Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

October 13, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Twenty one Chibok Girls Released!

21 Chibok Girls Released  Twenty one of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram two and a half years ago were released yesterday! CNN carried a report, as did many Nigerian newspapers. The Nigerian government says negotiations have been going on … Continue reading

June 2, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Market Women Teach Feminism

Learning from the Market Women Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave the commencement speech at Wellesley College in Massachusetts a few days ago. She was fabulous! The graduates and the rest of the audience loved her, judging from the applause. I did … Continue reading

August 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Family Fun; My Credential; Nigeria is a Testing Ground

Family Fun My sister Beth is visiting from Cincinnati for a few days. We play lots of Scrabble – I think we’re about even now in games won, although she thinks she’s ahead. I wanted her to see my daughter … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Names and a New Challenge

I got two correct responses to my challenge question of four days ago – why am I posting every four days. Both people with the correct answer were Peace Corps volunteers in Nigeria, as I was. We’re members together of … Continue reading

April 19, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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A Challenge Question and an Igbo Market

I have been wrestling with the question of how often to post. It shouldn’t be so often that you, my readers, are overwhelmed. But often enough that you remember what you read and you don’t forget me totally! Once a … Continue reading

March 20, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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The Markets of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | WordPress.com

I found these beautiful pictures in a blog by Michael Weening, via Tokyo. He is a traveler and photographer. He called this collection The Markets of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | WordPress.com. These are beautiful pictures. I’m inspired to find … Continue reading