Nigerian Writer Chimamanda Adichie Named 'Woman of the Decade'
Award-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named Woman of the Decade, Editor's Choice by ThisDay Newspaper in celebration of their Silver Jubilee Anniversary. Adichie is the author of multiple award-winning novels, including Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah. Adichie's works have been translated into over fifty languages. She has written articles for The New Yorker, The Financial Times and The O. Henry Prize Stories.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie sharing a personal malaria story at Global Malaria Summit, London.
Chimamanda Adichie Named 'Woman of the Decade'
Premium Times, 4 February 2020
Celebrated Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been named 'Woman of the Decade' Editor's Choice by ThisDay Newspaper. Read more »
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Hails ThisDay at 25
This Day, 23 January 2020
A renowned Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has lauded THISDAY Editors for recognising her as one of the one of the honourees in the THISDAY decade awards. Read more »
20 Women Who Will Shape Events in Nigeria in 2020
This Day, 3 January 2020
As part of its series on prognosis of what the new year has in stock for Nigeria and its citizens, THISDAY Board of Editors today presents outstanding women it believes would have… Read more »
Best of the 2010s - Novels By African Writers
African Arguments, 17 December 2019
The last ten years have seen writers from Africa take the literary world by storm with countless ground-breaking works that have made their way onto our bookshelves and into our… Read more »
The Rise and Rise of Chimamanda Adichie
This Day, 15 December 2019
What was the fuss about Purple Hibiscus?' That was the question I asked myself when I first read the debut novel of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. What was so spectacular about it that… Read more »
Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie as well as Somali boxer Ramla Ali and South Sudanese model Adut Akech have been featured in guest editor Meghan Markle's "Forces of Change" list ... Read more »
The award-winning writer will receive the award at a ceremony at the British Library in October, where she will deliver an address. The judges praised Adichie for her "refusal to ... Read more »