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- Governance, Economics, and Interdependence: Constraints
and Possibilities in Sub-Saharan Africa
- By Julius O. Ihonvbere. 9-12 June, 1994. Re. World Bank, "good
governance," structural adjustment and democratization (49 Kb).
- OAU appeals to U.S. not to cut aid to Africa
- From Information, 16 January, 1995. OAU notes that Africa has
- African NGOs on World Bank IDA Financing
- A position paper of the Africa Policy Information Center. 12 February,
1995. The International Development Association (IDA) is a branch of
the World Bank and here replies to African NGOs who say that
structural adjustment is hard on the poor.
- Re. SAPs
- By Peter Limb, 11 August 1995. Some bibliographic citations.
- Africa: Where have all the dismissed workers gone?
- From People's Weekly World, 19 August, 1995. Re. structural
- What happened to the democratisation dividend?
- By Luc Demaret, ICFTU OnLine, 14 May, 1997. Conference being
called in Dakar to discuss the disastrous effects of structural
adjustment programs on the population of Africa and their contribution
to political repression.
- Africa-Development: Poverty Tightens its Stranglehold
- By Gumisai Mutume, InterPress Service, 11 June, 1997. Re twin millstones
of debt and structural adjustment programs.
- Final resolution of the Preparatory Committee on
the International Tribunal on Africa
- Johannesburg, Sunday, February 28, 1999. A preparatory meeting for the
International Tribunal on Africa was held in Johannesburg on February 27 and 28.
A meeting on Africa's survival organised by the Socialist Party of Azania, trade
union leaders from Azania (South Africa) and the International Liaison Committee
for a Workers' International (ILC).
- A Survey of the Impacts of IMF Structural Adjustment in Africa:
Growth, Social Spending, and Debt Relief
- By Robert Naiman and Neil Watkins (Research Associates at the Preamble Center)
April 1999. The data reviewed in this study suggest that the International
Monetary Fund has failed in Africa, in terms of its own stated objectives and
according to its own data.
- Scholars Seek New Economic Programme For Africa
- By Lewis Machipisa, IPS, 6 August 1999. Growing call in Africa to revive
the African Alternative Framework to Structural Adjustment Programmes (AFF-SAP),
which has been in the archive for 10 years.