Books tagged: africa politics

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The Diplomat
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
We are two years into the future, and the national security and future economy of Norway is at stake. The very first Ambassador from the African Union Federation is the central character in a story that sees Norway wanting to stake its economic future through big investment in Africa. The African continent's key role is becoming more and more prominent; the novel gives a good overview of the econ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
La lotta alla pirateria marittima nel Corno d'Africa nel XXI Secolo
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
China/Africa & the 21st Century
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Corruption, Stop it!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
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
Double Rainbow at Full Moon: Surviving the collapse of Zimbabwe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » 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...
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
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.
Safari For Sanity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: 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.
Dust on His Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
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.