Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

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.

Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

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.

FREE e-Book: Africa Un-Slaved, Volume 1 by Teekay Akin

FREE e-Book: Africa Un-Slaved, Volume 1 by Teekay Akin

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.

African Book: We All Went On Safari

African Book: We All Went On Safari

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.

African Book: A Is For Africa, by Ifeoma Onyefulu

African Book: A Is For Africa, by Ifeoma Onyefulu

‘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.

Chinua Achebe’s Memoirs set for release in September 2012

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.

Chinua Achebe’s Memoirs set for release in September 2012

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.