African Art and the Internet
Co-written by Michael W. Conner (Southern University at New Orleans) and Raymond A. Silverman (Michigan State University), this article
was originally published in African Arts (Summer 1999, vol. 32, no. 2), The James S. Coleman African Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles.
African Music Survey, 11 April 1996
Compiled by Kenneth Wilburn from subscribers' responses to the Afrimuse listserv between
17 March and 11 April 1996, this music survey considers music, distributers, and the
concerns the respondents had about African music.
African Studies in Britain
David Cavers of York University reviews the history of African studies in Britain to early 1997. This essay was also published
in The Times Higher Education Supplement section on African Studies.
All Brothers, All Sisters, All the Time
Ibrahim Sundiata, chair of the Department of History at Howard University, comments on the documentary, Wonders of the African World. See also
"BLACK ORIENTALISM? Further Reflections on Wonders of the African World by Henry Louis Gates, Jr." just below and H'Africa's Wonders Thread.
Bibliography: Swaziland, 1990-2000
Chris Lowe compiled this bibliography entitled, "Publications on Swaziland held in the Harvard Library system published between 1990 and 2000," 18 August 2000.
Ethioforum Documents (4) about Ethiopia and Eritrea
This site includes "The Eritrean War of Aggression Against Ethiopia: A Reflection on the Ethio-Eritrean Conflict in
Retrospect and Prospect," "War Senario - a Voice from Eritrea," "Statement by Seyoum Mesfin to the UN, 1 OCTOBER 1998," and
"Truth, 1/2 Truth and Falsehood."
Ethiopia Country Health Statistics Profile
This health profile for Ethiopia, February 1995, produced
by the Center for International Health Information (CIHI), contains
data on health and demographic characteristics, health indicators and trends.
Female Circumcision: Discussions
Archived here are three essays that first appeared in the Spring 1996 issue of
Africa Update: Ifeyinwa Iweriebor, "Brief Reflections on Clitorodectomy,"
Aisha Samad Matias, "Female Circumcision in Africa," and Adeline Apena,
"Female Circumcision in Africa and the Problem of Cross-Cultural Perspectives."
Kenya: An Encore for Chaos?
Bill Berkeley, who has been an Alicia Patterson fellow in Africa, reports on the regime of
Daniel arap Moi in The Atlantic (February 1996).
Liberia: Briefing Paper
Samuel Kofi Woods, Director of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission-Liberia,
reports on instability in Liberia in September 1996.
Liberia: UN Report
The Africa Policy Information Center's document that helped the UN shape its policy
toward Liberia in early 1996 is reproduced here.
Malawi: An Ombudsman's Visit to Malawi
Dean Gottehrer visited Malawi in early 1996 as an ombudsman. This is his
account of conversations he had with James Makoza Chirwae, Malawi's
newly appointed ombudsman.
Mbembe, Achille. On the Postcolony, a Roundtable Review Book Information and Chapter Two, courtesy University of California Press.
Bruce Janz's Review of On the Postcolony, March 2002.
Christian Höller's Interview with Achille Mbembe, courtesy Springerin, 3 (2002).
Ato Quayson's Review, courtesy African Studies Review.
Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch's Review and
Mozambique: US Ambassador's Reply to Criticism
These documents discuss the controversy between Joseph Hanlon, one of the
most prominent Western experts on Mozambique, and US Ambassador Dennis Jett, who
barred his staff from talking with Hanlon in late 1995 and early 1996 on the grounds that Hanlon's views of
US policy towards Mozambique was "totally biased."
PSAE Research Series
This series from the African Studies Center’s Program for the Study of the African Environment makes the results of current research on African environmental issues by Boston University scholars and their international collaborators available to a wide audience at a modest cost.
Swazi Culture: An Annotated Bibliography
Paiki Muswazi (Special Collections Librarian) and Rose Magagula (Cataloguer), Compilers, University of Swaziland Libraries, P. Bag 4, Kwaluseni, M201, Swaziland.
Tanzania History and Exploration: Bibliography
Davis Bullwinkle of WWW.AFRICABIB.ORG, AfricaBib, has kindly granted H-Africa permission to reproduce a search engine generated 31-page bibliography of sources on the history of and exploration in Tanzania, 12 September 2000.
War between Ethiopia and Eritrea
Excerpted from an essay written by Patrick Gilkes and Martin Plaut. Taken from a FPIF policy brief archived at http://www.foreignpolicy-infocus.org/briefs/vol5/v5n25eritethiop.html.
Zaire: UN Human Rights Report
Special Rapporteur Roberto Garreton visited Kinshasa, Goma and Bukavu, Zaire in 1995 and
submitted this report on 29 January 1996. The report has been abridged and translated from Spanish
by staff at APIC.