The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora, formerly known as Libreria Ghana, has been open for members in Accra, Ghana since March 2020. It…View More The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora in Accra, Ghana now open.
The Biggest Text Book Centre opened at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi on November 19, 2019. The Text Book Centre was established in 1964 by Bachubal…View More The Biggest Text Book Centre opens in Nairobi.
Ugandan publisher and literary advocacy organisation Sooo Many Stories has opened a children’s library in Bugolobi, Uganda. Sooo Many Stories was introduced to many followers…View More Sooo Many Stories opens Children’s Library in Uganda.
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
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