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Published by Bay Publishing in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Africa -- Prevention.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Christian ethics -- Africa.,
  • Church and social problems -- Africa.

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Statementgeneral editor, J.N. Amanze ; co-editors, F. Nkomazana, O.N. Kealotswe.
ContributionsAmanze, James., Nkomazana, F., Kealotswe, Obed N.
LC ClassificationsRA643.86.A35 C497 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18609069M
ISBN 109991259767
ISBN 109789991259765
LC Control Number2008346319

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