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Book 28 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, Granny Thato lives in a corrugated iron shack in a squatter camp, or informal settlement. There is no electricity or sanitation and one tap serves two hundred people. She dreams of owning a proper house made of bricks and mortar. In the second story, a man believes he is being stalked by a white lion. But is it real? Certain cultures regard them as messengers of the gods.
Book 27 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story takes a humorous look at South Africa’s first democratic election when the whole country was awash with rumours. To-day we see the urban legends as ridiculous, but at the time they were firmly believed. The second story is about a striptease artist who comes up with a novel idea for her act. The audience loves it. Her shows are sold out. Only, there are unforeseen consequences.
Book 26 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, the son of a Scottish aristocrat disappears in the wilds of Africa. His younger brother is sent out to find him. When he eventually tracks him down, he is shocked to discover his brother has gone feral. In the second story, a freedom fighter is caught by the security forces, jailed and tortured. Later, his past returns to haunt him when he meets his torturer face to face.
Her Last Words...
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
as she takes her celestial flight, vivacious risi says her last words, and the first to numb lekan...
Tears of My Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Tears of My life is the unforgettable account of a dreaded famine that claimed many lives. It is the story of Kofi, the author, whose courage to survive amid scoundrels is rare. His torturous struggles, worsened due to the death of his father, have inevitably left some dark stories—tales that gave birth to dangerous child labour. His luxury of food was nothing more than dried palm nuts with herbs.
Sand and Ceremony
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,450. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
“Don’t look back,” Ganyo whispered. “If you do, everything will turn bad.” The voice of my drum teacher echoed in my mind as we made the midnight trek up the path. I was scared by what he said, yet strangely tempted to look back at the lake where we had conducted the juju ceremony… ____
African Wild Dogs For Kids
Series: Amazing Animal Books for Young Readers. Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs
African wild dogs probably have the most obvious name among animals. For one, they are from Africa, they are wild, and they are definitely dogs.
The Books of the Ancestors. Slaves and Kings. The Black Testament. The Book of Evil Jesus.
Series: The Books of the Ancestors. Slaves and Kings. The Black Testament.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
This is the story of Evil Jesus. Liberator of the oppressed Blacks and Afrikans of the world.
South Africa - Renaissance or Reformation?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
This positive and practical book shows how ideas have consequences. The inevitable consequences that flow from humanism are very tangible and very tragic. An "Africa Renaissance" which eradicates God and His Law from our society would devalue human life and erode the only possible foundation for true freedom and justice.
Book 25 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first is a humorous story about a shoe-shine man who plies his trade outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. While polishing his customers’ shoes, the man offers them advice about stocks and shares. The second story is a serious look at how we see our culture, our identity and our race. Modern technology allows us to unscramble our genetic past. But, do we really want to know the truth?