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How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump

Nigeria - W. Africa

Chude Jideonwo, Adebola Williams | Release date: 1 Nov 2017

“It’s essentially about all the things that make elections happen globally and the order in which they matter or don’t matter in Sub Saharan African contexts, as seen through our experience in four national elections in three countries,” – Chude Jideonwo

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Orphan Sisters

Nigeria - W. Africa

Lola Jaye | Release date: 21 Sep 2017

Lana and May are a very long way from home. Their Nigerian parents have emigrated to England in search of a better life for their family. Nineteen Fifties London is a great adventure to the girls but not always welcoming. There are signs in windows of lodging houses warning: ‘no blac...

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Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Uganda - E. Africa

Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, Sandra Van Doorn (Illustrator) | Release date: 1 Oct 2017

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are always losing something. Sandals, slippers, sweaters – you name it, they lose it. When the two sisters fall asleep each night, they dream about the things they have lost that day. Until, one night, their dreams begin to reveal something entirely un...

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Bled Dry

Morocco - N. Africa

Abdelilah Hamdouchi | Release date: 24 Sep 2017

When a prostitute and her ill-fated lover are killed in a gruesome double murder, seasoned investigator Detective Hanash is called in. The case draws him into Casablanca’s slums, blighted by criminality, religious extremism, and despair. Hanash’s years on the job have made him ...

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Wake Me When I’m Gone

Nigeria - W. Africa

Odafe Atogun | Release date: 5 Sep 2017

When the Chief knocks on Ese’s door demanding that she marry again, as the laws of the land dictate she must, Ese is a fool once more. There is a high price for breaking the law, and an even greater cost for breaking the heart of a Chief. Ese will face the wrath of gods and men in th...

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Skollie: One man’s struggle to survive by telling stories

South Africa - S. Africa

John W. Fredericks | Release date: 1 Sep 2017

In 2016, South African film audiences were mesmerised by the film Noem My Skollie, which was written by – and based on the life of – John W. Fredericks. In this book Fredericks tells the full story on which the film was based. Growing up in a dusty township on the Cape Flats, Frederick...

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Moving On and other Zimbabwean Stories

Zimbabwe - S. Africa

Jane Morris | Release date: 17 Aug 2017

Moving on bristles with the talent of writers from Zimbabwe. This collection brings together twenty of Zimbabwe’s finest storytellers, from within the country and without. Many of the characters in this anthology are themselves moving on: from the chains of the past, from the loss of lov...

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The Ultimate Tragedy

Guinea-Bissau - W. Africa

Abdulai Sila, Jethro Soutar | Release date: 1 Aug 2017

The first novel to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule. Ndani leaves her village to seek a better life in the capital, finding work as a maid for ...

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What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Nigeria - W. Africa

Lesley Nneka Arimah | Release date: 24 Aug 2017

A stunning collection of short stories from Caine-Prize shortlisted and Commonwealth Writer’s Prize winner Lesley Nneka Arimah, WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY is a debut with all the imagination of Helen Oyeyemi’s The Icarus Girl and the toughness of Elena Ferrante...

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Evening Primrose

South Africa - S. Africa

Kopana Matlwa | Release date: 27 Jul 2017

With urgency and tenderness Evening Primrose explores issues of race, gender and the medical profession through the eyes of a junior doctor. When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, her ambition is tested as she faces the stark reality of South Africa’...

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