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Kenya, the Kikuyu and Mau Mau —Lovatt Smith, David.
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2009

A brief history of Kenya focusing on the Kikuyu people from the earliest records up to the end of colonial rule in 1963. The book includes many eye-witness and first hand accounts and is complemented by the author's own ...

Les nouveaux prédateurs politique des puissances en Afrique centrale —Braeckman, Colette, 1946-
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2004

Célèbre journaliste d'investigation au quotidien belge 'Le Soir' et grande spécialiste de l'Afrique centrale, Braeckman démontre comment les justifications, que les pays voisins du Congo ont toujours mises en avant p...

Imperial reckoning the untold story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya —Elkins, Caroline.
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2010

Recovers the lost history of the last days of British colonialism in Kenya. In the aftermath of World War II and the triumph of liberal democracy over fascism, the British detained and brutalised hundreds of thousands of...

Le chemin parcouru mémoires d'un enfant soldat : témoignage —Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
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2010

Il s'appelle Ishmael Beah. Hier encore, c'était un enfant qui jouait à la guerre. Aujourd'hui, il la fait. Un jour de 1992, sa vie bascule brusquement dans le chaos. Faute de troupes, les deux camps - armée gouverneme...

Comment la France a perdu l'Afrique —Glaser, Antoine.
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2006

En novembre 2004, quelques images d'exode en provenance de Côte d'Ivoire, diffusées sur toutes les chaînes de télévision et s'étalant à la une de leurs journaux, ont révélé la fin d'une époque. Comment faut-il...

Contre la montre combattre le sida en Afrique —Lewis, Stephen, 1937-
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2008

Devant le visage ravagé de l'Afrique actuelle, Stephen Lewis, l'envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général de l'ONU sur les questions du VIH/sida en Afrique, pose les vraies questions : Pourquoi l'action des Nations Unie...

Nelson Mandela "non à l'apartheid" —Tadjo, Véronique, 1955-
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2011

Ce titre transporte le lecteur en 1941, dans une Afrique du Sud ravagée par l'Apartheid. Au fil des pages, le lecteur marche dans les traces de Nelson Mandela, qui prend la parole pour raconter l'injustice vécue par so...

Mukiwa a white boy in Africa —Godwin, Peter.
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2012

Memoir of a war correspondent on his 1960s boyhood in Rhodesia during the twilight of white rule. Recounts his discovery of a neighbour killed by African guerillas, and the eruption of civil war that created black-ruled ...

Diamonds, gold, and war the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa —Meredith, Martin.
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2011

A history of the tumultuous period leading up to the 1910 founding of the modern state of South Africa. Explores how the discovery of vast diamond and gold deposits led to a fierce struggle between the British and the Bo...

Don't let's go to the dogs tonight an African childhood —Fuller, Alexandra, 1969-
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2005

Fuller's recollections of growing up white in civil-war-torn Rhodesia in the 1970s. She recounts her family's tragedies, including the deaths of children and the dispossession of their home, and their struggles with raci...

Contre la montre combattre le sida en Afrique —Lewis, Stephen, 1937-
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2008

Devant le visage ravagé de l'Afrique actuelle, Stephen Lewis, l'envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général de l'ONU sur les questions du VIH/sida en Afrique, pose les vraies questions : Pourquoi l'action des Nations Unie...

Long shadows truth, lies and history —Paris, Erna, 1938-
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2002

An examination of how nations come to terms with their most painful history. To gather evidence, the author travels the world to investigate areas where past conflict still resonates. From the United States, with its lon...

Freetown ambush a reporter's year in Africa —Stewart, Ian (Ian David)
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2004

Ian Stewart was an ambitious young journalist who discovered an appetite for danger while on assignment in Afghanistan. When he was named West African bureau chief for AP, he knew little about the region or the terrible ...

Left to tell discovering God amidst the Rwandan holocaust —Ilibagiza, Immaculée.
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2007

Survivor of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where Hutus slaughtered almost a million Tutsis within three months, relates her happy, Catholic childhood. Describes the newfound love of God she discovered while hiding in terro...

Diamonds, gold, and war the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa —Meredith, Martin.
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2011

A history of the tumultuous period leading up to the 1910 founding of the modern state of South Africa. Explores how the discovery of vast diamond and gold deposits led to a fierce struggle between the British and the Bo...

Don't let's go to the dogs tonight an African childhood —Fuller, Alexandra, 1969-
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2005

Fuller's recollections of growing up white in civil-war-torn Rhodesia in the 1970s. She recounts her family's tragedies, including the deaths of children and the dispossession of their home, and their struggles with raci...

Notes from the Hyena's belly an Ethiopian boyhood —Mezlekia, Nega, 1958-
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2008

The author relates stories and myths from his youth in Jigiga, Ethiopia. Mezlekia recalls that, as the nation's feudalism gave way to Marxism, he found himself in a revolutionary student cell and later became a teenage g...

It's our turn to eat the story of a Kenyan whistleblower —Wrong, Michela, 1961-
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2010

What is it about African society that makes corruption so hard to eradicate, so sweeping in its scope, so destructive in its impact? Why have so many African presidents found it easy to reduce all political discussion to...

Freetown ambush a reporter's year in Africa —Stewart, Ian (Ian David)
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2004

Ian Stewart was an ambitious young journalist who discovered an appetite for danger while on assignment in Afghanistan. When he was named West African bureau chief for AP, he knew little about the region or the terrible ...

Egypt on the brink from Nasser to Mubarak —Osman, Tarek.
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2011

Explores what has happened to the biggest Arab nation since President Nasser took control of the country in 1954. Examines Egypt's central role in the development of the two crucial movements of the period, Arab national...

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