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Andre at Roots: An American Boy's Experience in an African Village By Verity Egho
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If you were raised outside Africa or in an African city what would you expect to experience if you were to be in a typical African village today? How does African culture and social environment... More > positively influence attitude of a juvenile? An unruly African American boy, Andre was sent by his parents to his maternal village in Africa to be tamed by African culture and environment. He experienced African village comprehensively in entertaining and informative ways. He heard the facts and fiction on witchcraft and spirit creatures in Africa. He listened to an old man account how Africa was marauded and looted by some Europeans and why Africa is rife in conflicts today. The boy was tamed and returned to U.S. The book gives a picture of Africa in the past and life in a typical African village today. It is based on true life incidents, events and facts...< Less
Andre at Roots: An American Boy's Experience in an African Village By Verity Egho
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Do you know for sure how life in a typical African village is like today? What would you expect to see or experience in an African village today if you find yourself in one? Andre at Roots is a... More > synopsis of life and setting in a typical African village today, set around a real life story of an unruly 15 years old African American boy who was sent to his maternal root village in the River Niger Delta in Africa - to be cultured! He experienced first hand the traditonal extended family culture of Africa, African village environment today, traditional food, hunting and fishing, traditional prosecution and attendant drama,native justice..., He got the facts and the fiction on spirit creatures and witchcraft in Africa, he listened to stories of long past European attrocities and plundering in Africa. He learnt why Africa is rife in crisis or volatile today. African culture, environment and stories tamed him before he returned to the U.S. It is a synopsis of Africa in the past and Africa today.< Less
African Folk Tales from Matero Boys' School Lusaka, Zambia By JOL
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Seeing disease, devastation, suffering, lack of basic human survival necessities, and a life expectancy of 35 did not sadden but inspire. Faced daily with the lack of food, clean water, an education,... More > and medical care the people of Zambia remain happy, warm, caring, and determined. They own very little but have so much. They suffer by the minute yet laugh and smile constantly. They desire nothing but give everything. And in the midst of it all Bro. Carmine’s Matero Boys’ beacons hope for the future survival of Zambia and its people. African Folk Tales from Matero Boys’ School- Lusaka, Zambia represents the hopes and dreams of all the students who walk through its doors as they share with us their driving force “Nyumba ya Maboys” DEEDS NOT WORDS.< Less
African Folk Tales from Matero Boys' School Lusaka, Zambia By JOL
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Seeing disease, devastation, suffering, lack of basic human survival necessities, and a life expectancy of 35 did not sadden but inspire. Faced daily with the lack of food, clean water, an... More > education, and medical care the people of Zambia remain happy, warm, caring, and determined. They own very little but have so much. They suffer by the minute yet laugh and smile constantly. They desire nothing but give everything. And in the midst of it all Bro. Carmine’s Matero Boys’ beacons hope for the future survival of Zambia and its people. African Folk Tales from Matero Boys’ School- Lusaka, Zambia represents the hopes and dreams of all the students who walk through its doors as they share with us their driving force “Nyumba ya Maboys” DEEDS NOT WORDS.< Less
African Folk Tales from Matero Boys' School - Lusaka, Zambia By JOL
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Seeing disease, devastation, suffering, lack of basic human survival necessities, and a life expectancy of 35 did not sadden but inspire. Faced daily with the lack of food, clean water, an... More > education, and medical care the people of Zambia remain happy, warm, caring, and determined. They own very little but have so much. They suffer by the minute yet laugh and smile constantly. They desire nothing but give everything. And in the midst of it all Bro. Carmine’s Matero Boys’ beacons hope for the future survival of Zambia and its people. African Folk Tales from Matero Boys’ School- Lusaka, Zambia represents the hopes and dreams of all the students who walk through its doors as they share with us their driving force “Nyumba ya Maboys” DEEDS NOT WORDS.< Less
SMILE with AFRICAN Children By JAX
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Volunteering in Africa to work with children in less fortunate areas prompted me to make a childrens book to show just how wonderful they are & publishing a book to share the story. PROCEEDS GO... More > TOWARDS GIVING THE BASICS TO LEARN HOW TO READ & WRITE AND A WAY OUT OF POVERTY.< Less
Plod On: The African Daylight By Brandon Johnson, Rachel Johnson
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Brandon and Rachel Johnson served as U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers from July 2006 to December 2008. Living in the rural village of Kgobagodimo in the Limpopo Province, they became passionately involved... More > in their community through youth development, health education, and teacher training programs. This book includes the entirety of Brandon and Rachel's personal blog from their time of service in South Africa, including the months leading up to their departure and their readjustment afterward. The following is an excerpt from their March 17th entry in 2008: “Rachel and I had some really tough times at the beginning. We struggled through many frustrating weeks of school and miserable days in the village. But in the midst of it all, with a lot of hard work and motivation, we slowly found our passion. “We found the things that make us smile. We found the things that make us go to bed at night saying, ‘today was a good day.’ Not all Peace Corps Volunteers reach that point. We feel blessed we have.”< Less
born boy By Kupa Matowe
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Captivating story of an African village boy with a Scottish dream.
born boy By Kupa Matowe
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Captivating story of an African village boy with a Scottish dream.
Jolliboy “A Most Un-Ordinary African Boy” From Street Starch Hawker To United Nations Debate Champion By Solomon A. J. Pratt
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Solomon recounts the story of his life as a starch selling lad missing school sessions one morning every week; facing the dreaded spectre of failure at his Final Year at Fourah Bay College; regarded... More > as unqualified to be enrolled as a student in Oxford University; his close association with the First P.M. of Sierra Leone (Sir Milton Margai) and his sudden death, followed by the Premiership of Sir Albert Margai; his administration of the Sierra Leone Railway as General Manager, poisoned tongues falsely accusing him of closing down the system; his role in the 1967 S.L. General Elections; and subsequent detention after the N.R.C Army coup; the dangerous part he played in the overthrow of the Military junta; his appointment as a Cabinet Minister in 1968; his political contributions as Group of 77 Spokesmanduring the Debate for the Restoration of the Legitimate Rights of Beijing China, as Chairman of the Security Council at the birth of Bangladesh, and as Legal Spokesman of S.W.A.P.O. (Namibian Freedom Fighters).< Less