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Calling all artists and creative types interested in helping Harare City Library renovate their children’s library space (Deadline: Jul 31)

06 Jul 2014

Harare City Library  have a limited budget but if you are a locally based artist or group with a BIG HEART and have an awesome idea they would really like to… read more

Guest post by James Murua: 10 African literature-rich blogs

23 Jun 2014

First appeared on the Bloggers Association of Kenya website So you want to keep abreast of what’s happening in the African literature space. Want to get news and reviews from… read more

Bridging school gives education opportunities to orphans

20 Jun 2014

Two teachers were conducting lessons — one teacher on one end of the classroom and the other at the other end with about 20 pupils ranging from ages six to… read more

South African eBook adoption increases as free eBook stores are made available to schools

15 Jun 2014

Pearson, Macmillan and Oxford University Press are working with Snapplify to ensure that South African learners have access to educational content. In conjunction with these leading publishing companies, Snapplify has… read more

Indigenous languages face extinction

26 Feb 2014

NewsDay-Eight months after Zimbabwe’s new Constitution was made law, efforts to harmonise pieces of legislation like the Education Act with the new charter have been nil although there are promises… read more

Publisher responds to Bookworm

03 Feb 2014

The Standard-What has happened to our literature? asks Tinashe Mushakavanhu in the Bookworm column (The Standard January 26 to February 1 2014). The first of his many answers is to… read more

Zimbabwe Reads distributed 30,000 books in 2013

31 Jan 2014

Zimbabwe Reads continued its collaboration with the Sabre Foundation to distribute over 30,000 books in 2013. The main shipment arrived in January and was distributed in the next few months…. read more

Mabasa looks ahead

21 Jan 2014

The Herald-After successfully publishing his third Shona novel late last year, author and publisher Ignatius Mabasa looks forward to a bright year in his career. Mabasa, who launched his publishing… read more

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