UW-Stout Library recognized by Books for Africa for half-million books donated

LaCrosse Tribune

June 30th, 2022

When University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Instructional Resources Service began its partnership with Books for Africa, the university donated small quantities of titles, and BFA Founder Tom Warth collected the boxes of withdrawn textbooks in his SUV. But now, over these many years, they are needing semitrucks to collect the books


Ambassador Hegbe Calls on Books' Donors to Do More for Africa


June 27th, 2022

On Wednesday, June 15, Togolese Ambassador to the United States Frédéric Hegbe hosted the annual Books For Africa Summit Society Reception, the first in nearly three years.


University Library awarded for helping to alleviate book famine in Africa

Abbey Goers

UW Stout News

June 24th, 2022

Books for Africa recognizes staff for the half-million books donated over 25-year partnership


Books For Africa Aims to Beat Own Record of Books Sent to the Continent

Panashe Matemba-Mutasa


June 15th, 2022

The world’s largest shipper of donated books to Africa held a fundraiser on June 8, where the goal was to break its own record and send 3.2 million books to the continent by the end of the year.


Ghana's Ambassador to the United States Speaks in St Paul at Books For Africa Event


June 10th, 2022

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States made a special appearance in St. Paul this week. Hajia Alima Mahama gave the keynote speech at a “Books For Africa” event Wednesday afternoon.


Ghana's Ambassador to the U.S. Hajia Mahama Visiting St Paul with Books For Africa

Soraya Keiser

St. Paul Pioneer Press

June 8th, 2022

Ghana’s ambassador to the U.S., Her Excellency Hajia Alima Mahama, is in St. Paul speaking at a lunch Wednesday organized by Books For Africa. The lunch, which is fully booked, was scheduled for noon at the Town and Country Club, 300 N. Mississippi River Blvd.