Feb 9th, 2013
By ANDREW SOLOMON WHEN my husband-to-be and I met the Ghanaian politician John Dramani Mahama at a friend’s wedding near Accra eight years ago, I liked him immediately. I kept up with his fortunes mostly through mutual friends, and I was happy to learn in 2009 that he had been elected his nation’s vi...
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...