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Short Stories & Interviews

Rainmakers are threatening to disrupt my mother’s funeral

By Anayo M. NwosuRainmakers were one of the early set of callers to my family house at Nnewi to commiserate with my siblings over the death of Mama Obiora, my mum. While other sympathizers meant well for us, the rainmakers’...

How a thief was turned to a temporal imbecile

By Anayo M. NwosuWhen Chief Chukwujekwu migrated from the densely populated settlement in Egbu Umuenem where his kiths and kins lived to go set up a homestead at an "ikpa" or by the forest, many were wondering how he could...

How my marital problems started

By Anayo Nwosu.Many married couples live in denial, some choose to tag on to their failing marriages to impress friends and relations while others see marriage as a cross yoked upon them by the church and culture. The shackle holding...

Ned Nwoko, his mansion and vision for tourism in Nigeria

By Stanley Nkwazema,I have always been fascinated with History of Arts.From the road that leads you from Edo state to Delta in Southern Nigeria, there is a place called Udumuje Ugboko, it is an incredible view in geography and...

Poverty is not an African woman’s face, Nigeria’s Dr. Monica Emmanuel says

Between 1990 and 2000, the number of people living in poverty dropped in all developing regions except Africa, where it increased by more than 82 million. Women make up the majority of the poor, as much as 70 per...

With the power of a pen I will wipe out bandits who broke my leg – Kenyan school boy

Today nearly one in every four children aged 5 to 14 are engaged in labour that is considered detrimental to their health and development.   The prevalence of child labour is highest in sub-Saharan Africa according to statistics from the United...

Nigeria born Chigozie Obioma: Literature’s rising star – France 24

Chigozie Obioma's acclaimed first novel, "The Fishermen", has been translated into more than 20 languages and nominated for the Man Booker prize. He talks to FRANCE 24's Nicolas Germain about Nigerian literature and his plans to write a love...
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