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‚ÄčOf Buchi Emecheta and womankind

‚ÄčOf Buchi Emecheta and womankind

By Margaret Olele |

How do we celebrate the death of an illustrious daughter in Africa?Sounds like the question you get from the people on the other side who believe that Africa is just one country in its primordial state, Tarzan-like existence, and endless gyrations of drums and female waists. 1,175 more words

Book Review #29 -The Joys Of Motherhood

I got this book late last year, and despite having heard a lot about the book, it wasn’t until the author, Buchi Emecheta died sometime last month that I finally got to read it. 295 more words


Book Review - Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

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A poignant story of a resourceful Nigerian woman who overcomes strict tribal domination of women and countless setbacks to achieve an independent life for herself and her children. 322 more words

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Book Review - The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

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A Nigerian girl is allowed to finish her education because a diploma will enhance her bride price, but she then rebels against traditional marriage customs. 238 more words

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Onyebuchi Emecheta: Nigerian Influencer

Our Influencer are people that impact their world in their own little way, they go the extra mile to achieve success and influence their host community. 759 more words


Book Review - The Slave Girl by Buchi Emecheta

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The Slave Girl follows the fortunes of Ogbanje Ojebeta, a Nigerian woman who is sold into slavery in her own land after disease and tragedy leave her orphaned as a child. 348 more words

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Not Forgotten - Black TV Writers

Stephen Bourne looks at some of the early black writers of British television drama.

The recent losses of Michael Abbensetts (1938-2016) and Buchi Emecheta (1944-2017) are a reminder that they were among the early black writers of British television drama. 1,456 more words