AFRICA


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


Guinea-Bissau
Kenya

Guina-Bissau


The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this Web site or the information, products, or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD Web site. 

 Internet Resources

Background Note: Guinea Bissau.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, January 2002.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5454.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.

Guinea-Bissau.
Available online at: http://www.bissau.com
News from Guinea-Bissau in English..

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.
Guinea-Bissau, 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

African Interventionist States, edited by Oliver Furley and Roy May. Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing, 2001. 286 p.
Intervention in Guinea-Bissau by Simon Massey, pp 229-264.
Book call no.: 341.584096 A258

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

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

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.

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

Diop, Idy S. Problems Mount for Kumba Yala. West Africa No.4304:17 December 3, 2001.
"In the midst of a lingering crisis President Yala is powerless to act."

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

Simpson, Chris. Kumba Yala at Bay. West Africa No.4306:23 December 17, 2001.
President Yala "has appointed a new Prime Minister after the announcement of a coup plot, but opposition to his rule and abundant problems remain."

Yalla's Follies. Economist 361:54 December 22, 2001.
"Did the president fake a plot against himself?"


Kenya


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.

Kenya Daily.
Available online at: http://www.kenyadaily.com
News from Kenya.

KenyaWeb.
Available online at: http://kenyaweb.com
"Kenya's definitive internet resource".

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.
Kenya, p 139.
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

Huband, Mark. Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2001. 376 p.
Spit of the Toad: Zaire, Kenya, and the Abuse of Tradition, pp 184-248.
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.
Kenya, pp 60-64.
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.

Lewis, Joanna. Empire State-Building: War & Welfare in Kenya 1925-52. Athens, OH, Ohio University Press, 2000. 393 p.
Book call no.: 330 8.96762 L674e

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.
Kenya: Daniel Arap Moi, pp 124-129.
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.
Credibility Problem and the Speed of Trade Liberalization: Modeling the Cost of Speculative Behaviour with an Application to Kenya by Ritva Reinkka, pp 76-113.
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

 Documents

Dvorak, Milan. Obstacles to Democratization: Role of Civil Societies. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2000. 113 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 D988o

Periodicals

Ainsworth, Claire. Plays for Today: Even AIDS and Death Are Not Off Limits for Kenya's Actors. New Scientist 174:52-53 May 4, 2002.
Theaters in small communities in Kenya provide lessons for all about AIDS.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Kenya: Moi Accuses British of Subversion. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 January 2002.

Akpata-Ohohe, Bunmi. Kenya: Sinister Side of Police. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:7 February 2002.
"Police have killed more innocent Kenyans then criminals" in the past five years.

Brown, Stephen. Authoritarian Leadership and Multiparty Elections in Africa: How Foreign Donors Help to Keep Kenya's Daniel Arap Moi in Power. Third World Quarterly 22:725-739 October 2001.

Bush, George W. Digest of Other White House Announcements. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 37:1424 October 8, 2001.
Relates that the president spoke to Prime Minister Zenawi Meles of Ethiopia and President Daniel T. Arap Moi of Kenya concerning cooperation against terrorism.

Caputo, Robert. Swahili Coast: East Africa's Ancient Crossroads. National Geographic 200:104-119 October 2001.

Deen, Thalif. Refugee Papers for Sale. West Africa No.4311:21 February 4, 2002.
"The U.N. has exposed an asylum documents racket within one of its agencies in Nairobi."

East Africa: Conflicting Agendas. Africa Confidential 43:5-6 January 11, 2002.
Evaluates the situation in East African countries.

Fiorino, Francis. 777s for Kenya. Aviation Week & Space Technology 156:21 March 25, 2002.
Kenya Airways "last week placed a firm order for three Boeing 777-200 ER aircraft.

Hamilton, Pat. Food or Fees? Coping Strategies of Poor in Rural Kenya. World & I 17:164-177 April 2002.

Kamau, John. Cold Reception for American Troops. New African No.405:17 March 2002.
3300 American Marines take part in joint exercises with 250 Kenyan troops.

Kamau, John. L'etat c'est Moi. New African No.403:16-18 January 2002.
Predicts that it will not be easy to find a successor to President Moi.

Kamau, John. Still Waiting for Compensation. New African No.401:13 November 2001.
Victims of the U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya await compensation.

Kamau, John. Yes, so What? New African No.408:13 June 2002.
Complains about the U.S. refusal to aid Kenyans that were victims of the American Embassy bombing in 1998.

Kenya. Military Technology 26:280 World Defence Almanac 2001-2002.
Force structure.

Kenya: Chairman Moi. Africa Confidential 43:3-4 April 5, 2002.
"New KANU moves the country back to the one-party state."

Kenya: Holding Their Noses. Africa Confidential 43:3-4 May 31, 2002.
"More aid before the elections looks unlikely-even with the World Bank's help."

Kenya: It's Better Abroad. Africa Confidential 42:5-6 November 9, 2001.
"Moi's foreign policies are a handy diversion from the race to succeed him."

Kenya: Moi Versus the Economy. Africa Confidential 42:1-3 September 14, 2001.
"Galloping inflation, sinking export prices and corruption are bigger problems for the President than the opposition."

Kenya: Not yet Uhuru! Africa Confidential 43:8 June 14, 2002.
Discusses the presidential transition from President Moi to President Kenyatta.

Kenya: The Generation Game. Africa Confidential 43:3-4 January 25, 2002.
"President Moi gives the gray politicians another chance to the succession rights."

Kenya: Too Much Terror. Africa Confidential 42:8 December 21, 2001.
The Kenya-U.S. relationship in the battle against terror.

Kenya: Uhuru Now! Africa Confidential 43:4-6 July 26,2002.
"KANU goes back to the future for its presidential candidate."

Kenyan Student, Kimeli Naiyomah, Who Was in New York City on September 11. Chronicle of Higher Education 48: June 21, 2002.
Fifteen cows have been sent to the United States as a gesture of sympathy.

Kigotho, Wachira. Diploma Scam Alleged at Kenyan Ministry. Chronicle of Higher Education 48:A40 March 1, 2002.

Kigotho. Wachira. Heads Jailed for Neglect over Fire. Times Educational Supplement No.4467:20 February 8, 2002.
"The head and deputy head of a secondary school have each been jailed for eight months for failing to prevent a dormitory fire in which 67 students die."

Klaidman, Daniel. Exclusive: A Key Link in the Qaeda Network. Newsweek 139:10 January 14, 2002.
Phone number ties terrorists to a number in Nairobi, Kenya.

Libel Action. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:37 September 2001.
Law suit against former U.S. ambassador Smith Hempstone.

Majtenjy, Cathy. Even the Forests Are Being Privatized. New African No.402:15 December 2001.

Margonelli, Lisa. Rainmaker: How a Low-Cost, Lightweight Pump Is Changing the Economy of the Nation. Wired 10:108-115 April 2002.

Mbogo, Stephen. Corruption Bills in Kenya. West Africa No.4288:30 August 13, 2001.
Wonders if past anti-corruption bills will pardon those Kenyans who committed economic crimes before 1997.

Mbogo, Stephen. Peacekeeping School in Kenya. West Africa No.4291:19 September 3, 2001.

Moi and His Band of Young Turks. Economist 361:40-41 December 15, 2001.
Anticipates politics in Kenya after President Moi resigns.

Moi at Bay. Economist 359:35 August 18, 2001.
"Parliament has thrown out an anti-corruption bill and cost Kenya millions."

Moi's Ploys. World Press Review 48:28 September 2001.
Recounts President Moi's attempts to hold power.

Mwalulu, Jackson. Looming Transition. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:13 June 2002.
"President Arap Moi's exit from power in a few months time creates the best opportunity for Kenyan opposition to seize the reins of power."

Nafukho, Fredrick and Verma, Satish. Comparison of the Efficiency and Equity Implications of University Loan Programs in the United States and Kenya. Journal of Third World Studies 18:187-207 Fall 2001.

Njururi, Blamuel. Britain Yes, France No. New African No.406:15 April 2002.
"Kenyan government canceled an offer made to Renault, the French motor manufacturer, to supply military vehicles to the Kenyan armed forces, and gave the order instead to Bedford, the British manufacturer."

Odhiambao, Bob. Moi out, but Who in? New African No.400:13 October 2001.
No agreement on who should replace President Moi.

Odhiambo, Peter. Moi Not Gone yet. New African No.409:15 July-August 2002.
The ruling party of Kenya has decided to delay general elections by up to 12 months.

Otieno, Derek. Is Uhuru the Next President? New African No.407:12 May 2002.
President Moi presents four possible successors.

Politics of Hair Color. Jet 100:33 October 15, 2001.
President Moi of Kenya recently said that he and other gray-haired Kenyans should retire from political life.

Rwanda, Kenya West Africa No.4330:27 June 17, 2002.
"USA appeals to Kenya: help find 'wanted' Rwandan.

Salmon, Katy. Kenyan Journalist under Pressure. West Africa No.4329:26-27 June 10, 2002.

Sprenkle, Sue. Christians Flee Rioting. Christianity Today 46:25 February 4, 2002.
The Christian church helps those affected by violence in Kenya.

Teng'o, Daniel. Kenya: Guessing Game. World Press Review 49:29 July 2002.
Who will succeed President Moi?

View from the Slums. Economist 363:24 June 29, 2002.
Reports massive corruption in Kenya, but President Moi continues to be reelected.

Zhu Confident of Sino-Kenyan Relations. Beijing Review 45:4 May 9, 2002.
"Chinese Premier Zhu Rogji discussed bilateral relations with Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on April 24."


Back Arrow Return to Africa Table of Contents

Back Arrow Return to Bibliography List