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Thoughts on a page
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The poems in this collection cover a wide range of themes, but primarily focus on love, life, politics, youth awareness and an African homecoming.
Once Upon An Incorruptible Criminal
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Every month for over 20 years, scores of youth from West African Countries are wasted in a bid to find a better life in the Southern European Countries while transiting illegally through Libya. Anthony is a clear example of one whose experience - though victorious, was phenomenal. I wish to tell his story in this book, and to recommend urgent panaceas to the inflicting problems of youth migration.
The Church in the Muslim World
Price: Free! Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Growth, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Simple, popular introduction to the Christian movement in the Islamic world. Previously published as parts of the best-selling 'Briefings' books. Newly updated. A helpful tool for information and prayer.
Internet Hornswoggling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Those internet e-mail scams where somebody wants your help to access millions of dollars, perfectly legally of course, are well enough known and, although it's almost impossible to believe, people have actually fallen for them. A few of the funniest ones have been gathered together here, just for the sheer fun of it. They are, literally, unbelievable!
The Barefoot Sergeant
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music
(5.00)
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
Power, Politics and Death
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Kachifo Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
(3.50)
Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the Nigerain government during President Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in the final months leading up to his death. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
Catching Butterflies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Two young girls will change each other’s lives forever. One has no future to dream about, the other has no past to remember. In this moving drama of friendship, Lile Yusuf and Ronke Adams forcefully confront us with some disturbing truths about ourselves.
Like Joshua Said
Price: Free! Words: 70,710. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Arinze wades through a series of religious setbacks through childhood in Christian South and adulthood in Muslim North that cost him childhood friends in disturbing circumstances. In his internalised grapple with his experiences, he loses his grasp on reality as he wages war against his entrenched views.
x0
Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.40)
A Nigerian beauty searching for her captive sister seeks a fellow psychic to help her. What she finds is a cranky Texan who denies her own talents. An ancient group of telepaths known as x0 wants to ignore both women, but how can they? The sister's captors are turning more dangerous, and common links are forging these two radically different women together in ways that even x0 barely understands.