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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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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‘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 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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RAINBOW PARTNERS NYSC RIVERS STATE TO IMPACT SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

RAINBOW PARTNERS NYSC RIVERS STATE TO IMPACT SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

On the 29th of September, the Editorial board Community Development Service of the National Youth Service Corps, Rivers State, organised an oratory contest for secondary school students. Rainbow Book Club partnered in this programme that set to engage students in proffering solutions to Nigeria’s challenges. The topic for the debate was – ‘Agriculture versus oil: what is the best means of adding value to Nigerian […]

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WHY YOU MUST ‘NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE’ –RAINBOW REVIEWS OKEYNDIBE’S BOOK.

WHY YOU MUST ‘NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE’ –RAINBOW REVIEWS OKEYNDIBE’S BOOK.

A striking memoir by Okey Ndibe titled Never Look an American in the Eye caught the attention of the Rainbow Book Club and it was her August book-of-the-month. Building on the educative, interesting, humorous and informative nature of the book, the Rainbow Book Club reviewed it on Saturday, 26th of August at Le Meridien Ogeyi Place, G.R.A Port Harcourt. The book made for an interesting […]

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AUGUST 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE by OKEY NDIBE

AUGUST 2017 BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH is NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE by OKEY NDIBE

“A thrill to read, and yet offers powerful insights into the trials, prospects, and triumphs of being an immigrant in America. In a style that is impressively skillful, Ndibe masterfully conveys the odysseys of his early life in Nigeria and as well as his immigrant life in the US. I have never laughed harder in recent years when reading a book.”  Sahara Reporters  

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