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November 11, 2012

Kalahari Announces New eReader Apps and Gobii Device Partnership with Bargain Books

Filed under: e-tailers — Tags: , , , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 5:42 am

By Sovan Mandal

The biggest online retailer in South Africa,, has joined forces with the country’s biggest discount books retailer, Bargain Books, in a move which place the Gobii e-reader in physical bookstores. This should help expand the presence of ebooks in the country, where readers have already shown a preference the digital format. The deal will come close on the heels of Kobo’s launch of the Kobo Touch in South Africa. The Kobo Touch is priced R995 in local currency, while the Gobii e-reader is cheaper at R799.

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