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Watch Chimamanda Adichie Explain "What Americans Get Wrong about Africa" In This Animated Interview

Chimamanda Adichie talks stereotypes and African representation in an interview with The Atlantic.

When Chimamanda Adicihe speaks, you listen. It's just how life works.


She's long been vocal about the importance of challenging misconceptions about African life. In a new video for The Atlantic, she addresses these stereotypes directly, and stresses the importance of having "African realities" represented in children's stories.

African children deserve to see themselves reflected in the books they read. Watch as Adiche explains why, and more, in the short animated clip below.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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