VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO SET TO READ WITH THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO SET TO READ WITH THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

To celebrate the UN World Book & Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) is organizing a reading programme on the 23rd of April 2018.  His Excellency, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof, Yemi Osinbajo will read to students in a public primary school in Abuja, in company of the RBC founder, Mrs Koko Kalango. He will be reading from The Legend […]

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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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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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RAINBOW AT THE FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN ABUJA

RAINBOW AT THE FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING IN ABUJA

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and the British Council, collaborated to organize a training for Festival Managers. The first phase of the training took place in March in Lagos State while the second phase held in November in Abuja. The training is aimed at boosting festival management skills across Nigeria to enhance the capacity of the festival sector and contribute to overall cultural […]

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‘ZAPP! THE LIGHTNING OF EMPOWERMENT’ AT THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

‘ZAPP! THE LIGHTNING OF EMPOWERMENT’ AT THE RAINBOW BOOK CLUB

Zapp! (The Lightning of empowerment) by Williams C. Byham with Jeff Cox was the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) book-of-the-month for November. Anthonia Edoho, who moderated this month’s reading, said the book summarizes the right and wrong steps employers take that affect the effectiveness of employees. Those gathered for the book reading at Le Meridien Ogeyi Place, Port Harcourt on the 28th of October, explored points […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB ‘WORKS AGILE’ AT THE WIMBIZ ROUNTABLE LUNCH WITH LULU BRIGGS

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB ‘WORKS AGILE’ AT THE WIMBIZ ROUNTABLE LUNCH WITH LULU BRIGGS

‘Working Agile; Embracing change and adapting effectively’ was the topic of the WIMBIZ (Women in Management, Business and Public Office) October round table lunch which held on 5th October. Falling back on her experience, the speaker, the Executive Vice Chairman, Moni Pulo Limited, Dr. (Mrs.) Seinye O.B. Lulu-Briggs, spoke to the women gathered at the Margaret’s Restaurant in Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt. The lunch was […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB FOUNDER RECEIVES AWARD FROM ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB FOUNDER RECEIVES AWARD FROM ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS

In recognition of her ‘tireless dedication to the promotion of literature and unflinching support for writers in Rivers State and beyond’, Mrs Koko Kalango, Rainbow Book Club founder and Project Director, Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014, was honoured alongside other literary icons with a ‘Literary Ambassador Award’ by the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Rivers State Branch. The event held on 14th October 2017 […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB UNCOVERS WHY ‘FUNNY MEN CANNOT BE TRUSTED’

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB UNCOVERS WHY ‘FUNNY MEN CANNOT BE TRUSTED’

Tolu Akinyemi’s book ‘Funny Men Cannot be Trusted’ was Rainbow Book Club’s Book-of-the-month for September 2017.On Saturday 30th of this month, Rainbow held a book reading to discuss why ‘Funny Men Cannot Be Trusted’ at Le Meridien, Ogeyi Place. The author’s humorous description of the roles, failures and character of men in the society, especially as it concerns family and relationship, sparked conversations with people […]

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RAINBOW BOOK CLUB BIDS FAREWELL TO ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DIRECTOR

RAINBOW BOOK CLUB BIDS FAREWELL TO ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DIRECTOR

Alliance Francaise (AF) of Port Harcourt has been a partner to Rainbow Book Club since it kicked off its ‘Get Nigeria Reading again!’ campaign with Chimamanda Adichie in 2005. On that occasion the author held a reading with over 100 students at the Alliance Franciaise premises then on Azikiwe Street. The following year AF also partnered Rainbow when we hosted Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka. During […]

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