The history of Africa's external political relations
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- A new impetus for African
- By Margaret A. Novicki, Africa Recovery,
May 1996 Special Issue. The U.N. initiative to implement
strategies for African development.
- United Nations Special Initiative
- From Africa Policy Information Center (APIC), Washington
Office on Africa, 11 July 1996. The U.N. system wide
initiative on Africa would link Bretton Woods to
Africa. Demonstrates U.S. neocolonial ambitions in
- Into Africa
- The Nation, 20 April 1998. Bill
Clinton's imperial safari through Africa is part of a
‘scramble for African’ huge undeveloped
markets and vast energy reserves.
- Who's To Blame For Negative Impacts Of
- By Judith Achieng’, 7 September 1998. Negative
effects of globalization in Africa due primarily to the
unreponsiveness of African governments to labor.
- Rice caught in Iran-Contra-style capers in
- Executive Intelligence Review, 20 November
1998. EIR team probes the causes of the genocidal wars in
East and Central Africa over the last four years and
uncoveres a covert arms and logistical supply network run
out of the U.S. State Department (47 Kb).
- Mercenary Market Flourishing
- By Thomas Hirenée Atenga, IPS, 16 December 1998. African
development held back by political insecurity, due in part
to capitalist greed and expansion.
- From Slave Ship to Space Ship: Africa
between Marginalization and Globalization
- By Ali Mazrui, African Studies Quarterly,
22 April 1999. Walter Rodney was concerned about how
Europe retarded Africa's development, but here looks
at Chapters III and V of his book, How Europe
Underdeveloped Africa, for how Africa accelerated
Europe's development (23 Kb).
- Africa ‘Recolonization’
- From BRC-News, 9 June 1999. Concerning the African
Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which would open Africa
to the dominance of US capital.
- Cash Strapped African Leaders Beg To Be
- By Ron Daniels, The Black World Today, 1
August 1999. The continent whose historical
underdevelopment under slavery and colonialism must now
turn to the former slaver-masters and colonizers for a
‘bail-out’ which will strengthen the
stranglehold of Europe and America over the human and
material resources of Africa well into the 21st