April 24, 2017

DR. ONYEANI’S POSTULATION: A LOGICAL APPLICATION – LAZY, UNPRODUCTIVE, UNINTELLIGENT, UNDISCIPLINED?

Follow Us     By Kwabena Gyasi, Global Systems, Orlando, Florida I have followed with interest the indignation that usually greets Dr. Onyeani’s contributions here in this forum whenever he dwells on his pet peeves about the Black race. He views his contributions on the subject as thought-provoking and, naturally, he has provoked a thought […]

THE MEDICINAL PLANTS AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE IN SIERRA LEONE

Follow Us     Title: Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine in Sierra Leone ISBN: 978-4917—0609-1: 978-1-4917-0610-7: 978-14917-0611-4 Publisher: iUniverse LL Date published: November 2013 Author: Dr. Cyrus Macfoy Reviewer: Roland Bankole Marke   I’m hopeful, if not delighted about writing reviews of books written by Sierra Leonean authors that are increasingly making encouraging and steady […]

REVIEW OF CAPITALIST NIGGER BY OZODI OSUJI: NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR

Follow Us       Dear Ozodi, I was not aware that you had done a review of “Capitalist Nigger,” in 2007 until this morning when it suddenly popped up. Thank you for the excellent review, as much as you digressed into 2500 year history of the world. One of the greatest accomplishments of Capitalist […]

REVIEW OF CHIKA ONYEANI’S BOOK: CAPITALIST NIGGER

Follow Us       Chika Onyeani, Capitalist Nigger: the Road to Success. ( New York : Timbuktu Publishers, 2006.) 180 Pages; $US14.99. Reviewed by Ozodi Thomas Osuji If one was around in the 1960s and went to listen to a speech by Malcolm X, this book reads like what one would expect to hear […]

NEW WAVE OF AFRICAN WRITERS WITH AN INTERNATIONALIST BENT

Follow Us     More than a decade ago, when the young Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was struggling to get her first novel, “Purple Hibiscus,” published, an agent told her that things would be easier “if only you were Indian,” because Indian writers were in vogue. Another suggested changing the setting from Nigeria to […]

SAM CHEKWAS, ARIANNA HUFFINGTON AND A BOOK-SIGNING

Follow Us       ONYEANI’S DRUM by Chika Onyeani   It is 1990, a young man arrives in the country and after some time of his arrival I get a call from him.  He tells me that some people had been telling him about me, and I thank him.  He introduces himself as Sam […]

CHIKA ONYEANI: “INTELLECTUAL BANKRUPTCY OF THE AFRICAN ELITE”

Follow Us Chika Onyeani’s Classic, “Intellectual Bankruptcy of the African Elite,” pp. 87-119 (Capitalist Nigger – The Road to Success) “The African elite has been a total failure; they cannot raise their heads in the community of scholars or the intelligentsia.  They want to continue to sit at the head of the totem pole, being […]

DAY BREAK AFRICA (4/28/14): MEET THE JEW WHO DOESN’T BELIEVE BLACKS ARE HUMANS

Follow Us     ONYEANI’S DRUM by Chika Onyeani   MEET THE JEW WHO DOESN’T BELIEVE BLACKS ARE HUMANS His name was Donald Tokowitz before he changed it to Sterling, legally becoming Donald Sterling.  His investment of $12.5 million when he bought the Los Angeles Clippers has sky-rocketed to $575 million.  His parents immigrated from […]

LANDMARK .AFRICA AGREEMENT SIGNED

Follow Us Addis Ababa-Thursday, 27 March 2014 – On the 26th of March 2014 the Registry Agreement was signed in Singapore – in the presence of the African Union Commission (AUC), by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) representative, Mr. Akram Atallah, (President, Global Domains Division), and the representatives of the technical operator […]

German-Nigerian: “My Grandfather Was the Butcher in ‘Schindler’s List’ Killer Who Executed Many Jews

Follow Us A steel-eyed Nazi killer picks off Jewish prisoners with a rifle from a balcony in a concentration camp in 1944.   More than six decades later, a Nigerian-German woman who has studied in Israel thumbs through a book about the sniper and is shocked to learn the man is her own grandfather.   […]

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