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Discovering the Zimbabwe Book Fair, a Thriving Ground of the Alkebulan Book Industry

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The Four declared objectives of the Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) Association say it all:

To uphold the right of the peoples of Africa to have full access to books, which are culturally and materially relevant to their reading needs.

To uphold the right to freedom of expression and the fullest possible exchange of information through books and other reading materials.

To promote professionalism and fair practise in Africa’s book and allied industries.

Mugabe's wife makes entry into active politics

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The wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was on Friday chosen to lead the ruling party’s powerful women’s wing, catapulting her into active politics and adding new intrigue to the battle to succeed the 90-year-old strongman.The nomination of 49-year-old Grace Mugabe as the “sole” candidate for the position of the national secretary of the ZANU-PF women’s league was endorsed by a conference in Harare.The position is sure to be confirmed at the party’s elective congress in December.“I feel very much overwhelmed” by the nomination, she told some 3,000 delegates who backed her.Her new pos