This invaluable Dictionary provides an essential guide to the
politics and economics of the African continent. Each individual
entry provides clear and concise information, and entries are fully
cross-referenced to enhance the book's usability. Organizations
listed include contact details wherever possible.
* Provides authoritative up-to-date information on a region that is
changing fast, and for which reliable data is often hard to
* Each country's recent history and economy are described and
analyzed in separate essays.
Apartheid, Central African Republic, Christianity, Colonialism,
Development Aid, Genocide, Great Lakes, International Monetary
Fund, Languages, Nelson Mandela, Mining, Tobacco, Uganda.
Countries covered in this voume include:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon,
Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic
Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire,
Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon,
Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia,
Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco,
Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe,
Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Spanish
North Africa (Ceuta and Melilla), Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo,
Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe."