New books presented, sessions raise multiple issues as the literati gather Credit: Praxis Magazine By Nsikan Ikpe   The novelist, Chuma Nwokolo and the journalist, Dapo Olorunyomi are among Nigeria's literary practitioners that are participating in the 2017 Lagos Book and Arts Festival,...
Book review: Jacques Pauw’s President’s Keepers. Joining the dots. Brilliantly. By Alec Hogg, Biznews.com   Although we operate in the same small sector, I’ve never met Jacques Pauw. But the next time I’m in the Swartland, I have every intention of sampling...
Declines payment requests on free PDF copies By John Eche   The author of a damning new book that was released in South Africa last week, and which copiously outlines those it claims are involved in covering up the alleged misdeeds of...
Bookseller insists he has a right to sell despite security threats By John Eche     South Africans are rushing to the shops to get copies of a controversial new book, The President's Keepers, after agents of the State Security Services made it...
Nigerian-American storyteller bags award By Ada Anioji   Okey Ndibe's book, “Never Look an American in the Eye,” has won the Connecticut Book Award in the nonfiction category. According to a Facebook notice by the author, he is 'so grateful to Connecticut Humanities...
Kenyan writer in the news once again as possible winner of coveted prize   By Ada Anioji   Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiongo is being tipped in informed circles as a possible winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2017. Ngugi, who is the...
Book coming 50 years after death of author By Ada Anioji   Some 50 years after his untimely demise, a new book, Moonglow and other Poems, has been published to the credit of one of Africa's most illustrious poets, Christopher Okigbo. The book,...
Sales arrangements for Africa Day Journal   The marketing details for the recently released maiden edition of The Africa Day Journal, the companion publication to The Difference newspaper are outlined below: Marketing structure: Chiefly by subscription and direct sales from our Lagos...
Move coming after several years of driving campaign in Nigeria, West Africa By Ada Anioji   The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the UBA Foundation, has pushed further its reading culture campaign and quest to...
  Reading tour has received wide applause countrywide By Nsikan Ikpe   Courtesy of his publishers, Bookcraftafrica, the U.S-based Nigerian writer, Professor Okey Ndibe has been touring Nigeria on a promotional campaign for his new book, Never Look an American in the Eye. Already,...

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