Guest Author - Jeanne Egbosiuba Ukwendu
Here are my favorite books which I found worth my time reading, an invaluable resource, and full of African culture.
In this book, you´ll learn about the everyday activities of the elephants, how they play, eat, drink, and mate.
Furaha Mean Happy and Halala Means Welcome
Both of these book are by Ken Wilson-Max. They are great introductions to the Swahili and Zulu languages.
Jambo Means Hello
A Swahili alphabet book with Swahili words including a pronunciation key and a short paragraph telling a little bit about the word and it's context in African society.
Where Are You Going Manyoni?
What does Manyoni see on her way to school while walking along the Limpopo River?
Cooking The East African Way
Want to learn how to cook East African recipes? Here is a great starter cookbook for East African cooking.
Cooking The West African Way
Want to learn how to cook West African recipes? Here is a great starter cookbook for West African cooking.
Politics and Government
Eyes of Africa
Victorine Ngangu discusses the extent of corruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and across Africa in her new book.
I Dreamed of Africa
The true story of Kuki Gallmann who moved from Italy to Kenya and started the Gallmann Foundation which is dedicated to preserving the wildlife and living harmoniously alongside it.
The Blue Sweater
Jacqueline Novogratz details her trials and triumphs of working with charities, women's groups, and starting up the Acumen fund. She reveals the problems with traditional charities and why providing support to local grassroots businesses is key to reducing poverty in developing countries.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
A true story about a boy´s successes and failures while building a windmill in Malawi to provide electricity and running water to his family´s home and farm.
African Safari Journal
African Safari Journal is a compact guide book with tons of safari tips and plenty of room to add your own information and journal entries.