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The Official Opening Ceremony of the Pop-up Exhibition of German books in Accra, was held Friday, 10th November 2023 at the National Children and Mobile Library (NCML), Accra. The Pop-up Exhibition is a collaboration between the Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC) and Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair).


The Ghana Book Development Council in collaboration with Frankfurter Buchmesse (organisers of Frankfurt Book fair), Germany organised a 2-day workshop, under the auspices of Accra World Book Capital 2023. This is part of efforts to build the capacity of book industry practitioners.


As part of the celebration of Accra World Book Capital, 2023, the Ghana Reads Initiative commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child with a programme themed "Our Time is Now, Yes We Can Make it".

The book titled, "Wings for Legs" written by Naomi Adjei was read and discussed to empower the young girls. 


In the heart of Accra, Ghana, in the month of September 2023, the Ghana Association of Writers Book Festival (GAWBOFEST) began with the celebration of all things literary.


Led by the Ghana Library Authority, a Mobile Library Service Team visited James Town on 4th August, 2023 to engage children in the community in reading activities. This was part of activities earmarked towards the celebration of Accra World Book Capital, 2023. The team was joined by the Greater Accra Regional Head of the Ghana Library Authority, Mr. Edward Addo-Yobo,  and Mr.


Accra World Book Capital, 2023, as part of its activities earmarked for the year, in collaboration with the Ghana Association of Writers, held a book review programme for students from selected Senior High Schools in Tema on Sunday, 30th July 2023.

The book reviewed was Ama Ata Aidoo's A Girl Who Can.


The Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC) was established in 1975 as an Agency under the Ministry of Education. The objective of the Council is to ensure the development, publication, and distribution of textbooks and other reading materials in Ghana to foster national development.
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