Angola: Between Rhetoric and Reality
[Africa In Fact] "Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola Since the Civil War" is an expertly researched and simply told historical and political overview of one of sub- Saharan Africa's least understood countries.
Nigeria: Ovaltine, DHL Nourish IDPs in Yola
[Vanguard] In the bid to meet the nutritional needs of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Yola, Adamawa State, Twinings Ovaltine Nigeria Limited and DHL Express Nigeria, last week unveiled a strategic joint partnership to donate and transport Ovaltine beverages to inhabitants of the Yola Camp. Speaking at a joint media briefing in Lagos to validate this commitment, General Manager, Twinings Ovaltine Nigeria Limited, Mr. Enrico Liggeri, said the two organisations are leveraging the partnership to amplify their Cor
Namibia: Peter Ekandjo - the Jungle Fighter... .on a Clandestine Mission in Namibia
[New Era] I operated inside Namibia fully armed from 1978 to 1983, as a PLAN fighter ever ready to engage enemy forces. In October 1984, however, I entered Namibia unarmed for a special assignment - a clandestine mission. I left the PLAN provincial headquarters in Lubango by road up to somewhere between Zamba and Ondongo settlement.
Zimbabwe: Liberation and the Shona Novel
[The Herald] The Second War of Liberation that the indigenous people of Zimbabwe waged against settler occupation and colonial rule was an event of monumental proportions that had far-reaching effects for the country, the region and perhaps the rest of the world. It affected and changed the lives of many people in many ways.
Zimbabwe: Terrorism Between the Headlines
[The Herald] Wole Soyinka's creative thread is principally a duel between people and power. The controversial dramatist has levelled his verbal facility, from both the cultural front and the civic sphere, against the abuse of power.
Ethiopia: Ex-President Girma Biography Launched
[Ethiopian Herald] A 212-page book entitled UNDER THE SHADE OF A GAASHE dealing with the official biographical sketch of Dr. Girma Woldegiorgis, 91, who was President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (2001-2013), was launched at his residence here Wednesday.
Nigeria: Five Debut Nigerian Novels to Read in 2015
[African Arguments] Nigeria is an acknowledged giant in world literature. Whilst Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie are the usual suspects that may come to mind, new faces are continuously emerging on the literary scene with bracing new ideas and fresh new novels.