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Counting Teeth

By Peter Midgley

In Counting Teeth: A Namibian story, Peter Midgley travels the byways of Namibia, his childhood home, with his teenaged daughter, Sinead, as his companion. Along the way they examine the layering of culture and history, and the author introduces his daughter to this complex ... Read more

Dying to Live

By Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga
Translated by Casey Roberts
Preface by Phil Taylor

Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was teaching history in Kigali, Rwanda, when he was forced to flee to the neighboring Congo with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of survival during which they travelled thousands of miles on foot from one refugee ... Read more

Into that Heaven of Freedom

By Mohamed M Keshavjee

Through the story of one family, this book captures the history and experiences of the South African Indian pioneers from 1894, when an Ismaili, Jivan Keshavjee, left Kathiawad (Gujarat) and arrived in South Africa, to 1994, when the country attained its multiparty democracy ... Read more

Into That Heaven of Freedom

By Mohamed Keshavjee

Through the story of one family, this book captures the history and experiences of the South African Indian pioneers from 1894, when an Ismaili, Jivan Keshavjee, left Kathiawad (Gujarat) and arrived in South Africa, to 1994, when the country attained its multiparty democracy ... Read more

Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

By Robin Philpot

Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali declared to author Robin Philpot that “the Rwandan Genocide was 100 percent American responsiblity. ” Yet a more official narrative would have it that horrible Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate ... Read more