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Launch of “Chioniso and other stories” by Shimmer Chinodya in Harare

10 May 2012

Weaver Press has great pleasure in inviting you to the launch of Chioniso and other stories by Shimmer Chinodya when our guest speaker Memory Chirere will interview the author on Thursday 10th May from 5.30-7.00 p.m. at The… read more

2012 Sabre-Zimbabwe Reads distribution report

09 May 2012

After months of preparations, cross-Atlantic negotiations and a personal visit of Zimbabwe reads project director to Sabre Foundation’s warehouse in Boston, 58,000 books donated by American publishers and individual friends of… read more

Solid Literacy Data Arrives

15 Apr 2012

Anyone interested in the facts about education and literacy will be excited to know that the full report of the Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2010-11 has recently been released. … read more

Bulawayo Book Fair is set to be re-launched

29 Mar 2012

reprinted with editions from the Newsday The Bulawayo Book Fair is set to be re-launched on March 30 after a three-year break due to financial constraints. In a statement on… read more

Zimbabwe reads rolls out 2011 Reading Survey

25 Mar 2012

Zimbabwe reads published our annual  Is Zimbabwe Reading? – The 2011 Reading Survey today. No nationwide survey of Zimbabwean reading levels or habits has been done in a decade. Accordingly, the actual… read more

Making sure that Zimbabwe reads: from Boston via Beira to Harare

02 Feb 2012

Today our container, the first since Zimbabwe reads partnered with the Boston-based  Sabre Foundation, arrived in Harare. After crossing the Atlantic (and before that, a chunk of a highway from… read more

Venetian-themed Harare City Library fund-raising dinner at the British Ambassador’s residence (March 29, 2012)

30 Jan 2012

Lovers of romance, fine wine, superb food and elegant surroundings can attend a Venetian-themed fund-raising dinner at the residence of the British Ambassador on March 29 this year. Patrice Naiambana… read more

What Harare City Library needs to return to its former glory

30 Jan 2012

reprinted from The Financial Gazette by Diana Rodrigues As a woman approaches her 50th birthday, she is likely to be at the height of her beauty and power: loved and… read more