RBC Remembers Chinua Achebe

The Rainbow Book Club this month will pay tribute to the late Chinua Achebe, who passed away on March 21st 2013.The Tribute evening which holds on Friday April 26th at 5pm; it is being hosted in partnership with the British Council and will take place at the council’s office in Port Harcourt. The event will be... Continue Reading →

Why You Must Live Out Your Fantasies…

As a petite lady, I have hoped for a taller lover; not cos I want my offspring to be tall but because I love being pampered. I do not in anyway think being petite was the wrong(est) nature I was endowed with because compared to many taller individuals, I see myself as reaching heights that... Continue Reading →

Who Was Margaret Thatcher?

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have... Continue Reading →

Watch: First Clip From ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton

Timed to coincide with the forthcoming release of "Americanah," the third novel from heavy-hitting Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the first look at the adaptation of her prize-winning second novel "Half of a Yellow Sun" has arrived, and a handsome fellow it is too.  Featuring Thandie Newton and a bearded and dreamy-as-ever Chiwetel Ejiofor, the story follows a couple whose romance takes place against the background of the... Continue Reading →

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘My New Novel Is About Love, Race And Hair…(Americanah)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author of the bestselling Half of a Yellow Sun, speaks to Kate Kellaway about her new novel, Americanah, her Nigerian childhood and why she's a hair 'fundamentalist' INTERVIEW: In your third novel, Americanah, one of the characters warns about the inanity of asking what a book is about – "as if it were... Continue Reading →

Should You Ask For Space In Your Relationship?

Couples often need time apart to carry out personal growth, build self worth and create more want from the other partner. Many a time, this time apart can linger for long time and when it does, the time apart can affect what was a “sweet relationship”. Frequently, research has revealed that it is the men... Continue Reading →

Short Story: Marriage Is A Private Affair by Chinua Achebe

“Have you written to your dad yet?” asked Nene1 one afternoon as she sat with Nnaemeka in her room at 16 Kasanga Street, Lagos. “ No. I’ve been thinking about it. I think it’s better to tell him when I get home on leave!” “But why? Your leave is such a long way off yet—six... Continue Reading →

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