Tag: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Britain’s Chiwetel Ejiofor Connects To Nigerian Roots With Civil War Film ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’

Lagos (AFP) – For Oscar-nominated British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, starring in a film about Nigeria’s civil war was “incredibly personal”, as the conflict both affected close relatives and determined the country where he was born. His own grandfather had lived through the nightmare played out in “Half of a Yellow[Read More…]

‘Are We The Turning-Point Generation?’ Chude Unveils Book Cover

PRESS RELEASE Lagos, Nigeria March 26, 2014 Cover of Chude Jideonwo’s new book ‘Are We The Turning-Point Generation?’ released – “Chude is one of Africa’s new stars,” says Bishop Kukah Kachifo Limited, which has published some of the continent’s most finest writers including Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie, Sefi Atta Binyavanga Wainaina has[Read More…]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘There Is A Lot Of Gender Bullsh*t In Nigeria’

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is fast becoming more popular than rock-stars, and Hollywood Queens.She has been promoting her third novel which is already a bestseller, Americanah . Soon, she may be embarking on a promo tour for the movie adaptation of her previous novel, Half Of A Yellow Sun.  The 36[Read More…]

Writer, Chimamanda Adichie Hints At Possible Deal With Oscar Winner, Lupita Nyong’o

There is a huge possibility that award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie will be working with Oscar winning, Lupita Nyong’o soon. The author who recently won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her third novel, Americanah made this hint while speaking to Arise Entertainment 360.  She said: “I’m going[Read More…]

Chidi Mokeme & Beverly Naya Grace March Edition Of Redsheet Magazine

A mix of old-wine and relatively fresh wine on the cover of this Month’s edition of The Redsheet. Nollywood actor, Chidi Mokeme looks ready to pull the trigger; he is sported in a Navy-Blue jacket as he poses with a gun. Chidi who recently celebrated his birthday discusses his rise[Read More…]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah Wins National Book Critics Circle Prize For Fiction

By Hillel Italie, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, AP NEW YORK — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Americanah,” a novel about race and identity by the acclaimed Nigerian author, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Adichie, whose other works include “Half of a Yellow Sun,” was chosen over “The Goldfinch”[Read More…]

Nigerian Authors Condemn Country’s New Anti-Gay Law – The Guardian

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jackie Kay and Helon Habila among those criticising government for ‘Nazi’ politics of hate By Alison Flood Leading authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jackie Kay have condemned Nigeria’s harsh new anti-gay law in the strongest possible terms, with Kay comparing the situation to Nazi Germany and[Read More…]

Anti-Gay Law: Chimamanda Adichie Writes, ‘Why can’t he just be like everyone else?’

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We were young. We knew he was different, we said, ‘he’s not like the other boys.’ But his was a benign and unquestioned[Read More…]

Chiwetel Ejiofor Bags BAFTA’s Best Actor Award

British actor, Chiwetelu ‘Chiwetel’ Umeadi Ejiofor   has won the best actor prize at the 2014 BAFTAs. He won the laurel for his role in the slavery drama, 12 Years a Slave. The actor had words of praises for the director of the movie, Steve McQueen as he received the[Read More…]