Tag: Nnedi Okorafor

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 13, 2020

#PublishingPaidMe: How Black and White authors shocked the internet

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Do you consider yourself a bookworm? Have you ever wondered how much your favourite author was paid for ...

Bernard DayoMay 22, 2019

Nnedi Okorafor wants us to destroy the ”light female, dark male” trope that has pervaded books and movies

The ”light female, dark male” trope is so entrenched in popular culture that it’s hard to ignore it. From cartoons ...

Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Good riddance! Nnedi Okorafor unfriended a man on Facebook who had sexist views about women

I follow Nnedi Okorafor on Twitter, and one thing that I have noticed about her online personality is that she ...

Bernard DayoMarch 30, 2019

Viola Davis taps Nnedi Okorafor, Wanuri Kahiu to adapt Octavia Butler’s ‘Wild Seed’ for Amazon!

It’s the biggest news this week in black popular culture: Viola Davis will help to adapt the first of Octavia ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 11, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Nnedi Okorafor, Shehu Sani, Olashile Abayomi and others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Bernard DayoJuly 19, 2018

Shuri is getting her own comic book series and this must be what black girl magic feels like

Just one thing: a Shuri-centric comic book series will be badass. Be very afraid, colonisers! OK, just kidding. When Avengers: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Black Panther’s Shuri is getting her own comic book series; Blackface says 2Baba is suing him for N50m | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

Bernard DayoMay 2, 2018

Don’t ever mix juju with technology! Here’s your second look at CJ Obasi’s afrofuturistic short film “Hello, Rain”

I feel like the warning, “Don’t ever mix juju with technology” will be stuck with me for a long time. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 19, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Nnedi Okorafor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Kate Henshaw, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

EditorJanuary 3, 2018

Chimamanda Adichie, Banky W, Toke Ibru, others make YNaija inaugural #Woke100 List

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

ToluOctober 8, 2017

Super Eagles, Aishah Ahmad, Davido, Patience Jonathan | Here are last week’s winners and losers

From sports to politics to entertainment and even literature, here are our winners and losers from last week’s biggest newsmakers: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Nigeria’s Nnedi Okorafor to write Black Panther

Nigerian American writer, Nnedi Okorafor has announced that she will be writing a 3-issue storyline of Black Panther for Marvel. We ...

EzinneJuly 12, 2017

George R.R. Martin explains his role in the TV series adaptation for Nnedi Okorafor’s book

George R.R. Martin, the author of the best selling series, A Song of Fire and Ice, which exploded onto our ...

EzinneJuly 12, 2017

The Thread: “Basic stupidity” | Game of Thrones author, Martin & others blast Vice for messing with Nnedi Okorafor

Moments like this make us grateful for the Twitter outrage machine. Two days ago, author and professor Nnedi Okorafor shared ...

ToluJuly 11, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Jay-Z says his marriage to Beyonce was “not built on 100 percent truth”; Game of Thrones producers to make Nigerian novel into TV series | More stories

Here are the biggest stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept and are still buzzing on Entertainment ...

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