Yearly Archives: 2008

Free resource: Bantu Online Bibliography

I’ve been looking through Jouni Maho’s collection of linguistic papers and I came across the Bantu Online Bibliography. It’s a pdf file so you’ll need adobe reader.

Categories: AFRICA, LINGUISTICS

Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment features over 300 satellite images taken in every country in Africa in over 100 locations.

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Aluka, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa – Oral History Project

These oral history collections are really important as primary resources, and give voice to ordinary people

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION, HISTORY

Sustainability standards and coffee exports from Tanzania

This paper aims to identify critical areas to facilitate compliance with sustainability standards in coffee, which is the major traditional export crop for Tanzania.

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Private returns to education in Ghana

This study examines private returns to schooling in Ghana over a seven-year period, and the implications for school investments and migration.

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION, Ghana, PAPERS and REPORTS

Guidelines and mindlines – why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania?

This paper published in the Malaria journal examines the reasons behind malaria over-diagnosis in Tanzania.

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION, HEALTH, PAPERS and REPORTS, Tanzania

Uganda: Turnover of health professionals in the general hospitals

This paper, published in Health Policy and Development journal, compares the attrition rates of health professionals in three private not-for-profit and three government general hospitals in West Nile Region, Uganda, between 1999 and 2004.

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION, HEALTH, PAPERS and REPORTS, Uganda

Sustainable Development Report on Africa UNECA 2008

This report, Sustainable development report on Africa, produced byAfrican Centre for for Gender and Development, UNECA (2008), will be useful as part of the continuous monitoring of sustainable development.

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The institutionalisation of political power

This paper is interesting because it seems to take a different view from that commonly propounded about power in Africa.

Categories: AFRICA, EDUCATION, PAPERS and REPORTS, POLITICS

A multilevel analysis of innovation in developing countries

Using a large sample of firms from many developing countries this paper estimates a multilevel model of innovation that integrates explanatory factors at different levels of the analysis.

Categories: AFRICA, PAPERS and REPORTS, TECHNOLOGY

Book review: Playing with Identities in Contemporary Music in Africa

Playing with Identities in Contemporary Music in Africa is the second in a series of books on a research theme, “Cultural Images in and of Africa,” by The Nordic Africa Institute

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Sustainable Development Report on Africa (SDRA)

The Economic Commission for Africa has released the second edition of its flagship publication, the Sustainable Development Report on Africa (SDRA).

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