In Nigeria, Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’ Awati Wal-Jihad popularly called Boko Haram has been responsible for the death of over 14,000 people (both combatants and civilians), displacement of over 1.5 million persons, destruction and loot of properties worth billions of naira, abduction of over 220 school girls from Chibok secondary school, bombings of several high profile institutions amongst others.
As a testament to Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisation theory, which is also manifesting in what Mary Kaldor describes as ‘new wars’, a new dimension of conflicts has established itself in International politics. These conflicts now come in form of armed insurgency, violent secessionist, ethno-religious conflicts etc. Africa, no doubt occupies an important seat in the theatre of war.
There is no more excuse for religious ignorance! Download your copy of the highly anticipated e-book “RELIGIONS EXPOSED! – Exposing the Bible, Quran, Christianity, Islam, Their Holy-men & Their Gods”
In the e-Book Africa un-slaved; Volume I – The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation, author Teekay Akin (Akinyemi Adeseye) poignantly illustrates the pervasive cause for the disenfranchisement and oppression of Africans throughout the world.
The African book “Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa” tells the story of Wangari Maathai, who was born and raised “in the shadow of Mount Kenya.” Wangari’s Trees of Peace” is a well-written African story book with pictures for every young child to understand.
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales is a milestone work that tells many of Africa’s most cherished folktales. It is a great audio book filled with tales for both adults and children of all ages. The stories were told by remarkable actors from around the world.
In the African book: We All Went On Safari, Laurie Krebs combines her love of children’s literature with her enthusiasm for traveling to create a wonderful picture book that carry readers all around the world.
‘A Is For Africa’ is a fascinating book about Africa that depicts everyday life in Nigeria. The ABC book about Africa is written by a talented African photographer, Ifeoma Onyefulu, providing an incisive, sophisticated view of her homeland’s rich heritage.
Renowned Nigerian novelist of ‘Things Fall Apart’, Chinua Achebe has put together recollections of personal experiences he had during the era of Biafra in a new memoir.
There is no doubt, Albert Chinualumogu Achebe’s upcoming memoirs “There Was a Country, A Personal History of Biafra,” is arguably the most anticipated African book launch since the dawn of this millennium.
Half of a Yellow Sun is an enlightening book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and talks about the Biafran civil war in Nigeria, when the eastern state of Biafra attempted to break away, but was forced into submission.