The Ghanaian founder of Sub-Saharan Publishers outlines the importance of the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund amid the pandemic.
Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the ‘season of giving’ with support for book related charities.
In a campaign called ‘Set the Page Free’–which highlights Xerox’s cloud-based software–the company has compiled contributed stories from 14 writers.
Ethiopia leads as the main recipient country in what Books for Africa describes as its biggest year of donated content. The charity is three decades old.
Struck by ‘the gatekeeping that keeps women’s writing out of sight,’ Colleen Higgs started Modjaji Books a decade ago in Cape Town.
Dichotomies of local and global, major and modest, resonated throughout the International Publishers Association’s 31st Congress, convened in the run-up to London Book Fair.
Literacy nonprofit Worldreader was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the year’s most innovative companies for its work using digital books to fight poverty.
What do readers in Africa and Asia really want? A new Worldreader report tracks millions of ebook downloads and reading trends across the regions.
The first of a two part report from the 2015 East Africa Digital Reading Summit in Kenya looks at developments in e-reading and library ebook use.
Worldreader now offers solar-powered charging stations for schools and libraries in Africa; France’s Bookeen is developing a new light-powered e-ink device.
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