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African Union Ambassador to Keynote BFA Warehouse Grand Opening

Global Atlanta

June 10th, 2021

Join Books For Africa during the grand opening of Books For Africa’s new warehouse on June 26th! The event will feature keynote speaker Her Excellency Hilda Suka-Mafudze, the African Union’s Ambassador to the U.S.

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Books For Africa Ships Kofi Annan's Personal Library from Geneva to Ghana

May 27th, 2021

Books For Africa recently helped ship books from former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan’s personal library from his residence in Geneva to his boyhood school in Ghana. Read more about the details of this unique project here!

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Books For Africa Discusses Book Projects With Members of the African Diplomatic Corps in Washington, DC

May 25th, 2021

Books For Africa Executive Director Patrick Plonski was in Washington, DC, last week visiting with ambassadors and diplomatic staff from several African nations and the African Union. Check out the pictures and summary!

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Books For Africa Conducts Site Visits in Nigeria

May 17th, 2021

Books For Africa Board President-Elect Mike Essien was recently in Nigeria visiting several sites of BFA past and potential future book recipients. Check out the videos!

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Books For Africa Executive Director Interviewed by “Giving Connected” Podcast

May 11th, 2021

Books For Africa Executive Director Patrick Plonski, PhD, was interviewed by the “Giving Connected” podcast to speak about Books For Africa’s model, history, and recent strategy weathering the pandemic.

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Books For Africa Partnership with Elsevier and Merck Ships Container of Medical Books to Ethiopia

May 10th, 2021

Books For Africa maintains a strategic partnership with Merck & Co, which enabled us to ship out a container of Elsevier medical books and Merck Medical Manuals to partners in Ethiopia this past week.

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