By Mwalimu George Ngwane
"If Education is the road out of poverty, then books are the wheels needed for the journey" - Richard Crabbe, (Ghanaian Publisher)
Books represent the mirror of every society; they showcase the immortal lore and mores of a people, they act as a publicity stunt for a nation since they go beyond the atavistic modes of cultural folklore.
The book sector in Africa poses some great concerns that necessitate a clinical diagnosis of its state and future. This diagnosis is of particular import because a man-made book famine is systemically gaining currency in Africa’s cultural landscape.