Into Africa

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Past, present, and future tales from across this vast and misunderstood continent.
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    Hadachinou is a lonely boy in sixties’ Tripoli. As he scampers unnoticed through the sun-drenched streets, he’s privy to women whispering their desires. And slowly, he becomes conscious of his own.
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    Eighteen encounters with the unexpected which explore the duality of an ‘alien’ from celebrated Nigerian-born writer E.C. Osondu.
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    A tale of two times. A tale of two lives.

    Forced from their North African, desert homelands by French colonial invaders on the eve of the First World War, young Nour and his Blue Men tribe take an epic journey northward in search of freedom.

    Fleeing a Morroccan shantytown and her forced marriage to a wealthy older man, Lalla, an orphaned descendant of the Blue Men, escapes to Marseilles and the hardships of immigrant life — from hotel maid to mother and model.
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    Shot five times at point-blank range on the streets of Jo’burg, Thembalani Ngenelwa was left for dead on a railway crossing. After four days in a coma, and with the support of hospital staff and his friends, miraculously he survived.
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    An account of 20 months in Lesotho: one of the least-known countries in Africa. Where smiles, joy, and religious fervour jar against modernity, honour killings, and the AIDS epidemic.
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    A well-penned Saffie sci-fi saga!
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    A poignant look at the racial divides in South Africa — by a journalist who was born and raised there.
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    An 'Afrofuturistic' tale of apocalypse avoidance.
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    Haunted by her troubled childhood, a woman renting a farmhouse one summer starts to suspect a local conspiracy against her.
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    Corruption meets Conservation in the Congo.
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    Is there any hope for Somalia? Fixing it may take some time…
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    An insider look at what it's like to do business in Africa.
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    A fast-paced cyberpunk debut from a promising African author.
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    A tale from Precious Ramotswe's childhood — long before she founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency!
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    In a land where magic and reality blur, a warrior hero is needed to save humanity…
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    Once considered Africa's success story, former Portuguese colony, Mozambique quickly spiralled into debt. Read how it got there.
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    Conrad's classic tale of colonialism. Who is the real savage?
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