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Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Simon Sinek - Dec 27, 2011 (first published in 2009)
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"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest." -Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influe...
Zitto Kabwe
Nov 11, 2020
@monicamusonda A superb book. Enjoy the read      source
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How Rich Countries Got Rich and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor
Erik S Reinert - Jul 24, 2008 (first published in 2005)
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This volume is a narrative history of modern economic development from the Italian Renaissance to the present day. It aims to bury economic orthodoxy once and for all under an avalanche of incontrovertible fact....
Zitto Kabwe
Jul 20, 2020
@drmwarsame Very very good book. Very informative and a good reference. Caution to you Prof: the book is very left      source
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A Strangeness in My Mind
A novel (Vintage International)
Orhan Pamuk - Sep 20, 2016 (first published in 2014)
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Arriving in Istanbul as a boy, Mevlut Karataş is enthralled by both the old city that is disappearing and the new one that is fast being built. He becomes a street vendor, like his father, hoping to strike it rich, but luck never seems to be on Mevlut's side. He spends three years writing love letters to a girl he has seen just once, only to elope ...
Zitto Kabwe
Jun 01, 2019
@raziakkhan Saw Pamuk on your shelf. Have fallen in love with Pamuk’s work. I see you have Istanbul and The Black book. I high recommend you get A strangeness in my mind and Snow. Unputdownable      source
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Orhan Pamuk - Jul 19, 2005 (first published in 2002)
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One of multiple covers for ISBN 9780375706868.A spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings for love, art, power, and God set in a remote Turkish town, where stirrings of political Islamism threaten to unravel the secular order; by the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature.From the acclaimed author of My Name Is Red comes a spellbinding tale o...
Zitto Kabwe
Jun 01, 2019
@raziakkhan Saw Pamuk on your shelf. Have fallen in love with Pamuk’s work. I see you have Istanbul and The Black book. I high recommend you get A strangeness in my mind and Snow. Unputdownable      source
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Two Weeks in November
The Astonishing Inside Story of the Coup That Toppled Mugabe
Douglas Rogers - Oct 25, 2018
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Douglas Rogers spent his youth and early adult life watching his parents struggle to make ends meet under the vicious dictator, Sir Robert Mugabe. He thought he would never see the day when his iron grip on the country would come unstuck. Combining close political analysis and personal anecdotes, this book tells the incredible story of the two week...
Zitto Kabwe
May 16, 2019
What a timely read. Unputdownable! The best political book I have ever read since a decade I presume #TwoWeeksInNovember by @DouglasRogers      source
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How Democracies Die
Steven Levitsky - Jan 08, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Comprehensive, enlightening, and terrifyingly timely."--The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITH BOOK PRIZE - SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post - Time - Foreign Affairs - WBUR - PasteDonald Trump's presidency has raise...
Zitto Kabwe
Dec 22, 2018
This book #HowDemocraciesDie by @Runningesq1 (Steven Levitsky) and @dziblatt (Daniel Ziblatt) influenced lots of my thinking and sharpened my ideas and convictions about our Tanzanian democracy. It was one of the best gifts from my all weather friend @rakeshrajani in March 2018      source
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Taken For A Ride
Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis (Critical Frontiers of Theory, Research, and Policy in International Development Studies)
Matteo Rizzo - Mar 24, 2019
How does public transport work in an African city under neoliberalism? Who owns what in it? Who has the power to influence its shape and changes in it over time? What does it mean to be a precarious and informal worker in the private minibuses that provide public transport in Dar es Salaam? These are the main questions that inform this in-depth cas...
Zitto Kabwe
Nov 06, 2017
Very interesting book. We take a lot for granted . Have you ever thought of the life of a daladala driver or konda      source
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Zanzibar Uhuru
revolution, two women and the challenge of survival
Anne M Chappel - Jan 07, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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It is 1964, a month after independence celebrations in the spice islands of Zanzibar, off the east coast of Africa. A brutal uprising takes place apparently led by a shadowy figure, John Okello. In the capital, Stone Town, a British official, Mark Hamilton, struggles to help the Sultan's government survive while protecting his young family. In the ...
Zitto Kabwe
Oct 04, 2017
Finished reading this book. Unputdownable piece of literature. We simply don't know a lot about our country.      source
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The Panama Papers
Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money
Frederik Obermaier - Jun 30, 2016
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Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents revealing how the president of Argentina has sequestered millions of dollars of state money for private use. This is just the beginning.Obermayer and fellow Süddeutsche...
Zitto Kabwe
Jun 22, 2017
#PanamaPapers is a very powerful book from journalists at a German paper. A must read. @ICIJorg @zittokabwe      source
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Jonas Savimbi
A Key to Africa
Fred Bridgland - Mar 01, 1988 (first published in 1987)
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From Library JournalBridgland is a journalist (formerly with Reuters) who has deep knowledge of southern Africa. His biography of Savimbi, leader of the UNITA forces that are attempting to overthrow the government in Angola, is full of the detail and analysis that a good reporter will provide. While pro-Savimbi and UNITA, Bridgland doesn't hide Sav...
Zitto Kabwe
Feb 15, 2014
@Mkandara you must read this book. Ask yourself why Mwalimu didn't go to Luanda during Independence Day?      source