FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Who are you?
The African Studies Bookstore  is an online and physical book store selling and buying books by African writers and those by other writers from other countries of the world but writing about Africa on any subject or discipline.
You can meet the brains behind this project here (The team page)

Do you have a physical bookstore that I can visit?
Yes,we are located at Uganda Museum in The Uganda Society .
Though we plan to open a new office with in Kololo area soon!
Why buy books from The African Studies Bookstore?
The pricing is cool!. We provide you with the convenience of having a bookstore experience without having to move from your couch at home.
We also recommend what to read about Africa for those who are starters of African Litearature.
You can also check out our (book deals page)  for some of the most amazing deals on books that we have lined up for you.

What delivery options do you offer?
We work with several courier services to ensure timely deliveries. Deliveries with in Kampala city are free, but for deliveries outside town, a small fee is required depending on location.

Can you deliver internationally?
Yes,we deliver to all countries in the world.

Can I order over the phone?
Fantastic,call us on +256(0)787818132

How can I contact The African Studies Bookstore?
We love to hear from you and there’s lots of different ways to get in touch, including phone, email and post. There are full details on the (contacts)

My book hasn’t arrived or is damaged. What should I do?
Depending on your location,the package takes between 3 and 14 days to arrive .If you have not received your package with in this time ,please contact the african studies team on (contacts page)
If the book is damaged,we will take the responsibility of sending you a clean copy and in good conditions.

I would like to return my book and receive a refund. How do I do this?
If you change your mind about a book you order from us, then you have 14 days from the date of receipt to return the book and request a refund. The packing slip that comes with your book will have all the info you need to return a book.

Do you sell ebooks?
Starting soon!

What about second hand books?
Yes. We have  rare books and Collective section  on the bookstore where we provide previously loved books,out of print and signed editions at very affordable prices.
I’m an author and I’d like my book to be listed with The African Studies Bookstore. How can I make this happen?
Contact us directly or ask your publisher to contact us and we will asses the book and have it on the website as soon as possible
I’m an author and I’d like my book to be reviewed by The African Studies Bookstore. How can I
make this happen?

Contact us or send the book and it will be reviewed and the review posted on our blog or published in one of the leading newspapers.