Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

May 5, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Fulani Herders Face Igbo Women

Fulani Herders I read this intriguing article about how a group of Igbo women confronted Fulani herders whose cows were destroying their crops. They put their heads together and came up with a novel solution. What did they do? A clue … Continue reading

April 14, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

One Year Anniversary

Chibok Kidnapping A Year Ago Today marks a year since the girls from the Chibok School were kidnapped. The International Business Times has a solid article describing how Boko Haram is still carrying out vicious attacks and how little has … Continue reading

April 10, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Women Power and Women’s Rights

Adichie To Speak At Wellesley I learned today that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be the commencement speaker at Wellesley. I wish it were Mount Holyoke, but I’m glad it’s a women’s college. I read the info on Ainehi Edoro’s blog Brittle Paper, … Continue reading

March 17, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Nigeria Celebrates and Suffers

Octogenarian Celebrants in Obosi Celebrating Old Age While in the U.S. and around the world people celebrated Pi Day on Saturday, March 14 – 3.14.15 – the people of Obosi in eastern Nigeria were having a different kind of festivity. Ito … Continue reading

April 19, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

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