AFRICA


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


Africa - Foreign Relations - U.S. 
Africa - Health

Foreign Relations 


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 Books

Africa Policy in the Clinton Years: Critical Choices for the Bush Administration, edited by J. Stephen Morrison and Jennifer G. Cooke. Washington, CISI Press, 2001. 153 p.
Book call no.: 327.7306 A2584

Cohen, Herman J. Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent. New York, St. Martin's Press, 2000. 268 p.
Book call no.: 327.67073 C678i

Huband, Mark. Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa after the Cold War. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2001. 376 p.
Book call no.: 960.32 H875s

 Documents

Ray, Charles A. United States and Africa in the Post-Cold War Era. Washington, National War College, 1997. 32 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42942-5 R263u

Periodicals

Adoko, K. Looming Crisis? No, Economic Lessons. West Africa No.4300:31 November 5, 2001.
Economic repercussions of September 11 on Africa.

Akata-Ohohe, Bunmi. African Jamboree: Stars on Fact-Finding Mission. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:6 July 2002.
Irish rock musician Bono, U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and actor Chris Tucker went on a 12-day fact finding tour to Africa.

Akosah-Sarpong, Kofi. Angry African Reactions to U.S. Farm Subsidies. West Africa No.4327:32-33 May 27, 2002.

Benenson, Bob. Payne: Advocate for Continent. CQ Weekly 59:2512 October 27, 2001.
Profiles Representative Donald M. Payne on the International Relations' Africa Subcommittee who "has pushed the executive branch to pay more attention to relations with Africa."

Bush, George W. Remarks at the Leon H. Sullivan Summit Dinner. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 38:1061-1064 June 24, 2002.
President Bush explains his vision for Africa.

Bush, George W. Remarks to the African Growth and Opportunity Forum. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 37:1563-1565 November 5, 2001.

Bush, George W. Statements Following a Meeting with Southern African Leaders. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents 38:300 March 4, 2002.

Butty, James. Abjua Summit Postponed Indefinitely. West Africa No.4300:25 November 5, 2001.
"The sixth bi-annual African-African American Summit due to be held in Abuja has been postponed indefinitely."

Butty, James. Bush Rejects Slavery Reparations. West Africa No.4288:18-20 August 13, 2001.

Butty, James. New Summit Leadership Announced. West Africa No.4290:30 August 27, 2001.
"The sixth bi-annual African African-American summit will be held in the Nigerian capital, Abuja from November 26 to 30."

Butty, James. U.S.-Africa Business Summit. West Africa No.4291:30 September 3, 2001.

C. Payne Lucas Ends 31 Years with Africarer, Major U.S. Aid Agency on African Continent. Jet 101:5-6 June 17, 2002.

Caldwell, Christopher. "Humanity" as an Interest Group: Bono, Postmodern Lobbyist. Weekly Standard 7:13-14 June 10, 2002.
States that African tour by Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and U-2 lead singer Bono Vox "marks a qualitative change in the political power of celebrities that will alter the way non-celebrities are governed."

Campbell, John E. Sub-Saharan Africa and the Unified Command Plan. Joint Force Quarterly No.29:72-75 Autumn-Winter 2001-2002.

Chris Tucker, U.S. Treasury Secretary O'Neal and U2 Lead Singer Bono on African Fact-finding Mission to Witness Effects of Aid Money. Jet 102:34-37 June 24, 2002.

Diouf, Barthelemy. Supporting the African Crisis Reaction Initiative. Army Logistician 34:26-29 May-June 2002.
"If the nations of Africa are a primary responsibility for insuring peace in the region, the United States and other Western nations must increase their logistics assistance."

Easterbrook, Gregg. Safe Deposit. New Republic 226:16-20 January 29, 2002.
Discusses U.S. foreign aid to other parts of the world including Africa.

Haileselassie, Ayenew. U.S. Treasury Secretary Praises ADB. West Africa No.4329:29 June 10, 2002.
Reports on Paul O'Neill's trip in Africa.

Horn of Africa: The Focus Shifts. Africa Confidential 42:6-7 December 7, 2001.
"After dislodging the Taliban in Afghanistan, the USA has north-east Africa in its sights."

Hough, Mike. New York Terror: The Implications for Africa. Africa Insight 32:65-70 March 2002.

Khan, Farah. AGOA (Africa Growth and Opportunity Act) Gives Africa a Few Dollars More. West Africa No.4330:31 June 17, 2002.
"Early results of the U.S. trade pact with Africa appear disappointing."

Lobe, Jim. What Is the U.S. Planning? West Africa No.4307:23 December 24, 2001.
"U.S. moves in Somalia do not portend a major attack, according to sources in Washington."

Meigs, Montgomery C. U.S. Army Europe: On Point for the Nation. Army 51:75-80 October 2001.
Article includes information about the "30th Medical Brigade deployed to Nigeria for Operation Focus Relief to support equipping and training the Nigerian Army for operations in Sierra Leone."

Murphy, Bill. With Friends Like These... New African No.402:34-37 December 2001.
"How the Clinton Administration and its friends, who had publicly pledged to help Africa out of poverty, rigged the gold market to Africa's detriment."

Powell, Colin. U.S., South Africa and Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs 8:1-11 Winter 2001.

Rosenblum, Peter. Irrational Exuberance: The Clinton Administration in Africa. Current History 101:195-202 May 2002.

Smith, Daniel. War and Peace Update. Defense Monitor 31:6-7 March 2002.
Discusses conflicts in Angola and in Sierra Leone; mentions the Africa Crisis Response Initiative, Congo, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Liberia.

Thomas, Martin. Defending a Lost Cause? France and the United States Vision of Imperial Rule in French North Africa, 1945-1956. Diplomatic History 26:215-247 Spring 2002.

U.S.-Africa Relations: Who Benefits? West Africa No.4301:11-18 November 12, 2001.
Several articles about the African-US relationship.

USA/Africa: Doing the Business. Africa Confidential 42:8 November 9, 2001.
Reports on the third U.S.-Africa Business Summit.

USA/Africa: Everyone's Catastrophe. Africa Confidential 42:1-3 September 28, 2001.
"The slaughter in the USA creates economic and political problems for Africans."

USA/Africa: Washington's New Pragmatism. Africa Confidential 42:1-3 October 26, 2001.
"Forget the broad principles, Bush's people prefer trade, practical details and anti-terrorism."

What Next after O'Neal's Trip? West Africa No.4330:24 June 17, 2002.
"American policies towards Africa are unlikely to change despite the recent trip to the continent by a senior minister."


Health 


 Books

Africa Policy in the Clinton Years: Critical Choices for the Bush Administration, edited by J. Stephen Morrison and Jennifer G. Cooke. Washington, CISI Press, 2001. 153 p.
U.S. Policy Toward HIV/AIDS in Africa: Momentum, Opportunities, and Urgent Choices by J. Stephen Morrison, pp 13-32.
Book call no.: 327.7306 A2584

Booker, Salih and Minter, William. Great Decisions. 2002 ed. New York, Foreign Policy Association, 2002. 110 p.
AIDS in Africa: Is the World Concerned Enough? pp 71-80
Book call no.: R 327.73 G786 2002

Periodicals

AIDS: No Let up. West Africa No.4305:10-15 December 10, 2001.
Several articles about AIDS in Africa.

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. Burkina Faso: Genetic Clue. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:6 December 2001.
Mutation protects some from malaria, but malaria is still a problem.

Allen, Arthur. Sex Change: Uganda v. Condoms. New Republic 226:14-15 May 27, 2002.
Discusses problems in Uganda with using condoms to prevent HIV.

Barber, Ben. Successes Against AIDS in Africa. World & I 17:62-67 June 2002.

Battling Sleeping Sickness. West Africa No.4317:21-23 March 18, 2002.
"A new campaign to control the deadly tsetse fly in Africa, parasitic carrier of sleeping sickness, has been launched by the OAU to cope with the return of a menace that had been thought to be under control."

Baylies, Carolyn. HIV/AIDS and Older Women in Zambia: Concerns for Self, Worry over Daughters, Towers of Strength. Third World Quarterly 23:351-375 April 2002.

Be-Ofuriyua, Jacques E. Accelerating Fertility Transition in Sub-Saharan Africa. UN Chronicle 39:38 June-August 2002.

Boone, Catherine and Batsell, Jake. Politics and AIDS in Africa: Research Agendas of Political Science and International Relations. Africa Today 48:2-33 Summer 2001.

Boyce, Nell. New Plagues of Monkey Viruses? U.S. News & World Report 132:56 April 8, 2002.
"People in Africa who keep or eat monkeys often encounter other monkey viruses, distant cousins of HIV."

Bushmeat Could Be Bridge to Humans for HIV's Cousins. Nature 416:358-359 March 28, 2002.

Cherry, Michael. Botswana's AIDS Laboratory Squares up to HIV Pandemic. Nature 418:114 July 11, 2002.

Coghlan, Andy. End in Sight: A Disease That Blinds Millions Is Being Given the Boot. New Scientist 172:18 December 15, 2001.
"Hundreds of thousands of children in Morocco had been saved from blindness by a programme that relies on the commitment of Morocco's government and the generosity of pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer."

Cowley, Geoffrey. Breeding Grounds. Newsweek 140:48-49 July 8, 2002.
"As the AIDS conference opens in Spain, scientists are finding new, potentially dangerous viruses in the monkeys of central Africa."

Cuttino, Phyllis A. Where a Child Dies Each Minute. UN Chronicle 39:26 June-August 2002.
Efforts to eradicate measles from Africa.

Enserink, Martin. Bed Nets Prove Their Mettle Against Malaria. Science 294:2271 December 14, 2001.

Forces for Courses. Ecologist 31:11 October 2001.
"According to the Wall Street Journal, Tanzania's Department of Health is investigating whether a human trial of an experimental AIDS drug, Virodene PO58, was conducted without proper regulatory approval."

Fredland, Richard A. Sea Change in Responding to the AIDS Epidemic: Leadership Is Awakened. International Relations 15:89-101 December 2001.

Generic Drugs, AIDS and Africa's Health Problems. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:22 2001.

Greenwood, Brian and Mutabingwa, Theonest. Malaria in 2002. Nature 415:670-679 February 7, 2002.
Seeks to find new methods of fighting malaria especially in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Heading off Malaria. New Scientist 174:15 April 20, 2002.
"A revolutionary malaria treatment is to begin trials in Mozambique in healthy people."

HIV/AIDS: Scant Aid for AIDS. Africa Confidential 43:8 July 12, 2002.

HIV Risk from Bush Meat. New Scientist 173:9 March 30, 2002.
"One in six monkeys eaten as Bushmeat in Cameroon are infected with the simian equivalent of HIV."

Hope, Kempe R. Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis in a Development Context. International Relations 15:15-36 December 2001.

In the Eye of the Epidemic: AIDS Has Changed Life in Zambia. Mclean's 115:68-69 May 13, 2002.

Intini, John. Face to Face with Ebola. Mclean's 115:10 June 10, 2002.
Discusses David Belluz's stay in Uganda while making a documentary on Ebola.

Konotey-Ahulu, F. I. D. Adult with Sickle Cell Disease. New African No.399:40-43 September 2001.

Langreth, Robert. Cure for Neglect. Forbes 169:203-204 March 18, 2002.
Drug companies make low-cost drugs available to treat ancient diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis.

Le Page, David. Taming the Tsetse. New Scientist 173:17 February 23, 2002.
"An ambitious campaign to rid Africa of one of the greatest scourges, the tsetse fly, was launched this week by African countries with the support of U.N. agencies."

Liberia's Life: Living with Loss. World Today 57:11 August/September 2001.
Describes the life of a girl, orphaned by AIDS, living in Uganda.

Macan-Markar, Marwaan. Poor Nations Must Look beyond Cheaper AIDS. African Agenda vol 4,no.3:23-24 2001.

Machan, Dyan. Doing Badly by Doing Good. Forbes 168:92+ October 29, 2001.
"Here's a twist: Pfizer is giving away and AIDS-related drug to Africans-and getting hammered for doing so."

Mbogo, Stephen. Herbal Alternative. West Africa No.4300:24-25 November 5, 2001.

Mckillop, Tom. Health Care and Society: The Role of the Global Pharmaceutical Industry. Vital Speeches of the Day 67:650-653 August 15, 2001.

Menace of Malaria. West Africa No.4321:10-14 April 15, 2002.
Several articles about combating malaria in Africa.

Miller, Louis H. Pathogenic Basis of Malaria. Nature 415:673-679 February 7, 2002.
Seeks better treatment to fight malaria especially in underdeveloped countries such as those in Africa.

Modiano, David. Hemoglobin C Protects Against Clinical Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria. Nature 414:305-308 November 15, 2001.
Clinical studies were performed in Nigeria and Mali.

Otabil, Bernard. Caught in the Medical Poverty Trap. West Africa No.4294:26-27 September 24, 2001.
"Investigates how health sector reforms instituted by the Bretton Woods institutions are crippling low-income countries."

Ouedraogo, Brahima. Meningitis, an Annual Killer. West Africa No.4330:21 June 17, 2002.
"Researchers in Burkina Faso are seeking ways to control meningitis."

Packard, Randall. 'Malaria Blocks Development' Revisited: The Role of Disease in History of Agricultural Development in the Eastern and Northern Transvaal Lowveld, 1890-1960. Journal of Southern African Studies 27:591-612 September 2001.

Pearce, Fred. Deadly Cargo Should Be Shipped Back to Blighty. New Scientist 173:8 March 2, 2002.
"Carcinogenic chemical waste that is polluting the main port of the tiny East African country of Djibouti should be cleaned up and sent back to Britain, says a UN agency."

Pearce, Fred. Fly Screen. New Scientist 174:17 June 22, 2002.
"Taking the bite out of tsetse doesn't have to cost billions."

Pearce, Fred. Wrong Way to Tackle Tsetse Fly. New Scientist 173:15 March 2, 2002.
Plan to rid Africa of Tsetse flies is criticized by an expert on insect pests.

Pennisi, Elizabeth. Genetic Change Wards off Malaria. Science 294:1439 November 16, 2001.

Poku, Nana K. AIDS in Africa: An Overview. International Relations 15:5-14 December 2001.

Poku, Nana K. Poverty, Debt and Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis. International Affairs 78:531-546 July 2002.

Poku, Nana K. and Cheru, Fantu. Politics of Poverty and Debt in Africa's AIDS Crisis. International Relations 15:37-54 December 2001.

Polio Immunisation Drive Targets Children. West Africa No.4289:26 August 20, 2001.

Randerson, James. Fighting Fit: A Gene That Stops You Getting Malaria Is Spreading in Africa. New Scientist 172:23 November 17 2001.

Randerson, James. Select Few: Darwin Is Alive and Well among the Dogon Farmers of Mali. New Scientist 173:17 March 23, 2002.
Study shows that evolution affects the birth rate of women in Mali.

Reinhardt, Erika. U.N. Agencies Battle Tsetse...and Rural Poverty. UN Chronicle 39:17 June-August 2002.
"A new campaign in Africa to control the deadly tsetse fly, the carrier of sleeping sickness, has been launched by the Organization of African Unity."

Sackitey, Francis. Menace of Sickle Cell. West Africa No.4299:24 October 29, 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."

Scotti, Michael. Africa Is Different from a Poor American Neighborhood: AIDS as a World-Wide Socioeconomic Issue. Vital Speeches of the Day 67:80-84 November 15, 2001.

Sheridan, John. Eradication of Polio Possible by 2005. Insight on the News 18:27 June 10, 2002.
Article expresses hope that polio can be eradicated by 2005 however Africa is one of the difficulties.

Southern Africa: Bishop's No to Condoms. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 7:7 September 2001.
Catholic bishops are not united in condemning the use of condoms to fight AIDS.

Taweh, John. Liberian Court Battle over AIDS Treatment. West Africa No.4291:24-25 September 3, 2001.

Touray, Katim S. Internet for Health Care Delivery. West Africa No.4327:30-31 May 27, 2002.

West Africa: Invasion of Body Destroyers. Africa Today: Voice of the Continent 8:8 April 2002.
Discusses turuli ulcer disease.

You'd Better Believe It. Economist 361:40 December 15, 2001.
Burkina Faso's fight against AIDS.

Zondi, Siphamandla. SADC HIV/AIDS Framework: A Regional Response to HIV/AIDS. Africa Insight 31:3-10 December 2001.

 


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