Oil on Water by Helon Habila

By Helon Habila

From the desks of Nigeria's newsrooms, newshounds are recruited to discover the abducted spouse of a British oil engineer. Zaq, an notorious media hack, is aware what's in shop, yet Rufus, a prepared younger journalist wanting to get himself spotted, has no notion what he's permit himself in for.

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Precision and Purpose: Airpower in the Libyan Civil War by Karl P. Mueller

By Karl P. Mueller

A workforce of U.S. and foreign specialists assesses the influence of assorted international locations’ airpower efforts throughout the 2011 clash in Libya, together with NATO allies and non-NATO companions, and the way their reviews provide information for destiny conflicts. as well as the jobs performed via the U.S., Britain and France, it examines the efforts of Italy, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Qatar, the UAE, and the Libyan rebels.

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The History of Central and Eastern Africa (The Britannica

The abundance of traditional assets endemic to critical and japanese Africa has been serious in shaping the trajectory of the civilizations that experience made the quarter their domestic. just like the remainder of the continent, even though, the areas' riches additionally made them at risk of slave investors and colonizers who left a devastating legacy of their wake. This engrossing choice files the historical past of a sector that witnessed the various world's so much brutal and damaging conflicts in addition to the beginning of a number of teams who proceed to struggle for justice and peace within the sector.

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Doing Business Strategy by Robert Galavan

By Robert Galavan

Process is a necessary part of all organisational good fortune. Strategic making plans isn't really approximately arising with definitely the right resolution, it really is in regards to the time, talents and motivation to interact in strategic considering to arrange for tomorrow's opportunities.

content material: Key studying ambitions; creation; a technique framework; direction-setting; exterior atmosphere research; inner service provider research; strategic offerings; assessing the space; job programme; and at last ... ; additional examining; concerning the writer; concerning the editors; approximately oak tree press.
summary: process is a necessary component of all organisational good fortune. Strategic making plans isn't really approximately bobbing up with the proper resolution, it truly is concerning the time, abilities and motivation to have interaction in strategic pondering to organize for tomorrow's possibilities

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Africa After Gender? by Catherine M. Cole

By Catherine M. Cole

Gender is among the most efficient, dynamic, and colourful components of Africanist study at the present time. yet what's the which means of gender in an African context? Why does gender often connote ladies? Why has gender taken carry in Africa while feminism hasn't? Is gender another Western build that has been utilized to Africa even though ill-suited and riddled with assumptions? Africa After Gender? seems to be at Africa now that gender has come into play to contemplate how the continent, its humans, and the time period itself have replaced. best Africanist historians, anthropologists, literary critics, and political scientists circulate earlier uncomplicated dichotomies, entrenched debates, and polarizing identification politics to give an evolving discourse of gender. They exhibit gender as an utilized instead of theoretical software and talk about issues akin to the functionality of sexuality, lesbianism, women's political mobilization, the paintings of gendered NGOs, and the function of masculinity in a gendered global. For activists, scholars, and students, this booklet unearths a wealthy and cross-disciplinary view of the prestige of gender in Africa today.Contributors are Hussaina J. Abdullah, Nwando Achebe, Susan Andrade, Eileen Boris, Catherine M. Cole, Paulla A. Ebron, Eileen Julien, Lisa A. Lindsay, Adrienne MacIain, Takyiwaa Manuh, Stephan F. Miescher, Helen Mugambi, homosexual Seidman, Sylvia Tamale, Bridget Teboh, Lynn M. Thomas, and Nana Wilson-Tagoe.

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The Forgotten Frontier: A History of the Sixteenth-Century by Andrew C. Hess

By Andrew C. Hess

The sixteenth-century Mediterranean witnessed the growth of either eu and center jap civilizations, below the guises of the Habsburg monarchy and the Ottoman empire. right here, Andrew C. Hess considers the kin among those dynasties in gentle of the social, financial, and political views on the frontiers among North Africa and the Iberian peninsula.

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