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‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Is Coming To Lagos This April

Yay! I’ll admit to having so much anticipation for this movie. And when it was reported it was going to be premiered in the UK, I went: ‘What about Naija?” Well, we need not worry anymore. Reportedly, the movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s second novel, Half of a Yellow ...

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Half Of A Yellow Sun to hit cinemas / Possible Collabo between Chimamanda and Lupita

Biyi Bandele’s Half Of A Yellow Sun – a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name – will open in UK theaters on April 11, while the rest of the world waits in anticipation to see it. For USA audiences, Monterey Media ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Wins US National Critics Book Prize for “Americanah”

Critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is clearly on a winning streak, as she promotes her new book, Americanah. She has just won the US National Critics Book Prize for the novel, which was last year named one of The New York Times’ best books of 2013. The National Critics ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Nominated for Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

Congratulations to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The Nigerian author is one of 20 women nominated for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. The coveted award honours works by women written in English. It was known as the Orange Prize until last year when liquour company, Bailey’s, took over as an official ...

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Opinion: Chimamanda Adichie – Beyoncé’s Favourite Novelist? Or Great Novelist…Period!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has shown up on ELLE twice in the space of a week. Most recently, on an article about the blurred lines between smart women and fashion, and before that and the crux of this piece, an interview of her on her work and the big sell, on ...

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WHY CAN’T HE JUST BE LIKE EVERYONE ELSE? – Chimamanda Adichie

This piece, first published in TheScoopng.com, is a very compelling argument penned by a very compelling woman. There have been many things written since the signing of the Nigerian anti-gay bill, some for and some others decrying it. Many more things will be written, I’m sure. In the meantime, here’s ...

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“It Isn’t A Reality Yet.” Beyoncé pens essay on Gender Equality Not existing

Beyoncé has shown her passion for femininity in an essay she penned on the issues with gender equality regarding the pay check, as she asks, “Why are we [women] viewed as less than equal?” The pop star ditched the recording studio as she got all serious in writing an essay ...

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Chimamanda’s Success Due To A Lot More Than Mere Marketing

Written by Kiprop Kimutai (fellow Farafina Trust Workshop attendee); culled from the Daily Nation There is much more nuance and subtlety to Chimamanda Adichie’s success than Gloria Minage put across in her article titled ‘Chimamanda reaps big from her looks, marketing and pen’ (Saturday Nation, September 14, 2013). The tragedy ...

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Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Now on OkadaBooks!

The critically-acclaimed novel, Americanah, by Chimamanda Adichie, is the story of love and race centered on a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. You can now get the book from the Okadabooks app. Download this app ...

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Pop Quiz: What do these Lovely Women seem to have in common?

One is a critically-acclaimed, internationally-renowned writer – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The other is a Nollywood screen goddess – Nse Ikpe Etim. Apart from being superstars in their respective fields of celebdom, what else do these women have in common? 😀 Take your time, I know it will come to you. ...

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