August 22, 2006

Botswana. National Statistical Tables. 2001

Botswana. Central Statistics Office.
National statistical tables, August 2001. 2001 population and housing census.

Gaborone : Central Statistics Office : Dept. of Print. and Pub. Services [distributor], 2003. xiii, 510 p. ; 30 cm.
[Published December 2003]

Information at district and national levels. Covers Population Characteristics. Marital Status, Language and Religion. Education and Training. Births and Deaths. Parental Survival. Usual Economic Activity & Unemployment. Current Economic Activity. Migration Based on One Year Period. Migration Based on Five Year Period. Place of Birth. Household Agriculture & Land Ownership. Housing. Ownership of Durables. Home Based Care. Disability.

Includes statistics on Botswana citizens abroad by sex, country and duration of absence, Land ownership by sex of household head and district, Number of housing size of village and principal source of fuel, Ownership of durables (car, radio, TV, computer, phone, etc.), Households by persons illness status, Disability statistics.

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March 09, 2006

Uganda Commission of Inquiry into Violations of Human Rights (1995)

Uganda. Commission of Inquiry into Violations of Human Rights.
Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Violations of Human Rights : verbatim record of proceedings.

[Uganda : The Commission, 1995]
15 v.
Chairman: Arthur H. O. Oder

Commission established by President Yoweri Museveni regarding human rights violations from 1962 to January 1986 (during the governments of Milton Obote, Idi Amin).


Hayner, Priscilla B. Unspeakable Truths. Confronting State Terror and Atrocity. New York: Routledge, 2001. p. 56-57.

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February 20, 2006

Zambia 2000 Census of Population and Housing

Zambia. Central Statistical Office.
2000 Census of Population and Housing.

Lusaka, Zambia: Central Statistical Office, 2003 -

v. 1. Central Province : analytical report -- v. 2. Copperbelt Province : analytical report -- v. 3. Eastern Province : analytical report -- v. 4. Luapula Province : analytical report -- v. 5. Lusaka province : analytical report -- v. 6. Northern Province analytical report -- v. 7. North-Western Province : analytical report -- v. 8. Southern Province : analytical report -- v. 9. Western Province : analytical report -- v. 10. Zambia analytical report -- [v. 11]. Census atlas

Statistics include population over 10 year periods, crop production, education, health facilities by district, HIV prevalence by province, population by age and ethnicity, foreign population of Lusaka, language of communication, literacy rates, school attendance, fields of study, employment by industry and occupation, unemployment, fertility, infant mortality, life expectancy, the disabled, etc.

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January 17, 2006

Liberia Demographic and Health Survey, 1999/2000

Liberia. Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs. ; University of Liberia. ; United Nations Population Fund.

Liberia demographic and health survey, 1999/2000[Monrovia] : Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs, 2000

4 volumes. Contents: v. 1 Statistical tables--v.2 Summary report, graphs and maps--v.3 Main analytical report--v.4 Statistical database.

Volume One includes statistics on household age, sex, education level, martial status, religious affiliation, tribal affiliation, employment and occupational status, population by county, household composition, orphans, people with disabilities, home ownership status, home physical conditions, information sources (radio, newspapers, other people), community development participation, access to transportation, water, sanitation. Education level, school type, health care, income and food sources, food types consumed. Home, land, property ownership. Deaths (including maternal related), marital status, type of marriage. Maternal and child health. Contraception (knowledge, attitudes, practice). Sexual behavior and HIV / AIDS. Decision-making in the household. Fertility and fertility preferences. Female circumcision. Rape. Adolescent behavior (school attendance, school expenses, contraception, abortion, drug use, etc.) Gender issues. Participation in credit associations. Time use (in employment, sleep, etc.) Migration.

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January 13, 2006

Namibia 2001 Population and Housing Census

Namibia. Central Bureau of Statistics
2001 population and housing census : basic analysis with highlights.

Windhoek : Central Bureau of Statistics, National Planning Commission

There is a Preliminary Report (Pub. 2002), a National Report (Pub. 2003), and a report for each Region.

The Region reports contain -

Population (rural, urban), age composition, marital status, citizenship, languages spoken at home, literacy, education, employment (by sex, occupation, by industry, by education), housing conditions (water, electricity, construction materials, energy sources, sanitation, etc.), fertility, infant death rate, life expectancy, orphans, disabled, household size, access to TV, radio, newspapers, telephones, computers, and much more information. Has graphs, tables, maps.

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September 23, 2005

Nambia - Statistics

Namibia. Ministry of Health and Social Services.
Namibia Demographic and Health Survey 2000.

Windhoek, Namibia, 2003. 296 p.

Statistics covering household populations, education, housing facilities, consumer goods ownership, languages spoken, religion, use of newspapers and TV, employment status, occupation types, employers (self, relative, non-relative), opinion on wife beating, male-female power relations, fertility, teenage pregnancy, antenatal and postnatal care, contraceptive methods knowledge and use, family planning, polygyny, childhood mortality, childhood vaccinations and illnesses, infant feeding practices, child nutrition, HIV / AIDS knowledge, opinions on and testing for HIV / AIDS, condom knowledge and use, smoking, use of alcohol, access to health care,

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September 17, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

Chad. Ministere de la Promotion Economique et du Developpement.
Rapport sur les activites des ONG. Edition 1999.

Published Sept. 2000. 173 leaves

This is a directory of NGOs operating in Chad. Provides the origin of the NGO, address, phone, number of staff who are Chadian and the number who are expatriates, its areas of operation and activities. Beginning and ending dates of operations, budget, source of finance, expenses in 1999.

Examples of NGOs are the Ligue du Monde Islamique (of Saudi Arabia). The LIM has a staff of 108 Chadians. Projects include construction of mosques, a health center, a technical industrial school, an orphanage, and a Koranic school.

Find internet resources about Chad at

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September 06, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

National Archives of Zambia.
A First Guide to Non-Governmental Archives in Zambia.
Compiled by Marja Hinfelaar and Giacomo Macola.

Lusaka: National Archives of Zambia, 2004. 121 pages

Listing and description of non-government collections in the National Archives of Zambia. Describes the papers of colonial administrators, European settlers, missionaries, mission and church archives, African politicians, archives of Zambia political parties (UNIP, ANC-Zambia, etc.), trade unions, chambers of commerce, councils on alcoholism and addiction, Zambia Council for Social Development, Zambia National Farmers’ Union, Zambia Consolidated Coper Mines – Investment Holdings, and more.

Includes biographical information on individuals and short histories of organizations. Other countries are noted. For example, the papers of F. S. Arnot include Angolan journals from 1889-1894 when he was a missionary. Bibliography. No index.

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September 03, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

Rwanda. Ministere des Finances et de la Planification Economique. Direction de la Statistique.
Rapport d'analyse des resultats. Enquete sur les indicateurs de base du bein-etre QUIBB - 2003.

[Kigali] 2004. 166 pages. In French.

Statistics on:
population, education, health, employment,
housing, good governance, agriculture, livestock,
radio, TV, telephones, consumption.

For internet resources on Rwanda, see

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August 25, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

Kenya. Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal / Irregular Allocation of Public Land.
Report. Chairman: Paul Ndungu

Nairobi: June 2004. 3 vols. Vol. 1 - 244 p. Vols. 2 (976 p.) and 3 (797 p.) are Annexes

Concerns the illegal giving of public land by previous Kenya government officials - an estimated over 200,000 illegal allocations since independence in 1963.

Oxfam (U.K.)'s site on East African land issues -

includes the following journal article and many others.

The Ndungu Report: Land & Graft in Kenya
Source: Review of African Political Economy, Vol.32, No.103, March 2005, pp.142-51. (Roger Southall)

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August 19, 2005

Malawi - Health

Malawi. Ministry of Health and Population.
Baseline information for the Malawi National Health Plan, 1999-2004. Prepared by M. Church.
Lilongwe: c[1999].
12, [86], 34 p. Includes bibliographical references.

Find a comparison by District of malnutrition, eye disease, incidences of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea. Find the supply of hospital beds per 1000, immunization rates for children. Fertility rates, the use of contraceptives. And more!

For internet resources on African health see:

For internet resources on Malawi see:

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August 16, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

Rwanda. National Unity and Reconciliation Commission.
Opinion Survey: the process of decentralization and democratization in Rwanda.
Kigali: National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, 2004.
64, [83]p.

Survey on governance, social cohesion, democratization of over 10,000 Rwandans from every province during 2003 just before the national elections.

For internet resources about Rwanda see:

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