Have you read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Latest Short Story, “Olikoye”?

By Oluwadunsin Deinde-Sanya “How softly the rain fell that Monday morning when my water broke. Because I was used to the raging downpours of Lagos, this quiet patter calmed me, filled me with peace. My husband Omoregie was at work and…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded FNF’s Africa Freedom Prize for 2020

By BellaNaija.com Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the “Africa Freedom Prize 2020” by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF). The award will be presented digitally on 14 December 2020 as hosted by South African media personality Redi Tlhabi, with a…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins ‘Winner of Winners’ book award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction “Winner of Winners” award following a public vote. This comes thirteen years after she won the Women’s prize for fiction. Adichie’s novel was voted over…

“Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens” – Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Article in New York Times

By BellaNaija.com Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote an article titled “Nigeria Is Murdering Its Citizens”, which was published by the New York Times on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. In the feature, she speaks on the recent happenings in Nigeria: the necessity of…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Announces the Release of New Short Story ‘Zikora’

ZEE NGEMA The Nigerian author is delighting fans with her first piece of fiction since 2013’s Americanah. Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is back in stores soon with her latest release, “Zikora“. “Zikora,” which would be her first official piece of fiction in…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reaches out to John Boyega after he broke down in tears during Black Lives Matter protest in London (video)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reached out to John Boyega after the actor broke down in tears as he condemned racism at a Black Lives Matter protest in London, during which he said he doesn’t know if he’s “going to have a…

That’s So False… Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie did NOT Plagiarize Anne Giwa-Amu’s Book

By BellaNaija.com A few days ago, a woman identified as Anne Giwa-Amu who lives in London shared a video on YouTube claiming that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie plagiarized her book to write “Half of A Yellow Sun“. Anne Giwa-Amu said Chimamanda’s “Half of a Yellow…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is Still Surprised by How “We Should All Be Feminists” became a Fashion Statement

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has still not gotten over how her book “We Should All Be Feminists” became a fashion statement at Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Dior debut in 2016. The award-winning author was surprised by the specially designed banners on the runway show that…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been Honored with the First Belle van Zuylenring Award in Netherlands

By BellaNaija.com The year 2020 is already looking great for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who has become the proud receipient of the first “Belle van Zuylenring“. The award is a honorary prize set by the ILFU International Literature Festival Utrecht and Chimamanda is receiving…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been Awarded an Honorary Degree in Switzerland

By BellaNaija.com Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. The novelist took to Instagram to share the amazing news. In her post, she talked about the stimulating conversations she had with her fellow…