Garowe International Book Fair 2017

17 July – 20 July 2017

Garowe Book Fair

This three day Garowe International Book Fair intends to bring together prominent Somali writers, and artists from the wider Somali region, and in the Diaspora. Enabling a platform to share, discuss, launch books, perform culture, exhibit arts, and debates.

GIBF 2017

Keynote speakers for our second annual Garowe international Book Fair 2016

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Ahmed Farah ‘Idaajaa’

VOA Somali

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Sahro Koshin

SIDRA

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Asha Gelle

TAG Foundation

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Guled Salah

SIDRA

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Mohammed Sh. Hassan

SCANSOM

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Dr. G. Kapchits

‘Hubsiimohal baa la siistaa’ Book

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Prof Lidwien E Kapteijns

Welesley College

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Dr. Ubah Ali Farah

Roma Tre University

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Maxamed D. Afrax

Intergovernmental Academy of Somali Language

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Abubakar Abdilahi (Ducaysane)

Nine Books

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Dr. Mohamud M. D. (Diirios)

S.C.R.C in Columbus, Ohio

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Abdirashid Awad Dirie

Six Books

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Dr. Abdurahman Sulub

Dr. Sulub Leadership Centre

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Fatima Dibrell

ADESO

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Nasra Abdirahman Salad

SCANSOM

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Mohamed Osman Adan

Five books

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Mr. Abdilfatah Nur Ahmed

Boosaaso, Dhalankii Hore & Bilnaanta Magaalooyinka Soomaaliyeed

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Mahamud Ahmed Musse (tall man)

Two Books

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Nasteexo Mahamed Abi

Puntland Women Writers Association

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Cumer Yussuf Ahmed (Omer Shaafi)

Danta Derbi-jiifka Yaa Dayacay?

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Cabdirisaaq Baraag

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Asli Ahmed Mohamoud

Puntland Women Writers Association (PWWA)

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Abdifatah Mohamoud Duale

Own

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Said Mohamed Hassan

SCANSOM Publisher

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Abdifatah D. Omar

Four Books

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Dr Hamda Hassan Warsame

East Africa University

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Osman Hassan Du’aale

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Fadumo Mohamed Haji Hoosh

Lecturer at East Africa University

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Dayax Axmad Maxamed Muuse

Scholar

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Sakariye Axmad Maxamed Muuse

Aftahan

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Bashiir Cisman Dhollowaa

FURAHA ARDAYGA

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Maxammuud Ciise Xaaji Muxammad (Maareeye)

Scholar

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Cabdirahman Cumar Ismaciil (Waaberi)

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Dr. Mohamud Ahmed Aspima

East Africa University- Citizen College

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Qoraa Cabdi Barre Maxamed Muuse

Galkayo, Mudug

Program

Find here the speeches, panels, and activities under our three day program.

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The Garowe International Book Fair 2016 is around the corner! Plan to attend and mark your calendars NOW!

EAST AFRICA UNIVERSITY GAROWE

Garowe, Puntland Somalia,
Behind AMAL Bank HQ
4.9 mi / 4.9 km from Barxada

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SPONSORS

This event is made possible by the support of these companies, organisations, and government entities.