Asanko Gold Partners With Leading Canadian NGO

Asanko Gold Partners With Leading Canadian NGO

CODE to bring its world class literacy and education program to the Ashanti Region of Ghana Ottawa, September 8, 2016 – Celebrating this 50th Anniversary of UNESCO’s International Literacy Day, CODE is pleased to announce a new, six-year partnership with Asanko Gold which will extend CODE’s world class Reading Ghana literacy and education program to include […]

Call for Submissions: The Burt Award for African Literature — Ghana

The Ghana Book Trust (GBT) in partnership with CODE, and with the generous support of Canadian philanthropist William Burt, is pleased to invite publishers to submit manuscripts for the 2014 Burt Award for African Literature. Objectives of the Award To recognize excellence in young adult literature from Ghana. To support and motivate the development of […]

Writers Must Contextualise Their Stories – Minister

Accra, October 24, 2013 Burt Award for African Literature (2012) Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister for Education has advised creative writers to be responsive to contextualise the place where their narratives are coming from. She said most writers these days were in a rush to conclude their pieces and therefore did not do a lot […]

Deadline for Submission of Manuscripts

Deadline for Submission: All manuscripts must be submitted by publishers to the Ghana Book Trust office on or before 5pm on 30th June 2015. Please send one soft (electronic) copy on a CD or to [] and five (5) hard copies to the address listed below. The publisher should add a cover letter with author […]

Burt Award Winners

2012 winners-The Ghana Book Trust and CODE wish to announce the results of the 2012 Burt Award competition as follows: 1st prize- GH¢17,746.20 ”The Dorm Challenge” by Elizabeth-Irene Baitie Published by Kwadwoan Publishers 2nd prize- GH¢ 13,802.60 ”When Shackles Fall” by Ruby Y. Goka Published by Tecmate Publishers 3rd prize – GH ¢9,859.00 ” Escape […]