In this article you will find an interview with the Cameroonian minster for arts and culture. He talks about the aim of the International Book Fair at Yaoundé and the possibilities it offers to the book world in his country.
Every two year an international book fair is being held in Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon. This time will the third edition. The fair draws not only many participants, but also many people who take the opportunity to browse books and buy books. It is an important boost for publishers, booksellers and readers and … Continue reading Salon international du livre de Yaoundé: une troisième page s’ouvre
Wouldn’t it be wonderfrul? Every village its own library. Making books available to young and old. Opening a window to the world beyond. The actor Cornet Mamabolo decided to start a library in his village. In this article you will read about it. I do hope that others will notice the opening of this library … Continue reading Skeem Saam actor Cornet Mamabolo opens village library
In the 2016 the Nigerian publisher Cassava Republic took a bold step. Next to their headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja, the publisher opened a subsidiary in London, the capital of the United Kingdom. It was the first publisher who set up shop outside the continent. It has been a success. In this article you … Continue reading Inside the UK’s most radical indie publishers
Alexis Okeowo is an American journalist and writer with Nigerian roots. She took an internship at a newspaper in the East African country Uganda. Slowly but surely the continent of her parents started to manifest itself in her life and work. Often she travelled to Africa, to visit, to research, to listen, to write. In … Continue reading How Alexis Okeowo is challenging ‘white saviour’ reporting