Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

February 17, 2018
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Angel Adelaja, Hyrdoponic Farmer

Angel Adelaja, Hydroponic Farmer BBC News has a great story about a Nigerian entrepreneur who is doing hydroponic farming in Nigeria. Angel Adelaja is using shipping containers to grow salad greens. The story is part of BBC World Hacks. The … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
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Happy Birthday in Igbo

Happy Birthday in Igbo to Uzo Aduba Kerri Washington Wishes Uzo Aduba a Happy Birthday in Fluent Igbo I loved reading about the Happy birthday in Igbo wish and the language the two women used. (I’m not sure a Twitter … Continue reading

February 10, 2018
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Nigerian Bobsled Team, Fulani Earrings, and Palm Wine

Nigerian Bobsled Team Meets Ellen DeGeneres What fun! Clearly these women are made for being in the public eye! Did you see them in the Opening Parade on Friday night? Fulani Earrings in a Connected World Last Saturday afternoon I … Continue reading

February 6, 2018
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Denny Davidoff, an Influence on My Life

Denise Davidoff’s Memorial Service The Memorial Service for Denise Davidoff was perfectly suited to an amazing woman. Denny influenced thousands of people through her work at the Unitarian Universalist Association, Meadville Lombard Seminary, the Interfaith Alliance, the Workplace, and many … Continue reading

February 2, 2018
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Carter G. Woodson In Google Doodle

Google Doodle With Carter G. Woodson Do you look at the Google Doodles? I often do. I love to discover people or events that I did not know at all. Today was one! Carter G. Woodson, honored in today’s Google Doodle … Continue reading

January 28, 2018
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#MeToo at The Unitarian Church in Westport

#MeToo at the Unitarian Church in Westport This morning’s service was prepared and presented by women who have formed a #MeToo Task Force at our church. In December our minister, Rev. Dr. John Morehouse, preached on the issue of #MeToo. … Continue reading

January 24, 2018
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Third EU Grant to Borno State

EU Grant to Borno State Boko Haram: EU offers N60 billion grant to Borno govt For the third time the EU is providing a grant to Borno State in northern Nigeria, the center of Boko Haram activity. “Tagged the ‘Borno … Continue reading

January 20, 2018
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Why Do Chibok Girls Remain With Captors?

Chibok Girls Stay with Boko Haram An article in Voice of America online reports on a newly released video from Boko Haram. The video shows 12 Chibok girls who appear, “to relish their new life and disavow their old.” A … Continue reading

January 16, 2018
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration The 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Westport was fabulous! The highlight for me was the keynote speaker, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. His title was “How to be an Anti-Racist.” We … Continue reading

January 12, 2018
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Connections Galore and Happy New Year!

Connections are Key My days in Nigeria were filled with family and other connections with and about relatives. Christmas dinner with Sam and his family was delicious and more than plentiful! We celebrated our wedding anniversary the next day with … Continue reading