Chimamanda Adichie’s Chivalry Comments: why it is time to stop idolizing this Nigerian novelist

When an athlete gets signed to a professional team, we focus on his or her skills/expertise and rarely expect to hear such athlete’s opinions on sociopolitical issues. The same holds for musicians, and other creatives. In fact, many get upset when these aforementioned personalities air their sociopolitical views. In contrast, when a famous Nigerian novelist …

Leadership

Video: Watch Chimamanda Adichie explain why “we should all be feminists”

In the last quarter of 2016, Nigerian-American author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was an invited guest to the Netherlands to share her view on feminism. The event took place at Library of Atria and was live streamed. Adichie’s book ‘We should all be feminists’ has been translated to Dutch: “Wij moeten allemaal feminist zijn.” During the …

Do You Agree? Chimamanda Adichie says Barack Obama Would Not be President if Michelle had Worn her hair Natural

Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie says Barack Obama would not be President of the United States if Michelle Obama wore her hair in its natural state, during his bid for the executive office. Adichie made her statement in an August 9 interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News while promoting her book ‘Americanah.’ “I’ve often said that …

Film

African Cinema: (Video) WATCH Half of a Yellow Sun Trailer Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton

Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave, Children of Men) and Thandie Newton (Crash, The Pursuit of Happyness) star in this epic chronicle of family ties and tribal violence from celebrated Nigerian playwright Biyi Bandele. Half-of-a Yellow Sun is an Adaptation from Chimamanda Adichie’s infamous book, Half of a Yellow Sun.

News

Video: The What About Us Presidential Youth Debate Hosted by Chimamanda Adichie

Did you miss the first ever youth centered Presidential debate? If so, catch up here and leave your thoughts. Who impressed you the most? Are Presidential debates a waste of time in Nigeria? Do they make sense? President Goodluck Jonathan is not present. Does it matter?