Apr 8th, 2013
LAKSHMI KRUPA Who will fill the void now that Chinua Achebe is gone? This writer wonders if Chimananda Ngozie Adichie is the answer. Even as I, along with countless other fans of the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe grieve the loss of one of the greatest post-colonial voices, I can’t help but look to th...
Nov 5th, 2012
The Biafran flag was displayed earlier this year at Chukwuemeka Ojukwu’s funeral At least 100 people have been charged with treason in south-eastern Nigeria after a march supporting independence for Biafra, their lawyer says. Members of the Biafran Zionist Movement declared independence, raised...
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Mar 12th, 2012
On Monday 12th March, Her Majesty The Queen, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and The Countess of Wessex marked Commonwealth Day in Westminster Abbey. In her traditional Commonwealth Day message, The Queen celebrated the 2012 Commonwealth them...
Jan 25th, 2011
JAIPUR: Labels make Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie rather uncomfortable, but they also bring out her marvellous sense of humour. “I didn’t know I had angst that needed catharsis, but yes of course, as you say, that could be why I write about Nigeria,” she said, when some...