1994 Volume 16


Number 1

Note from the Editor
1

A message from the President: African studies in Australia today
2

African Studies Conference 1994
3

Articles
Impressions of the Inauguration of the President Nelson Mandela – Sheila Suttner
4

Flora Nwapa (1931-1993) – Sue Thomas
5-7

Transforming Uganda? Constitutional and political change 1986-1994 – Anthony Regan
8-13

Education reforms in The Gambia – Geoffrey Coyne
14-19

About Books, Research Materials and Research
Twaddle, Michael: Kakangulu and the creation of Uganda 1868-1928 – Donald Denoon
20-22

Ardener, Shirley (ed): Defining females: The nature of women in society – Elaine Bliss
23-24

Mazrui, Ali: Cultural forces in world politics – John Fitzpatrick
25-26

Wesley, David: Mental health and psychiatry in Africa: An annotated bibliography – John McCulloch
27-28

The African Centre for Applied Research and Training in Social Development: The African social situation: Crucial factors of development and social transformation; and The human dimension of Africa’s persistent economic crisis – Scott MacWilliam
29-31

Sustainable peace: Angola’s recovery – Roger Woods
32-33

Limb, Peter: The ANC and the black workers in South Africa, 1912-1992 – Joan Wardrop
34

Reference guides: Research and the state of African Studies – Peter Limb
35-38

Distribution of African publishers ‘Titles in Australia’
38

African Publishers Networking Directory 1993/94
38

Africa on the Internet, some resources – John Laidler
39-40

African labour history
41

Centre of African Studies, Copenhagen
42

The Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
43-44

Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford
45

Report on Field Trip to Zimbabwe and Tanzania – Roger Woods
46

Research Project – on the South African Police: Contested policing in Soweto – Joan Wardrop
47-48

New publications from the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women, Oxford
48

World Bank’s Open Information Policy
49

Ghana Human Rights Quarterly
49

Hal-Abuur
49

Research in African Literatures
49-50

News and Notes
50-58

Africa at the HRC: 1995 programme
59-62


Number 2

Note from the Editor
1

Letter from the President
2

Final Call for Papers for 1995 AFSAAP Conference
3

These days – Ama Ata Aidoo
4-7

African women’s fiction and a politics of the everyday – Pam Stavropoulos
8-15

Archaeological field research in the Wester Rift Valley of Uganda – Graham Connah
16-19

Observations of an Australian Peace Monitor in South Africa April 1994 – Mary Paton
20-22

A Zambian participant’s impressions of the First International Conference for Women in Agriculture. Melbourne, 1994 – Cecilia Makota
23-24

About Books, Research Materials and Research
Christopher Adam, William Cavendish & Percy S. Mistry: Adjusting privatization: Case studies for developing countries – Scott MacWilliam
25-26

Michael Mann & Valerie Sanders (compilers): A bibliography of African texts in the collections of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, to 1963 – Peter Limb
27-28

Schmidt, Nancy J.: Sub-Saharan African films and filmmakers 1987-1992: An annotated bibliography – Rosaleen Smyth
28-30

Omer-Cooper, J. D.: History of Southern Africa – Norman Etherington
30-31

Mkhondo, Rich: Reporting South Africa – Joan Wardrop
32-33

Dorothy Driver, Ann Dry, Craig MacKenzie & John Read: Nadine Gordimer: A bibliography of primary and secondary sources, 1937-1992 – Peter Alexander
33-34

Hatchard, John: Individual freedoms and state security in the African countries: The case of Zimbabwe – Martin Chanock
34-35

Ward, W. E. F.: My Africa; Onyeka Nwanunobi, C.: African social institutions; Kwame A. Ninsin & F. K. Drah: Political parties and democracy in Ghana’s Fourth Republic; and Nwabueze, B. O.: Military rule and constitutionalism in Nigeria   – Peter Limb
36-38

Enahoro, Peter: The complete Nigerian – Taban lo Liyong
39-40

African newspapers in Australia: New acquisitions
41

New book on Namibia
41

News and Notes 

42-52

First HRC 1995 Africa Conferences. Africa: Precolonial acheivement – Graham Connah
53

The second HRC 1995 Conference. Out of Africa: Texts for understanding the African past – David Dorward
54

1994 AFSAAP AGM Minutes
55-56