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She came back to Nigeria, she did research and decided to start a publishing firm in Nigeria with a continental impact. The name of the firm is Cassava Republic and her name is Bibi Bakare-Yusuf. In this speech she tells her story to an audience in Soweto at the third Abantu Book Festival.  Advertisements

BY THE BOOK: Oltesh Thobias


This Oltesh is from Tanzania and he has risen to the position of writing a book. His favourite writer is Dale Carnegie. Do not expect much in the way of literature in his reading habits. Could we convince him to buy books a a local bookstore instead of global webmasters? In this article you will … Continue reading BY THE BOOK: Oltesh Thobias

Justin Cartwright, Lauded South African Expatriate Novelist, Dies at 75


Justin Cartwright passed away in London. London as the capital of the United Kingdom. He was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He wrote travelling in his mind from  South Africa to the United Kingdom and back again. In this obituary you will read more about Justin and his books. 

BY THE BOOK: Brian Mbanacho


Who does not like a bit of romance? Brian is the man to look at. He likes to write about romance and to read about it. This year he published his first book ‘After the Storm’ and he continues writing on his blog. In this article he tells about his reading habits and the proper … Continue reading BY THE BOOK: Brian Mbanacho

Verah Omwocha: I am all about books


Trained to be a teacher. During a teacher training the students read books. Memorize important parts. Hopefully love of books is not a special subject, but an attitude that enters one’s hart during training and reading. Verah trained to be a teacher. Now she writes and edits and has a deep love for books. In … Continue reading Verah Omwocha: I am all about books