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Book: Ndlovu - The White Elephant by Peter Good
Ndlovu - The White Elephant is a pacy story set in Zimbabwe during the turbulent years that followed Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence. The story highlights the dangers of police work in the explosive climate of a troubled country during years of the terror war and is woven around human suffering, painful endurance, and horrors that confronted the peoples both black and white. The [...]
 
Book: My Life My Africa by Philén Naidu
Have you ever had the desire to just drop everything and follow your Heart? Philen Naidu did just that. Faced with a choice between risking it all on a dream, or dying with regrets of choosing the comfort zone instead, Naidu dropped out of university, strapped on his backpack, left his family and friends behind and set off into the deep and wild unknowns of REAL Africa, with nothing to rely on [...]
 
Book: Into Africa - The Return by Yvonne Blackwood
Blackwood's remarkable story, articulated in Into Africa: a Personal Journey, told about her first journey to West Africa, land of her ancestors. She travelled alone and her exposure to Nigeria's tight military control caused her to experience fear as never before. In Ghana, destiny led her to meet Adamson, who became her guide, doctor and more....The story left you breathless, wanting more. Into [...]
 
Book: I Cried for Africa by John Alexander Grosart
This is the true story of John and Sylvia Grosart who lived in Africa for 16 years. It tells of their life and experiences through their eyes, of the Wildlife, Poverty, Corruption, and Survival, from South Africa through to Malawi. In the last twelve years they built and operated there own Safari Lodge on the shore of LAke Malawi near the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve. This finally finished in [...]
 
Book: Two Continents One Hope by S. Denice Newton
When S. Denice Newton made a trip to Zimbabwe, on the continent of Africa in 2011, she didn't know that it would profoundly impact her life and change her focus. For several weeks she was able to see up close and personal, the devastation of the AIDS/HIV pandemic that is destroying black people in Zimbabwe. Additionally, economic devastation and political turmoil is leaving the people little to [...]
 
Book: Yohannes Ishi by Nabse Bamato
Born in Ethiopia, but adopted by a British couple, Yohannes grows up far from his cultural roots. Following the painful decline and eventual demise of his adoptive mother, he is persuaded to return to the beautiful yet seemingly impossible nation where he was born, to take on a teaching job. With no memories of the land of his birth and no knowledge of the language or culture, Yohannes finds [...]
 
Book: A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa by Jo Charnock
'Travelling the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town, on folding bikes? Were we completely mad or had we come up with an idea that would prove to be the simplest and most fun way to travel?' A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa is the story of this extraordinary adventure, of two people with two folding bicycles who travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town. This African [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Kenya by Jack L. Roberts
A Kid's Guide to Kenya takes young readers (ages 9-12) on an exciting adventure to the African country of Kenya. Dramatic, full-color photographs of the people, the places, and the wildlife of Kenya enhance every page in this informational text, designed for recreational reading as well as a resource for in-school writing assignments and geography projects.
 
Book: The Essential Little Safari Companion by Steve Foreman
This handy book is a complete African wildlife safari and adventure travel companion for both guides and the guided. There are modular sections covering preparation and planning, group leadership, mountains, communications, wilderness survival, accidents and emergencies, first aid, camp and kitchen hygiene, food and water requirements, camping and mountain climbing equipment, packing and stowing [...]
 
Book: A Senseless Act of Beauty by John B. Rosenman
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian scientist, travels with a crew in the 24th century to evaluate Viridis, which proves to be a beautiful and fabulous world. There, Aaron discovers a strange, alien species and amazing machines and technology left in a vast underground complex by a mysterious race called the Creators. Aaron soon falls under the irresistible, seductive spell of Nightsong, a green alien [...]
 
Book: The Valley of Volcanoes - Climbs in East Africa by Steven James Foreman
The most famous of all volcanoes in the Rift Valley of East Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro; but there are a few other high mountains to climb too: these are Mount Meru, Mount Elgon, Mount Hanang and the active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai. Although these are non-technical ascents (i.e. not requiring harnesses, ropes, crampons, etc.,), make no mistake; these are real 'climbs' on real mountains and not [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Animals In Africa - Interactive Quiz Book For Kids Aged 9 To 12 by Samantha Flores
Dangerous Animals in Africa is an interactive question book. It is designed for children from the age of 9 - 12. In this collection, children will explore some of the most dangerous creatures that grace Africa, while having the chance to learn some new facts about each of the different species. Parents will find that the information contained in the book will help to improve the knowledge their [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: Resurgence of the Hunt - A Global Spy Thriller (The Ahriman Legacy Book 3) by Puja Guha
"A well-rounded novel that comes alive with her engaging plot and prose, placing Guha comfortably in a genre dominated by the likes of Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum, and John le Carre." - Recommended by the US Review of Books - Rogue agents. Illicit arms deals. Bank heists. Island getaways. THE DOGS OF WAR meets MISSION IMPOSSIBLE on the island of Madagascar. Former spy Petra Shirazi and the Ahriman, [...]
 
Book: The Little Goat in Africa (Allie's Adventures) by Deborah Smith Ford
This award-winning children's book is fiction and the second in the series of "Allie's Adventures." The first book is "The Little Apple" about life on a farm. In "The Little Goat in Africa," however, it is about a child's take on her travels in an action/adventure type genre. Allie meets new friends along the way on her adventures - some are human, some are not! Awards: 1 First Place Winner from [...]
 
Book: Beyond Decency by Aita Choya
Collection of short sexual fantasy stories inspired by real events. Written by a Zimbabwean woman. Be warned, these stories are Jaw-Dropping, Dick-Raising and Pussy-Wetting, with a Zest of humour! Featuring; SPIT ROAST: Part 1 to 3. I was reunited with 2 former schoolmates, 10 years on. Brace yourself for what happened when I was alone with the two men in my house. We were tipsy, friendly and [...]
 
Book: The Road to Beira by Adam Mann
By a complete accident Colin meets Monique on the road to Beira. Monique was driving with some friends away from Beira when her car refused to restart, whilst Colin was driving towards Beira. Beira is in Mozambique on the east coast of Africa, and parts can be a bit wild and uninhabited. They had previously known one another as students at the same university but that was twenty years ago, and [...]
 
Book: The Shell by Tony Riches
Palm trees line an idyllic beach of white coral sand. An Arabian dhow sails on the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The holiday of a lifetime becomes a nightmare as two lovers face life changing danger. Lucy is bound and helpless, taken far from the safety of the world she knows. Nothing has prepared Steve for what he needs to do. He has to find and rescue her - and risk his life in the [...]
 
Book: Koro by C.J. Birch
'Koro' is a fable-like telling in the tradition of old African ways of the coming of age of a black Zimbabwean boy, Wittington Mudeka. Wittington has a close relationship to his mother, with whom he lives in a domestic set-up adjacent to the main house where his mother works. He travels across the border to find work once it becomes clear that his prospects for work in his home town are [...]
 
Book: Jack Hanger by James Fouche
Dave Matters worked as a drug dealer for the notorious Wallace Brothers. After being imprisoned, he reluctantly agreed to aid the police in locating a rising criminal mastermind named Joe Taxi. But a botched drug deal left him scarred for life, suffering from a randomly selective memory-loss and obsessive compulsive disorder. Now, two years later, Dave leads a mundane life, socially impaired and [...]
 
Book: Whispers under the Baobab by Darlene Jones
The old lady is dead, but she could still destroy him. When rebel leader, Sidu Diagho, learns that reporter Flo Mc Allister has died, he knows that her power to destroy him is still very much alive. Flo was with him during the coup attempts. She saw everything, yet has remained silent all these years. But Sidu could still be tried at The Hague for his crimes with her notes the testimony needed to [...]
 
Book: The Breadwinners by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
An epic family saga set in South Africa. A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations. It is New Year's Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces [...]
 
Book: Mama Namibia - Based on True Events by Mari Serebrov
A genocide that proved to be the training grounds for the Holocaust. Surviving on her own in the desert, 12-year-old Jahohora searches for her family while hiding from the German soldiers. It's 1904, and Germany has claimed all of South West Africa. Since the Herero would rather fight than surrender their ancestral homes, Gen. von Trotha has declared that they all should be forced into the [...]
 
Book: Tales From Gulu by Camille Khairallah
This book is a summary of what it is like to visit Gulu, Uganda through CVAP (Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program) and it is dedicated to past, present and future participants of the program. It reflects my personal opinion on what I have experienced in Acholiland and helps the reader imagine what it is like to live in such an environment. This book is not only dedicated for CVAPers per se, [...]
 
Book: Mission by Philip Spires
Michael, a missionary priest in Kenya, has just killed Munyasya, a retired army officer. It might have been an accident, but Mulonzya, a politician resentful of the power of foreign churches, tries to exploit the tragedy for his own ends. Boniface, a young church worker, and his wife, Josephine, have just lost their child. They did not make it to the hospital in time, possibly because Michael [...]
 
Book: The Charity Thieves by Robert Cubitt
When did working with a TV company become an invitation to risk life and limb? Andy Mirren can't believe his luck when he is appointed to work as the liaison between his charity and the TV company that runs its annual telethon. But his dream turns to a nightmare as he discovers that the producer and his girlfriend are on the take and that the glittering array of celebrities he must look after are [...]
 
Book: Terror On A Mountain In Africa by Liberty Dendron
Its a screenplay. An exciting thrilling screen Play. Terror On A Mountain In Africa ... The screen play begins describing the showing of footage from some of the many nuclear tests that were carried out by the U.S. government in the mountains of Africa. The government had ordered the local residents to move to keep them from getting hurt by the atomic tests. Some of the residents (miners) refused [...]
 
Book: The Heroine Next Door by Zeena Nackerdien
*An inspiring tale of the hope and despair of being a Muslim in post-9/11 - America. this is a story of one woman's journey in apartheid South Africa - and the United States of America.* Leila Hassan, a scientist, returns to a place that haunts her dreams - the - 9/11 memorial. Once upon a time she was a starry-eyed young woman, who - transcended her impoverished roots to pursue a dream of [...]
 
Book: Butterflies by Zeena Nackerdien
A young woman grows up on the wrong side of the tracks in Paarl, South Africa. Here Muslim and Christian neighbors live in peace, bonded by the common yokes of poverty and a legacy of apartheid. Like poor women everywhere, the options for Sarah are slim - marriage or a lady-like job such as a secretary, marking time until she meets Mr. Right. Two men vie for her hand: Pang earns a living by [...]
 
Book: 6692 Pisces the Sailfish by Don Darkes
This is the True story of my Family Adventure and Disaster and the best thing that ever happened to me! The number, 6692 is the date, June 6th '92, when the jinx that was placed upon the vessel finally destroyed her. Although the ship was originally cursed when she was built and originally named Pisces, (the Star-sign). some believe she incurred additional "bad luck" because I effectively renamed [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: High Cotton by PJ Dunn
High Cotton chronicles the life of a 12 year old boy, his kidnapping, and being sold into slavery. He suffered torture and abuse and witnessed horrible events prior to and during his journey via slave trader ship to America. He was auctioned to a plantation and eventually emancipated. He returns to the sea aboard the same ship he arrived on, and remains until the death of the ships Captain. Left [...]
 
Book: Facets by Eric J. Gates
Six short stories of deceit and betrayal. From the savannah of Africa to the grey corridors of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), the lives of diamond smugglers and intelligence agents clash as personal agendas come to the fore. There are those who will stop at nothing to get what they want, who will sell out anyone, anywhere, at any time. Then there are the innocents...
 
Book: Dark Moon by Maggie Tideswell
A spellbinding novel of love, murder, and the supernatural. Chance meetings can have far-reaching effects. Loved ones may not be who they seem. The line between comprehension and confusion is thin ~ particularly when one's thoughts are being manipulated by another. In Dark Moon, the eternal triangle takes an innovative twist into the occult as dark magic fights against those who serve the Light. [...]
 
Book: The African Piper of Harlem by Zeena Nackerdien
Neither fish nor fowl, every immigrant threads the needle between being one of "us" versus one of "them." The plot is both a fantasy and an exercise in exploring ways in which recent African immigrants and African-Americans recognize and embrace each other's cultural differences. In Harlem, the mecca of black America, immigrants of every complexion live side by side with the descendants of [...]
 


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