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CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE ON HOW TO WRITE AND HOW TO READ

“WHEN IT’S DIFFICULT, WHAT KEEPS ME GOING IS THE POSSIBILITY OF JOY.” Believe it or not, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie—acclaimed novelist, famous feminist, certified genius—turns 40 today. In recent years, Adichie

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UNIVERSITY CONFERENCES AT RISK AS ACADEMIC SPEAKERS REFUSED UK VISAS

Warnings Britain is closing the door on academic collaboration after a Nigerian lawyer and at least 14 overseas experts are denied entry for one event When Christiana Ejura Attah, a

“WE LOSE ENTIRE COMMUNITIES IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE AND PEOPLE DO NOT SEEM TO LOOK.”

BY HILARY MATFESS The crisis in Lake Chad Basin is one of the most desperate, and neglected, in the world. Millions of people have been displaced by Boko Haram, and

AN INTERVIEW WITH OLUSEGUN OBASANJO: UP CLOSE AND A LITTLE TOO PERSONAL

BY JAMES WAN Nigeria’s former president on Buhari, Biafra and bloody idiots. Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo continues to wield significant influence in Nigeria. Credit: Friends of Europe. As the

GRADSTAR – TOP 100 GRADUATES ANNOUNCED

South Africa’s Top 100 Undergraduates Announced!   After receiving thousands of entries from across the country and putting the entrants through a rigorous four-phase judging process, South Africa’s Top 100

GRADSTAR – ’10 OF THE FINEST’ TOP STUDENTS ANNOUNCED!

South Africa’s Top 10 Students named by leading employers!   After receiving thousands of entries from across the country and putting the entrants through a rigorous four-phase judging process, South

GRADSTAR – BE RECOGNISED AS ONE OF SA’s MOST EMPLOYABLE GRADUATES

South Africa’s search for the Top 100 Undergraduates launches.   With so much unrest surrounding universities lately, positive news regarding our country’s students can seem in short supply. The launch

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2nd EASTERN CAPE MANUFACTURING INDABA TO BE HOSTED: 20 OCTOBER 2017 – BOARDWALK CASINO & HOTEL, PORT ELIZABETH

Port Elizabeth – Following the recent success of the fourth national Manufacturing Indaba event which took place at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, in June 2017, and the aligned Small Business Indaba,

NIGERIA NOW SECOND WORLD’S LEADING PRODUCER OF SORGHUM

NIGERIA’s agri-business in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world’s leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is the number one world’s leading producer.

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I WANT TO GO BACK TO NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA IS NOT FOR ME

There are a lot of issues affecting Nigerians living in South Africa and we want to address the issues with the relevant organisations. We would like to share Tunji’s story