by Una D. Bruhns
On Challenging Journeys We Find Out Who We Are Apartheid is a powerful memoir of Una's Personal and political struggles growing up in the peaceful community of Vrededorp, Johannesburg, South Africa. By age nine, the political arena in South ...
A Path of Spears
by John C. Cairns
JOHN CAIRNS was one of the few Canadians to serve in the British Administrative Service of the United Nations Trust Territory of Tanganyika, then under British mandate. This novel of East Africa at a time of transition reflects his experience as a ...
Under the Acacia Tree
by CES Family of Friends
This book holds the inspiring story of friendship and collaboration between two groups of people - in Kenya and in Canada. They saw how many bright young people in Kenya were denied a chance for an education due to family poverty - and did something ...
If It Had Not Been So...
by Thabiso Songo-Ncube
IF IT HAD NOT BEEN SO, HOW WOULD IT HAVE BEEN? In this book I talk about the life and experiences that shaped my character from adolescent age to adulthood. There are tragedies that I faced and there were happy times too. The experiences I went ...
Walking Them Home
A Soldier’s Journey in Postwar Rwanda by Derrick Nearing
In July of 1994, Leading Seaman Derrick Nearing, a military medic, is urgently deployed to Rwanda, a country he has never heard of, sent on a mission halfway around the world that will colour the rest of his life. In the previous months, Rwanda has ...
Angels in Swollen Crises
Stepmother by Chol-wdwuok
In November of 1991, with the Nile in flood, a breakaway faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) led by Riek Machar killed approximately 2,000 Dinka civilians in the southern Sudanese state of Jonglei in what would become known as the ...
A Story of African Childhood Dreams and the Relentless love and sacrifice of Poor Parents to give their children an Education. by Asa Ahimbisibwe
Hopeful describes the real life stories of children who were born in a rural poor village in an African country-Uganda. One of them, overcomes the challenges of poverty and cultural barriers with the help of his uneducated parents, who decided to do ...
My Mother's Wife
by Patrick Njoku
In the wealthy, polygamous household of Jeremiah Dike, first-wife Helen feels she has not been accorded the status she deserves, because unlike Jeremiah’s younger wives, she has not born him a son. But Helen is a woman who is used to getting exactly ...
From The Frying Pan Into The Fire
Memoir of a Zimbabwean by Judith Mawoko
Told with clarity, humour and insight, From the Frying Pan into the Fire lets us look into the turbulent history of Zimbabwe through the eyes of a native Zimbabwean educator. Born in a rural village in 1965, in what was then Rhodesia, young Judith ...
by Ken Swan
England, 1958: Young Higgs is a hard-working motorcycle mechanic in Milton-Keynes. The entire country is generally cold and damp. There’s got to be more out there for a man with his ambition. The future looks grey. Until he picks up the paper over ...