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African Books You Should Read–Barack Obama

African Books You Should Read–Barack Obama

🕔06:14, 16.Jul 2018

Over the years since, I’ve often drawn inspiration from Africa’s extraordinary literary tradition. As I prepare for this trip, I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for summer reading, including some from a number of Africa’s best writers and thinkers – each of whom illuminate our world in powerful and unique ways.

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Chimamanda Adichie Wins PEN Pinter Prize

Chimamanda Adichie Wins PEN Pinter Prize

🕔07:00, 13.Jun 2018

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the 2018 PEN Pinter prize

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Liliputian Darts from a Confederacy of Dunces!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the Liliputian Darts from a Confederacy of Dunces!

🕔12:31, 26.Apr 2018

And this toxic armada of concentrated hate, masking as critiques and critics is nothing but a confederacy of dunces

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And The Fragile Masculinity Of The Nigerian Male

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And The Fragile Masculinity Of The Nigerian Male

🕔20:56, 25.Apr 2018

We can see the dangerous effects of that today. Those women or girls that submit their wills to the men lording it over them at any station of their lives; namely father, brother, boyfriend or husband are called good girls. Those who have their own wills are labelled bad girls; punished with slander, emotional blackmail, gossips, hatred and even ostracism.

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Feminism In The African Society–Okechukwu Ezeobele

Feminism In The African Society–Okechukwu Ezeobele

🕔18:02, 28.Mar 2018

The important fact to note is that Western feminism differs from African feminism to the extent that it ignores the heterogeneity of women in the third world. It ignores the contextual differences in proffering solutions or propounding its theories

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Writing Fiction Has Made Me A Super Power–Vicky Bon

Writing Fiction Has Made Me A Super Power–Vicky Bon

🕔03:20, 14.Feb 2018

Vicky Bon Uzuazor is a wife, blogger, fiction writer, film director, stage play director, script writer, aspiring film producer and director, who studied Fiction Writing at the University of Anglia.  Renowned for her “Vicky Bon Fictions” series, Mrs Uzuazor’s themes centre mainly around romance and God.

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It Doesn’t Happen Here, So We Don’t Have To Take It Seriously Part 1–Chimamanda Adichie

It Doesn’t Happen Here, So We Don’t Have To Take It Seriously Part 1–Chimamanda Adichie

🕔08:45, 9.Apr 2017

October 2016. The Dutch edition of WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS had just been published. I was scheduled to go to Amsterdam on book tour, and had agreed to do a few press interviews by telephone before my trip. The

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Transgender Women Are Different From Women Born Female–Chimamanda Adichie

Transgender Women Are Different From Women Born Female–Chimamanda Adichie

🕔14:39, 13.Mar 2017

Chimamanda Adichie has taken to her Facebook page to clarify her position on transgender women. This became necessary after pro-trans women came after her, following her assertion during an interview with Uk’s Channel 4. In that interview, Ms. Adichie had

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Africa Roars: Adichie (Lioness) Roars From A Hill!

Africa Roars: Adichie (Lioness) Roars From A Hill!

🕔06:00, 5.Mar 2017

With the incomparable literary lioness, Chimamanda Adichie elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, “Africa Roars” today celebrates the lioness on a hill! READ ALSO: On Njideka Akunyili-Crosby–Chimamanda Adichie No African can best exemplify the immense talents of

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