Nowadays, quite a number of Ivorian parents whose children were born in capital cities are…
There are many organisations all across Africa working to empower children through reading. Listed below…
All children need exposure to diverse books, including the full spectrum of Black characters and their experiences. Explore these stories featuring strong Black characters that exude bravery, confidence, and curiosity.
The problems that readers encounter when visiting libraries are legion and diverse: the lack of updating of the collection, the absence of online information on the collections, the absence of books on African realities, the lack of professional librarians, the bad faith of some readers and the commodification of reading services.
Here’s a curated selection of 62 fiction and non-fiction titles to check out now.
Johanes Yerima was one of the most important artists of the Bamun kingdom, both under Sultan Njoya (1892-1933) and his son Seydou (1933-1992). The very first African “comic book” dates from 1932, produced by Yohanes Yerima, whom a critic considers to be the “true first Cameroonian and African comic book author in history” . To better understand its contribution, we place you in the historical context in which it has evolved.