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Norbert Mao is a Ugandan politician and lawyer. He has been president of the Democratic Party since 2010, and he served as the Local Council 5 chairman for Gulu District.
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Africa's Liberation
The Legacy of Nyerere
Chambi Chachage - 2010-05-01
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Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators—those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation, and Nyerere in his own words. The writings reflect on Nyerere and liberation, the Commonwe...
Norbert Mao
Then I’ll keep referring to this one - an academic reflection on the legacy of the Great Julius Nyerere. Not a book to be read in a hurry but to be chewed slowly and digested.      source
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Yoni's Last Battle
The Rescue at Entebbe, 1976
Iddo Netanyahu - 2013-06-01 (first published in 2001)
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On July 4, 1976, more than a hundred hostages, held at gunpoint in Entebbe, Uganda, were freed in a spectacular rescue operation and flown to safety in Israel, over 2000 miles away. Their captors were Arab and German terrorists, aided by the Ugandan army; their liberators were members of Israel's elite commando unit, Sayeret Matkal, simply known as...
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To understand why Uganda and Entebbe means a lot to ⁦@IsraeliPM⁩ Benjamin Netanyahu, read this book. It is by a brother about a brother who was killed in Entebbe at the tender age of 30! Surely, a fruit fallen unripe! If you can’t find the book talk nicely to me.      source
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The Political Brain
The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation
Drew Westen - 2007-06-25
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The Political Brain is a groundbreaking investigation into the role of emotion in determining the political life of the nation. For two decades Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, has explored a theory of the mind that differs substantially from the more "dispassionate" notions held by most cognitive psychologis...
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@TimKalyegira @qataharraymond You’re spot on. Those who target the heart usually triumph over those who target the mind. Emotion is the jet fuel of logic. Read Westen’s book - the Political Brain.      source
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Hundred-Year Marathon
Michael Pillsbury - 2016-03-15 (first published in 2014)
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One of the U.S. government's leading China experts reveals the hidden strategy fueling that country's rise and how Americans have been seduced into helping China overtake us as the world's leading superpower.For more than forty years, the United States has played an indispensable role helping the Chinese government build a booming economy, develop ...
Norbert Mao
@rkabushenga @cobbo3 @AgaSekalala @dfkm1970 @Kalinaki @TioKauma A fascinating book. Next you should read this one by Michael Pillsbury. Reminds me of the race between the hare and the tortoise! One is faster but distracted while the other is slow but steady.      source
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How Bullshit Conquered the World
James Ball - 2018-03-27
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2016 marked the dawn of the post-truth era. The year saw two shock election results, each of which has the potential to reshape the world: the UK's decision to leave the EU, and the elevation of Donald Trump to the office of U.S. President. The campaigns highlighted many of the same issues in their home countries: social division, anger at the elit...
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In this post-truth and post-shame era, this book refreshed me enormously through the weekend.      source
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The Hidden History of the Mountains of the Moon
Tom Stacey - 2003-09-15
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Tribe tells the hidden history of the Mountains of the Moon, the glacier-crowned lost world of incomparable beauty that lies at the heart of equatorial Africa. Award-winning author Tom Stacey has been intimately involved in the life of the mountains and their people for over 50 years. In this compelling work, straddling the genres of travel and his...
Norbert Mao
For more about Rwenzururu please read Tom Stacey's book "Tribe: the Hidden History of the Mountains of the Moon".      source