PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF NO COUNTRY FOR COLD MEN by DEMILADE AKINYEMI

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF NO COUNTRY FOR COLD MEN by DEMILADE AKINYEMI

No Country For Cold Men is the debut work of 20- year- old Demilade Adeyemi, a Law student at the London School of Economics. This book is the story of a boy born with albinism and his journey from the lowest cadre of society to the highest place in search of his true identity. The reader is taken on this journey through discrimination, stigmatization, love, power […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB THANKS HER PARTNERS

As the year draws to an end, Rainbow Book Club remains grateful to all the organizations that have partnered with her over the 12 years of her work to promote reading for personal and national development. We look forward to working with you to sustain and increase impact. Thank you.         

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‘RAINBOW RECOMMENDED READING’ TAKES OFF FROM JANUARY 2018

‘RAINBOW RECOMMENDED READING’ TAKES OFF FROM JANUARY 2018

The Rainbow Recommended Reading Initiative is a Rainbow Book Club endorsement of books to the reading public. Our Rainbow Recommended Reading books further our cause to develop individuals and society through reading. The books we recommend would have passed the Rainbow test of: R-Responsibility A-Action I-Integrity N-Nurturing B-Building O-Order W-Wholesomeness

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A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS

A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS

Tales of ‘Christmas in Nigeria’ It was a joyful day at the Rainbow Book Club December reading and award ceremony which held on the 16th of December. The reading took place at Le Meridien Ogeyi Place GRA Phase II, Port Harcourt and was centered on the book- Christmas in Nigeria published by Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue Memorial Libraries .The book took the attendees on a journey […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB BECOMES AN OFFICIAL UNESCO CLUB

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB BECOMES AN OFFICIAL UNESCO CLUB

The partnership between the Rainbow Book Club and UNESCO contributed to the emergence of Port Harcourt as UNESCO World Book Capital 2014. Although the Rainbow Book Club has collaborated with UNESCO for over 9 years, it became an official UNESCO club on 28 November, 2017. UNESCO clubs are an associative movement in support of UNESCO’s ideals. The Rainbow Book Club’s relationship with UNESCO dates back […]

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A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS!!

A RAINBOW CHRISTMAS!!

DECEMBER READING- 16TH OF DECEMBER 2017 To round off the year, our December reading will focus on the magic of Christmas. It will be a family affair, where we will be reading Christmas in Nigeria by Zaccheus Onumba Dibiaezue which tells of how Christmas is celebrated in different cultures in Nigeria. On that occasion, we will also present gifts to the winners of the essay […]

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DECEMBER 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH IS ‘CHRISTMAS IN NIGERIA’ published by ZACCHEUS ONUMBA DIBIAEZUE MEMORIAL LIBRARIES

DECEMBER 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH IS ‘CHRISTMAS IN NIGERIA’ published by ZACCHEUS ONUMBA DIBIAEZUE MEMORIAL LIBRARIES

”As Diverse as the origins of their authors these twelve unique Christmas Experiences from across the country capture the excitement of the celebrations Nigerians know as Christmas. Nostalgic, funny and inspiring they encapsulate the special warmth and beauty of our Christmas time ways”. From the book cover

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB DISCOVERS ‘WHAT HAPPENED’ IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB DISCOVERS ‘WHAT HAPPENED’ IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Curious to answer countless questions about the last US presidential election, the Rainbow Book Club members  chose as its November Book-of-the-Month the recently published book -‘What Happened’ by one of the key players in the election- Hillary Rodham Clinton. As expected, the reading set off discussions on national and international politics. Issues raised in the book included events from the campaign trail, the Russian influence, […]

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HELON HABILA, MAAZA MENGISTE NAMED THE NEW AMERICAN VOICES AWARD JUDGES

HELON HABILA, MAAZA MENGISTE NAMED THE NEW AMERICAN VOICES AWARD JUDGES

Maaza Mengiste Nigerian novelist and poet, Helona Habila and Ethiopian-American writer, Maaza Mengiste, have been announced as judges for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award. The novelists will preside over submissions alongside Booker and Baileys Prize finalist Madeleine Thien, a release by brittlepaper.com indicated. The organizers said finalists will be announced in 2018 at Northern Virginia’s oldest literary festival and all three finalists and the […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB WELCOMES THE NEW ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DIRECTOR

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB WELCOMES THE NEW ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DIRECTOR

Rainbow Book Club (RBC) founder,  Mrs. Koko Kalango  was at the Alliance Francaise (AF) on the 21st of November to welcome the new Director, Marie-Helene Predhom to Port Harcourt. The RBC and AF have enjoyed a long-standing partnership since RBC kicked off its ‘Get Nigeria Reading again!’ campaign with Chimamanda Adichie in 2005, its 2016 campaign with Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka and in the plans […]

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