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Africa: China's Newest Stage for Great Power Competition - Chinese Practicing Unrestricted Warfare (UW) to Achieve Extended Military Operational Reach, Xi Jinping's Chinese Dream and Grand Strategy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Africa
China's investment, development, and growing influence in Africa has significant consequences to the United States. China competes using unrestricted warfare. Thus, investment does not guarantee sustainable growth for African countries and potentially destabilizes economies.
Water Scarcity and Violent Conflict in Nigeria - Lake Chad, Oil Pollution in the Niger Delta, Threat of Boko Haram, Ogoni and MOSOP Study, Water Works as Amplifier to Conflict Disrupting Livelihoods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Environmental / Water Supply
While there has been an abundance of research into answering the question of whether water scarcity causes conflict, there has not been as much research done on the contribution of water scarcity into escalation of regional conflicts. Within Nigeria there are two examples of water scarcity and conflict occurring in close proximity: the Niger Delta, and a violent conflict over oil pollution.
The Fight Against Extremism in the Trans-Sahel: Utilization of Soft Power by the Department of State to Establish, Develop, and Strengthen Potential Partnerships - African Terror Activity Challenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Terrorist activity in Trans-Sahel region of Africa remains a challenge to U.S. national security. Under the Obama administration, soft power became a core principle of his foreign policy strategy.
The Role of Fisheries Management in Mitigating Conflict Resulting from Fisheries Depletion - Case Studies of Tanzania and South Africa, Artisanal and Commercial Fishers, Challenges of Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
This study examines the effects of management style on conflict between fisheries users, looking at Tanzania and South Africa as case studies. Research indicates that management programs that incorporate local communities while retaining a level of national support are more likely to be successful in enforcing rules and regulations, promoting sustainability, and reducing incidents of conflict.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD): Risk of Interstate Conflict on the Nile - Ethiopia's Drive Toward Construction and Challenge to Egypt for Supremacy Over Nile River Affairs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Since 2011, Ethiopia has forged ahead with plans to complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a massive infrastructure project meant to bring much-needed electricity to the nation and to the region. Egypt opposes the initiative due to the perceived negative impacts associated with altering the flow of the Nile.
Incentivized Barbarism: Explaining the Increase in Child Soldier Usage in Africa Post-Independence - Small Arms and Rebellions, Mau Mau, Mozambique Civil War, Sierra Leone Revolutionary United Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Child soldiering has become common in Africa. This was not always the case; many African cultures had traditions that prevented children from taking part in combat until physically mature enough to do so. Neither was child soldiering common during colonial occupation of Africa.
Uganda God's Generals: The Pioneers
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book will inspire those with a desire to become missionaries.
Sierra Leone: Inside the War - History and Narratives
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.
Jefferson's Tears: Liberia's Founding and Fall, One Man's Horror and Hope
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,790. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2019 by Nordskog Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Jefferson Williams Kollie’s story is one of horror, despair, and deliverance. The degraded and revolution-torn African country of Liberia reduced a boy’s life to brutal survival. The once-promising nation was now threatening both body and soul. Yet somehow Jefferson found hope and life. Read how one young man confirmed God’s radical emancipation, in his new home of Australia.
Requirements for Security Sector Reform Success - Case Studies of U.S. Efforts in Kenya and Mali for SSR, Kenya a Success Story but Mali Failed as a Politically and Economically Unstable State
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph determined that political and economic stability are required for Security Sector Reform (SSR) success over the long term. This monograph studied the efforts of the United States in Kenya and Mali to determine if political and economic stability are necessary requirements for SSR success over the long term.
The Making Of Kwame Nkrumah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2018 by Victor Kwegyir. Categories: Screenplays » History, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana has umpteen times been examined by scholars, researchers, and historians. Yet, much hasn't been done to capture his life in a movie. The absence of such a remarkable African leader in movie theatres spurred a group of young Africans to embark on a project to do a movie on Kwame Nkrumah. The experiences of this young group is captured in this book.
Military Professionalism and the Future of Civil-Military Relations in Africa - Case Studies of U.S. Military Training and Professional Education in Colombia, El Salvador, Cameroon, and Senegal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military training and professional education has increased in Africa since 2002. Building professional militaries can improve security but also presents a moral dilemma. African regimes are often criticized for poor governance—including patrimonial, kleptocratic, and authoritarian rule—and African armies are often political in nature.
Why Does God Take From Those Who Don't Have And Give To Those Who Have?
Series: Personal growth. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018 by Golden Truth. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & politics
In this book you will discover: 1. Understanding the parable of the talents 2. How to double what’s in your hands 3. Your expenses are either liabilities or assets 4. Reject the doctrine of selfishness And laziness 5. Why those who have will continue to have 6. Why those who don’t have will continue to lose 7. How to live in wealth and abundance (read more)
The Political Economy of Post-Conflict Development: A Comparative Assessment of Burundi and Rwanda - Economic Overview of Similar East African Countries With Tragic History of Genocide and Civil War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
This study examines the political economy of post-conflict economic recovery in Rwanda and Burundi. These two countries, located in the Great Lakes region of East Africa, are commonly referred to as twins.
Opportunities Just Beneath the Surface: Participatory and Deliberative Processes in Rwanda - Accountability from the Citizenry or Government, Imihigo, Ubudehe, Umuganda, and Gacaca Institutions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
For the last decade, Rwanda has been a darling of the international community in many respects. It is increasingly seen as a good place to do business. The Rwandan government has made great strides in reducing corruption.
Extended Stay: Factors Contributing to Success or Failure When African Presidents Attempt to Amend Constitutions to Hold On to Power - Lessons From Burkina Faso's Overthrow of Compaore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This study addresses why some African leaders have succeeded in extending their mandates while others have not. Specifically, the study focuses on societal factors that impose constraints upon leaders attempting to extend or abolish term limits.
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
An Untold Account of the Nigerian Civil War
CAR Talk: Ethnic and Religious Identity in the Central African Republic - The Predominantly Muslim Seleka Takeover of 2013, Followed by the Mobilization of Christianity by Southern Political Elites
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study examines the prioritization of religious identity among Central Africans in the wake of the 2013 Seleka crisis. Before the Seleka came to power, ethnicity was the identity that had the most political salience in the Central African Republic.
Why Failing Terrorist Groups Persist Revisited: A Social Network Approach to AQIM Network Resilience - Capability of Al-Qaeda to Conduct Spectacular Attacks Across West Africa and the Sahel Region
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,380. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Despite major Western military efforts to suppress it, AQIM is increasingly able to conduct spectacular attacks across west Africa, further destabilizing an already precarious security environment. The study concludes with recommendations for crafting a strategy tailored to degrading and containing the threat from AQIM and its affiliates.
Security Cooperation Missions in Africa: Is the United States Conducting the Correct Types of Security Cooperation Missions on the African Continent? USAFRICOM, Cynefin and Kotter Model Analysis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using ongoing missions in Africa as a case study, this research seeks to answer the question: is the United States Government pursuing an effective strategy for building security cooperation capacity within its partners and allies on the African Continent? It will pursue an answer to this question by first considering the current security cooperation missions being conducted in Africa.