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The program's subsidies supported the farmers during poor growing seasons. Video/C 3872 Part of a series examining the issue of glabalization and its effect on ordinary people around the world. The people of Makoko appear to have a choice: Children can go to the free state school, or they can pay at one of a growing number of small, private schools that have opened there. Shows how these artifacts are created and explains how they are used in the Dogons' sacred rituals. The film delves first-hand into Nigeria's explosive homegrown movie industry, producing 2500 films a year, most for under ,000. DVD X1894 Excerpts from the famous Yoruba folklore drama about a wicked man who tries to overthrow the king. .: The Family That Does Not Speak Dies." American Historical Review, Jun2005, Vol. Video/C 8745 Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, soldiers, and survivors, this documentary examines the state-sponsored genocide in Rwanda in 1994. DVD 35 Rwanda genocide left the country nearly 70% female, handing Rwanda's women an extraordinary burden and an unprecedented opportunity. Medical relief workers discuss frankly the motivation of staff members, the challenges and difficulties and joys of their work. First segment: A look at what has happened since the war between members of Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups in the Central African republic of Rwanda. Video/C MM516 Traces the major developments of African history between the 1800's and 1945. Video/C MM454 A film by Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar. Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women / Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar. New York: Harcourt Brace, c1993.(UCB Bancroft GN484 . Hoping to reconcile the warring strands of her identity, Khetiwe seeks healing in her Zulu traditions. Though Internet dating is virtual, it gives REAL results. It has become very popular to search for your second half in the Internet - our fussy and busy life dictates new rules, and many people all around the world just do not have time for dating in reality.These challenges are international in scope and are priorities for the Central Intelligence Agency.If you have information about these or other national security challenges, please provide it through our secure online form.Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Madagascar | Malawi | Mali | Mozambique | Namibia | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | Senegal | Sierra Leone | Somalia | South Africa | Sudan | Swaziland | Tanzania / Zanzibar | Togo | Uganda | Zaire | Zambia | Zimbabwe | Audiotapes | General/Overviews | Angola | Benin | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Cameroon | Chad | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Egypt | Eritrea/Ethiopia | Gabon | Gambia | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Ivory Coast | Peoples of the Kalahari Desert | Kenya | Describes daily life in Lesotho as experienced by Peace Corps volunteers and the families with whom they work and live with patricular emphasis on the importance of water to the culture. Includes various forms of Sesotho music, horsemanship, traditional dances, local musical instruments, famo and jazz presentations and a Morabaraba sports competition. Focuses on the Lesotho Highlands Dam Project which seeks economic development for this poor nation. Video/C 5351 Commencing in the late 1980's over half of the population of Liberia fled their homes in terror during a long and bloody civil war. DVD 3971 On January 16, 2006, after fourteen years of civil war, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was inaugurated President of Liberia. DVD 5280 Provides an in-depth case study of one of the many brutal civil wars that have sprung up across Africa. Thousands of women - ordinary mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters, both Christian and Muslim - came together to pray for peace and then staged a silent protest outside of the Presidential Palace. DVD X3020 Fourteen-year old Jemoh has been living in a refugee camp in Sierra Leone for three years. History will judge us harshly (32 min.) The Long Wait portrays a Rwandan family in a refugee camp near Goma, Zaire. and Robert Price, professor of Political Science, U. This documentary relates the author to his work and includes Paton reading extracts from his novel. Specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years. Video/C 4737 Coverage of the first major cultural festival in Lesotho, celebrating 175 years of Lesotho's cultural heritage. Video/C 9265 Part of a series profiling formal efforts by various Sub-Saharan African countries to peacefully resolve contemporary conflicts. Video/C 5219 Chronicles the remarkable story of the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shattered country. He wrote Cry the Beloved Country, the novel that had the most profound impact in the world-wide struggle against apartheid. Video/C 7677 Tells the story of black South African freedom music and the central role it played against apartheid.However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us.Submit questions or comments online By postal mail: Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, D. 20505 By phone:(703) 482-0623Open during normal business hours.An adviser to Prince Charles, Mc Cabe worked for 20 years in state schools before going private. Sian Maddrell Aims to teach children to live in the world as “independent women and men”.Her strict approach to discipline has attracted the likes of Michael Gove and David Cameron whose daughters attend her school.Here community and government leaders meet to discuss how all those concerned can benefit from the endeavor. After 14 years of anarchy, the international community has arrived in force in an attempt to stabilize the country. This program reports on Liberia's attempts to find a way of engaging the combatants (many of them children) in rebuilding their country -- to sustain the peace. Her campaign navigated a hotly-contested election, which she won with the overwhelming support of women across Liberia. DVD X396 Tells the history of Liberia and a war weary people's struggle to rebuild their nation after fourteen years of civil war. It is also an exciting example of war-time journalism--harrowing reporting with bullets ricocheting just feet from the camera--placed in a historical context stretching back nearly two hundred years. Through interviews, archival images, and scenes of present-day Liberia, recounts the experiences and memories of these women who were instrumental in bringing lasting peace to their country. This program follows her on her return journey home to Liberia, and the mixed picture she finds there. They speak of life in the camp, of the heat, the poor food, its insufficient quantity, the Hutu militiamen, their aspirations and their refusal to return to a Rwanda ruled by Tutsis. Video/C 8307 Documentary about the use of sexual violence against women as a weapon in the Sierra Leone civil war. DVD 3237 Fourteen-year old Jemoh has been living in a refugee camp in Sierra Leone for three years. Focuses on the struggle's spiritural dimension named for the Xhosa word for "power".As the first elected female head of state in Africa, she has appointed other extraordinary women to leadership positions in all areas of government, including the Police Chief and the Ministers of Justice, Commerce, and Finance. Focuses on the period from the departure of [dictator] Charles Taylor to the election of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the first African woman head of state, and the difficulties of rehabilitating a nation destroyed by war. Reporter Jonathan Stack is besieged in the Liberian capital of Monrovia where President Charles Taylor says he will not leave until peacekeepers are in place. DVD 4337 Part of a series profiling formal efforts by various Sub-Saharan African countries to peacefully resolve contemporary conflicts. A compelling testimony of how grassroots activism can alter the history of nations. Jemoh is just one of millions of children caught up in the world's conflicts. DVD 3976 An American travels to West Africa in search of his refugee friend. Video/C 4278 This documentary tells the story of a group of Black muslims, American Indians and Chicano radicals who, in the mid-1980's, met eachother in Muammar Qaddafi's Libya. DVD 3911; vhs Video/C 3460 Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world, and less than a third of the population has access to any health care. Because filming has long been restricted in Nigeria, few images of Lagos exist. In History Will Judge Us Harshly, Burundians speak about their country's cyclical massacres and about the complete failure of politicians in dealing with the ethnic rivalry. Sound/C 1277 A documentary of the Gacaca Tribunals, open-air hearings with citizen-judges meant to try their neighbors and rebuild the nation. The story is told through the eyes of survivors: women and girls, as well as the child soldiers and perpetrators. This program follows her on her return journey home to Liberia, and the mixed picture she finds there. DVD X893 After years of conflict and isolation, Somalia finds itself once more on the brink. DVD X917 Documents the operation of the independent, non-partisan radio and television station, Horn Afrik, in the Somali capitol of Mogadishu. DVD 3775 A group of health professionals spends nine months or each year touring the poorest and most remote areas of South Africa by rail. An uplifting story of human courage, resolve and triumph.Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account.