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No Valley Without Shadows: MSF and the fight for affordable ARVs in South 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.
Letters from Lonehill
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.
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
Series: Fever. You set the price! Words: 64,160. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 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
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
South African Struggles: 1902-1994
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.
South African History Safari 1488-1902
You set the price! Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Portuguese, Khoi, Dutch,Zulu and English influence on South African History.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
My Passage to Africa.
You set the price! Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is my true account of a journey to southern Africa with two of my friends in 1971, and my experiences whilst working for a fire brigade in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). There are many amusing anecdotes, but most of the humour is derived from the differences in the eras over the past 40 years, especially in today's PC climate. I hope this tale will interest, amuse & amaze the reader.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.