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EditorMay 26, 2018

As usual, Chimamanda is breaking glass ceilings, this time at Harvard University

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just became the first African ever to deliver the Harvard University Class Day Speech which is a ...

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EditorApril 30, 2018

Chimamanda  Adichie’s session with Hillary Clinton is our most popular and thought provoking – PEN America   -Gave a glimpse of Hillary Clinton few are fortunate to see

The organizers of the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival  have rated Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichies session as their most popular. ...

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EditorApril 30, 2018

Chimamanda  Adichie’s session with Hillary Clinton is our most popular and thought provoking – PEN America   -Gave a glimpse of Hillary Clinton few are fortunate to see

The organizers of the 2018 PEN World Voices Festival  have rated Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichies session as their most popular. ...

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Harri ObiApril 28, 2018

Opinion: Chimamanda Adichie is not your enemy

“The top three trending topics in Nigeria are Chimamanda, Dino Melaye and Pablo Adedeji; what do these people have in ...

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RoqeebahMay 12, 2017

The YNaija Cover the evening – the 12th of May

  Follow the links below to read these stories and analyses: Let’s talk about #BigBrotherNaija winner, Efe’s seemingly misplaced sense ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 14, 2017

The Thread: “Why would anyone with any kind of real ‘male privilege’ want to give that up to become a woman”?

Chimamanda’sinterview with Channel 4 news popped the lid on transphobia and other feminism issues. She has come back to clarify ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

The Thread: “There’s no universal experience of gender ” | Laverne Cox responds to Chimamanda

The conversation about gender, the policing of it, feminism and privilege has been ongoing on social media, thanks to Chimamanda’s ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

The Thread: “Chimamanda needs to take a lesson from herself on the danger of a single story” | A transwoman’s thoughts

Chimamanda’s statements that “transwomen are transwomen” generated quite the controversy on social media, a controversy that has seen her issue two ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

The Thread: “Transgenderism has taken centre stage and actual women’s issues are on the back-burner”

Chimamanda stirred a storm over the weekend with these statements about transgender women. Millennial feminists on social media are mad ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Harmony Levin: Nigerian, male and feminist [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin In the past few years since I took up the fancy title of being called a feminist, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 23, 2017

Opinion: Anambra Election 2017 | The danger of the single story and the prophecy of Chimamanda Adichie

by Ike Klinsmann   “It is impossible to talk about the single story without talking about power”…Chimamanda Adichie   Democracy ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2016

The single story of Chisom Edoziem [Nigerian Voices]

by Chisom Edoziem I’d began with the definition of a story. It’s a message that tells the particulars of an ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Chimamanda Adichie: “Dear Ijeawele, or a femininst manifesto in fifteen suggestions”

by Chimamanda Adichie Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely names: Chizalum Adaora. She is so beautiful. Only a day ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Film Blog: We have to disagree with this review of 93 Days

Harry Itie is a smart guy. We like him. He anchors the Entertainment beat on TV Continental. And he runs ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

The Thread: Do you agree when Chimamanda says women of today are less progressive than their mothers

It is ten years since Chimamanda Adichie’s first book, Half of a Yellow Sun, was released to critical acclaim. Last ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 15, 2015

We don’t do race in Nigeria, we do ethnicity… a lot || Chimamanda Adichie speaks exclusively to Vogue

by Chinwe Okafor Chimamanda Adichie spoke exclusively to Vogue recently about a lot of things such as feminism and racism ...

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Ada IgboanugoDecember 31, 2014

David Oyelowo talks ‘Selma’, ‘MLK’ & Chimamanda’s Americanah in Essence Magazine

by Chinwe Okafor Following racial tensions that have been going on for months now and the rift caused by the ...

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March 10, 2014

Uduak Oduok: No Ma’am, Chimamanda Adichie’s use of “F__k you” on TV is NOT free speech

by Uduak Oduok Let’s separate the two issues. The choice of language is not the issue. The appropriate forum for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2014

That thing around its neck: Is ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ the biggest flop of 2013? (YNaija Long Read)

by Wilfred Okiche One of the surest things on the planet at the moment? Come Thursday next week, when all ...

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January 11, 2014

Tobe Osigwe: Deconstructing Chimamanda Adichie and her sense of poetic justice

by Tobe Osigwe Is she directly or indirectly proposing that all unhappy couples should divorce their spouse to marry their ...

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December 13, 2013

Singer, Beyonce features writer Chimamanda Adichie in ‘***Flawless’ (READ, WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo The much anticipated fifth album of Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s solo career is finally out. The self -titled album ...

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July 16, 2013

SK Johnson on Chimamanda Adichie, her ‘boys’ and the Caine Prize

  I’m not even sure why I’m typing this because there have been a flurry of blog posts and articles ...

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July 15, 2013

Elnathan John lets go on Chimamanda: “The consequences of loving Ngozi”

by Elnathan John When Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, darling of the world, chooses to, well, refer to Caine Prize nominee Elnathan ...

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April 20, 2013

Opinion: Don’t be deceived – Chimamanda Adichie is no Achebe

by Okezie J.S. Nwoka The Alili is a centipede; a centipede has one hundred legs. That is what it claims. ...

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October 4, 2012

Chimamanda reviews Achebe’s new book: “The reader is left with a nagging dissatisfaction”

  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nigeria, at independence from British rule in 1960, was called the Giant of Africa. With ...

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