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TEJU COLE AND HIS OPEN CITY

No doubt, Teju Cole doesn’t have Chimamanda Adichie’s kind of fame, so almost every time that I discuss him, the usual question is – who is Teju Cole? 780 more words

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I AM POOR!

I am poor! You are poor! He is poor! She is poor! We are poor.

These fragmented sentences sound like the genesis of a poem: a poem that romanticizes poverty. 458 more words

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Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

What with juggling life’s responsibilities and always up to one thing or the other, it’s been a real challenge in recent times to just sit down and enjoy a good read. 400 more words

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Postponed election, an act of desperation from an incumbent terrified of losing - Chimamanda Adichie

In a piece titled “Democracy, Deferred”, award winning author, Chimamanda Adichie described the recent postponement of the general elections as an act of desperation from an incumbent terrified of losing. 1,258 more words

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Democracy, Deferred: On Nigeria's Dysfunctional Election By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Last week, Victor, a carpenter, came to my Lagos home to fix a broken chair. I asked him whom he preferred as Nigeria’s next president: the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan, or his challenger, Muhammadu Buhari. 1,208 more words

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Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The novel tells the story of twin sisters Olanna with her revolutionary lover Odenigbo and Kainene, with her British lover Richard, their hopes, aspirations and journey through the civil war that plagued Nigeria in the sixties. 292 more words

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VIDEO: The danger of a single story

Chimamanda Adichie is one of my all-time favourite novelists. Her first two books Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus were among the best I have ever read. 113 more words

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