The Association of University Presses launches its ‘Global Partner Program’ to reach publishers in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
The new African chapter of the Sustainable Development Goals’ SDG Book Club will curate books in Kiswahili, Arabic, French, and English.
Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International’s logistics team and donor-publishers.
The new Snapplify Foundation is the winner of a 2020 Bett MEA award for its work in expanding ed-tech services’ availability in Africa.
‘Not being Arab nor African enough,’ translator Sawad Hussain writes, female writers aren’t supported by Sudan’s ‘literary ecosystem.’
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.
The Ghanaian founder of Sub-Saharan Publishers outlines the importance of the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund amid the pandemic.
The first event in a new webinar series looks at the ‘super powers’ each of three growing world publishing markets have to deploy.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme ‘African Time.’