Online Launch of African Language Ebooks- Kɔmi kɛ Kenaŋ Sane/The Kenkey Party

We're thrilled to announce that Afroliteracies founder, Naa Oyoo Owoo and Maame Efua Okine wrote a bilingual book in Ga and English for Ghanaian kids. Check out MarketFiftyFour's feature on the writer and illustrator of Kɔmi kɛ Kenaŋ Sane/The Kenkey Party and register for our FREE Ghanaian Storytelling event with the Ebook Launch on August 25th, 2020 with your little ones on Zoom.

This online event featuring educators and writers from the Afroliteracies Foundation is part of the Africa Writes Festival hosted by The Royal African Society in partnership with Market FiftyFour

About Africa Writes
Africa Writes festival is an annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora brought to you by The Royal African Society. Launched in 2012, every year Africa Writes showcases established and emerging talent from the African continent and its diaspora in what is now the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing taking place over an exciting summer weekend. The festival features book launches, readings, author appearances, panel discussions, family workshops, and other activities. Our previous headline speakers have been Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ngugi wa Thiong’o with son Mukoma wa Ngugi, Wole Soyinka, Ama Ata Aidoo, Ben Okri, Nawal El Saadawi and Alain Mabanckou.

About the RAS
The Royal African Society (RAS) is a membership organisation that provides opportunities for people to connect, celebrate and engage critically with a wide range of topics and ideas about Africa today. Through our events, publications and digital channels we facilitate mutual understanding between the UK and Africa across academia, business, politics, culture and education. We amplify African voices and interests, reaching a network of more than one million people globally.

Market FiftyFour

Market FiftyFour is an online bookshop and publisher of African language books: Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Paperbacks. We've published from writers in the diaspora and from the African continent.

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