Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

January 28, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Two Atrocities, Two Approaches

Paris and Baga – Both Newsworthy? “What makes one atrocity more newsworthy than another?” asks Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor of The New York Times, in her piece on January 24. She comments on the extensive coverage of the Paris bombing at … Continue reading

May 29, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

The Dibia, Part 1, and an Intro to Nigeria’s History

Papa’s Death and Going to the Dibia (native doctor) I promised you the first installment of the chapter from my memoir about meeting the native doctor or Dibia. This chapter starts when we were in London near the end of the … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Who Do You Think of on Memorial Day?

Just after noon today Clem and I were leaving our home in Westport to drive to our daughter’s home in Pennsylvania for a shortened Memorial Day weekend. (We couldn’t leave earlier because I was singing with the Chamber Choir for … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Boko Haram in Nigeria and Conclusion of Naming Ceremony

Boko Haram has captured headlines around the world. I’m sure you have been reading about the abducted girls from northern Nigeria. The writer Tim Cocks describes the decline of Nigeria’s military in recent decades and why the country is finding … Continue reading