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Chimamanda Adichie | Op-Ed Contributor

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Chimamanda Adichie Responds To Critics Of Her Interview With Clinton [MUST READ]

Dear Unnamed Person Who I Am Told Is On Social Media Saying I am Her Family and Telling Me to Shut Up: Cynicism is ugly....

Chimamanda Adichie Wails Against The Buhari Gov’t In New Editorial (READ)

I was 7 years old the first time I recognized political fear. My parents and their friends were talking about the government, in our...

Chimamanda Adichie: Why The Oba’s Words Matter

A few days ago, the Oba of Lagos threatened Igbo leaders. If they did not vote for his governorship candidate in Lagos, he said,...

The Miraculous Deliverance Of Oga Jona, By Chimamanda Adichie

As soon as he opened his eyes, he felt it. A strange peace, a calm clarity. He stretched.  Even his limbs were stronger and...

Chimamanda Adichie: What Forms The Core Of Igbo Society [MUST READ]

Ndi Anambra na ndi obia, ekenekwa m unu. Good afternoon. I feel greatly honored to be here today. I want to thank our governor, Chief Willie...

Chimamanda Adichie: Hiding From Our Past (Why Nigerian’s Can’t See Half Of The Yellow Sun Movie)

On the margins of my happy childhood, there was a shadow: the Biafran war. I was born seven years after it ended, and did...

Chimamanda Adichie: The President I Want

Some of my relatives lived for decades in the North, in Kano and Bornu. They spoke fluent Hausa. (One relative taught me, at the...

Chimamanda Adichie: Why I Do Not Support Nigeria’s Anti-Same Sex Marriage Law

I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We...

Chimamanda Adichie: We Have Lost A Star In Komla Dumor

Saturday, Komla Dumor died. Six years ago, we sat on the green grass outside Bogobiri and became friends. He had come to Lagos to...

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