Kunda Kids, focused on educating children about African history and culture

11th January 2021 BY checkoutafrica

Meet Louisa and Dele, founders of @KundaKids a publisher, and team of writers, illustrators, editors, musicians and animators. Kunda Kids has a single purpose to inspire the next generation of young people about ancient and modern African history and culture. Kunda Kids recently released 4 beautifully illustrated children’s books titled Africa’s Little Kings & Queens, a collection of four beautifully…

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Live-In Pan-African and Diaspora Library Opens in Ghana

22nd June 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

A landmark residential library dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th century to the present day has opened in Accra, Ghana.  The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a literary oasis and is unique in Africa. Its expansive collection features books by writers from almost all African countries and Black authors…

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Bookbeak, the digital library for African stories

28th May 2019 BY Bobby

What is BookBeak? BookBeak is the first app-based platform that aggregates African short stories from published and unpublished writers and then serves those African stories to our subscriber base. The app aims to connect African writers across the continent, giving them a space for expression, whilst providing sustenance. Africans rely on mobile platforms to perform most of their technological requirements.…

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Taking African Short Stories to the World

26th March 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Introducing BookBeak, an app connecting African writers with the world’s readers through storytelling Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and epic narrations. Newly launched storytelling app, BookBeak, is now making it possible for those new and old African stories to be shared with…

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