Africa stories, books, poems, and more

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A young man serves his country in the middle of the Cold War. The war ends, but his internal war never ends. Those he fought against become his rulers, and he spends the next 20 years of his life realising that this enemy was, indeed, worth fighting. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 18, 2010

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A short poem discussing the hardships endured by those in Africa. Read More
There have been a lot of debates that whether the governance system mentioned above is based on Universal system or not, which many believe is not. Just as the president of country is the symbol of its sovereignty, Allah as the Creator and Owner of the whole universe is the… Read More

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Lucciola's Lyrical Challenge. Gollum's Song by Emiliana Torrini. According to UNICEF, 25 000 children die each day due to poverty. And they “die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world. Being meek and weak in life makes… Read More
This short story tells of the experiences of the author on a week long trip to see a school in Serrakunda in The Gambia. It is a story of dedication and unswerving devotion, of happiness and personal trauma. Read More

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Into the clearing I stepped. I had noticed it on an earlier occasion on one of my solo expeditions into the deeper, denser parts of the area surrounding our rotunda. Read More
A funny story based on real events at my dreadful jobs. I hope that there is some kind of deeper meaning here too, but hey, at least my job exposes me to some characters! Read More
Socio-Economic development in Africa remains a big challenge. This book attempts a cause-diagnostic solution to Africa's development challenges and argues that attending to cultural elements and developing some vision to develop high cost but high impact interventions in tangible Infrastructure can help Africa come out of its underdevelopment crisis.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 24, 2009

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A poem describing the beauty of a nigerian girl, but it was just a wish or should i say dreams. Read More

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Africa is still a dark continent not because of its geographical location but becasue of it political violations. There are lot of Chikere'S inside Africa. As this grows the darkness keeps growing. Read More

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Poem / Poetry

August 11, 2009

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About an African girl fainting on the way back to her tribe with water. Read More
In 1957 I was a typical suburaban house wife living outside of Washington, D.C. The next thing I knew, I was flying across the Atlantic with my husband and three children, headed for Africa. My book chronicles the two years I spent in Kenya during its last days as a… Read More

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This story isn't completely finished. It's about a girl, Hina, who moves to Africa with her family. One day she runs away to search for her sister who had left the family for true love. Read More

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Elizabeth Woodward just lost her fiancee, her job, and her well put together life. Having nothing left, she leaves to Africa on a whim to volunteer to help the people in Namibia. Little did she realize that this trip would change her life in ways she never planned. There she… Read More
Capable and Constance were adopted by Mr and Mrs Busang when they were fourteen years old. Life apears to be going well, but they're adoptive parents seem to be hiding a dark secret... Read More
this is a scene about a girl living in Sierra Leone during the civil war. Read More

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They say diamonds are forever. So is murder... Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 19, 2009

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Poetry about love gone bad. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 19, 2009

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A Poem about regrets in love. Read More
Poverty is all around us, but do we really know the extent of the situations of MILLIONS of people around the globe? Read More

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High-stakes business in darkest Africa is not for the faint-hearted. The gregarious loner who plies this beat is self-sufficient, hard-bitten and chooses the walk where angels fear to tread. The women are more so. Occasionally the two meet... A novel inspired by the cell-phone genre, as given by Alquimista. Read More

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African Clawless Otter (Aonyx capensis). Facts and Figures. Endangered species -- MAMMAL. Read More

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This poem is dedicated to all the children in South Africa. Read More
This short story is written from the perspective of the company accountant in Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”. The story features 19th Century opinions, bias and prejudice. Read More

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Aftermath of a "contact" (combat) on the SWA/Namibian - Angola border. Read More

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This is a poem I wrote in 1985 while I was doing my Army service in the South African Army (SADF). SOWETO is an acronym for South Western Townships, and is normally associated with the large collection of townships near Johanesburg. This one however, refers to a small part of… Read More

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August 07, 2008

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Kamaria is a mother cheetah lining on the African savanna with her daughter Dayo. Dayo learns about love, and family as she discovers that life is tough, especially if your endangered. Read More
The United States Thursday sided with Rwanda in an international controversy over the status of a Rwandan commander in the U.N.-backed force in Darfur, UNAMID. The commander is accused of 1990s war crimes. The State Department says it reviewed the Rwandan general's case and found no grounds to exclude him… Read More

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Poem / Poetry

July 21, 2008

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Poachers in Zimbabwe are gradually reducing the Rhinos of the country to extinction. From 2,000 in 1980 to 530 in 2008 this is now a very precarious situation - as is everything else in that area of the world. Read More

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Blood Diamonds a illegal trade run everyday to keep up the demand of diamonds around the world, people die every day to keep this trade alive. Read More
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