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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

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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


Adieu Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta, who has died aged 72, was a pioneer among female African writers, championing the rights of girls and women in novels that often drew on her own extraordinary life, its trajectory spanning her struggle for an education to having her books set on school curriculums. 1,186 more words


The Africa Center: Blogger Spotlight + LIT links mélange III

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The Africa Center – which is based in New York, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary institution, provides a gateway for engagement with contemporary Africa. 438 more words

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Buchi Emecheta's Legacy: Women are not Second-class citizens - David Adeleke

I was in SS2 when I first read Buchi Emecheta’s The Joys of Motherhood. Like most of my classmates, I was only concerned about doing well in the Literature tests and exams. 971 more words

TopLite Convos

glasgowmango reblogged this on glasgowmango and commented:

I read alot of her books as a teenager, and was very sad to hear that she had passed away at the end of January 2017. This year I plan to read her books again. This post gives a great insight into the author and her work.