African Update

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Celebrating Africa's 50 Years of Independence  [24/05/10]

We prefer self government in danger to servitude in tranquility” Dr Kwame Nkrumah, founder and first President of Ghana.


In solidarity with Haiti  [29/01/10]

Our organisation is aware of the unfortunate tragedy which has happened in Haiti and we are saddened by the horrible situation there.  We stand in solidarity with the people of Haiti in their moment of great pain.More

Let's go to Angola  [13/01/10]

Football fans in Afrika are shocked by the attack on Togo's team bus just when the Orange Afrika Nations Cup was to begin in Angola few days ago. Many Afrikans expressed their sympathies to the Togolese national team this week. Afrika's football governing body CAF let the tournament continue despite what happened. Obviously, acts of intimidation should not be allowed to ruin such a beautiful event that unites the Afrikan people.More

ECOWAS reacts to crisis in Guinea  [13/10/09]

Abuja hosted talks on the crisis in Guinea. The foreign ministers of the ECOWAS member states met with the representatives of the Guinean military and opposition to try to deal with the current political and security crisis in Guinea.More

The Centenary of an Extraordinary Man  [19/09/09]

The man who led Ghana to become the first tropical country to gain independence from colonial rule and, more than any Afrikan leader in the 20th century, helped greatly to liberate the Afrikan continent from foreign domination and oppression, would turn 100 years old on 21 September 2009.More

Tingainga artists looking for legal representative  [17/09/09]

Tingatinga Arts Cooperative Society is looking for a lawyer to represent its members in legal matters. The illustration of some of the members have been recently used by some of the leading commercial film production companies and soon they will be enjoyed by audiences around the world starting from USA and Great Britain. Unfortunately, the cooperative has not had any legal assistance in protecting their rights in dealing with commercial giants and so ensuring that this Tanzanian art heritage is treated with justice.More

Dramatic rise in illegal ivory trade  [24/08/09]

Last week, the BBC World Service broadcasted a report about a wide spread slaughtering of elephants in Africa for ivory. A new surge in the illegal ivory trade in the recent months is blamed on the growing demand of ivory products in East Asia.


Fight over uranium in Central and West Africa  [07/04/09]

Several news sites have focused on France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy and his March visit to Central and West Africa during which he signed some important uranium-mining deals for the French Areva.More

South Africa cancels peace conference after banning Dalai Lama  [02/04/09]

South Africa has canceled a global peace conference following a controversy over its refusal to let the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama attend. Critics accuse the South African government of accusing of caving in to pressure from China, one of its largest trading partners. Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla, condemned the move: “It’s a sad day for South Africa.More

Somali woman wins 2008 Right Livelihood Award  [22/02/09]

Asha Hagi is the co-founder and current chair of the non-profit, Save Somali Women and Children. During the Somali peace talks in 2000, Hagi founded the Sixth Clan, the clan of women, to complement the traditional five male-dominated Somali Clans. This became the first time women were represented in a peace process in Somalia. Since the Ethiopian invasion two years ago, Hagi has been based in Kenya because of her vocal opposition to the US-backed invasion.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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