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Books I have read in 2012 #BooksRead2012

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Books I have read in 2012   – Zitto Kabwe

  1. Mother India : A political biography of Indira Gandhi – Pranay Gupte
  2. The Assassination of Lumumba – Ludo De Witte
  3. The Malay Dilemma – Mahathir Mohamad
  4. The Correct Line? Uganda under Museveni – Olive Kobusingye
  5. Start with Why: How great leaders inspire every one to take action – Simon Sinek
  6. Game Change –  J Heilemann and M Halperin
  7. Everyday Coruption and the State – G Blundo and J – P Olivier de Sardan
  8. Defeating Dictators: fighting tyranny in Africa and around the world – G Ayittey
  9. India’s Economy : Performances and challenges – S Acharya and R Mohan (ed)
  10. The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade – Andrew Feinstein
  11. Historia ya Mwalimu Nyerere na maisha yangu katika Utumishi wa Umma-Pius Msekwa
  12. The New Machiavell: How to wield Power in the modern world – Jonathan Powell
  13. The Oil Kings: How the US, Iran and Saudi Arabia changed the balance of power in the Middle East – Andrew Scott Cooper
  14. Dreams that matter: Egyptian Landscapes of the Imagination – Amira Mittermaier
  15. Kenya: Between Hope and Despair, 1963 – 2011- Daniel Branch
  16. How to win an election: An Ancient Guide for modern politicians – Quintus Tullius Cicero
  17. Dictator’s learning curve: Inside the battle for democracy – W Dobson
  18. Eight Days in September: The removal of Thabo Mbeki – Frank Chikane
  19. End Game: Secret Talks and the end of Apartheid – W Esterhuyse
  20. Africa’s Odius Debts: How foreign loans and capital flight bled a continent – L Ndikumana and J Boyce
  21. Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the men who stole the world – N Shaxson
  22. La Roja: A journey through Spanish Football – J Burns
  23. The Open sore of a continent: a personal narartive of the Nigerian crisis- Wole Soyinka
  24. How Rich countries got rich….and Why Poor countries stay poor – Erik Reinert
  25. Why Nations Fail: The origins of Power,prosperity and poverty – D Acemoglu and J Robinson
  26. Why Africa fails: the case of growth before democracy – E Kamugisha
  27. The Oil Curse: How Petroleum wealth shapes development of Nations – M Ross
  28. Radio Congo: signals of hope from Africa’s deadliest war – B Rawlence
  29. Che in Africa: Che Guevara’s Congo Diary – W Galves
  30. S for Samora: a lexical biography of Samora Machel (still reading)
  31. Antihills of the Savannah  (still reading)

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December 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM