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Harare-based African Community Publishers and Development Trust distributes books in western Zimbabwe

09 Nov 2011

Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)  has partnered with an Harare-based social rights group, Africa Community Publishing and Development Trust, (ACPDT) in an information dissemination exercise in Bulawayo. A variety of… read more

A request from youth in Mbare

02 Nov 2011

Youth of St Peter’s Mbare Catholic parish decided at their recent leadership training workshop that they needed a library to make their members read, especially on matters of faith. Too… read more

Basement Bookmart boosts reading culture in downtown Bulawayo

31 Oct 2011

by Mandla Tshuma (courtesy of Steppes in Sync) In a bid to boost reading culture in Bulawayo, Basement Bookmart (BB), a bookshop nestled between Robert Mugabe Way and George Silundika… read more

Rabbi Moshe Library in Bulawayo: a collective effort of many

24 Oct 2011

The opening of a small library for several hundred young readers in Bulawayo provided a much-needed educational and recreational facility. Perhaps even more importantly, however, it demonstrated that there are people,… read more

“The Politics of Publishing and Book Marketing in Zimbabwe”, a Book Cafe’ discussion (Oct 20)

14 Oct 2011

Pamberi Trust invites you to the Book Cafe’ Literary Discussions. Topic: The Politics of Publishing and Book Marketing in Zimbabwe Speakers: Tendai Vutuza (Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association), Alex Mashamhanda (Mashwede Group of… read more

American Methodists help Zimbabwean schools with books

12 Oct 2011

Reprinted from RelZim.org The First United Methodist Church of Saline, Mich., is changing the world for children in Zimbabwe by collecting used children’s book to start two new libraries at primary schools… read more

Shimmer Chinodya reflects on Zimbabwe’s current reading culture

06 Oct 2011

Daily News recently interviewed one of Zimbabwe’s best known literary writers Shimmer Chinodya. The writer, who has published 57 books over the period of 40 years, said he was heart-broken… read more

Reflections on 2011 Book Fair

06 Oct 2011

Reprinted from Panorama. Stakeholders in the book industry and literary sector believe the just ended Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) which ran from July 25-30 is on course to regaining… read more

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