Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

January 13, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

New Year and A Traditional Ruler

Happy New Year! I hope you had a joyful New Year’s celebration, or at least a relaxing one! We rejoiced in Clem’s hometown of Nanka with a group of 20 people in our living room. We drank champagne and wine, … Continue reading

July 5, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Ramadan and Breaking Fast

Breaking Fast Breaking fast at the end of each Ramadan day is for many Muslims a wonderful ritual. Nigeria’s President Buhari is using the Iftar, or breaking fast, as a time to entertain. Pulse, a Ghanaian online news source, has a blogger … Continue reading

November 24, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

New York to Nashville

New York City  On Tuesday I went to New York to promote my book. Janifer Wilson, owner of Sisters Uptown Bookstore in Harlem, will host me in late February for a talk and book signing. She holds many events and has … Continue reading

August 29, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
Comments Off on Progress in Nigeria; In U.S. Ongoing White Privilege

Progress in Nigeria; In U.S. Ongoing White Privilege

 YALI I posted news of President Obama’s Africa Summit recently. Here is related news that I found on Zainab Usman’s blog. Preceding the Africa Summit, the Young African Leaders Initiative, or YALI, hosted 500 young leaders from Africa “to hone … Continue reading

August 22, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Half of a Yellow Sun; Chimamanda’s Fashion; Boko Haram; MDG’s

Half of a Yellow Sun I shared the preview of the promotional video for the film Half of a Yellow Sun  a couple of weeks ago; here is the finished product. You’ll see why I wanted to show it if … Continue reading