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H.E. Ms. Anna Bossman, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Ghana to UNESCO reads with children as part of the celebration of Accra World Book Capital, 2023. The reading session was followed by an interview on the literary climate of Ghana.


Worldreader, an NGO that provides digital reading solutions, has partnered Achievers Ghana, a community-based NGO, to launch a “Zongo Read Project”.

On 24th May 2023, a 3-member delegation from the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) led by Ms. Simona Popa paid a courtesy call on Ms.

Perbi Cubs, an organization that promotes digital reading, and a partner of the Accra World Book Capital, 2023 has, today, May 11, 2023 launched 𝘒𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘢𝘭. The term or word 𝘒𝘢𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘢𝘭 is inspired by the Ga word ‘Kane’ which means ‘read’ and the English word ‘Carnival’. Kaneval is a year-long programme which promises lots of reading for fun and other educational activities.


As part of weeklong opening ceremony of Accra World Book Capital, 2023, reading marathons have been organised in various communities in Accra.


The Accra World Book Capital, 2023 has been officially launch today, 24th april 2023 at Accra International Conference Center.


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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