Namibia: Book Review - Namibian History Review Book to Be Launched
[New Era]Windhoek -The Franco Namibia Cultural Centre (FNCC) will be the venue for the launch of the history book, "Re-viewing Resistance in Namibian History" at the next FNCC's literature discussion forum "Invitation à la lecture" next Saturday at the FNCC Multimedia Library starting at ten O'clock in the morning.
Gambia: Book Review - Sweet Water and Bitter
[The Point]In 1807, a bill was passed in Britain, which "utterly abolished, prohibited, and declared to be unlawful... all manner of dealing and trading" in slaves in Africa or in their transport from Africa to any other place. However, the status of slaves was not interfered with and ownership of slaves was not outlawed - that was not to happen until many years later. Penalties were introduced for those caught dealing in slaves, and the British with their powerful navy, worked hard to bring the trade to an end. In 1