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Stolen Angels: The Kidnapped Girls Of Uganda

Kathy Cook - 2007 - History - Limited preview
In October 1996, thirty Ugandan schoolgirls were abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and disappeared into the bush of Northern Uganda. The girls were raped and tortured before being forced to become child soldiers and sex slaves. This was only ...
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Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children

Faith J. H. McDonnell, Grace Akallo - 2007 - Religion - Limited preview
For several decades a brutal army of rebels has been raiding villages in northern Uganda, kidnapping children and turning them into soldiers or wives of commanders. More than 30,000 children have been abducted over the last twenty years and ...
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Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles

Richard Dowden - 2010 - History - Limited preview
In captivating prose, Dowden spins tales of cults and commerce in Senegal and traditional spirituality in Sierra Leone; analyzes the impact of oil and the Internet on Nigeria and aid on Sudan; and examines what has gone so badly wrong in Rwanda ...
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Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink

John Campbell - 2011 - Political Science - Limited preview
An updated edition of this book is now available. Nigeria is the African country of greatest strategic importance to the United States. And it is in danger of failing as a state. John Campbell, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, in Nigeria ...
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The Trouble with Nigeria

Chinua Achebe - 1984 - Political Science - Limited preview
"The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership," concludes internationally acclaimed writer Chinua Achebe
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The Great Lakes of Africa: Two Thousand Years of History

Jean-Pierre Chrétien, Scott Straus - 2006 - History - No preview available
The first English-language publication of a major history of the Great Lakes region of Africa.
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Strength in What Remains

Tracy Kidder - 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Presents the story of Burundi civil war survivor Deo, who endures homelessness before pursuing an education at Columbia and eventually returns to his native land to help people in both countries.
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The State of Africa: A History of the Continent Since Independence

Martin Meredith - 2011 - History - No preview available
Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of de-colonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has ...
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The Shadow of the Sun

Ryszard Kapuscinski - 2001 - History - Limited preview
In 1957, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa to witness the beginning of the end of colonial rule as the first African correspondent of Poland's state newspaper. From the early days of independence in Ghana to the ongoing ethnic genocide in ...
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