Biblionef organises book donations for schools and the like. The focus is on South African language books. Biblionef also commissions publishers to publish books, mainly translations from already existing English or Afrikaans books. The website offers publication lists of these books as well as a newsletter (somewhat hidden under "Books" and then the link "Book Shelf" on the very right hand side of the site)....
Africa in Words is a blog that focuses on cultural production and Africa. They cover books, art, film, history, music, theatre, ideas and people and the ways they interact, through their publication and circulation, with societies, economies and space. [according to site editor's information]
Global Literacy Project, Inc. (GLP), is a nonprofit and tax-exempt organisation that runs projects against illiteracy in Africa, South Asia and the Caribbean. You will find information about their projects, about illiteracy statistics and other links. African countries that benefitted from the program up till now: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Swaziland. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Bamako (Mali). You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Brazzaville. You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. [editors ilissAfrica]
If you are interested in publishing and book development in Africa you can't get past Hans Zell and his publications. The site offers you information about all Zell's publications. Furthermore, you can find a list of organisations and initiatives supporting African publishing and book development. [editors ilissAfrica]
Project that collect books in the USA to ship them to different (school) libraries in Africa. Countries that received books so far: Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of an organisation that runs library projects in several African countries (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Tansania, Uganda). You will find information on their projects, voices of readers in the libraries, and a blog which deals with interesting questions evolving around reading culture, books etc. in Africa. [editors ilissAfrica]