Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

October 3, 2015
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So Many Journeys

The Doctrine of Discovery I’ve just spent a few hours preparing my PechaKucha presentation which I’ll preview for the Westport PechaKucha leaders on Monday. I’m calling it, at least tentatively, Columbus and I Make Discoveries, with the subtitle My Journey to Advocacy … Continue reading

February 25, 2015
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Four African Writers are Winners

Igbo Women’s Inheritance Nearly two months ago I submitted an abstract on Igbo Women’s Inheritance for the 4th Annual Igbo Conference at SOAS, the School ofOriental and African Studies at the University of London. I learned two days ago that my … Continue reading

May 13, 2014
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Protesting Boko Haram, A Visit to Nigeria, and What I’m Reading

Boko Haram and the girls from the Chibok school in northeastern Nigeria continue to occupy the news, our minds, and frequently, our conversations. My own most recent conversation about the Nigerian kidnapping was with Sylvia, my new friend who works … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
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Boko Haram in Nigeria and Conclusion of Naming Ceremony

Boko Haram has captured headlines around the world. I’m sure you have been reading about the abducted girls from northern Nigeria. The writer Tim Cocks describes the decline of Nigeria’s military in recent decades and why the country is finding … Continue reading