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Book Fair dates announced

13 Sep 2013

It is important for the literary and book sector to embrace new technologies as the changing society and technological revolutions around us demand an adjustment in order to remain relevant,… read more

New novel marks the return of Mungoshi

21 Aug 2013

Title: Branching Streams Flow in the Dark Author: Charles Mungoshi Publisher: Mungoshi Press (2013) Reviewed by Memory Chirere This transcendental novel; Branching Streams Flow in the Dark, published by his… read more

Literacy rate drops in Zimbabwe

14 Jun 2013

Zimbabwe’s once celebrated high literacy rate has sharply plummeted, a report realised by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) has revealed. According to the 2011/12 report Poverty Income Consumption and… read more

Work to renovate Harare City library starts

28 May 2013

The dream of Harare city library to be digitalised and renovated came true last week after the city fathers finally commissioned a company to do the work using $1 million… read more

Writers International Network Zimbabwe receives second book donation from Zimbabwe Reads

21 Apr 2013

reprinted from WIN-Zimbabwe newsletter On April 3 2013, Zimbabwe reads, an organization that is doing commendable work in the provision of reading materials to Zimbabwean schools, libraries, colleges, community and… read more

‘Mind the gap’ by playing this education-themed game

24 Mar 2013

What differences are there between Zimbabwe’s education system and the ones in other developing countries? This new interactive data game by UNESCO Institute for Statistics called Mind the Gap highlights the progress… read more

Another country that stopped reading

11 Mar 2013

“Books give people ambitions, expectations, a sense of dignity. If tomorrow we were to wake up as educated as the Finnish people, the streets would be filled with indignant citizens… read more

Africa Library Project delivers one millionth book to Southern Africa

03 Mar 2013

reprinted from the Mercury News, by Alia Wilson United by a passion for books and reading, volunteers across the USA have made it possible for the African Library Project to… read more