South Africa’s Cover2Cover Books has founded the FunDza Literary Trust, with the goal of improving literacy in the teen and young adult market.
Nokia offered a preview of its soon-to-launch mobile reading platform, Nokia Reading, at the London Book Fair 2012
Ato Solomon Hailemariam, award winning YA author, founded PEN Ethiopia, to help promote and translate Ethiopian literature for audiences at home and abroad.
The latest digital publishing developments from Brazil, Africa, the Arab World, India and China indicate change and challenges for the major global players.
Russia is following in the footsteps of Venezuela and Nigeria in promoting national reading programs, but what might seem like idealism is often something more.
A new online magazine enlists top writers to covers stories of underrepresented world conflicts, underlining the personal, the intimate and the introspective.
Lantern Books is a household name in Nigeria for publishing children’s textbooks and story books for young readers.
Brazil and China? Latin America and Asia? Which offers you the biggest opportunities for next year?
By Edward Nawotka This weekend came the shocking news that Faber and Faber finance director David Tebbutt was shot dead and his wife kidnapped while staying at a beachside Kenyan resort. The event is likely to cast a shadow over the Storymoja Hay Festival which starts this Thursday and runs through the weekend in Nairobi. Overseas guests expected to appear at the …
Though enthusiasm for digital publishing is widespread in West Africa, brownouts, piracy, and high expenses are among the factors slowing development.