Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

June 2, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

The Kola Reaches Home

When the Kola Reaches Home We had the final class of the eight weeks on advanced essay and memoir writing this week. I’m sad it’s over. I read my introduction. The critique from the other class members was extremely helpful, … Continue reading

May 18, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Chibok Girl Found

Chibok Girl Found The New York Times said in a front page article in a late edition today that a Chibok girl, one of those kidnapped over two years ago, was found. According to the NYTimes, “‘The girl, Amina Ali, … Continue reading

April 22, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Four Women’s Stories

Women in Technology Westport Library is presenting a series called “Wisdom from CEOs.” Tonight the presenter was Jennifer Lawton of the digital manufacturing companies Stratasys and MakerBot. As an industry leader in the global 3D desktop printing industry, she focuses … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Four Connections – Three Fine and One Fearful

Good Advice Fairfield Library Writing Group, posted by Adair, honoring a newly published author. My friend Jane is 2nd from left. Adair isn’t in the picture. First connection: I follow Fairfield Writer’s Blog which has the tag line, “Literary Connections at the Fairfield … Continue reading

March 21, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Three Top Nigeria Stories

Okey Ndibe, Nigerian author and political commentator Nigeria’s Most Deadly Virus No, it’s not a new disease! Okey Ndibe writes about healthcare in Nigeria today. He identifies corruption as the virus that is the cause of so many needless deaths, … 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