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A SNAPSHOT LOOK AT ALL THE WAYS 2016 GAVE US LIFE

The Headies drama between music stars Olamide and Don Jazzy on the very first day of 2016 had to be the sign that we were going to be in for a rollercoaster year of drama, upsets, highs and lows. And as it was, the fastest year anyone has ever lived ...

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Where Does Chimamanda Adichie Come From?

This is an urgent question. We, the Association of People Concerned With The Origins of Celebrities (APCWITOC), would like to know as part of our current research purposes, where Chimamanda Adichie comes from. Check below to understand why this is such a conundrum. 😀 

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Chimamanda Adichie: Another Word On Feminism

“I asked her what it meant to be feminist, and she said that every day she would wake up and say to herself ‘I woke up like this.’ Hearing her say that made me really start to think seriously about what it means to be feminist for young women today. ...

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Voltron For Chimamanda Adichie

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” ― Isaac Asimov For some time, I’d been feeling very dissatisfied with my work and life. This disquiet made me withdrawn, as I pondered on all the things ...

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The Letter to Chimamanda

Originally published on chisomojukwu.wordpress.com Dear Chimamanda, RE: WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS I love your first name. It is very beautiful and unique and I think you are very beautiful too. Maybe I will name my daughter after you someday, if I have a daughter or any child for that ...

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When I Speak Of Feminism…

I would like to begin this article by emphatically stating that I do NOT believe in the equality of men and women. When we say that men and women are equal, what are we exactly talking about? How do we measure the equality of both sexes? There are aspects of ...

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Chimamanda Adichie: ALL NIGERIANS MUST MATTER EQUALLY

I know the elections are way past, and the brouhaha surrounding Oba Akiola’s thoughtless remarks have died down. But I have been reading Chimamanda Adichie’s written response to the Oba, and I simply just had to share it. Most of y’all must have already read it. I’m not even sharing ...

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Farafina Workshop 2015 Call For Submissions

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from June 16 to June 26, 2015. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Guest writers who will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie are the Caine ...

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Chimamanda Adichie: Nigeria’s Postponed Election Is An Embarrassment Of Bad Choices

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. “I don’t have a voter’s card, but if I did, I would vote for somebody I ...

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The Mysterious Case Of Chimamanda Adichie’s Story About Depression

FOREWORD: Before reading the write-up below, my dear readers, I need your help o. A good friend of mine and fellow member of the MyMindSnaps family, Emem Alexandra Akpan-Nya recently participated in the ‪#‎MyPortHarcourtStory, an ifooafrica sponsored event. She did a short reading, and her audio file has been uploaded ...

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