the canonization of terror


This is a timeless piece. Terror, the misuse of power, suppression. It is of all times. One moment it rears its ugly head here. Then it is readily available at another place. Nigeria seems to be a nation with a steady supply of terror, abuse of power, nepotism, bribery, corruption. A promising nation with a … Continue reading the canonization of terror

reflections on chinua


A word from South Africa on the man from Nigeria. The man, Chinua Achebe, passed away in the diaspora. But he will be linked to his roots in Igbo-land, no matter where he has left his last footsteps behind him. His books were read across the continent and the globe. A man with a voice … Continue reading reflections on chinua

east is east and west is west


Lupita Nyong’o is from Kenya in East Africa. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is from Nigera in West Africa. The first is an actress and she attained fame through her role in ‘Twelve Years a Slave’. The second is a writer who had a wide readership for her novel Americanah. Lupita will play in and produce an … Continue reading east is east and west is west