Amilcar Cabral, who was the Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and the Cape Verde Islands PAIGC , was assassinated by Portuguese agents on January 20, 1973 Under his leadership, the PAIGC liberated three quarters of the countryside of Guinea in less than ten
Cabral is among the great figures of our time these texts provide the evidence.
Laced with danger, packed with novel insights and told with a humane voice, The Ringtone and the Drum relates the fascinating tale of Mark Weston s travels in West Africa His journey through Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso touches a dizzying array of subjects, including the
Yasmina Nuny s debut, Anos Ku Ta Manda, is as fresh and vital as her performance style She writes both in English and Kriol, her mother tongue, to portray plural and untranslatable existences Her collection so powerful begins with an exploration of her country Guinea Bissau, that remains
Gvinejas Bisau pasakas.
A vivid, powerful, and controversial look at how the world gets Africa wrong, and how a resurgent Africa is forcing it to think again Africa has long been misunderstood and abused by outsiders Correspondent Alex Perry traveled the continent for most of a decade, meeting with entrepreneurs
No que foi o seu primeiro livro de poesia, Odete Semedo explora o bilinguismo de Cabo Verde ao publicar alguns dos poemas tanto em portugu s como em crioulo, de modo a proporcionar aos leitores um espa o de lazer e encontro consigo mesmo Nem todos foram publicados nas duas vers es dado que em
White Man s Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
Portugal s three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea Guine Bissau today lasted almost 13 years longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam Yet they are among the most underreported conflicts of the modern era Commonly referred to as Lisbon s Overseas War
Para Vasco For Vasco is the first in Heaventree s series of translations of Lusophone African poetry Dedicated to Vasco Cabral, the late freedom fighter, politician and man of letters, this collection, presented in Portuguese and English, represents the first opportunity for the English speaking
Nigerian drug lords in UK prisons, khat chewing Somali pirates hijacking Western ships, crystal meth smoking gangs controlling South Africa s streets, and narco traffickers corrupting the state in Guinea Bissau these are some of the vivid images surrounding drugs in Africa which have alarmed
At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa Flush with self importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm Traveling through an increasingly phantasmagoric landscape in