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· February, 2006

Stories about Nigeria from February, 2006

A List of French Authors Who Have Written on Africa

At the blog Conscious Generation, Another Africa blogger HBG publishes (FR) an exhaustive list of French authors who have written on Africa along with names of their works.

Sierra Leone: Music for reconciliation

Soul on Ice reports on a visit by UK “emcee and dj of Original Fever on BBC 1Xtra” to Sierra Leone “and dropped a wikid and very heartening documentary on...

Nigeria: Webmasters & webdesigners unite online

Emmanuel Oluwatosin’s Thought Line reports on a new online space specifically for Nigerian webmasters and webdesigners..

Africa is a continent NOT a country

Confessions of the Mind criticises those who persist in referring to Africa as a country “Africa is a continent and not a country”.…”I am really tired of having my continent...

Octavia Butler: Science Fiction

Ore's Notes and Ramblings of an African Geek both mourn the passing of African American science fiction writer, Octavia Butler.

Voices of African Women Bloggers

Mshairi calls for the abuse of women bloggers to stop! She recalls two recent incidents in the blogosphere where male bloggers “discussed and described women in misogynistic terms.” “The descriptions...

Adefunke on Adfunke gives us an insight into a Lagos wedding shower which included karaoke, a question and answer session between the bride to be and friends “how did ya’ll...

Nigeria: British racism

Nigerian blogger in London, Silent Storms in an Ocean of One comments on racism in Britain through his own personal experience.

Nigeria: Nigeria Rocks

Gbenga of Oro reports on “Nigeria Rocks” which will discuss “Global Process, Local Reality: Nigerian Youth Lead Action in the Information Society@

Nigeria: Islam & Violence

Chippla writes on Islam and Violence in Northern Nigeria which has once again escalated this time over the Danish cartoons. He wonders if the violence does not hide divisions in...

Nigeria: culture and the modern world

Nigeria, what's new? publishes extracts from his forthcoming book – here he discusses where does culture meet the modern world? “Mention female anatomy or clitoral circumcision and our people cringe...

Nigeria: Vagina Monologues

Naijablog sets the Nigerian blogosphere alight with a commentary on the coming of the Vagina Monologues to the country.

Nigeria: 3rd term for Obasanjo?

Grandiose Parlor believes President Obasanjo of Nigeria is “hell bent on going for a third term” as the “Constitutional Committee” commenced hearing this week.

Benin: Angelique Kido

Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories writes about Benin artist, Angelique Kido – in particular her 1994 album, Aye which he says could have been released yesterday…….”I wikied her name and I learnt the...

Nigeria: Nigerian NGO – Increase

Pilgrimage to Self points to a BBC programme on a Nigerian NGO called Increase …… She works with Nigerians who live alternative lifestyles, and educates people on sexual health.

Nigeria: BlogoDrama

Grandiose Parlour comments on what he describes as a “Naija BlogODrama” over at Naijablog this past weekend. Insults flying left right and center – a display on how to be...

Radio Africa FM

The Voice of Africa Radio has been awarded an FM licence. David Ajao's writes “In a nutshell, VOAR is London’s first African radio station….“The station was launched to act as...

African women blogging this week

As per usual, African women have blogged about a variety of issues over the last week. Incidences of violence are rising in Uganda as the country prepares to hold general...

Nigeria: celebrating Chinweizu

Molara Wood reports on an evening in Lagos celebrating Nigerian writer, Chinweizu, co-author of Toward The Decolonisation of African Literature…….”Chinweizu was billed to and delivered a lecture on LUGARDISM AND...

Nigeria: Army v citizens

Agodi News describes President Obasanjo as irresponsible and dangerous following the use of military helicopters to fight illegal bunkering in Warri.……….”Why use bomb on your own community when you can...

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