Paris, France (PANA)  -  Chadian journalist for Africa's Deutsche Welle, Eric Topona Mocnga, officially launched here Friday the publication of his book entitled "Misery and greatness of freedom to inform", which , while recounting his arrest, then his departure from Chad, pleads for a freer and better protected press. Mocnga, former [...]
©- - 24 january 2020 - 23:41:14 - thread Culture (302 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The 3rd edition of the professional technical and digital book days will take place on 5-6 December in Abidjan under the theme: "The technical book, digital and immersion in companies, supports for the industrial development of Côte d'Ivoire". One of the objectives of the organizers of [...]
©- - 05 november 2019 - 15:02:32 - thread Culture (239 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Senegalese Head of State, Macky Sall, will attend the official ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the creation of the "Présence Africaine" publishing house next Friday in Paris, France, according to a statement from the presidency that reached PANA on Monday. "By taking part in [...]
©- - 21 october 2019 - 19:27:11 - thread Culture (226 words)


Paris, France (PANA) - Nigerian journalist and writer, Seidik Abba, has published a book on the Nigerian terrorist sect, Boko Haram, entitled "Journey to the heart of Boko Haram. Investigation of jihad in sub-Saharan Africa" whose release is scheduled for Wednesday at L'Harmattan in Paris, France. The book, written in collaboration [...]
©- - 08 october 2019 - 17:01:08 - thread Culture (289 words)


Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA)  -  A high level workshop on national policies on books and reading to promote quality education in Africa will be held on 17-19 June in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, a communiqué reaching PANA here said Friday. The workshop is being organized by the Association for the Development [...]
©- - 14 june 2019 - 23:03:42 - thread Culture (331 words)


Paris, France (PANA) - Marie-France Bokassa, daughter of the former emperor of Central Africa, Jean Bedel Bokassa, has publishedba book in which she recounted her childhood with her father at the Chacircteau, Hardricourt, in the Yvelines department, in a Paris suburbs. "I was a princess and I lived in a castle. [...]
©- - 26 february 2019 - 23:02:06 - thread Culture (214 words)


Paris, France (PANA) - Successive regimes in the Republic of Congo have been carrying out a deliberate policy targeting the minority Lari ethnic community in order to "isolate them and exterminate them, particularly in the Pool region, a Congolese writer and former priest, Nsaku Kimbembe, has charged in an interview [...]
©- - 11 january 2019 - 18:10:17 - thread Culture (605 words)


Paris, France (PANA) – UNESCO on Thursday launched a book titled "Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery: New orientations for teaching and learning", PANA reported from here. Speaking at the launching ceremony, the UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, said the UN agency was highly attached to transmitting the history of the transatlantic [...]
©- - 18 april 2013 - 17:37:43 - thread Culture (170 words)


Paris, France (PANA) - Authors drawn from countries within the Congo Basin featured prominently at the 2011 edition of the Paris Book Exhibition that ended Monday in the French capital, PANA reported from here. The authors came from Cameroon, Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, DR Congo, [...]
©- - 21 march 2011 - 14:55:34 - thread Culture (102 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA)- – The novel, “Les nouvelles du désert”, written by Mauritanian journalist M'Bareck Ould Beyrouck, is among the five works selected for the 2010 edition of the Prize “Ivoire de la Littérature africaine d'expression francophone”. The novel deals with several topics such as duality between nomadic and [...]
©- - 20 august 2010 - 21:32:00 - thread Culture (142 words)


Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The second edition of the literary season in Mali, which opens next Tuesday at Bamako's palace of culture, will see the participation of writers from eight countries. These Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cأ´te d'Ivoire, Guinea, France, Switzerla nd and Mali. According to organisers, this [...]
©- - 05 february 2010 - 21:00:00 - thread Culture (186 words)


Literature Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Egyptian intellectual and columnist, Dr Jaber Ousfour, has won the Gaddafi International Prize for Literature, official sources said in Tripoli on Monday. The consultative committee for the Gaddafi international prize for literature decided to give the award to the Egyptian at its first session [...]
©- - 04 january 2010 - 21:08:00 - thread Culture (321 words)


Paris- France (PANA) -- Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, 1996 Nobel prize winner for Literature, on Tuesday expressed grave concern about the consequences of the international financial crisis on African literature. "This crisis is going to cause young Africans to lose interest in reading and books. They are going [...]
©- - 17 november 2009 - 21:37:00 - thread Culture (297 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- A show of written and oral African literature will be he ld from 5 to 7 February in Brussels, Belgium, organisers told PANA on Tuesday. According to organizers, the event dubbed "Intercultural Perspectives Show: Afri can Authors, Belgian Readers", will bring together editors and authors [...]
©- - 20 january 2009 - 22:55:00 - thread Culture (114 words)