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Records and archives as a basis for good government: implications and challenges for records managers and archivists in Africa

Records Management Journal

ISSN: 0956-5698

Article publication date: 1 April 2000

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Abstract

This article looks at the need to manage public sector records as evidence and as a means of controlling how government resources are used, as well as a vital source of information for empowering the people of Africa. The author examines the role of records and of record keeping within the context of three distinct domains – business, accountability and culture – and the contribution of records managers and archivists to the process of democratic governance.

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Wamukoya, J. (2000), "Records and archives as a basis for good government: implications and challenges for records managers and archivists in Africa", Records Management Journal, Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 23-33. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000007254

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MCB UP Ltd

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