The IBBY Africa Region Conference set for Kampala in August 2017
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The IBBY Africa Region Conference set for Kampala in August 2017

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Region Conference will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 22nd -24th August 2017. The conference theme is “Rethinking Contemporary Literature for Children and Young Adults in Africa.” The IBBY Africa Region Conference is the largest gathering of writers and publishers with a focus on writing and […]

Wangari the Storyteller features at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club
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Wangari the Storyteller features at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club

Wangari the Storyteller was the featured performer at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club on July 15, 2017. The Kenya National Library Service is a body of the Government of Kenya established to develop, promote, establish and equip libraries in the East African nation. One of the most iconic of the libraries on its books […]

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 Call for Submissions
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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 Call for Submissions

Golden Baobab has announced a call for submissions for the 2018 Golden Baobab Prize the leading prize for children’s literature on the continent. The Golden Baobab Prize was established in July 2008 to support the development of children’s books by African writers and illustrators. The prize invites entries of unpublished stories and illustrations created by […]

South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 set to rock Jozi
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South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 set to rock Jozi

The South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 is set to happen at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg in Johannesburg from June 15-18, 2017. Some of the guests to feature include Philani Dladla, Nosipho Shabalala, Azrah Osman, Dr Gcina Mhlophe, James Murua and Cath Alexander. In 2009, A Book for Every Child Foundation with Vuyokazi Biyana […]