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Scaling Up vs. Absorptive Capacity: Challenges and
Opportunities for reaching the MDGs in Africa. Center for Global
Development. April 14,
Overcoming Stagnation in Aid-Dependent
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Poverty Reduction As If Rural People
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Fighting AIDS, TB, and Malaria: Innovations and
February 15, 2005.
poverty. Friends of the
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Oil Revenues Flow to Chad (Feature
Story). World Bank. April 01,
Chad's Oil: Miracle or Mirage? Following the Money in
Africa's Newest Petro-State. Bank
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CSOs Examine Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project and Chad
Budget Process. International Budget
IRI Africa Director Testifies on the Prospects for
Democracy in Zimbabwe, April 21,
Zimbabwe: Popular Uprising Seems an Unlikely Course of Action, by Tafi
Murinzi. Inter Press Service News
Agency, April 9, 2005
Zimbabwe: Elections, despondency and civil society's
Pambazuka News, 07 April
Zimbabwe's Enabler: South Africa Falls Short As Monitor
Observers back Zimbabwe poll. BBC News. April
Africa is Top Priority for the World Bank: Newshour with Jim Lehrer
Interview - 31 March 2005 (Video, Audio & Transcript).
Jim Lehrer speaks to
Paul Wolfowitz about his confirmation as the next president of the
World Bank names Wolfowitz to post.
Times. March 31, 2005
Mr. Wolfowitz and the Bank. Editorial. Washington Post. March 31, 2005
Paul Wolfowitz and the World Bank. The Economist. March
The Education of Paul Wolfowitz. Fareed Zakaria. Newsweek. March 28, 2005
World Bank Pragmatism: Wolfowitz's Ideology Fits New
Sebastian Mallaby. Washington Post. March 28, 2005
Africa Will Be First On My List - Wolfowitz.
Business Day (South Africa). March 29,
‘I have a record of working with people’.
Interview with Paul Wolfowitz. Business Day
(South Africa). 30 March
Nominee to World Bank Top Slot, Bad News for Poor
The New Times (Rwanda). March 28, 2005
Wolfowitz sees poverty, graft
and economic growth as World Bank priorities. AFP. March 28, 2005
Practise what you preach,
Joseph E. Stiglitz. Business Day (South Africa). March 22, 2005
Business Day (South
Africa). March 24, 2005.
Keeping an open mind.
Editorial. Business Day (South
Africa). March 22, 2005
Wolfowitz not the fanatic he is cast
Day (South Africa). March 22, 2005
Neither a scholar nor a
Business Day (South Africa). March 24, 2005
Wolfowitz at the World Bank. Brett D. Schaefer. Heritage Foundation.
March 22, 2005
World Bank: Wolf at the
News. March 18, 2005
The Ugly American
Bank. Paul Krugman.
March 18, 2005
Easy Ways to Aid Africa. Sebastian Mallaby. Washington Post. March 21, 2005
can alleviate poverty. George Soros. Financial Times.
March 16 2005
Africa's turn: The continent's problems are too big for us to
Daily News (New York). March 20,
Promises to Keep: With some nudging from activists,
European politicians try to make good on pledges to Africa.
Opportunity, the World’s Obligation. Op-ed by Gobind Nankani,
World Bank Vice-President for the Sub-Saharan Africa
Drain and Capacity Building in
Africa. Ainalem Tebeje.
diaspora and its good deeds: by Clyde Sanger
The End of
Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. Jeffrey
Africa’s Poverty Trap. Sachs et al/UN Millennium
How to End
Poverty. Jeffrey Sachs. Time,
Book World Live: Author Jeffrey Sachs was online to discuss his
book, "The End of Poverty," an outline of his plan to end global
"extreme poverty." The
Washington Post, March 15,
A Modest Proposal. Review. William Easterly. Washington Post. March 13,
Video: Presentation at the World Bank by Jeffrey
Sachs: The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time.
March 22, 2005
Development Challenge. Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreign Affairs,
Putting Our House in Order: Recasting G8
policy towards Africa. 2005. David Mepham and James Lorge. Institute for
Public Policy Research
Africa policies should be subject to a ‘development audit’. 21
Accountability in Africa: whose problem? David Mepham,
Public Policy Research (UK).
Africa and Governance - policy priorities for the
What ever happened to the African Renaissance?
David Mepham. Parliamentary Monitor, Sep 2003
Ministers and Central Bank
London - February 4-5,
G7 opens door to full debt relief. February 07, 2005. IAfrica
South African News.
Cancel Africa's debt, Mandela tells G7
meeting likely to focus on
hopes on 'Marshall Plan' Africa wants debt relief deal from G7
wants African debt resolved - Brown
for 'Marshall Plan' for African
G7 Nations Pledge Debt Relief for
Reuters - Feb 5,
Finance Ministers conclusions on development.
for actions, not just words. Digest of Press Coverage -- World
Bank Press Review, February 4,
and the G7. The Economist.
February 3, 2005.
Economic Forum Annual Meeting -- 26-30 January 2005
Africa is an emergency that business and society must
relief for Africa 62
companies commit to combat corruption and bribery
outlines G8 vision for poverty and climate change
proposes voluntary tax to fight poverty Leaders
embrace responsibility for tough choices
Town Hall sees leaders rolling up their
sleeves Deepening corporate involvement in aid
Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development
Millennium Project. 2005
A Practical Plan to End Poverty.
Jeffrey D. Sachs. The Washington Post.
New report to Annan proposes solutions to problems of
world poverty. 17 January 2005
Press Briefing on Millennium Development Goals
Report - 17 January 2005
Development Goals Not Utopian, But Eminently Achievable,
Secretary-General Says At Launch Of Millennium Project
Report - 17 January 2005
Whatever it takes. The
Economist Global Agenda. 17 January 2005. Report urges rich countries to spend more on cutting
hunger and poverty in the developing world. But there are still
plenty of cynics.
Tunnel Vision on Corruption. Moisés
Naím. Washington Post. February 20, 2005
Solutions To African Problems: A Slogan Whose Time Has Passed.
Christopher Fomunyoh. AllAfrica.com.
Accountability in Africa: whose problem? David Mepham, Institute for Public Policy Research (UK).
Now, Pay Later: Gordon Brown's Africa Recovery Plan.
African Business. Feb
for compassion is Brown's message out of Africa.
Times. Jan 15
Africa aid plan jeopardised by US indifference. David Charter and Helen Rumbelow. The Times
Online. Jan 12,
Current issues in
development assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa. Todd Moss.
Sub-Saharan Africa Regional
Economist Intelligence Unit,
A Marshall Plan
is not what Africa needs. Todd Moss. International Herald
Tribune. 29 December 2004
Iffy Direction of the IFF. Todd Moss. Center
for Global Development. September 15, 2004
Wolf: How to help Africa escape poverty trap.
Times. Jan 11
hidden slaughter deserves as much attention as the tsunami.
Kevin Watkins. The Guardian.
January 17, 2005
Proposes Doubling of Aid To Cut Poverty. New
York Times. January 18,
on Africa: Rethinking national security. Mvemba Phezo Dizolele. January 10,
on Africa: U.S. must live its ideals.
Mvemba Phezo Dizolele. January 4, 2005.
Challenging Road Ahead for the Peer Review
Mechanism. Moyiga Nduru.
IPS News -
Africa. Jan 7,
Three years of progress. NEPAD. October
gets a bit more peaceful. Good news from Sudan and
Senegal; disappointment in Uganda. The Economist. 06 January 2005.
Bill Gates and Bono:
Demand a better deal for the poor of the world in 2005. 03
UNICEF report: 2005 State of the world's
the indifferent. The New York
Times. Dec 24, 2004.
Policy toward Sub-Saharan Africa. Cato Handbook on Policy -
Christmas bill could halve global poverty.
22 Dec 2004. The world's richest countries are betraying promises
made to help the poor in Africa, according to a new CAFOD report,
"Justice Not Charity".
Experience: What Reforming Economies Have in Common, Remarks by Anne
O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF At a Public
Lecture of the National Council of Applied Economic Research
(NCAER), Delhi, India - January 14,
and the Global Economic Recovery, Keynote Address by Anne O.
Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF. At the American
Enterprise Institute Seminar, Washington, D.C. - Jan 10, 2005
-- A Hub for Globalization, Remarks by Raghuram Rajan, Economic
Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, IMF. At the
Pravasi Bharati Divas Conference, New Delhi, India - Jan 07,
Americans on Africa. Poll on Americans' perceptions of Africa, views on US Africa
policy, etc. January 29, 2003. The American Public on International
Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA)/Knowledge Networks
2004 - Scorecard - Africa. George Bush's & John
Kerry's policy positions on Africa compared -- Health and
development aid, Trade, Humanitarian intervention, and
Terrorism. Council on Foreign
Campaign 2004 -
America and Global Development. Center for
World, Poor World: A Guide to Global Development. What will George W. Bush's second term as president of
the United States mean for development? Center for Global
Paying the Price. Why rich countries must now invest in a war on
poverty. OXFAM. 09 December
Striving for Good
Governance in Africa - Synopsis of the African Governance Report
2005. Economic Commission for
Debt Relief, Sustainable
Development and Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Sub
Sahara Africa. Nguyuru H. I. Lipumba. Nov
Prime Minister Tony
Blair Says Addressing Poverty in Africa is Critical in the War on
Terror. DATA. 05 November
voices: Commission for Africa - Views of the African voices
Africa: A UK
BBC News. 12 October
Talking Point: Can the world do more for
Africa? (Video). 11 October 2004. BBC
Turning Blair's words into action. Fergal Keane. BBC News. 10 October 2004. During his
recent trip to Africa, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair outlined the
need to turn the well-meaning words of the international community
into positive steps to help a continent beset with problems.
Blair’s message: A Pan-Africanist View. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem. The New Vision
(Uganda). 7 October
Blair calls for action on Africa. BBC News. 7 October 2004. British Prime Minister Tony
Blair has appealed to the world to do more to help Africa out of
poverty. At a meeting of his Commission for Africa, in Ethiopia, he
vowed to put the continent at the top of the agenda when Britain
chaired the G8 next year. Blair said there would soon be "no more
Debt Relief Plan
Eludes IMF Group. Issue Likely to Be Resolved Next Year. Paul
Blustein. Washington Post. October 3
'Get real' on Africa, urges Bono. 29 September 2004. Bono, lead singer with the Irish
rock band U2, has urged Labour to "get real" and deal with the
problems of world poverty and the AIDS
Broken System (Africa & the International Community). Morton
Abramowitz and Samantha Power. September 13, 2004. The Washington
Post. ...Why has the world, with all its outpourings and
Security Council deliberations, failed to tackle the Darfur problem?
The main answer is straightforward enough: Major and minor powers
alike are committed only to stopping killing that harms their
national interests. Why take political, financial and potential
military risks when there is no strategic or domestic cost to
remaining on the sidelines?...The
international system is broken, at least when it comes to
Politics of Misery (Africa & the International Community). Jim
Hoagland. The Washington Post. August 19,
When Intervention is Necessary, Who
Can You Call? Salih
Booker, Africa Action. Foreign Policy In Focus Commentary.
August 5, 2004
Africa Unchained: The Blueprint for Africa's
George Ayittey. 2005
The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African
Guest. Smithsonian Books, 2004.
to Africa's progress'. business.iafrica.com. Helmo Preuss. Good governance was the
key to Africa's progress, Robert Guest, the Africa editor of The
Economist magazine told the South African Chamber of Business
(Sacob) annual convention
Event Summary: Book Launch &
Discussion -- A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of
Africa, by Howard French. Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC. August 05,
Passion For Africa Evident In
Reporter's Book Discussion. Tara Boyle. Washington File, US State
Department. August 05, 2004. Howard French decries western
inattention at Wilson Center
Review: Africa's Lost
Decades - A Reporter's Lament. allAfrica.com.
Akwe Amosu. April 23,
Issue Brief: Africa.
Princeton Lyman. August 2004.
Council on Foreign Relations
Africa’s Economic Future: South Africa’s Role in
Promoting Development. Tony Leon.
Council on Foreign Relations. July 21,
The Africa Agenda: A Discussion with South African
President Thabo Mbeki. Princeton N. Lyman,
Thabo Mbeki. Council on Foreign
Relations. June 9, 2004.
Freedom, Prosperity, and Security: The G8 Partnership with
Africa: Sea Island 2004 and Beyond. A Council on Foreign Relations Special Report.
J. Brian Atwood and Robert S. Browne,
Co-Chairs. Princeton N. Lyman, Project Director. May
The young face of NEPAD: children and young people in the
New Partnership for Africa's Development.
Young Africans have the potential to be
the engine that helps propel the NEPAD process [AU; ECA; NEPAD
Secretariat / United Nations (UN) Children's Fund (UNICEF), 2004].
This paper suggests that the aspirations of NEPAD's initiators,
partners and stakeholders for progress, peace and poverty-reducing
growth should find their foundation in Africa's human capacity
development, which in turn must start with Africa's
Formula for Africa’s rapid growth. Anver Versi. African Business. August
2004. After almost five decades of independence, how is Africa
faring in terms of economics? Is the continent improving, staying
still or regressing? How can it meet the Millennium Development
2015 Goals Eclipse Today's Successes -
Marty Logan. Inter Press Service. July 26, 2004.
Instead of speculation about which countries will fail to achieve
which of the world's development goals by 2015, Michael Clemens
would like to hear more talk about the nations that are developing
faster than any others in history. You might be surprised to learn
their ranks include Burkina Faso, Mali, Madagascar and Nicaragua.
Poor Performers In Sub-Saharan Africa: Exclusion
or integration? Stephan
Klingebiel & Huria Ogbamichael. African Security Review.
Ranking the Rich: The 2004 CGD/FP Commitment to
Development Index. 2004. The Center for Global
Magazine Commitment to Development Index ranks 21 of the world's
richest countries based on their dedication to policies that benefit
the 5 billion people living in poorer nations worldwide.
An Index of Donor Performance.
Center for Global
Development. June 22, 2004
New Issues in Development Assistance: Conference on
Emerging Global Economic Order and Developing
Center for Global
Development. June 01 2004
Human Development Report 2004: Cultural Liberty in Today’s Diverse
Economics focus: Too many
countries? (Globalization and Poor Countries)
The Economist. July 15, 2004.
Let a splendid new book on globalization be the last for a
while: it will not be bettered soon
House Cuts President's Global Poverty Fight. Press Release. DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa).
July 16, 2004.
The "George Bush" of Africa: Pretoria
Chooses Subimperialism. Patrick Bond. Foreign Policy In Focus Special
Report. July 13, 2004
DATA Hails Breakthrough on British International
Assistance Commitment. Press
Release. DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa). July 12,
Senator Says Africa, U.S. Have Common
Matsumoto. Washington File, US State Department. July 09 2004.
Feingold addresses conference on U.S. Africa policy.
3rd African Union Summit - 6-8 July 2004, Addis
How to Nurse Sick
States. Sebastian Mallaby. The Washington Post. 4 July
Challenge: Promoting Development and Human Security in Weak
States. Center for Global Development Conference.
23 June 2004. Featuring Rt. Hon. Hilary
Benn, MP, Secretary of State for International Development, United
Kingdom. With comments from: Francis Fukuyama, Johns Hopkins
University, and Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post. Click
here to read: opening
remarks, Secretary Benn's
speech, comments by Francis Fukuyama and Sebastian
Mallaby, and question & answer
the Brink: Weak States and US National Security. June 2004.
Commission on Weak States and US National Security / Center for
Global Development. Full
With State Failure. June 9, 2004. Editorial. The
Failed states are a
danger we cannot afford to ignore. June 9, 2004. Martin
Wolf. Financial Times (UK)
and Failing States: Critical new Security
I. Rotberg. Turkish
Policy Quarterly 3, no. 2 (Summer
Issues Continue to Arise as U.S. Priorities. June 17, 2004. Leon
H. Sullivan awards recipients National Security Advisor Condoleezza
Rice and former first lady, now senator, Hillary Clinton, stressed
that Africa is very much a U.S. priority at the Leon Sullivan
Remarks by Dr.
Condoleeza Rice, National Security Advisor, at the Leon Sullivan
Summit Awards Dinner. June 17, 2004. Washington,
of Africa and America are inextricably linked," Rice Says
Africa Wants (Public Opinion Survey). June 16, 2004.
Richard Dowden. The Guardian (UK).
A third of Africans feel worse off this year than last and
half feel the world is going in the wrong direction, according to a
survey of nearly 8,000 Africans to be published today.
Needed To Reach Millennium Goals, Official Says. June 16, 2004. Patricia Kowsmann. U.N. Wire.
Unless governments in poor countries implement domestic policies
that benefit the entire population and not only the rich elite,
fair world trade will not be enough to help nations achieve the
U.N. Millennium Development Goals, Eveline Herfkens, executive
coordinator for the MDGs campaign, told U.N. Wire in an
interview at the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development's
11th ministerial meeting.
Charities warn Blair over aid to Africa.
June 16, 2004. Ashley Seager. The Guardian (UK). Global
charities today urge Tony Blair and Gordon Brown to increase
Britain's aid to poor countries as the United Nations says that many
African countries will take 150 years to meet poverty targets set
plight will not end with aid. 14 June 2004. Institute of
Economic Affairs (UK).
Express Deep Disappointment Over G-8 Results.
June 11, 2004. Jim Lobe.
OneWorld US. Activist groups concerned about Africa expressed deep
disappointment last Thursday with what they called a failure of
the leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) richest nations to respond
seriously to the ongoing crises that afflict the
Protestors: G8 needs Africa
Vadehra. United Press International. June 03,
G8 and African Leadership in the War on
AIDS and Extreme Poverty.
DATA (Debt-AIDS-Trade-Africa). June
Crunch Time for Blair in Africa. DATA (Debt-AIDS-Trade-Africa). 10
"Optimistic" on Africa's Development Potential.
9 June 2004. The United States is "optimistic" about the
potential success of the New Partnership for Africa's Development
(NEPAD), a senior administration official told reporters attending
the G8 Summit in Sea Island,
Building a Better Africa. 09 June 2004. Thabo Mbeki. The Washington Post.
Know, Should Care. June 5, 2004. Jeffrey D. Sachs. The New York
African 'No' to Stronger Peer
Review. 03 June 2004.
Business Day (South
Africa). Rob Rose and Nasreen Seria. Call by business to rein in
errant governments is dismissed by leaders. African leaders have
dismissed calls for the continent's peer review mechanism to be
given additional muscle to censure errant
Chissano Urges World to Note
Positive Changes in Africa. Participants hear of success stories and
action plans on closing day of Africa Economic
Summit. 4 June 2004. World Economic Forum.
slates corruption in Africa. June 03, 2004. Lynn Bolin.
Sunday Times (South Africa).
Aspirations Over Africa's Future: African leaders
at Africa Economic Summit 2004 express hopes for continent's
future. World Economic Forum. 03
Africa Competitiveness Report Points to Change
What’s Holding Back Africa’s
Growth? World Economic Forum. 03 June
African Leadership for
Tomorrow. World Economic
Forum. 03 June 2004
WEF Report Says Africa's Growth Was Worst Economic
Tragedy of 20th Century.
World Bank Press Review. 03 June 2004.
WEF calls for help from the West. iafrica.com.
Press Release: Africa Competitiveness Report 2004
- Identifying Problems and Offering Solutions to Africa's Economic
Performance. Press Release. 2
June 2004. World Economic Forum. Index ranks 25 African nations on
Michael Clemens and
Todd Moss. Mail &
Guns or Growth? Assessing the impact of arms sales on
sustainable development. June 2004. Report. Control Arms
Trade Policy and Global Poverty.
William Cline. Center for Global Development. June 01,
Release: African Economies Register Highest Growth in four Years as
World Economy Recovers. 25 May 2004. African Development
Development Report 2004, May 2004]
Africa's economy: Doing
the sums on Africa. Jeffrey Sachs. The Economist. 20 May
2004. Small amounts spent on
promoting Africa's economy can save billions and make the West more
Poverty Progress Report 2004. The
Development Report 2004. May 2004. African Development
Release: African Economies Register Highest Growth in four Years as
World Economy Recovers. 25 May 2004.
by John B. Taylor, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S.
Treasury Dept., at the Annual Meetings of the African Development
Bank. 25 May
Economic Outlook 2003-2004. African
Development Bank & OECD Development Centre. May
Economic Report on Africa 2004:
Unlocking Africa's Trade Potential in the Global Economy. May 2004. UN Economic
Commission for Africa.
of Recent Economic and Social Conditions in Africa. Agustin Fosu. UN
Economic Commission for Africa. 18 May
Addressing Nigeria's Economic Problems and the Islamist
Terrorist Threat. 19 May 2004. Ariel Cohen
and Brett D. Schaefer. Heritage
aid gives Britain a big test. 17 May
2004. Kevin Watkins (OXFAM). The
Guardian (UK). However heroic the
promises, the war against African poverty will be lost without huge
increases in aid.
Letter: What Africa needs. 17 May
2004. Davo Simplice Vodouhe, Alexandra Baier, Simon Ferrigno.
African solutions. BBC News. 16 May 2004. The Libyan
leader tells a regional summit in Mali that outside powers should
not intervene in Africa's conflicts.
Testimony of Administrator Andrew S. Natsios, U.S. Agency for
International Development. Before the Senate Committee on
Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C., May 11, 2004
Africa: Can It Ever Be
Saved? 09 May 2004. David Pratt. Sunday Herald
(UK). Tony Blair has promised his
Commission for Africa will take ‘a fresh look’ at the troubled
continent . But the people on the ground are tired of being looked
at...What they really want is
Eight African Nations Eligible For Millennium Challenge
07 May 2004.
Charles Cobb Jr. and Reed
DATA (Debt-AIDS-Trade-Africa) on Millennium Challenge
Announcement. 06 May 2004. DATA
Africa Commission's uphill task. BBC
News. 4 May, 2004. Steve Schifferes.
What are the challenges facing
News. Forum/Opinions. 04 May 04
New plan tackles Africa problems. BBC
News. 03 May 04
Cruel Choices (Sudan). Nicholas Kristof. The New York Times.
Ministers Urge Rich Nations to Help Africa. 24 April 2004. Reuters. Cyrille
Say Poverty Persists Despite Global Efforts. Paul Blustein.
Post, 23 April 2004
Global Governance Initiative - 2004 Annual
Report. World Economic Forum. 20
Press Release - New Report on Global Governance
Makes Grim Reading as World Bank and IMF Prepare to Meet in
Washington. 20 April
2004. The World Bank. April
African Development Indicators 2004 - News
Release. 7 April 2004.
Spring 2004. USA/Africa Institute. Africa’s Development on
the United Nations Agenda; Multiparty Competition, Founding
Elections and Political Business Cycles in Africa; Africa-U.S.
Partnership in the 21st Century; Africa and Its Diaspora: Organizing
and Institutional Issues
Africa's Oil Tycoons. Daphne Eviatar. The Nation
(USA). April 12, 2004.
Western firms and government leaders, not the people, benefit from
Terrorism in Africa". April 1, 2004. US
House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Africa.
Edward R. Royce, Mr.
Karl Wycoff, Hon.
Princeton Lyman, Mr.
Douglas Farah, Dr. Gilbert Khadiagala. View
The Terrorist Threat in
Africa. Foreign Affairs, January/February 2004.
Princeton N. Lyman and
J. Stephen Morrison
African Union Parliament Set
March 2004. African parliamentarians will for the first time debate on
continental-wide issues at a new Pan-African
Leaders Take Stock, Project Into Future. Charles
Ozoemena. The Vanguard (Nigeria). 12 March 2004.
Africa's oil: A blessing or a
curse? BBC News. 05 March, 2004.
Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing oil exploration and
production zone in the world, according to oil experts. Nigeria is
oil-rich but most Nigerians remain
Africa's Dangerous Treasure. 10 March 2004.
Korinna Horta and Delphine Djiraibe. The Washington Post. Oil
production in African countries has often brought, instead of
prosperity, greater poverty, destruction of the environment and
violent conflict. (Chad)
NEPAD: African Leaders & Experts at
Loggerheads. 05 March 2004. Peter Fabricius. The Star
(South Africa). African leaders and the experts running the
NEPAD African Peer Review Mechanism are at loggerheads. They
disagree over whether or not their reports on individual countries
should be released to the public in their raw, unedited
Review Mechanism to Put Africa On Path to Recovery.
March 2004. Matome Sebelebele. BuaNews
Online (South Africa).
of Constance B. Newman Assistant Administrator for Africa, U.S.
Agency for International Development, before the Committee on
Foreign Relations, United States Senate.
Bank and Donors Must Change to Reach MDGs, Says Jeff
Sachs. 01 March 2004. For
developing countries to achieve the MDGs, the World Bank must better represent them before
the donor community, said UN Special Advisor Jeff
Millennium Development Goals Needs
Assessments. Country Case Studies of
Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda. UN Millennium
MDGs in Africa - Progress, Prospects, and Policy
Implications - June 2002 - A
Global Poverty Report 2002, prepared by the African Development
Peer Review Moving Forward, Says NEPAD Secretariat
Chief. Charles Cobb Jr.
19 February 2004
Can Peer Review Work in Africa?. BBC
News. 17 Feb 2004. African leaders now have a new
mechanism for monitoring each other's progress towards political and
economic reform but can it
NEPAD: How Peer Review Will Help Africa, By
Obasanjo. Paul Ohia. This Day (Nigeria). 16 February
Why NEPAD and African Politics Don't
Mix. Ian Taylor, University of Botswana. Foreign Policy In Focus. 16 February
Governance and Development in Africa: A Critical Nexus.
K. Amoako, Economic Commission for Africa.
Africa: Only 14 African States Pass Democracy
2004. Business Day (South
Survey: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Economist, 15 January
Africa: The Next Battleground in the Terror
War. Lisa D. Cook.
Hoover Digest, Winter 2004. The failed states of Africa might
only too easily become a breeding ground for
What's Wrong with Africa? Marian L.
9 February 2004. Cato Institute.
Elusive Quest for Peace in Sudan. Marian L. Tupy, A Cato Commentary, The Washington
Big States: Toward a New Realism. M. Ottaway, J. Herbst,
G. Mills. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Policy Outlook 2004. January 2004. Salih
Booker & Ann-Louise Colgan, Africa
Africa Unchained: The Blueprint for Africa's
Ayittey. 2004. Palgrave Macmillan
Free Africa Foundation Wants African Union
Scrapped. Ngumbao Kithi. Daily Nation (Kenya),
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM): An Assessment
of Concept and Design. Ravi Kanbur.
Policy Reform and Foreign Direct Investment in
Africa: Absolute Progress but Relative
Decline. January 2004. Elizabeth Asiedu.
Development Policy Review.
African Union: New Wine in Old
Bottles. Mengisteab Tesfamikeal.
8 January 2004
Economic Paradox of Ghana's Poverty. Michael M. Weinstein.
10 November 2003.
last thing Ghana needs is more rescuers.
(Response to Weinstein). Todd J. Moss.
15 November 2003.
A New Partnership Emerges to Develop Africa.
Callisto Madavo, Vice President, Africa Region, World Bank.
International Herald Tribune/Asahi (Japan). 02 October
Recognise the Grounds for Pessimism in Our Land - Obasanjo.
Daily Trust (Nigeria). 01 October
The Roots of Africa's Leadership Deficit.
Robert I. Rotberg. Compass: A
Journal of Leadership. October 2003. World Peace Foundation.
African leaders assess African leadership. Harvard
Gazette. 22 May 2003. Purposefully, and
without fanfare, 11 prominent African leaders spent last weekend at
the Kennedy School diagnosing the dilemma of elected political
leadership in Africa.
Africa's Discontent: Coping with Human and Natural
Disasters. 2003. Robert I. Rotberg.
World Peace Foundation.
Governing Nigeria: Continuing Issues After the
Elections. Conference Report.
2003. Deborah L. West, World Peace Foundation,
Aura of Optimism as Africa Flexes
Muscles. 30 September 2003. Business Day
Goodbye to Afro-Pessimism. iafrica.com Business. 02 September 2003.
Is There a Crisis of Leadership in
Africa? Ali Mufuruki. Africa Leadership
African Studies Quarterly -
At Issue: Responding to Kitching's Why I Left African
Jagged Fragments: Imperialism,
Racism, Hurt, and Honesty. Gavin
Out of Africa.
The Chronicle of Higher
Education, March 28,
2003. A pioneer of African
studies explains why he left the field, and provokes a firestorm of
debate within it.
Discipline Adrift [Colloquy: Online Discussion on "Out of
Africa. Princeton N. Lyman & Odette
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