Find Printing and Publishing expertise in Zambia
There several publishing companies in Zambia producing newspapers, magazines and books, the majority of which are located in Lusaka. The largest educational publishers include the state-owned Zambia Educational Publishing House and private companies affiliated with large international publishing groups, such as Longman Zambia, Macmillan Publishers Zambia and Oxford University Press. Bookworld Publishers is a local publishing house which was established in 1996 and publishes in both English and Zambian. Publications primarily include grammar books, history and political autobiographies and adult and children’s fiction. The University of Zambia has its own Press (UNZA Press) and was founded in 1989, publishing academic materials, including journals and teaching materials. Another local publisher is Zambia Educational Publishing House (formerly known as the Kenneth Kaunda Foundation), owned by the government, it produces the works of Zambian authors and school textbooks.
The Booksellers and Publishers Association of Zambia is the trade body for the publishing sector.
Zambia is listed on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2012–13 for intellectual property protection being listed 59 out if 144 countries and with a score of 3.8 out of 7.0. Adjoining countries Zimbabwe is listed 94 out of 144 countries with a score of 3.1 out of 7.0 and Mozambique is listed 128 out of 144 countries with a score of 2.6 out of 7.0.
There are several universities in the country, one of which is the University of Zambia.
Zambia National Book Fair is an annual event organised by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of Zambia. In addition The Amaka Literary Arts Festival hosts a Literary Arts Book Fair which works in conjunction with the Zambia Women Writers’ Association (ZAWWA) and aims to promote the Zambian culture through writing.
The Zambia National Council for Book Development is an organisation which helps the promotion of books and reading in the country.
There are several printers in Zambia producing newspapers, magazines, books and stationery, most of which are located in Lusaka. The University of Zambia has also has its own printer, UNZA Printer. Another company based in Lusaka is Associated Printers which provides commercial and digital printing services. ADEX Advertising Express is renowned in Zambia as one of the main Digital Printing Solutions.
The Master Printers and Newspaper Proprietors Association is the trade body for the printing sector.
|Printing and Publishing organisations in Zambia|
|Book Publishers Association of Zambia||
|Macmillan Publishers (Zambia) Ltd||
|New Horizon Printing Press||
|Oxford University Press||
|Zambia Educational Publishing House||