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African, Caribbean publishers’ associations join International Publishers Association.

Publishers’ associations from Africa and the Caribbean joined the International Publishers Association at its international congress on October 15, 2021. The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world’s largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations, comprising dozens of organisations from 60 countries across six continents. It was founded in 1896 to promote and […]

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Bodour Al Qasimi elected International Publishers Association President-Elect.

Bodour Al Qasimi was elected the president-elect of the International Publishers Association on November 23, 2020. Her vice president-elect is Karine Pansa. The International Publishers Association (IPA), founded in 1896, is the world’s largest federation of national, regional, and specialist publishers’ associations. Its membership comprises organisations from dozens of countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, […]

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Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.

The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund granted $170,000 to seven publishing-related projects across Africa on October 29, 2019. The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund was created following the agreement of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, and the International Publishers Association (IPA), the world’s largest trade […]

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Festivals Kenya Publishers

A snapshot of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi in June 2019.

The International Publishers Association hosted a major seminar in Nairobi, Kenya from June 14-15, 2019. The theme was “Realising Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing Leader in the 21st century.” The International Publishers Association (IPA), founded in 1896, is the world’s largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations. Its membership comprises of 81 […]

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International Publishers Association seminar for Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020.

The International Publishers Association seminar will be hosted in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020. The announcement was made by IPA President Hugo Setzer in Nairobi on June 15, 2019. The International Publishers Association (IPA) seminar, with a series of events around publishing and its ecosystem, was hosted in Nairobi on June 14-15. Publishing professionals from across […]

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Kenya Publishers

International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar 2019 panels.

There were many panels at the International Publishers Association Seminar hosted in Nairobi from June 14-15, 2019. One of the most effective ways of people getting information at events of the magnitude of the IPA seminar is panels. Experts in a specific aspect of the industry would sit with a moderator then share their experiences […]

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Publishers

International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar: PublisHer forum

Dozens of women publishers and other women professionals in their industry congregated for the PublisHer forum in Nairobi on June 13, 2019. The International Publishers Association (IPA) hosted a seminar with dozens of players in the publishing industry from Africa and further afield at the Mövenpick Hotel, Nairobi from June 14-15. Preceding the seminar was […]

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Khaled Lutfi is International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire 2019 winner.

Imprisoned Egyptian publisher Khaled Lutfi was announced as the winner of the International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire 2019 on May 2, 2019. The International Publishers Association (IPA) Prix Voltaire is given to publishers who provide authors with the tools to disseminate their written ideas assuming the same risks as the writers themselves. It honours the […]

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International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist features two African publishers.

The International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist announced on April 16, 2019, features two African publishers in Khaled Lufti and NB Publishers. The International Publishers Association (IPA) Prix Voltaire is given to publishers who provide authors with the tools to disseminate their written ideas assuming the same risks as the writers themselves. It honours […]

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Education Kenya

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Petina Gappah for International Publishers Association Seminar in Nairobi.

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Petina Gappah are two of the many delegates set to attend the International Publishers Association Africa Seminar in Nairobi from June 14-15, 2019. At the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony, the Kenya Publishers Association chairman Lawrence Njagi announced that the International Publishers Association (IPA) would be holding a seminar […]

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Kenya Publishers

Details emerge on International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi.

The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 will be hosted in Nairobi on June 14-15. At the opening ceremony of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 on September 27, 2018, the Kenya Publishers Association chairman Lawrence Njagi announced that the International Publishers Association (IPA) would be holding a seminar in […]