Ghana and Togo, neighbours in the West African sub-region). African Agenda vol 4,no.4:35 2001.

Kwame Nkrumah: CIA Conspiracy Revealed. West Africa No.4302:11-17 November 19, 2001.
Several articles about President Nkrumah of Ghana and the U.S. plot to overthrow him.

Mbakwe, Tom. Noble Man. New African No.401:11 November 2001.
Kofi Annan wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

Nyinah, Joe B. Discord in Rawling's Party. West Africa No.4305:16-17 December 10, 2001.
After losing the election, the National Democratic Congress struggles.

Nyinah, Joe B. Former Ruling Party Claims Persecution. West Africa No.4296:19-20 October 8, 2001.

Nyinah, Joe B. Ghana Water Privatisation Controversy. West Africa No.4297:26-28 October 15, 2001.

Nyinah, Joe B. How to Stop Doctors Leaving. West Africa No.4299:22-23 October 29, 2001.

Nyinah, Joe B. Kufuor Shuffles the Pack. West Africa No.4298:19 October 22, 2001.
President John Kufuor has reshuffled his cabinet.

Nyinah, Joe B. Lotteries Out Of Control? West Africa No.4290:25-26 August 27, 2001.

Nyinah, Joe B. Spotlight on Oil Deals. West Africa No.4293:22-23 September 17, 2001.
"Petroleum has been the subject of some controversy in Ghana lately."

Nyinah, Joe B. Summit for 'Sons Abroad'. West Africa No.4287:19 August 6, 2001.
In July Ghanaians from around the world met in Accra to discuss "opportunities for productive relations between Ghanaians living abroad and their country".

Offei-Ansah, Jon. Pledges Galore! New African No.407:15 May 2002.
Ghana is to receive $1 billion in aid.

Olajire, Ademola. Honeymoon Is over. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:28+ April/May 2002.
"Ghanaians are getting impatient that their lot has not improved despite promises of good times made by the Kufour government."

Omunizua, Cersko. Yankey Case: Ghana's Dilemma. West Africa No.4294:19+ September 24, 2001.
Intrigue over Ghana's "occupying the position of President of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development."

Operation Focus Relief: 3rd SF Group Builds Relations in Western Africa. Special Warfare 15:28-30 June 2002.
"From August 2000 until December 2001, elements of the 3rd Special Forces Group, in coordination with the United States Department of State, deployed to Western Africa to train units of three countries as part of Operation Focus Relief, or OFR."

Osafo-Maafo, Yaw. Ghana's Economy in Shape for Growth. West Africa No.4290:32-33 August 27, 2001.

Osmond, Stephen. Return, Return: Ghana Celebrates Pan-African Heritage. World & I 17:169-203 March 2002.

Otabil, Bernard. Corruption, Justice and Party Politics. West Africa No.4306:21-22 December 17, 2001.
The government investigates the corruptions of the past.

Otabil, Bernard. Fishy Question in Ghana. West Africa No.4321:26-27 April 15, 2002.
Interview of Ghana's Trade Minister, Konadu Apraku.

Otabil, Bernard. Ghana: Positive Change in 2001? West Africa No.4307:13-14 December 24, 2001.
"Ghanaians have seen changes for the better in the economic situation, but are uneasy about some judicial proceedings seen as political."

Otabil, Bernard. Weighty Developments in the NDC. West Africa No.4325:19-20 May 13, 2002.
"The National Democratic Congress (NDC), now the leading opposition party, has held its national congress in which a new leadership was elected while the Founding Father, ex-President Rawlings, spoke confidently about the 2004 elections."

Pilger, John. Clare Short's True Commitment to a Western Capital. In Ghana, Her Department Has Made Aid Money Conditional on the Privatisation of Water. New Statesman 131:13 May 6, 2002.

Rossouw, Henk. Bad Loans Burden Ghana's Student Aid. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A63 November 2, 2001.

Sam, Albert. Ghana's Choice for ECOWAS Chief. West Africa No.4287:16-17 August 6, 2001.
Interviews Mohammed Ibn Chambas.

Sam, Albert. State Funding for Parties. West Africa No.4291:15-16 September 3, 2001.

Sarpong, George. Ghana's Zero Tolerance Policy Claims a Victim. World Press Review 48:14 October 2001.
Ghana's policy against corrupt government officials imprisons Mallam Isa.

Spotlight on Oil Deals. West Africa No.4293:22-23 September 17, 2001.
"Petroleum has been the subject of some controversy in Ghana lately."

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.

White, Landeg. 'My Dear Osagyefo': Letters Between Dr. Banda and Dr. Nkrumah. Times Literary Supplement No.5133:16 August 17, 2001.
Letters exchanged between President Banda and Dr. Nkrumah of Ghana.


Guinea


Internet Resources

Background Note: Guinea.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, December 2001.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2824.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.

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.
Guinea, p 138.
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.
Guinea: Lansana Conte, pp 117-123.
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. Guinea: Opposition Vows to Stop Conte. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 November 2001.
"Guinea's opposition vowed to use 'all means' to prevent a referendum designed to change the constitution and let President Lansana Conte run for a third mandate."

Coleman, Sarah. Sex-for-Food Scandal. World Press Review 49:29 May 2002.
Relief workers and peacekeepers sexually exploit females in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Diop, Idy S. Conte Gets Constitution Change. West Africa No.4304:18-19 December 3, 2001.
"President Conte has changed the constitution to allow him any number of terms of office."

Diop, Idy S. Conte Seeks Third Term. West Africa No.4300:26 November 5, 2001.
President Conte plans to run for a third term.

Guinea. Military Technology 26:278-279 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Guinea: Constitutional Conte. Africa Confidential 42:8 September 14, 2001.
Speculates that President Conte is seeking a third term.

Guinea: Money for Mercs? Africa Confidential 43:8 March 8, 2002.
"Eighteen Liberians who gave evidence last year in the trial of opposition leader Alpha Conde" are demanding money from Guinea government.

Guinea: Unstable. Africa Confidential 43:8 May 17, 2002.
An accidental explosion in an Army camp unnerved many people.

Lokongo, Antoine. Tale of Two Countries. New African No.403:12 January 2002.
Contends that a different standard is being used by the international community in response to the situations in Guinea and Zimbabwe.

Mano River (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone). African Agenda vol 4,no.3:18-20 2001.

Samb, Saliou. Guinea's Black-Market Drugs Threat. West Africa No.4332:19 July 1, 2002.
"Doctors and pharmacists are concerned over the widespread sale of drugs, cheap but often defective, by ordinary traders."

Taweh, John. Peace Drawing Near? West Africa No.4297:20 October 15, 2001.
Ministers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone met to discuss peace talks over the Mono River Union


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