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I Won't Complain By J. Inerje Barrett
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“I WON‘T COMPLAIN” is a dramatic story of Tommy, a young African American man, who is expected to live in the shadows of his militant alcoholic stepfather. He endures physical and... More > mental abuse. TOMMY is a hard but sensitive, articulate young man, who is raised in a welfare laden Philadelphia Public Housing surrounding, but is not bound by the neighborhood mentality. He keeps his abusive memories a secret from others. Only he and his best friend share the truth. Tommy learns to cover his wounds and pretend all is well. The gospel song “I WON’T COMPLAIN” becomes Tommy's anthem as he fights very hard to hold on to what small self esteem he has. The inner conflict is great and his self worth causes a battle in his mind. His abusers are the Boogieman who sometimes lurk in the shadows.< Less
Nickel Cross By Preller Geldenhuys
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The life and time of a Rhodesian Air Force combat pilot who followed his father's footsteps into aviation and fought in the Rhodesian / Zimbabwe war 1965-1980.Heritage is traced from his... More > grandfather's participation in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, his father's involvement in East-Africa during the Second World War 1939-1945 and his survival in the Southern African conflict. The author flew a variety of aircraft and served as a Flight Commander on Hawker Hunter and Canberra aircraft, serving on No's 1 and 5 Squadrons of the Rhodesian Air Force. This true story will interest aviation enthusiasts and military historians. The title derives it's origin to the first major enemy infiltration into the country, where air power was used offensively for the first time.< Less
Building Partner Capacity in Africa: Keys To Success By Frank L. Jones
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U.S. interests in Africa have expanded in the past decade beyond such traditional areas as economic development through trade and investment, democratic governance and the rule of law, and conflict... More > prevention with an emphasis on peacekeeping and rapid response capacities. The continent is now at the center of a number of critical security issues. These issues range from the emergence of potent violent extremist movements (Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and Islamic State in Iraq and Syria), with the capacity to destabilize fragile states, to a health security agenda catalyzed by the spread of infectious disease with global impacts (e.g., Ebola and Zika viruses). For the past several years, the U.S. Government (USG), in its national security strategy and related documents, has stressed building partner capacity (BPC) as an essential military mission, especially for the U.S. Army, to counter these threats and reduce their risk to African governments and societies.< Less
State Collapse, Insurgency, and Counterinsurgency: Lessons from Somalia (Enlarged Edition) By Strategic Studies Institute et al.
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For more than 2 decades, Somalia has been the prime example of a collapsed state, resisting multiple attempts to reconstitute a central government, with the current internationally-backed regime of... More > the “Federal Republic of Somalia” struggling just to maintain its hold on the capital and the southeastern littoral—thanks only to the presence of a more than 17,000-strong African Union peacekeeping force. Despite the desultory record, the apparent speedy collapse since late 2011 of the insurgency spearheaded by the Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (Movement of Warrior Youth, al-Shabaab)—a militant Islamist movement with al-Qaeda links—has made it fashionable within some political and military circles to cite with little nuance the “Somalia model” as a prescription for other conflicts in Africa, including the fight in Mali against al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and its allies.< Less
تراجـيديا القـرن الافريقـي السياسـية By خالد محمد عثمان
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"The Political Tragedy of the Horn of Africa" is about the spread of the political crises in the Horn of Africa through the history of the region and the escalation of these crises... More > recently, since the 20th century. This book follows the socio-political development in the Horn of Africa, as well, since the early days the communities existed in the area. It begins with the last Ethio-Eritrean conflict to analyze the historical political relations between the two countries and explains in historical details how the countries in the Horn of Africa have been created as states to serve the European powers. Good for universities and other educational institutions. الحرب الاثيو-ارترية الاخيرة كانت حافزا لاعادة قراءة تاريخ القرن الافريقي السياسي و اعادة تحليله بطريقة جديدة نفتقر اليها في اعلامنا و مكتبتنا المعاصرة. لهذا فان كتاب "تراجيديا القرن الافريقي السياسية" هو اول كتاب من نوعه ليس حول الحرب فحسب، بل حول التطورات السياسية في المنطقة عبر التاريخ< Less
Which Africa for our small children By Manuel Koums
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The ¾ of humanity suffers from the exclusion of the division of the dividends of progress. 60% of African youth to less than 20 years. Where that we went, one tends to marginalize us. I am... More > négrophile, enemy of my race because I do not find average to act differently. Even if I weigh for and it against, I am lost, even if I wonder whether what I do is careful, I am lost, if I wonder whether men black, white, yellow, or red, approve to me I am lost. I will try to say what is true. I acted thus not by courage and sincerity, but because it is the only way of putting an end to the major conflict which haunts my heart. All the vain sufferings having become, null does not have the ponopole souffance, nor that of happiness. No woman not having the monopoly of maternity, all are entitled to the childbirth. Word for all, word with excluded. Plea for free Africa of its destiny…< Less
Which Africa for our small children By Manuel Koums
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The ¾ of humanity suffers from the exclusion of the division of the dividends of progress. 60% of African youth to less than 20 years. Where that we went, one tends to marginalize us. I am... More > négrophile, enemy of my race because I do not find average to act differently. Even if I weigh for and it against, I am lost, even if I wonder whether what I do is careful, I am lost, if I wonder whether men black, white, yellow, or red, approve to me I am lost. I will try to say what is true. I acted thus not by courage and sincerity, but because it is the only way of putting an end to the major conflict which haunts my heart. All the vain sufferings having become, null does not have the ponopole souffance, nor that of happiness. No woman not having the monopoly of maternity, all are entitled to the childbirth. Word for all, word with excluded. Plea for free Africa of its destiny…< Less
The Adopted Prisoner By Leslie William Law
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One of seven siblings, Les Law was born in London’s East End in the months following mankind’s greatest ever conflict. Twenty years later, he found himself preparing to take part in the... More > next. Having been called up in 1939, he saw action briefly outside Tobruk in the North African desert, before being captured and taken to Italy. There, he endured a period of incarceration before escaping and joining a peasant family as a valued adopted son. Recaptured, he spent time in a work camp in Germany. As well as extending his geographical horizons, the experience of training, travel, action, captivity and liberation deepened his insights into himself and others whose lives were affected by the war. By the time he had returned to his native city, he had changed greatly, as had the world around him. He never forgot the humanity of those who had helped him during his liberty in the Abruzzi Mountains, and he vowed to return one day. In 1972, he visited the village again, for a moving reunion.< Less

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