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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.
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
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.
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.
Nelson Mandela Biography - The Long Walk to Freedom by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
If you believe there are no modern heroes - that fortitude and unselfish judgement in the face of adversity are out-of-date virtues, you need to read this book. Who would survive 27 years in prison without being vindictive and bitter? What he would have accomplished for 27 years if he was not in prison? This is the biography of an extraordinary human being - Nelson Mandela...
The Boer Wars - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. 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
Journeying with God Part I by John Monyjok Maluth
Series: Autobiographies, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The author was born in 1983 in the little village called Dhuording near Nasir. Nasir is one of the townships in the eastern part of the Upper Nile State in South Sudan. He has no exact birth date in mind, because his parents cannot read or write. They could not tell him his accurate date of which he was born.
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.
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.
The Zulu Wars - A Brief History by Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis by Andrew Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. 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
The South African Story - 3rd Edition by Ron McGregor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.
Sierra Leone: Inside the War - History and Narratives by James Higbie & Bernard S. Moigula
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019 by Orchid Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa
In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone—a war that engulfed this Third-World African nation for ten years. This book includes a history of the war and narratives from over thirty Sierra Leoneans who witnessed or took part in the ﬁghting. Readers learn of the fighters' motivations, the politics of the war and the feelings and thoughts of people caught up in its tragic violence.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 1: Oorsig by B.K. de Beer
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 36,020. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 31, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die geskiedenis van Brits en omstreke word van die oerknal tot die mid-sewentiger jare, in hierdie boek opgeteken. Indien u noord van die Magaliesberg en naby Brits groot geword het, of 'n belangstelling het in die geskiedenis van die omgewing behoort die boek baie interessant te wees. Hierdie is die begin van 'n elektroniese uitgawe van die boek wat die eerste keer in 1975 gepubliseer is.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 2: Die Mense van die Krokodilriviervallei by B.K. de Beer
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: September 24, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die grootste deel van Hoofstuk 13, van die oorspronklike Agter die Magalies boek is vervat in hierdie afdeling. Ontmoet van die mense wat die vrugbare vallei langs die Krokodilrivier hulle tuiste gemaak het. Deel in die lief en leed van hulle alledaagse bestaan, maar met die insig van groter gebeure wat hulle lewens drasties beinvloed het.
Fair Game - A Hidden History Of The Kruger National Park by David Fleminger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
The Kruger National Park is an internationally renowned wildlife sanctuary and one of South Africa’s top tourist attractions. However, this wasn’t always the case. Here is the engrossing and little-known story of how an unwanted wasteland that grew into the one of the greatest game reserves in the world.
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.