I found the #EndSARS protest impressive – Chimamanda Adichie
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…
Chimamanda: Celebrating a true fashion ‘Rebel’
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.
Chimamanda Adichie Expresses Worry Over Her Family's Well-being
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…
University Of Pennsylvania Announces Chimamanda Adichie As Commencement Speaker
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…
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: In Her Own Words
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…
Adichie bags UN leadership award
Renowned writer, Chimamanda Adichie, will be honoured with the United Nations Foundation Global Leadership Award on November 20, 2019, in New York for “her work using literature and story-telling to connect with people across generations and cultures.”
Peter Obi's media aide weighs in on attack on Chimamanda Adichie
Media Aide to former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, Val Obienyem, who is also an author and barrister, has condemned recent attacks on author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Obienyem wrote in an opinion piece, in response to attacks on Adichie for writing an article about the dispute in the Guardian newspaper entitled, ‘My Hometown Under Siege’.…
Chimamanda remains steadfast in project wear Nigerian
It is no secret that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most popular African women in the world. Not just because of her literary prowess, but also for her stand and advocacy on feminism and equality.
Weighing Chimamanda Adichie and her feminism
Feminism is a theory that emphasises equality. In other words, it confers social, economic and political rights on women in order to eradicate all forms of oppression and subjugation that women experience in their daily life.
Chimamanda Adichie delivers lecture at American University commencement ceremony
Renowned writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivered the commencement address to the College of Arts and Sciences at the 137th commencement ceremony of the American University on May 11th, 2019. The commencement ceremonies which held on May 11th and 12th, 2019, had speakers from across different spheres - politics, arts, finance, communications and justice - in…