The 24th edition of Kenya’s Nairobi International Book Fair this year adds a ‘Rights Café’ for business meetings and networking.
Amid a digital transition in Africa, key publishing players at London Book Fair say they see more content coming from the continent.
Messaging from the International Publishers Association joins a chorus of alarm around a fast-moving set of copyright changes in Kenya.
In Canada, South Africa, Singapore, India, and the United Kingdom, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, copyright concerns are pending.
Sharjah International Book Fair’s fully physical 40th edition hums with eager trading activity and a three-day conference.
Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers’ Conference.
The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
In a warm welcome to the ‘Africa Rising’ conference delegates in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi warns that without more indigenous-language publishing, children could face losing some of their lingistic identity.
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