The Uganda Book Market, a new initiative bringing together the Ugandan publishing and reading community, is rocking the Kampala literary scene. The Uganda Book Market…View More Uganda Book Market rocks Kampala literary scene.
The best libraries in Kenya will be feted at the Maktaba Awards 2017 at a ceremony at the Kenya National Museum on Friday 22nd September…View More Maktaba Awards 2017 set to celebrate Kenya’s top libraries
African Flavour Books, a store that sells books by Africans, opened its second branch on September 2, 2017. The South African literary industry is one…View More African Flavour Books makes its entry to Braamfontein, Johannesburg
The best libraries in Kenya were feted at the Maktaba Awards 2016 ceremony at the Kenya National Museum on September 30th, 2016. The best library…View More Kenya’s best libraries feted at Maktaba Awards 2016
Kenya’s top rapper Frasha is looking at supporting young minds by finding sustainable ways to build capacity for a Mathare based kids library under his…View More Kenyan rap star Frasha to help expand library in Nairobi
The Harare City Library honoured Petina Gappah, one of the most well-known African writers in recent times, by naming its children section after her. Gappah…View More Petina Gappah honoured by Harare City Library
The Christmas holidays are upon us ladies and gentlemen. Like any good bibliophile, you will probably be giving books to your family and friends. If…View More Three spaces to get your Christmas book orders
Hawa Jande Golakai and Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond are two West African writers whose books are available in Nairobi’s Bookstop Bookshop. Golakai is a Liberian writer whose…View More Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and Hawa Jande Golakai books now in Nairobi
Bryony Rheam was born in Kadoma, Zimbabwe and became a world traveller ending up in Ndola, Zambia, where she still lives with her partner, John,…View More Zimbabwean Bryony Rheam’s The September Sun now in Kenya
Siphiwo Mahala is a South African writer who has two books to his name; When a Man Cries and African Delights. His short stories appear…View More South African Siphiwo Mahala’s African Delights now in Nigeria
There’s great news for all of you who will be at the Ake Festival in a few days. The good folks at the Caine Prize…View More Caine Prize signs with Nigerian publisher Lantern Books
Bookpoint is one of the most iconic bookshops in Kenya having being with us for decades. The book shop, situated on Moi Avenue, has been…View More What is happening with Bookpoint in Nairobi?
The 5th edition of the Maktaba Award (Library of the Year Award) in Kenya organised by the Goethe-Institut Kenya, the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation and the…View More Kenya’s Maktaba Award (Library of the Year Award) 2014 in September
How to get your African fiction online.[/caption] They say that it has all gone digital. If you want to get the books you can also…View More 6 options for buying and selling by Kenyan and African books online
The first Text Book Centre (TBC) bookshop opened in 1963 on Nairobi’s Kijabe Street. Since then it has grown to become chain of retail sellers…View More The Text Book Centre now at the Thika Road Mall