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 Meets with Ambassadors, State Department Officials and Top Donors in Washington, D.C.

June 23rd, 2022

A delegation of Books For Africa leadership recently travelled to Washington to attend the annual BFA Summit Society Reception, meetings with ambassadors, State Department officials, senators, representatives, and top donors.


Books For Africa Fundraiser with Ambassador of Ghana Hajia Alima Mahama and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Raises Funds to Ship Half a Million Books to Africa

June 20th, 2022

Books For Africa was pleased to host Her Excellency Hajia Alima Mahama, Ambassador of Ghana to the U.S., and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, at its annual fundraiser event on June 8th in St. Paul.


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.