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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Sheba Anyanwu

Love in the time of Nigerian passport
5 years ago

Love in the time of Nigerian passport

“He walks away, the sun goes down, he takes the day but I’m grown”– Amy Winehouse

They met in the most unusual way. Him sitting on a cold …
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My Father is a Nigerian Village Man
5 years ago

My Father is a Nigerian Village Man

“You know if anything happens, Lagos isn’t really your home, you have to go back to the village,” he would say seriously, as we merged onto the …
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Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder
5 years ago

Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder

“We weren’t dating, I was just a placeholder,” I say confidently, holding the mug to my lips, slit-like eyes watching you across the table, sipping coffee, my …
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American Girls Don’t Hand Wash Their Pant
5 years ago

American Girls Don’t Hand Wash Their Pant

American girls don’t hand wash their pant and all the other rubbish you’ll hear when you’re not paying attention.

I see London, I see France, …
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