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Africa leaning events at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2022

The Frankfurt Book Fair 2022 is set to take part in the German city from October 18 – 23, 2022. Here are some events featuring Africans and Afro-Germans for you to check out. The Frankfurter Buchmesse known in English as the Frankfurt Book Fair has been hosted in the European city for many years. It […]

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World Literary Festivals

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Sights from the African contingent. #FBF18

There was a very strong contingent of African delegates from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 which took place in Germany on October 10-14. Here are images from around the fair. There was a strong group of delegates of publishers, authors, event and event organisers, alongside everyone that is involved in the African literary scene. In […]

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World Literary Festivals World Literature

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Kuala Lumpur World Book Capital 2020. #FBF18

The Kuala Lumpur World Book Capital 2020 was presented to international delegates at the Malaysian pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 11, 2018. The World Book Capital is the city which UNESCO designates to be the headquarters of activities for World Book and Copyright Day on April 23. This date is the […]

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World Literary Festivals Zimbabwe

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Tsitsi Dangarembga #fbf18.

Tsitsi Dangarembga #fbf18 was in conversation with Ilija Trojanow at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 12, 2018. Their panel was called “Writing in Transition –African literature in transition.” One of the most anticipated panels in Frankfurt Book Fair with an African focus had to have been the pavilion event featuring Tsitsi Dangarembga being […]

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Festivals World Literary Festivals

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: African Book Fairs and Literary Festivals. #FBF18

African Book Fairs and Literary Festivals #FBF2018 were a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 11, 2018. Making contributions were Dr Madhu Krishnan, Dr Jama Musse Jama, Dr Ibrahima Moctala Lô, Ruth Kumpmann, and Corinne Fleury. They were moderated by Olatoun Gabi Williams. The African Pavilion […]

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Morocco Rwanda Somaliland Translation World Literary Festivals

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights in African Languages. #FBF18

“Rights in African Languages: Promoting networks and exchanges to facilitating trade” was a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 11, 2018. The panel moderated by Nathalie Carré featured Eric Dusabimana, Dr Kenza Sefrioui, and Dr Jama Musse Jama. Rights for languages are an important aspect of […]

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Nigeria World Literary Festivals

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 opening day: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. #FBF18

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aka Morchiladze and Nino Haratischwili were the literary speakers at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 opening day. The Franfurt Book Fair. It doesn’t get bigger than that. This book fair is the granddaddy of them all having started 500 years ago in the wake of the invention of the printing press. The […]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Achille Mbembe at Africa rich Frankfurt Book Fair 2018.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Achille Mbembe are two of the speakers at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018. This festival to take place in Frankfurt, Germany from October 9-14 will feature a large number of African delegates in all segments of the literary business. The Frankfurter Buchmesse, popularly known in the English speaking world as […]