Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
We’ve seen a range of responses from African intellectuals to the crisis of homophobia, especially in states that are planning oppressive anti-gay laws As well as Binyavanga Wainaina, several Nigerian intellectuals have also weighed in. Yesterday was Chimamanda Adichie’s turn, and she made a very important contribution.
Friday, January 31st, 2014
Last Sunday the Göteborg International Film Festival and International Writers’ Stage Gothenburg co-hosted a conversation between Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Swedish film critic Jannike Åhlund (JÅ). It got weird quickly.
Friday, January 27th, 2012
Zimbabwean-Brit actress Thandi Newton (credits: Crash, Mission Impossible ) choice as a female lead in the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie's novel "Half of a Yellow Sun" has some people upset.
Sunday, January 30th, 2011
The “Fela! The Musical” craze hasn’t reached the Low Countries (yet), but that doesn’t stop Dutch ZAM Magazine from including in its latest issue some old, but previously unpublished pictures, of Fela in Paris shot by Anton...
Saturday, June 26th, 2010
In the video below (filmed in Nigeria by anthropologist Jesse Shipley) Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie goes on about “… how nationalism expands as your country loses.” This the short version of an argument Adichie had made...
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
‘… The problem isn’t really the stories that are being told or which stories are being told. The problem really is the terms of humanity that we’re willing to bring to complicate every story.’ A recent comment...