Wangari Maathai is dead

Prof Wangari Maathai a re-known environmental, political and human right activist passed away on 25th Sept 2011 after battling with cancer.

In 2004 she won Nobel Peace Prize and made a history of the first African woman to won it. She is the founder for Green Belt Movement.

A synopsis of her life and work can be read here.

Condolences to family,relatives, friends, Kenyans and all who are fighting for democracy, human rights and making world a better place to live for our and coming generations

 

Published in: on September 26, 2011 at 1:44 pm  Leave a Comment  
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The 14th Nairobi International Bookfair

For those in Nairobi and anywhere and interested in books, be informed about the coming Bookfair

 

The 14th Nairobi International Bookfair

The 14th Nairobi International Bookfair fair will be held from 28th September to 2nd October 2011 at the Sarit Centre Expo Hall westland’s Nairobi, Kenya. The Bookfair is organized by the Kenya Publishers Association. The Book Fair’s Theme this year is ‘ Read for Empowerment”. Books, whether creative works or factual texts, serve as a reflection of the society from which the writers are drawn. It is therefore our duty to ensure that society is able to communicate effectively on issues that confront it and do so through books.

Events at the Bookfair will include

a) Workshops and seminars on topical issues
b) Book launches
c) Children activities
d) Presentation of the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature Award. This award is sponsored by Text Book Centre.
e) Budding Authors Seminar
f) Books clearance sale and raffle for books- Publishers will sell books at huge discounts.
g) BOOKS EXHIBITION

Please note that those interested in exhibiting should contact the Kenya Publishers Association secretariat for bookings.

ENTRY IS FREE

The Kenya Publishers Association is happy to invite you to celebrate the book at the 14th Nairobi International Bookfair, 2011

Published in: on September 23, 2011 at 2:51 pm  Leave a Comment  
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A word from Seifi School Centre

Seifi School Centre

Seifi School Centre is a bookshop and a part of Seifi Group of Companies. It was established in 1993 to support the call of the Government to promote academic institutions in the country. The basic aim is to provide the most up to date and currently available educational books and materials in all fields of learning from Pre school, Primary School, Secondary school, colleges, University and other related institutions plus Libraries. It is one of the most popular and modern book shops in the country.

Seifi School Centre started as a retail shop but today has expanded and is the largest suppliers of all kind of books to schools, institutions, universities, ministries, NGO’s, banks and various other institutes not only in Dar es Salaam but in Tanzania. In short the centre has become a; ” A Gate to the world of knowledge”.

Published in: on September 10, 2011 at 2:30 pm  Leave a Comment  
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