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Hargeysa International Book Fair comes again!

By Said M. Dahir |

I still remember when mothers in the neighborhood used to call me and asked me favors. Very often, under the trees I used to listen to these mothers and write for them letters they would then send their husbands elsewhere in the world. There were no telephones and very few people could read. It was late 1980s and I was in my grade two. The literacy levels were so low that even an entire block might not have one single person able to read and write and would depend on grade two for reading and writing.

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Our Guest Country

Our Guest Country
Our Guest country corner of our event is all about building a bridge that connects the youth of Somaliland to the wider African continent who were left in an enclave for many reasons. The young and the Diaspora community of Somaliland have much of a western and Arabic world understanding and linkage than to the contemporary Africa and the story behind it.

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Welcome to Hargeysa International Book Fair 2015

Press release | Redsea Cultural Foundation | Hargeysa, Somaliland – July 11, 2015.

Redsea Cultural Foundation and its partners are proud to present the 8th Hargeysa International Book Fair, starting Saturday the1st of August till the 6th August 2015, Hargeysa , Somaliland.

This largest celebration of book in East Africa is also designed to showcase all other forms of artistic expression such as poetry, drama, documentaries and exhibitions, with the books being the central of all.

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