Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

November 10, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Talk, Remember, Sing, Listen, and Learn

My 2nd book talk was for the Mount Holyoke Alums of the area. It’s been 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. I remember being there when the wall went up, I ordered 2015 RPCV calendars. I share an Anansi story.

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July 8, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Wole Soyinka’s Words of Hope, a Loss and a Death

Soyinka Comments on Boko Haram Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate author, is quoted in this article from Daily Post, an online Nigerian newspaper. Soyinka says it’s more unlikely now that Nigeria will break apart – ironically, Boko Haram is bringing … Continue reading

July 4, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

A Movie, Boko Haram, Igbo Beginning, and the World Cup

Half of a Yellow Sun Our son Sam who was here for few days departed today for a wedding and meetings in Paris before heading back to Nigeria. He said the film Half of a Yellow Sun, made from Chimamanda … Continue reading