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Ban Firearms in South Africa  By Mpumelelo Toyise Too many images broadcast to the world about our country are of horrific incidents of violent crime. Contrary to widely propagated beliefs it is the majority, poor and black people, who mainly fall prey to this sickening level of terror. It is mainly women…

Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume Two
Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and... Read more
Igbo nation: history, challenges of rebirth and development: Volume One
Igbo Nation: History, Challenges of Rebirth and Development is a chronicle of the Igbo past, the challenges Ndi Igbo have faced across the centuries, how Igbos have survived discrimination, pogrom, genocide and how now they stand on the threshold of a new renaissance that will make their numbers and... Read more
Mockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir
Mockingbirds at Jerusalem: A Poetic Memoir By Rudolph Lewis Introduction This poetic memoir recalls the place of my childhood, which was informed by a life of integrity and dignity, character qualities of maternal grandparents who taught me a respect for words, stories that shored up life diminished by ideas... Read more
Nigeria, Ojukwu, Azikiwe, Biafra & Beyond The Rising Sun
NIGERIA, OJUKWU, AZIKIWE, BIAFRA & BEYOND THE RISING SUN deals with the post independence climate in Nigeria, the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War, with particular reference to the central role played by General Odumegwu Ojukwu and the tangential part played by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. It examines the post-war politics of leadership... Read more
WOMEN & PATRIARCHAL POWER In the Selected Works of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o By Dr. Albert Mugambi Rutere A critical study that examines various strategies which women use to respond to patriarchy. Analyzing Ngugi’s Weep Not, Child, The River Between, A Grain of Wheat, Petals of Blood, Devil on the... Read more
There is No Tradition of same gender marriage in Igboland
In an article “Tradition of same gender marriage in Igboland,” published in the Nigerian Tribune, Lagos: Friday, June 19, 2009, Leo Igwe wrote: “One of the contentious issues in the debate over homosexuality and same sex marriage is whether a marriage between persons of the same gender is totally... Read more