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Books For Africa Delegation Meets with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison

August 26th, 2020

Books For Africa supporters were honored to be hosted by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Tuesday, August 25, at his Minnesota State Capitol office.

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Marking our 50 Millionth Book with a Virtual Global Celebration

August 14th, 2020

In 2020, Books For Africa aims to ship our 50 millionth book to Africa! Please join us in celebrating at our Virtual Global Celebration on September 24th, featuring a keynote address by the Ambassador of Ghana to the U.S.!

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Girls Empowerment Collection Distributed in South Africa in Time for Women’s Month

August 10th, 2020

BFA was pleased to get some photos and feedback from a Girls Empowerment Collection that recently arrived in South Africa in the hands of Xoli Fuyani (pictured at left). We also heard from recipient Rethabile Sonibare, who let us know that the books are being distributed just in time for Women’s Month in South Africa!

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Remembering Vivian Mason with a Law Library for Ghana

August 5th, 2020

Books For Africa lost a dear friend on June 18th when Vivian Mason passed away. Vivian helped create the law book program for BFA, which was launched in 2008. BFA is planning to ship a law library to Ghana later this year in Vivian's memory.

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BFA Remembers Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka

July 28th, 2020

Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka passed away on Friday, July 24. Not only was President Mpaka a one-time ambassador to the U.S. and a two-term leader from 1995 to 2005, he was also a friend and supporter of Books For Africa. Read more about President Mpaka's support and BFA's plans to honor his memory.

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Former BFA Board Member Profiled by Star Tribune

Neal St. Anthony

Star Tribune

July 28th, 2020

Longtime BFA donor, supporter, and former board member Henry Bromelkamp was featured in a recent story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, about his philanthropic work and recovery from a recent traumatic brain injury.

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