Review AMERICANAH


It took me a long time to read this book. This was not due to this novel, but due to many other activities I was involved in. So this reading journey became a kind of hurdle jump with me falling in between the hurdles. This novel by the acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is woven … Continue reading Review AMERICANAH

Chimamanda Adichie is leading the rise of an African literature wave in China


It is an open secret that China has invaded African countries a a new colonizer. Many Chinese people have come to the continent to work for Chinese firms or to set up their own shop. Even at remote places you will a Chinese person or a Chinese family. Governments make deals to get money for … Continue reading Chimamanda Adichie is leading the rise of an African literature wave in China

How to protect Africa


It happened in Soweto, one of the famous names in South Africa. The celebrated Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited a book Festival and she was interviewed. In the past Chimamanda has made strong statements on the way Africans look at Africa. What did happen now in the talk she had with Pumla Dineo Gqola?

Shut up and write


Was Albert Camus an African writer? On my pages he counts as one. Born and raised in Algeria during the colonial days he is one of the guys, according to me. But some one born and raised in the United States with Nigerian parents?  The Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was asked the question: Are … Continue reading Shut up and write