BOOKS ABOUT AFRICA

Articles and reviews about books relating to Africa, African countries and issues affecting Africa.

Nigerian Startup Printivo Set to Overhaul Africa’s $6B Printing Sector

Digital Printing Startup Printivo Closes on Seed Funding from EchoVC Partners Nigerian Startup Set to Overhaul Africa’s $6B Printing Sector Lagos. Thursday 15 October 2015. Nigeria-based digital printing startup, Printivo, has closed on seed financing from early-stage technology venture capital firm, EchoVC Partners. The six-figure investment will be used to significantly broaden the company’s product range, increase headcount, […]

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Africa Book : Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics

Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics Readings in African Dialectology and Applied Linguistics is a resource book that covers a wide range of topics on African Dialectology, Dialect-Syntax, Syntax and Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics and Literary Criticism. It is also an outlet for researchers in the field of microcomparative African Dialectology. The goal is to stimulate cooperation in the […]

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Book Review : Visions from the forests – the art of Liberia and Sierra Leone

Book Review: Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Helena Cantone Visions from the Forest: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Author: Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, Alexander Ives Bortolot, eds. Reviewer: […]

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Book : Developing Orthographies for Unwritten Languages

Developing Orthographies for Unwritten Languages (Publications in Language Use and Education  #6),  2014,  SIL International Publications    http://www.sil.org/resources/publications Available from Amazon: Developing Orthographies for Unwritten Languages (Sil International Publications in Language Use and Education) Editor: Michael Cahill Editor: Keren Rice Paperback: ISBN:  9781556713477 Pages: 275 Price: U.S. $ 44.95 Abstract: While investigating endangered languages, many researchers become interested […]

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