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Akosua Adoma Owusu to Adapt Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Short Story

Another novel by acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is getting the film treatment.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the best-selling Nigerian author, wants American readers to know that African writers don’t just write about Africa’s problems.

Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Time's "100 Most Influential People" list

Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Time's "100 Most Influential People" list

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been listed by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Credit: Akintunde Akinleye

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: An interview with Vogue

I’m on the shore of Lagos Lagoon with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on a late afternoon in January. It is harmattan season, when a hot wind blows across the Sahara, bringing dust that makes the sun glow dark gold as it hangs over the palm trees on the opposite shore.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author of the award-winning and best-selling novel "Americanah"

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah" comes to France

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of Africa’s most feted writers. Her latest novel, “Americanah,” hit French bookstands this month.

"Queens of Africa" dolls by Taofick Okoya

Barbie Queens of Africa

There are many ways in which racial stereotypes still perpetuate society and steps still have to be taken daily to make sure that the message ‘black is beautiful’ reaches the ears of the children of Africa.

Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo will star in the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah

"Americanah" coming soon: You're really going to want to see Lupita's next movie

When we ran into David Oyelowo at last night’s Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala, we wanted to know — what’s next after Selma?

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Page-to-screen possibilities for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah' (Starring Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo)

A hair-braiding salon can be a fascinating place. Between itchy scalps and painful braids, there are stories of migration, connection, and division amongst its braiders and patrons.

David Oyelowo to Star With Lupita Nyong’o in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

David Oyelowo to star with Lupita Nyong’o in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Americanah" movie adaptation

Having already secured a Golden Globe nomination for his work in “Selma,” David Oyelowo is looking to set up his future slate. Sources tell Variety that Oyelowo is set to co-star with Lupita Nyong’o in the indie drama “Americanah.”

Award winning Nigerian artist, writer and photographer, Victor Ehikhamenor

Africa's contemporary art is booming, so buy it while you can

I walked into the Gallery of African Art GAFRA on London’s Cork Street in Mayfair two weeks ago. Opposite the Burlington Arcade, right at the heart of the art establishment, on gallery row itself, African art formerly seen as a niche interest, now officially playing with the big boys.

Jason Njoku on Arise Entertainment 360

Jason Njoku, CEO, iROKOtv: Video interview on Arise Entertainment 360 (Video)

Jason Njoku, CEO, iROKOtv: Video interview on Arise Entertainment 360

Half of a Yellow Sun

Nollywood: The new business of African film

With Nigeria leading the way, 2014 could prove a banner year for the African film industry.