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Chimamanda Adichie

5 Oct
A Swedish literary critic Jonas Thente said he hopes that Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie is awarded a Nobel Prize in October 2021. Thente, a literary editor and critic at Dagens Nyheter in Sweden, however, said he fears that the 44-year-old Adichie is "probably too young" to be awarded a Nobel Laureate. The youngest laureate to…
19 Jun
Chimamanda Adichie’s website crashed for a few hours this week when she published an eloquent takedown of cancel culture where she discussed two former students who’ve accused her of transphobia.
3 Jun
Chimamanda Adichie has taken an exception to the wedding convention in which the father of the bride takes a central role. The award-winning writer on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, argued that western wedding traditions sidelines the mother of the bride. "I have always felt that western wedding traditions sideline the mother of the bride —…
29 Apr
Chimamanda’s emotional tribute to her mother, Grace Ifeoma Adichie. (November 29, 1942 - March 1, 2021) How does a heart break twice? To still be immersed in grief, barely breathing again, and then to be plunged callously back into a sorrow you cannot even articulate. How can my mother be gone forever, and so soon…
29 Apr
Chimamanda Adichie has penned an emotional tribute to her late mother on Instagram, this comes months after she lost her father. “How Does A Heart Break Twice?,” she captioned her Instagram post, which included two pictures of her and her mum, as well as a heartfelt letter. In the post, she laments the loss of…
5 Jan
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu at the Bounce Radio Live studio for an extensive conversation on the BlackBox Interview. Over the course of their three-hour chat which premiered on New Year’s and January 3, 2021, respectively, the pair touched on Adichie's literary work; devotion to the arts; Catholicism; feminism, and Nigeria as…
14 Nov 2020
Award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has said she found the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria really impressive, saying it showed how people loosed up, came out, and made reasonable demands. The novelist made this known yesterday while discussing with Christiane Amanpour on Cable News Network (CNN) on her emergence as winner of Women’s prize tagged…
27 Jun 2020
Since the launch of her wear, Nigerian Project, three years ago, Chimamanda Adichie has been wearing mostly Nigerian brands for all her appearances, home and abroad in a bid to support local designers.
12 Jun 2020
Prof. James Adichie, the father of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, renowned novelist-cum-feminist, has passed on after battling a brief illness in Anambra State
6 Apr 2020
Renowned Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, says she is always worried each time her husband, who happens to be a medical doctor in America, leaves for work. The author stated this on her Instagram page and also shared her plight following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which is ravaging countries around the world and also shutting down…
15 Feb 2020
African women are making exploits and Chimamanda Adichie has once again experienced another "first" as she will be the first black woman to deliver the commencement speech at the University of Pennsylvania in 42 years after then-Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Harris did so in 1978. Students of the University of Pennsylvania, one…
1 Dec 2019
There is no doubt that Chimamanda Adichie has influenced millions of people around the world. Incredibly gifted and opinionated, the Nigerian novelist’s influence transcends literature. From being featured on Beyonce’s Grammy-nominated album, Lemonade to having one of her novels Half Of A Yellow Sun being adapted into a film in 2013 and now recognised as…


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