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Afro@digital (2003) - film screening

11/05/12, 18:30, African Information Centre

Despite the North-South gap, the information technology revolution has become a daily reality in many African countries, where the Internet, mobile telephones and digital video cameras are being used with extraordinary creativity and versatility. Afro@digital, a 52-minute documentary directed by Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda of the Congo, and produced by UNESCO, looks at the promise ICT hold for Africa.

In French and English.

Book club meeting

10/05/12, 19:00, African Information Centre

In the May session we will talk about the current economic trends in Africa. The main source for study is the McKinsey report Lions on the Move: The Progress and Potential of African Economies. If you are interested in this topic, you are welcome even though you may not have time to read.

Book club meeting

17/04/12, 19:00, African Information Centre

The topic of the April Book Club session will be Liberia. The books selected for discussion are: 

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - The Child Will Be Great: A Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President

Hellen Cooper - The House at the Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood

Book club meeting

08/03/12, 19:00, African Information Centre

We are going to celebrate the International Women's Day with a Book club dedicated to two African women: Vera Chirwa and Wangari Maathai. Their autobiographical books that are going to be discussed are available for borrow at our library.

Wangari Maathai: Unbowed

Vera Chirwa: Fearless Fighter

Screening of a new Czech documentary film

15/02/12, 19:00, National Theatre, Nova scena

This documentary tells a story of two Czech development experts in Zambia. For the first time since the release of the film, a discussion with the director, the main actors of the film as well as other experts will follow the screening.

Emil Holub and the Victoria Falls

10/02/12, 17:00, Regional Museum K.A.Polánek in Žatec

The opening of the exhibition EMIL HOLUB AND THE VICTORIA FALLS will take place on February 10, 2012 at 5.00 p.m at the Regional Museum K.A.Polánek in Žatec.

LINGALA for beginners

06/02/12, 00:00, African Information Centre

A new LINGALA course will open on 6 February 2012 at the African Information Centre. Please find the details of the course below. For information about course content and registration, please write to

Book club meeting

02/02/12, 19:00, African Information Centre

The first meeting of the Book Club in the new year is scheduled to take place on 2 February 2012 from 7 p.m. at the African Information Centre. The discussion will centre around one of the greatest works of African literature, the novel Things Fall Apart written by the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

Tribute to Wangari Maathai

17/12/11, 19:00, Municipal Library Prague

Humanitas Afrika with the support of the Embassy of South Africa and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Prague cordially invites you to celebrate this important woman and strong advocate for environmental issues in Africa.

Fair Trade - Who is the Winner

08/12/11, 19:00, African Information Centre

The Book Club will this time look at the phenomenon of fair trade. We will consider its positive sides as well as the challenges it faces, looking at who it impacts and how.

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African update

New book “Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy”

Albert Kasanda, Contemporary African Social and Political Philosophy: Trends, Debates and Challenges. Routledge, 2018.

The book explores what constitutes contemporary African social and political philosophy with regard to its meaning, aims, sources, and relevance for today’s Africa. Kasanda defines contemporary African social and political philosophy as an inclusive reflection of African communities with regard to power and equitable modes of social and political organization. The book sheds new light on debates concerning topics such as ethnophilosophy, negritude, pan-Africanism, democracy, African civil society, African cultures, and globalization.

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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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