Chapter 17 Web links
Website of the African Union, a good, informative resource for general information on African countries.
The Africa section of Foreign Affairs magazine is a good source of information and articles pertaining to US foreign policy and US-Africa relations in particular.
IRIN is an independent journalism site focusing on frontline reporting on humanitarian issues. The Africa section is an excellent all round source of information on the continent.
The Institute for Security Studies is an African think tank with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Senegal, working on issues of security and human security.