African Update

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New African Review March 2011  [01/04/11]

The March issue of the New African magazine was reviewed for the New African Review by Swegenyi Kivairo. Read more about the following articles:

The people’s revolution in the NorthLiberating Mandela’s memorySouth Sudan; A hard road to travelAdvances and concerns in Africa’s health systemsDrama at Taylor’s trialMore

Manufacturing in Africa Can be Profitable – And Developmental  [31/03/11]

By Isolda Agazzi

Investing in beneficiation of raw materials is crucial for the development of the African continent. Some foreign entrepreneurs have created food-processing businesses in Africa and are making good money, despite an occasionally difficult business environment.

To read more go to IPS News websiteMore

New African February issue  [20/02/11]

The February 2011 issue of the New African is here with sizzling analysis, reviewed by Samwin Banienuba.More

Black History Month  [18/02/11]

The celebration of Black History Month is in dedication to the aspirations, resilience, achievements, and contributions of Black people to our shared human civilisation.

Read the whole press release by Samwin Banienuba, spokesman for Humanitas Afrika.More

New African January issue  [31/01/11]

Reviewed by Iulia CrisanMore

African community in Prague is growing  [31/12/10]

The number of Africans living permanently or having a long-term stay in the Czech Republic is growing every year. According to the statistics published by the Czech Foreign Police, there were 4 309 Africans of 48 different nationalities staying here as of 30 September 2010. For detailed statistics on Africans in the Czech Republic please click here.More

New African review: December issue  [31/12/10]

Stories reviewed:

  • High Noon in Sudan
  • East Africa; Agrochemical disaster
  • Ghana; There is life after the presidency
  • Special Report: Tunisia

Ghana starts oil production  [30/12/10]

On 15th December 2010, the exclusive club of oil producing nations accepted it newest member. Ghana already blessed with other natural resources like Gold,Cocoa and Timber also found what is otherwise known as the Black Gold in commercial quantities in 2007, under the Gulf of Guinea near its border with Ivory Coast.More

Sudan at crossroads  [30/12/10]

Both the New African and African Courier magazines this month made it a headline and devoted a lot of pages to Sudan which is now finding itself at the cross roads of history. So it looks like Africa's youngest nation may emerge in South Sudan by January 2011.More

Guinea elects a president  [28/12/10]

The veteran opposition politician Alpha Condé defeated ex-Prime Minister Cellou Dalein Diallo in the run-off presidential election in Guinea on 7 November.More

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Book of the month

Xoliswa Ndoyiya: Ukutya Kwasekhaya

Xoliswa Ndoyiya: Ukutya KwasekhayaTastes from Nelson Mandela’s kitchen

A collection of recipes by Nelson Mandela's personal chef, this book contains the food served to visiting heads of state, celebrities, politicians for more than 20 years. Featuring some of the favourite former South African president's favourite meals including samp and beans, farm chicken, tripe, this book also features paella, peri-peri chicken, prawn curry, and myriad of other delights. With simple, delicious and nourishing recipes, it will interest those who wish to prepare meals that are both elegant and healthy.More

New arrivals

New titles in our library 12/2016

Our library has aquired a number of new and interesting books. Here is the list of the latest titles.

  • Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
  • Fashion Cities Africa by Hannah Azieb Pool
  • Frantz Fanon: Toward a Revolutionary Humanismby Christopher Lee
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Robinson, James A., Acemoglu, Daron
  • Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures With the Ever-Living Poet by Edward Wilson-Lee
  • A History of Modern Africa: 1800 to the Present by Richard J. Reid
  • Authentically African: Arts and the Transnational Politics of Congolese Culture by Sarah Van Beurden
  • Children in Slavery through the Ages by by Gwyn CampbellSuzanne MiersJoseph C. Miller
  • Global Health in Africa: Historical Perspectives on Disease Control by Tamara Giles-Vernick
  • Rumba on the River: A History of the Popular Music of the Two Congos by Gary  Stewart
  • Women and Slavery, Vol. 1: Africa, the Indian Ocean World, and the Medieval North Atlantic by Gwyn Campbell
  • Women and Slavery, Vol. 2: The Modern Atlantic by Gwyn Campbell
  • Cahier d'un Retour Au Pays Natal by Aimé Cesaire
  • Healing Traditions: African Medicine, Cultural Exchange and Competition in South Africa, 1820-1948 by Karen Elizabeth  Flint
  • Global Education Policy and International Development: New Agendas, Issues and Policies by Antoni Verger
  • Black Skin, White Coats: Nigerian Psychiatrists, Decolonization, and the Globalization of Psychiatry by Matthew M. Heaton
   

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