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Hopeful signs of democratization in Africa

Hopeful signs of democratization in Africa

Advocates of democracy in Africa have reason to smile.  Once again, Senegal had genuine political competition early this month that left President Macky Sall without a parliamentary majority. Neither Sall’s governing coalition nor the opposition was able to win an ...
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice A Journey through East Africa by  Elspeth Huxley (1948)

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: A Journey through East Africa by Elspeth Huxley (1948)

Elspeth Huxley (1907-1997), perhaps best known for The Flame Trees of Thika, authored more than 40 books, among them  this first-rate travel journal that beautifully paints an image of a colonial East Africa at a crossroads. Between February and June of 1947, Huxley, a long-term ...
The Karagwe Kingdom A History of the Banyambo of Northwest Tanzania c. 1400-1915. By Israel K. Katoke

The Karagwe Kingdom: A History of the Banyambo of Northwest Tanzania c. 1400-1915. By Israel K. Katoke

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The Karagwe Kingdom: A History of the Banyambo of Northwest Tanzania c. 1400-1915. By Israel K. Katoke. Kampala: Fountain Publishers Edition, 2018. Pp. xvii, 206. UGX 20,000/= in Uganda.   The title of this book is misleading. This is not a history of the Banyambo. It is the ...
Redraw Africa’s Map

Redraw Africa’s Map

(Map of Africa in the late 19th century)    FROM THE ARCHIVES    Redraw Africa’s Map By Muniini K. Mulera August 31,1998    One of these days, the guns in Congo will fall silent, leaving the cities, villages, forests and rivers strewn with bodies ...

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