Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

August 9, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Peace Corps Connect and Island Nations

Peace Corps Connections   Clem and I were in Denver Colorado for “Peace Corps Connect,” the annual 2-day gathering of returned Peace Corps volunteers and friends. The day before, Friday, Friends of Nigeria held its own meeting. Friends of Nigeria … Continue reading

May 30, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Buhari’s First Year in Office

President Buhari’s First Year Review Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari marked his first year in office with a speech on May 29. He touched on major issues – Boko Haram, the Delta insurgents, and the economy. Buhari opened his address this way, … Continue reading

December 6, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Ten Thousand Volunteers?

Party Time The Connecticut Returned Peace Corps Volunteers held its annual holiday party today. I brought home three raffle prizes, including a soft plush throw, a small blanket to use on the sofa for chilly evenings. But better than what I got is … Continue reading