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1 Introduction The relations between Iran and East Africa are easily demonstrated through the historical impact of Shirazi civilisation on the East African coast, as is compiled here by a survey of published work on the subject. 1 However, some scholars trivialise the important role of

In: Utafiti
Author: Evert Kleynhans

was last in a state of war, and the subsequent deployment of South African troops to the East African theatre to check the Italian threat in Ethiopia (then Abyssinia) and Italian Somaliland, afforded the udf the opportunity to test its military capabilities under operational conditions. Initially

In: International Journal of Military History and Historiography
Author: Kevin Ward

in East Africa (particularly in Uganda and Rwanda) in the light of revivals in East Asia (particularly China and Korea). Evangelical revival movements in Africa and Asia can sometimes be portrayed as little more than clones of an Anglo-American phenomenon (in this case a tradition going back to the

In: Ecumenism and Independency in World Christianity
Author: Kevin Ward

in East Africa (particularly in Uganda and Rwanda) in the light of revivals in East Asia (particularly China and Korea). Evangelical revival movements in Africa and Asia can sometimes be portrayed as little more than clones of an Anglo-American phenomenon (in this case a tradition going back to the

In: Ecumenism and Independency in World Christianity
Author: Kiarie Kamau

The main aim of this paper is to examine the state of publishing in East Africa. It also attempts to review the situation in Malawi and Zambia, where the author has had practical experience in publishing and marketing. The paper focuses on the growth of the publishing industry in the East African region and how this growth has impacted on access to textbooks and trade publications. It demonstrates that there has been significant growth in the industry, especially in Kenya and Uganda. However, this growth has largely been in the area of publishing of textbooks. Funding for the rollout of curricula in the East African countries has been a blessing to publishers because the funding includes allocations for textbook purchases for both primary and secondary schools. However, this kind of publishing has sounded something of a death knell for the publication of general books such as novels and biographies. The paper also demonstrates that indigenous book-publishing firms have gained a stronger foothold in East Africa in the last ten years and edged out the multinationals. It concludes by indicating that unless the publishing model changes, general publishing will continue to be relegated to the back-burner. At the same time, publishers are challenged to embrace digital publishing, since that is where the future of publishing lies.

In: Logos
Institutional, Substantive and Comparative EU Aspects