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From Africa Renewal: 

AIDS and Power: Why There Is No Political Crisis – Yet by Alex de Waal (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 112 pp; hb £39.99, pb £12.99)

The Africa AIDS Epidemic: A History by John Iliffe (Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, USA, 2006; 214 pp; hb $55, pb $24.95)

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good by William Easterly (The Penguin Press, New York, USA, 2006; 400 pp; pb $27.95)

Africa in the United Nations System, 1945-2005 by Issaka Souare (Adonis and Abbey Publishers, London, UK, 2006; 240 pp; hb £45)

Afrique, lève-toi... et marche! by Philémon Nguele Amougou (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2006; 152 pp; €14)

La fracture agricole et alimentaire mondiale, eds. Marcel Mazoyer and Laurence Roudart (Encyclopaedia Universalis, France, 2006; 196 pp; €15)

Attacking Africa’s Poverty: Experience from the Ground, eds. Louise M. Fox and Robert B. Liebenthal (World Bank, Washington DC, USA, 2006; 416 pp; pb $45)

Aux Etats-Unis d’Afrique by Abdourahman A. Waberi (Jean-Claude Lattès, Paris, France, 2006; 233 pp; €15)

L’Afrique doit se refaire une santé: Témoignage et réflexion sur 4 décennies de développement sanitaire by Emmanuel Eben-Moussi (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2006; 178 pp; €16)

The Current Negotiations in the WTO: Options, Opportunities and Risks for Developing Countries by Bhagirath Lal Das (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 168 pp; hb £45, pb £15.95)

Darfur: A Short History of a Long War by Julie Flint and Alex de Waal (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 176 pp; hb £36.95, pb £12.99)

The Origins of Development Economics: How Schools of Economic Thought Have Addressed Development, ed. Jomo K S (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; hb £55, pb £16.95)

Ethique et développement durable by Yvan Droz and Jean-Claude Lavigne (Karthala, Paris, France, 2006; 176 pp; €18)

Everyday Corruption and the State: Citizens and Public Officials in Africa by Giorgio Blundo and Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 256 pp; hb £55, pb £16.99)

Africa Unchained: The Blueprint for Africa’s Future by George B.N. Ayittey (St. Martin’s Press, New York, USA, 2005; 483 pp; hb $35)

Researching Conflict in Africa: Insights and Experiences, eds. Elisabeth Porter et al (United Nations University Press, Tokyo Japan, 2005; 160 pp; pb $28, £17.99)

Géopolitique du Congo (RDC) by Marie-France Cros and François Misser (Complexe, Bruxelles, 2006; 144 pp; €14.50)

No Refuge: The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa, ed. Robert Muggah (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 288 pp; hb £49.95, pb £14.95)

Hitler’s African Victims: The German Army Massacres of Black French Soldiers in 1940 by Raffael Scheck (Cambridge University Press, UK, 2006; 216 pp; hb £35)

L’information stratégique agricole en Afrique: L’échec de la vulgarisation by Jean-Félix Makosso Kibaya (L’Harmattan, Paris, France, 2006; 246 pp; €22.50)

Jamais je n’ai cessé d’apprendre l’Afrique by Jean Audibert (Karthala, Paris, France, 2006; 248 pp; €25)

Liberal Democracy and Its Critics in Africa: Political Dysfunction and the Struggle for Social Progress, ed. Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 213 pp; hb £65, pb £18.95)

Agriculture Biotechnology Reconsidered: Western Narratives and African Alternatives by Noah Zerbe (Africa World Press, Trenton, NJ, USA, 2005; 302 pp; pb $24.95, £15.99)

Looting Africa: The Economics of Exploitation by Patrick Bond (Zed Books, London, UK, 2006; 224 pp; hb £39.99, pb £12.99)

Fiscal Policy for Development: Poverty, Reconstruction and Growth by Tony Addison and Alan Roe (Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK, 2006; 360 pp; pb €24.99)

The Evolution of Parliament in Ghana by K.B. Ayensu and S.N. Darkwa (Sub-Saharan Publishers, Ghana, 2006; 171 pp; pb £17.95)