Here’s what you do: Pick a book or two, or three, or more! ( don’t worry if they get duplicated. I’ll let you know if we are getting too many of the same books. At the moment there’s almost none).There are a hundred on this list. If know the subject area  African media, journalism, global and digital media, or you’ve come across something that you really recommend, send it too. Thank you. Keep it within the subject area- but politics, history, philosophical ideas- relating to Africa, representation, media and communication, is appreciated.


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Buy the book- either in e-version or hardback. Bear in mind we currently have non-existent internet at the university and no kindles at the moment, and only limited laptops/computers. However this is set to change! Watch this space.

Order your book(s) Send directly to
Thembi Mutch,
C/o Henry Kenrick, British High Commission in Maputo, Mozambique
Avenida Vladimir I Lenine 310
Caixa Postal 55

TELEPHONE(+258) 21 356 000
FAX(+258) 21 356 060


Send to Debbie Humphrey , who has very wonderfully agreed to organise DHL all together. If you need to phone or text her number is 07831 811490
At 107C Fortess Rd, London NW5 2HR.

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