Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

January 24, 2018
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Third EU Grant to Borno State

EU Grant to Borno State Boko Haram: EU offers N60 billion grant to Borno govt For the third time the EU is providing a grant to Borno State in northern Nigeria, the center of Boko Haram activity. “Tagged the ‘Borno … Continue reading

January 20, 2018
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Why Do Chibok Girls Remain With Captors?

Chibok Girls Stay with Boko Haram An article in Voice of America online reports on a newly released video from Boko Haram. The video shows 12 Chibok girls who appear, “to relish their new life and disavow their old.” A … Continue reading

August 13, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Fela and His Music

Fela, His Music, and His Activism Do you remember the Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti? His life was featured in the award-winning musical on Broadway simply called “Fela.” The musical ran from 2009 to 2011. Clem and I saw it with … Continue reading

November 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Thinking About Race – Slavery to Today

Six Acres and the Underground Railway Six Acres, the bed and breakfast where my sister and I stayed last weekend, is lovely. There is a large main house with about six rooms, but we were given the whole lower floor … Continue reading

August 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Family Fun; My Credential; Nigeria is a Testing Ground

Family Fun My sister Beth is visiting from Cincinnati for a few days. We play lots of Scrabble – I think we’re about even now in games won, although she thinks she’s ahead. I wanted her to see my daughter … Continue reading