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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

Into that Heaven of Freedom

By Mohamed M. Keshavjee

This book captures the history of the South African Ismaili families and some of the people among whom they lived from 1894, when the first Ismaili, Jeevan Keshavjee, left Kathiawad (Gujarat) and arrived in South Africa, up to 1994, when the country attained its multiparty democracy ... Read more

Into that Heaven of Freedom

By Mohamed M. Keshavjee

This book captures the history of the South African Ismaili families and some of the people among whom they lived from 1894, when the first Ismaili, Jeevan Keshavjee, left Kathiawad (Gujarat) and arrived in South Africa, up to 1994, when the country attained its multiparty democracy ... Read more

Popular Resistance to Xenophobic Violence

By Jemima Parker

The book is concerned with popular responses to the crisis of xenophobic violence in South Africa. It argues, that xenophobia itself is not primarily a reaction to poverty, inequality, or any other set of social conditions. Rather, xenophobia must be considered to be a collective ... Read more

Postcards from Congo

By Edmund Trueman
Foreword by Didier Gondola

The Democratic Republic of Congo, the second-largest country in Africa by area, has a fractured and bloody history, variously undone by decades of colonialism, civil war, corruption, and totalitarian rule. The country has played a crucial role in the economic growth of the Global ... 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

Tanganyika Way, The

By Sophia Mustafa

Edited and introduced by Fawzia Mustafa.
Includes critical essays by Susan A Berger, Marjorie Mbilinyi & Ulla Vuorela.

The Tanganyika Way spans the political events of 1958-1961 that led to Tanganyika's independence from Britain. Sophia Mustafa participated in those events, ... Read more