Books tagged: africa politics

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Once Upon a White Man - a memoir of War and Peace in Africa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From the terrors of Rhodesia’s 1970’s bush war, to the final disintegration of Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe, this is a traumatic account of a conflicted young man who experiences his life and homeland being torn asunder. Honest, revealing and deeply emotional. Offers intriguing insights into the dilemma faced by patriotic white Africans trapped in the march of politics and history
Dust on His Soul
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,300. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.
Safari For Sanity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An account of the author's travels in Southern Africa, told with whacky humor and unvarnished candor. The story weaves the thrill of the safari experience with poignant vignettes of contemporary African life and a scathing review of one country's despotic regime. The countries: South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana & Swaziland.
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Double Rainbow at Full Moon: Surviving the collapse of Zimbabwe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bodie and Clyde return to Zimbabwe in 2007, but the good times have departed. The country has the highest inflation in the world; people resort to suitcases and wheelbarrows, just to carry the money. Isolated from the rest of the world, they experience shortages of food, water and electricity, with endless line-ups for gas if any is available. The banking system is collapsing...
Corruption, Stop it!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Feel the pains of African youths going to the top as they struggle to break-free from bondage of corrupt leaders and taskmasters to win. This memoir is about the ravages of corruption in Nigeria & how the storyteller crashed, and bounced back to the top. The theme is freedom, leadership; the thrust is movement; context is branding; setting is Nigeria; background is African; the story inspires
China/Africa & the 21st Century
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
As the 21st century gains traction, Africa's future is firmly rooted with China as a business partner. These two vast lands, with a population of over two billion, are revving up for a glorious economic climax. A primal scream so robust, so significant, every soul in the four corners of the earth will be dramatically touched.
A Is For Africa
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Price: Free! Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you don't know your Aye-Ayes from your Ostriches; Kony from Mobutu; Somali pirates from Zulu warriors,then this is the book for you. A is for Africa the ultimate A to Z guide to the world's most captivating continent. A is for Africa offers all that is the weird, wonderful, and fascinating about the landmass best known for being shaped like the head of a T-Rex
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
Bandits
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Essay » Political
La lotta alla pirateria marittima nel Corno d'Africa nel XXI Secolo