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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Receives FNF’s ‘Africa Freedom Prize’ For 2020

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has awarded Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie the “Africa Freedom Prize 2020” for her award-winning works where she relentlessly addresses the central social grievances and political challenges of our time. “As one of the most important intellectual champions of women’s rights, she inspires people around the world in…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks Her Father’s Passing & US Election Results In New ‘The Guardian’ Interview

Critically acclaimed Nigerian storyteller, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is in the latest pages of The Guardian‘s weekend magazine. In her interview, the novelistwho just recently added another feather to her hat as Women’s Prize Winner of winners talks about her win, Joe Biden‘s election as the 46th US President, the loss of her dad and generally, the highs and lows of 2020. The interview which…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Bags ‘Winner Of Winners’ Book Award For ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s critically-acclaimed novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction‘s “Winner of Winners” award following a public vote. Adding to her long-list of impressive achievements, this comes thirteen years after she won the Women’s Prize for Fiction. “We are delighted to reveal that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been crowned your…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Breaks Silence On #EndSARS: ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’

Critically acclaimed Nigerian writer and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has broken her silence on the recent killings and violence towards anti-police brutality demonstrations across the country. Adichie who is still mourning her father’s death, took a break to publish a heartful column in The New York Times and Guardian Nigeria. In the article tagged, ‘Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens’, the…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Adaptation Of “Americanah” Has Been Reportedly Cancelled

In case you missed it, Lupita Nyong’o‘s long-awaited adaptation of Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been scrapped by HBO Max. According to Variety, the series planned to start shooting earlier this year but was set back by the coronavirus pandemic. This, however, forced Nyong’o to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts. The show received a ten-episode straight-to-series order at the streamer in…

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This Video Of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Praising Her Daughter Is Guaranteed To Make You Smile

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has shared a rare adorable video of her never-before-seen daughter and our hearts can’t take it. The critically acclaimed author who has been entertaining her followers by reading passages from her novel is still reeling from the loss of her dad and we’re glad to see her smiling even amid her personal struggles. She apparently loves to shower…

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Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Loses 88-Year-Old Father

Professor James Nwoye Adichie, the father of renowned Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has passed away, according to reports from PM News. The news outlet said a family source disclosed that the 88-year-old man died on Wednesday night in Awka, Anambra State. Before his death, he was said to have been admitted at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu,…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Commends John Boyega After His Viral #BlackLivesMatter Protest Speech

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reached out to Star Wars actor, John Boyega via social media after watching him deliver a stirring speech and standing up for what he believes in at the London ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Hyde Park yesterday. The award-winning acclaimed author says watching him speak at the rally broke her heart and made her cry in a…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Reveals Why She’s ‘Delaying’ American Citizenship In New Interview

Critically acclaimed writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is opening up on her reason for long refusing American citizenship and trust us when we say it is very much relatable and hilarious at the same time. The award-winning feminist, in a recent interview with The Africa Report shared exactly why she’s been taking her time while discussing colonialism, feminism…

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