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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Our Dictionaries Have Holes
3 years ago

Our Dictionaries Have Holes

Our living room conversations could be intense.

 Emotional.

 There was discomfort.

 Silence.

That Sunday afternoon, I sat in the living …
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Being Afropean
4 years ago

Being Afropean

I was born in the Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, in August 1996 during the waning years of the Abacha regime. At the time, my father was …
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Nigerian-American: Life Between the Dash
5 years ago

Nigerian-American: Life Between the Dash

It doesn’t take long to stop being a “real Nigerian.” For you, it starts with boarding a plane from Murtala Mohammed International Airport under the guise of foreign tertiary education. As the plane …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu
5 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
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