Declare books essential goods and help build literacy during the lockdown

As World Book Day is commemorated, the lockdown presents an excellent opportunity to promote a reading culture in SA

03 May 2020 - 00:00 By SIPHIWO MAHALA

Over a week ago the world marked World Book Day, an initiative that promotes reading, publishing and copyright.

This year’s World Book Day occurred in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and the nationwide lockdown in SA. With the lockdown regulations limiting physical movement outside our homes, the day was commemorated online rather than through public events...

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