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.


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