Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe

  Author is mostly known for Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature Others publications  Novels Things Fall Apart (1958) No Longer at Ease (1960) Arrow of God (1964) A Man of the People (1966) Anthills of the Savannah (1987) Short stories Marriage Is A Private Affair... Continue Reading →

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There was a country by Chinua Achebe

  Author is mostly known for Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature Others publications  Novels Things Fall Apart (1958) No Longer at Ease (1960) Arrow of God (1964) A Man of the People (1966) Anthills of the Savannah (1987) Short stories Marriage Is A Private Affair... Continue Reading →

Nike Campbell-Fatoki

Nike Campbell-Fatoki was born in Lvov, Ukraine to Nigerian parents. She spent her formative years in Lagos, Nigeria, listening to stories and folktales told by her maternal Grandparents. Her passion has always been writing. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Howard University and a Master of Arts degree in International Development... Continue Reading →

13 books that will help you influence the destiny of your country

This article was originally published in Afrokanlife.com They are 7 Billions human living on planet earth. Out of 7 Billions, 1 billion people are poor. Now, it is really important to agree on a common definition of poor. According to the UN, if you live on less than a dollar a day, you are very poor.... Continue Reading →

What I read in the first half of 2013 and where I am heading for the rest of the year

We are in June! God, Time flies. I remember January like it was yesterday. My Reading Report: What did I read in the first half of the year? I have separated  my list per genre: Non-Fiction Business Winner Take All By Dambisa Moyo Poor Economics: A radical Rethinking on how to fight poverty By Esther Duflo... Continue Reading →

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

2013 is a defining year in my "reading life". Why is that? Because in 2013, plenty of books are about immigrants – first and second generation.  I have been wondering for quite some time now, when we will get past writing about colonialism, neo-colonialism and write more about the daily lives of  Diaspora's people or... Continue Reading →

Half of a Yellow Sun: The struggle of Secession of the Biafran Republic

I heard a lot of great things about this book. And after all, it won the “orange broadband prize”. I did not know much about the Biafran war; so reading this book was like discovering a part of Africa’s story that I did not know about. Every serious bookworm had read this book, so of... Continue Reading →

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