Yaounde International Book Fair: reawakening the reading culture


To organize an international book fair is quite an undertaking. In Yaoundé the capital of Cameroon, a fair has got underway. Edition number 3. In this article you will read more about it. The fair was opened by the minister of arts and culture. This is not the only political edge to the fair, for … Continue reading Yaounde International Book Fair: reawakening the reading culture

Livre: le salon de Yaoundé s’ouvre


The participants of the forthcoming International Book Fair in Yaoundé (Cameroon) are busy preparing their exhibitions at the Central Museum in the capital. Publishers, book sellers, everyone who has applied for a spot at the fair is ready to welcome visitors. In this article you will read more about their preparations. 

Salon international du livre de Yaoundé: une troisième page s’ouvre


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

The top West African diaspora authors you must read


According to this article this is the top in writing with its origin in West Africa. All these writers are no longer living in West Africa but have moved, some at a young age, to other pastures.  Many are now living in the United States of America. The majority of the writers mentioned has Nigerian … Continue reading The top West African diaspora authors you must read

Le français, notre bien commun ? Par Alain Mabanckou et Achille Mbembe


Maybe the French president Emmanuel Macron has met his superior in the German chancellor Anega Merkel. What ever the truth maybe, it is clear that he tries to tighten the ties with Francophone countries and parts of countries. This called the Francophonie. Many countries in Africa have ties with France, a former colonial power. It … Continue reading Le français, notre bien commun ? Par Alain Mabanckou et Achille Mbembe