Phenomenal People

Buchi Emecheta (Writer)

Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta was born to Ibo parents in Lagos on 21 July 1944. She moved to Britain in 1960, where she worked as a librarian and became a student at London University in 1970, reading Sociology. She worked as a community worker in Camden, North London, between 1976 and 1978. […]

By |2019-11-29T21:35:03+00:00November 29th, 2019|Phenomenal People|

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Novelist and feminist campaigner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in 1977 to a middle-class Igbo family in Enugu, Nigeria. Her mother became the first female registrar at the University of Nigeria, while her father was a professor of statistics there. […]

By |2019-12-15T19:50:44+00:00November 9th, 2019|Phenomenal People|