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Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize Winner and Trailblazer in Behavioral Economics, Dies at 90

NEW JERSEY, USA - Daniel Kahneman, the celebrated psychologist and Nobel laureate whose pioneering work in behavioural economics transformed our understanding of human decision-making,...

‘Where Was the World When We Died?’: Echoes from Chimamanda’s ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’

Describing in a poetic form, the title and content of the book, a young British journalist, Richard (who feel in love with a beautiful,...

Jon Fosse, Norwegian Novelist and Playwright, Wins Nobel Prize in Literature for ‘Voicing the Unsayable’

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — In a recognition of his unique approach to exploring the depths of human experience, Norwegian novelist and playwright Jon Fosse was...

‘I Don’t Tweet, I Don’t WhatsApp’ – Wole Soyinka’s Rationale for Social Media Abstinence

LAGOS, Nigeria - Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has voiced serious concerns over the misuse of technology and social media, stating that these tools are...

Martin Amis, Master of Darkly Comic Novels, Passes Away at 73

FLORIDA, USA - Martin Amis, a titan of contemporary British literature, renowned for his darkly satirical novels and razor-sharp wit, has died of oesophageal...

Onyeka Nwelue: Time to Enthusiastically Celebrate Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o‘s Legacy [MUST READ]

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. The name itself is magical. Peculiar tone markers, an apostrophe in an unusual place, distinct from where you’d find it in...

SYNW Commends Prolific Author Onyeka Nwelue Amid Controversy Over Oxford Role

SYNW, one of the leading literary organizations in Nigeria, is proud to celebrate the remarkable achievements of Onyeka Nwelue, a young Nigerian writer who...

Nigerian Author Chimamanda Adichie Delivers BBC Reith Lecture On Freedom Of Speech

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a best-selling Nigerian author, gives the first of four 2022 Reith Lectures inspired by Franklin D Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech. Is freedom...

7 Impactful Books About Women Who Have Changed History

People are used to talking about men who managed to change history in one way or another. However, many women have made a difference....

A Review Of Okey Bakassi’s Memoirs Of An African Comedian [MUST READ]

‘Memoirs of an African Comedian’ is a beautiful collection of eclectic moments and experiences that have helped to define the life of an engineer...

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