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Africa Human Development Report 2012: Towards a Food Secure Future

Year: 2012 | Published by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The 2012 Human Development Report for Africa explores why dehumanising hunger remains pervasive in the region, despite abundant agricultural resources, …

Kings of the Water

Year: 2009 | Published by: Abacus

‘Kings of The Water’ tells the story of thirty-five year old Michiel Steyn returning to South Africa after a fifteen …

Three Letter Plague

Year: 2008 | Published by: Vintage

This book is about the cultural obstacles, misunderstandings and stigma that, especially in rural the areas that challenge the efforts …

The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe

Year: 2010

Peter Godwin’s latest book The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe, tells about the murderous violence dished out by …

A Sunday by the Pool in Kigali

Year: 2003

This book is a love story told amid the backdrop of the world’s largest genocide in recent times. The Rwandan …

Chinya: CSPE module exploring development interdependence and rights & responsibilities through a global lens

Year: 2005 | Published by: Trócaire

Chinya is a comprehensive 16 page CSPE (Civil, Social and Political Education) module exploring development, interdependence and rights and responsibilities …

Your Place or Mine?

Year: 2002 | Published by: ScotDEC

This pack examines issues raised by the relationship between land and power through historical and present day examples and encourages …

Africa Alive Publications

Year: 2004 | Published by: Self Help Africa, Self Help Development International

A series of 3 school textbooks developed by Self-Help Development International (now Self Help Africa), which focus on the challenges …

Failure Reports: learning from our mistakes

Year: 0

Engineers without Borders (EWB) Canada believes that success in development is not possible without taking risks and innovating – which …

Allah is not Obliged

Year: 2007 | Published by: Anchor

‘Allah is not obliged to be fair about the things he does on earth.’ These are the words from the …

King Leopold’s Ghost

Year: 2002 | Published by: Pax

When US historian Adam Hochschild published his award winning account of the brutal plunder of the Congo it raised a …

Don’t Let’s Go To The Dogs Tonight

Year: 2002 | Published by: MacMillan

Alexander Fuller’s much-talked-about memoir records her childhood in war-torn Africa, with a focus on the difficult relationships between settlers and …

Do They Hear You When You Cry

Year: 1999 | Published by: Bantam

The 17-year-old Fauziya Kassindja made headlines in 1996 when she was the first female to be granted asylum in the …

The Grass is Singing

Year: 1950 | Published by: Thomas Y. Crowell Company

This is Lessing’s first novel and tells the story of Dick and Mary Turner, ‘white’ farmers in a remote part …

In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu’s Congo

Year: 2000 | Published by: Fourth Estate London

This thrilling book recounts the extravagant tyranny of Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) for …

The Famished Road

Year: 1991 | Published by: Anchor Books

Ben Okri’s Booker prize-winning novel draws on the Nigerian belief in “spirit children” who die and are continuously reborn.


Year: 1971

“Maru” is set in a remote village in Botswana in the 1960s. The novel is an examination of racial prejudice …

Condomise Africa

Year: 2010 | Published by: Mosten Mutale and Mark Mwanamwalye

This short film tells the story of Fred Tembo from Garden Compound (a high density poor urban settlement) in Lusaka, …

Drought in East Africa whiteboard resources

Year: 2011 | Published by: Trócaire

This web page is a portal for primary school teachers wishing to educate students on the drought in East Africa …