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    African Books Collective Chairman Walter Bgoya delivered the keynote address entitled 50 Years of Independence: Reflections on the Role of Progressive African Intellectuals at the ASA UK conference last month. Click here to download a copy of the keynote. Walter was introduced by Mary Jay who headed African Books Collective from it's inception until 2012.

    Philo Ikonya’s Still Sings the Night Bird, Langaa RPCIG (2013) has won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Aidoo-Snyder Book Award.


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A Concise History of South Sudan

New and Revised Edition

Edited by Anders Breidlid

Do Not Go Gentle

Futhi Ntshingila

Growing Up With Tanzania

Memories, Musings and Maths

Karim Hirji

  • New release

Mukoma's Marriage and other Stories

Emmanuel Sigauke

Still Sings the Nightbird

Philo Ikonya

  • New release

A Sweet-Footed African: James Jibraeel Alhaji

James Jibraeel Alhaji, Francis B. Nyamnjoh

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