List of exhibitor


Exhibitors Description
Afro-Middle East Centre

Website: amec.org.za

AMEC is a research institute that focuses its work on the Middle East and North African region. It seeks to fasten & enhance relations between the MENA region and South Africa. AMEC is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and uses different mediums in order to ensure the institute has reach. Ranging from videos and articles, to hosting conferences and seminars.
Boitumelo

www.outreachfoundation.co.zaDocument5

Boitumelo creates beautiful hand-made products and artwork imbued context. Each of our artist or crafter receives mentoring- not just in terms of their skill, but in finding too, their own identity and creative path. Making each product an authentic and a one-off unique item.

Each artwork is both a deeply personal expression of the student’s hopes and dreams, while at the same reflecting a collective sense of belonging

Books in Home   
Brent Crafford

Website: www.brentcrafford.com

A lawyer by profession, Brent Crafford is a self-published author exhibiting his first published book, “The Concise Evidence of God”. The book started as a personal revelation in seeking to know the existence of God. The purpose of the book is for the writer to share his own views and insights.
Buhle Mthethwa: The Author

At the tender age of 10 years, Buhle is determined to change the trajectory of literacy, and instil a culture of reading amongst her peers. Her goal is to teach and encourage children to start enjoy the act of reading one book at a time, starting with her book, “The Big Fat Naughty Cat”.
City Of Johannesburg Arts Culture and Heritage

 

City Of Johannesburg Libraries

The City of Johannesburg Library and Information Services has a network of 89 service points that are places of choice for knowledge, learning and leisure. Library and Information Services exists to develop and promote reading and learning for all through free and guided access to information focusing on literacy, early childhood development, youth empowerment and educational support

Donate A Poem, Donate A Story Initiative

The Donate A Poem Donate A Story initiative encourages African writers to use their talents’ towards the eradication of poverty. Through the initiative writers are encouraged to donate poems and stories that will be consolidated into books. The books are then sold, with all the proceeds from the books helping to aide organisations focussed on uplifting the African child.
Dr JS Du Toit

Website: www.revitalizeyourlife.co.za

The book “Waking Up- Cracking the Crisis Code- From Trauma to Triumph,with the foreword by Gary Player. The book tells the author’s true story of the author when he was in coma for 6 years during which he had both an OBE and NDE experiences. Miraculously though, he healed at the end of year
EverArt

Website: www.everart.co.za

Everart is here to assist you with all your visual and graphic art needs. Our group of experts are talented artists devoted to creating imaginative illustrations to make your children’s books, book covers and magazine articles stand out and sparkle.

 

Exhibitors Description
Global Institute of Business (Pyt) LTD

Facebook page: Global Institution of Business

The Global Institute of Business is a small, academic book publisher based in Zimbabwe. The Global Institute of Business to date has published over 11 publications that are circulating and used as academic texts. These publications are in the areas of chemistry, mathematics, physics, business skill and, money and banking
  International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG)

Website: www.ilrigsa.org.za

ILRIG is an NGO providing education, publications and research for the labour and social movement in South Africa. The main focus of our work is globalisation. Our work on globalisation is formed by the view that globalisation is not a heightened form of international integration but an attempt to restructure class relations so as to restore capitalist profitability. Globalisation is neither neutral nor inevitable.
Johannesburg Central Congregation Of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Website: jw.org

We are members of Jehovah’ s Witnesses located in Johannesburg Central Business district; our publications promote godly values and encourage readers to uphold lofty standards on morality. Our variety of printed publications, videos and websites are tailored to appeal to children, teenagers, married couples, parents and senior members in the community. We have specific publications for the differently abled. We also have publications for those interested in scientific subjects.
Jozi Book Fair Shop

Website: ww.jozibookfair.org.za

The festival promotes reading and writing in all our South African languages. Especially our indigenous languages and our mother tongues; promotes access and exposure to all the arts , and supports affordable printing to make books accessible.
Kalakuta Trust (t/a Chimurenga)

Website: www.chimurenga.co.za

Drawing together voices from across Africa and the diaspora. Chimurenga is a multi-media platform for free ideas and political reflections on Africa, by Africans. They publish journals, and a quarterly publicaition called “Chronic”. Moreover, “Chimurenga Library” is an online site of sourced Pan-African periodicals and personal books, and the Pan African Space Station (PASS) that is an online music radio station and pop-up studio.
Khaloza Books

Website: www.khalozabooks.com

Khaloza Book, which was first established in the year 2017,  is a small publisher steadily growing. The focus of Khaloza Books is on children’s and young adults’ books. They publish books which tell Pan African stories, in the hopes that the reading of such books will promote the use, in reading and writing in our own African languages.
Khanya College Publishing

Website: www.khanyacollege.org.za

 

Khanya College Publishing, is a response to the decline of progressive publishing initiatives that were central to the decline of progressive publishing initiatives that were central to the social justice struggle during the anti apartheid struggle. Khanya College Publishing’s menu includes the Khanya Journal, books, newsletters and booklets that we produced.
Lansm Publishing / Michelle Nkamankeng Foundation

Email: nnkamakeng@gmail.com

Lansm Publishing is a small publishing house founded by Laurentine “Lolo” Nkamankeng when she was forced to learn how to publish in order to publish her daughter’s first book. Her daughter, Michelle Nkamakeng, is just as independent as her mother. Michelle is one of South Africa’s youngest published author, with her first book Waiting for Waves, 2016 which was first published when she was just seven years old.
Lelo Kingston Mofokeng

Blog: lelokingston

Bullied in Grade 0 and 1 Lelo Kingston Mofokeng did not let fear control him. Instead he took pen to paper, and wrote his first published book called How I Survived Bullying. The book was published when Lelo was at the tender age of 7. The now 9 year old author is back with a new book which will be available for the public’s consumption at this years fair.

 

Exhibitors Description
Matoyana (Pty)LTD

Website: www.matoyana.co.za

Matoyana is a boutique business agency that was established in 2013 with the single-minded focus of enabling South Africa’s economic growth and boosting entrepreneurship. This will then help grow our economy. Targeting start-ups, and small and medium sized businesses. Matoyana’s business training tool kits and expertise is all about promoting a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, freethinking and sustainable business.
 Mollo Arts & Culture Development

Email: brianunnaki@gmail.com

Mollo Arts and Culture Development is a Non-Profit Organisation based in Sharpeville. At the heart of the organisation is a strong focus on using arts and culture to drive social change in their community. Using the mediums of visual arts, and art literature the intention is preserve the heritage of our people for future generations.
Nalibali

Email: petunia@nalibali.org

Nal’ibali, is derived from the isiXhosa word, which when translated into english means, ‘here is the story’. Nal’ibali as a campaign aims to encourage primarily a nation, Especially in children, of reading for enjoyment. The campaign works to show how creating the habit of children reading purely for enjoyment, that in turn the children will realise their potential through, storytelling and reading.
Pauline Books & Media

Email: rosalindafsp@gmail.com

Pauline Books and Media Centre is an activation started by the daughters of St Paul. The daughters of St. Paul is an international religious congregation with branches globally. Pauline Books and Media uses print, radio, TV and films to spread the message of the gospel. Moreover they want to promote the dignity of all people.
Pelmo Book

Website: www.pelmobooks.co.za

Pelmo Books is a publishing company based in Pretoria. The publishing company, aware of the language barrier create by publishing in one language, publishes in 9 of South Africa indigenous languages. Pelmo Books has published novels, dramas, essay writings, short stories, one-act plays and children’s stories. They have published over 65 titles, 29 Authors, 15 distribution contracts and 1 international rights contract.
Reading, writing, Creative Arts & Bookclub

Email: farayaied@gmail.com

Our reading, Writing, Creative Arts Book Club formed with an enthusiastic fellow budding writers, readers, musician, actors, poets, children, authors – established and not yet. We share our views, opinions, and assist one another in our crafts. Our aim is also to promote our own different passions, and rekindle the culture of reading again
Right2Know campaign

Email: ntombiyebongo@gmail.com

Right2know campaign is an access to information organisation. Initially when Right2Know was formed, its sole objective was too look at security and surveillance. But as the campaign grew in their work with community organisations, they too realised the scale and scope of their activism. The campaign then also started fighting for the right to protest, as well as media freedom and diversity.
Room to Read

Room to Read began working in South Africa in 2006.They started with the intention to raise awareness against racial inequality and poverty, Room to Read South Africa offers a comprehensive Literacy Program that combines home-language classroom instructions, with high-functioning libraries. We partner with the Department of Basic Education, schools and communities to make a lasting impact.
Rotary Club of Johannesburg new Dawn

Email: mike@aucklandlodge.co.za

The Rotary Club of Johannesburg New Dawn chartered on January 20, 2009, by the Rotary Club of Morningside is dedicated to helping children in need. Our projects include, Hotel Hope Ministries, which creates and runs small, family style foster homes.
Tales for Change

Website: www.talesfrochange.com

If Tales for Change were to have an ethos that drives the kind of work that we do, it would be simple. “ We believe that tales make beliefs, beliefs make actions and actions make change. We craft stories that plant the seed for change. And we help build healthy families and beautiful spaces.
Tokoloho Publishers

Tokoloho publishers is a self publishing organisation. The organisation publishes books with a wide spectrum of subject matter. The publications range from politics, to history, to religion and the ways knowledge is produced. The aim of Tokoloho Publishera is to raise conciousness and pride in the contribution made by Africans in history, our democracy formations, religion and innovation.
Sol Rachilo Publishers The Rachilo Family Bookshop, which is a family run business, was started by former teacher turned preacher,  Mr Moses China Rachilo. He started the bookshop in 1956 after being booted out by the nationalist government. The bookstore is still in existence 62 years later, and is run by the eldest son, Sol. 
Xarra Books

Email: samu@xarrabooks.com

At XARRA Books we offer a wide range of selected mediums. Our mainstream, which has gained in popularity is our selections of African books, DVDs and CDs. At Xarra Books you will also find a wide selection of international reads, best sellers, life style literature, biographies, books on sports, esoteric, philosophy, motivation, and other genres.
Zitsomi

website: www.zimtsomi.co.za

Zintsomi is a company set up to develop leadership in the professionalisation of storytelling. The primary objective of the company is to commercialise the art of storytelling by increasing the number of professional storytellers in the country. Zinstomi is storytelling hub that nurtures, promotes and places trained storytellers in relevant positions in the workplace. In addition, it creates storytelling products and services for children and adults interested in African stories.
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