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The complete works of Joseph Conrad

“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”  ― Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924; original name Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski… 197 more words

Hemingways Of Hermanus

More Photos from the U.N. Plebiscite to British Togoland, 1956

Here are some more photos that Vlado took, while acting as Observer to the United Nations Plebiscite to British Togoland in 1956; which includes some of the fantastic architecture he saw there. 9 more words

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Before It Was Ghana: Photos from the U.N. Plebiscite in British Togoland, 1956

In 1956, Vladimir Fabry was assigned as Observer to the United Nations Plebiscite in British Togoland; which would vote to join the Gold Coast in May of that year, and on 6 March 1957, would become part of Ghana – the first African nation independent from colonial rule. 73 more words

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Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula and the struggle for Zambia's Independence

Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula is a man whose name many Zambians will recognise, but as much as I recognise his name, I mainly remember him being briefly mentioned as a freedom fighter, sometime in Primary school. 1,847 more words

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Letter to Tony Blair Prime Minister Great Britain

The letter below was forwarded to the present British Authorities, specifically to the Office of the British High Commissioner Pretoria. 10 Oct 12h00 South African time. 1,896 more words


How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney, rev. edn (Bogle L’Ouverture, 1988) and Freedom and Development by Julius Nyerere (OUP, 1973)

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Session summary: 11 March 2014

In The Frontman: Bono, the text considered at the last reading group, Harry Browne remarks, via a reading from Robert Pollin’s… 774 more words