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The Simple Guide To Nelson Mandela by Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This short, simple guide tells you all about Nelson Mandela, from his early years with the ANC, through the turbulent times and tough decisions on the use of violence for the cause, to his working with the South African government to end apartheid. On becoming president and transforming the great nation of South Africa. History in the making
Media Landscape 2014: Celebrating 20 Years of South Africa's Media by GCIS
Price: Free! Words: 78,510. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Media Landscape 2014 is a collection of chapters from media experts. Each of them was asked to consider the media landscape of 1994, to reflect on how far we have come, and to suggest a roadmap for the future. All were given the opportunity to present a range of views and opinions and to focus on the print, broadcast and digital media space where appropriate.
Letters from Lonehill by James Forson
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South Africa by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Southern Africa
Price: Free! Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"No Valley Without Shadows" gives an insiders’ account of the early days of the HIV treatment movement in South Africa during the 2000s. To take its place in this battle, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders would have to overcome internal resistance, seemingly impossible financial barriers, multiple lawsuits, and the shame and terror of the very people they were trying to help.
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa(5.00 from 1 review)
The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
Royal Danish Leaks, Gold Coast Arms Deal by Royal Tendai Archive
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Historic 19th century government documents reveal how the Danish crown wrapped up its slave trade past by ceding its slave trade guns and military installations in the Gold Coast-Ghana to the British Crown.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis by Andrew Knight
You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » War
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
Chronology of Important Events by South Sudan Nation
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book is a public domain item. You are welcome to read it for personal references about South Sudan. You may be a South Sudanese or not, but you must not publish this book for commercial purposes. Read it for yourself and stay blessed.
The Denkyirahene [1500 – 2017] by Zaza Dentu
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
One of the earliest Akan Empires was formed by Denkyira whose skill in statesmanship and governance was surpassed by none and to be copied by latter Empires such as the Asanti Empire. The Denkyira Empire then controlled all the Akan states led by their all powerful Agona Royal Family. The Chief Priest of the ruling Agona Family was Okomfo Anokye who became famous in the Asante Empire.
Hartbeespoortdam by B.K. de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Hierdie is die volledige teks van Hoofstuk 18, uit B. K. de Beer se boek: Agter die Magalies. Bertus de Beer was 'n boer langs die Krokodilrivier net 'n paar kilometer aan die onderkant van die Hartbeespoortdam. Daarom bied hy aan ons 'n unieke perspektief van die geskiedenis van die “Dam” en hoe afhanklik die boere was van die water uit die dam.
Hindbusters by Johan Opperman
You set the price! Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture by Nneka Sophie Amalu
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.
South African Struggles: 1902-1994 by Gerald Jonas
You set the price! Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The struggles of the Afrikaner away from British Colonialism, then the struggle fighting Apartheid till Nelson Mandela became the first democratic leader.
Rhodesialeaks by Royal Tendai Archive
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Financial History of Economic Exploitation in Southern Africa. It is the basis of a £4,000,000,000.00 Hut Tax Refund claim filed against the British Crown and Government in June 2017.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century(5.00 from 1 review)
The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
Die Boer Wars - 'N Kort Geskiedenis by Andrew Knight
You set the price! Words: 7,320. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 5, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Waarom was de Boeren Naties guerrilla tactiek perfect voor het terrein? Waarom waren de Britse tactieken, onveranderd voor meer dan een eeuw, niet langer effectief en nu antiek? Tactieken die vandaag de dag nog worden gebruikt, zoals vuren vanuit een verborgen positive en het gaan van schuilplaats naar schuilplaats, gehuld in kleding die een man doet opgaan in de achtergrond, werden op briljant
Fever: The Coldness of Fever (Book V) by Yas Niger
Series: Fever. You set the price! Words: 72,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people