At the Nairobi IPA Africa Seminar in June, Gbadega Adedapo will lead a discussion on the ‘Lagos Action Plan’–set in motion at last year’s Nigerian seminar.
At the first IPA seminar in Nigeria on regional issues in African publishing, attendees are assured, ‘In a globalized world, almost none of our challenges exists in isolation.’
Nigeria’s first collaborative seminar with the International Publishers Association will focus on issues including a fierce battle African publishers are waging against book piracy.
‘There are so many brilliant books that haven’t been translated yet.’ Glagoslav Publications, with offices in London and Tilburg, is working on that.
The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
This week, Bodour Al Qasimi begins her term as the second woman president of the International Publishers Association in more than 50 years.
The outgoing president of the International Publishers Association talks about the completely unexpected second half of his term.
A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
Released ahead of the US election, Adichie’s ‘Zikora’ is about ‘the additional burden of fear carried by Black women’ in maternity.
The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.