Posts Tagged ‘Biafra’

Watching Wole Soyinka's return to Biafra

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Forty years ago, Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka travelled to Nigeria's secessionist Biafra region to try and calm growing tensions. The visit saw him thrown in jail, forced to spend 22 months in solitary confinement. Now he has returned to meet those who... Read More | Share

Call for Biafra to leave Nigeria

Written on July 6th, 2007 by
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The Igbo people of south-eastern Nigeria have more reason than ever to seek independence, the leader of the region's 1960s separatist group says. On the 40th anniversary of the start of the Biafran war, in which more than 1m died, Emeka Ojukwu told... Read More | Share

Chinua Achebe Foundation Interviews #32: Mrs. Oyibo Odinamadu (Part 1)

Written on January 28th, 2007 by
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INTERVIEW: Mrs. Oyibo Odinamadu, an icon of politics, civil rights and the women... Read More | Share

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