Published 60 years ago this year by Heinemann in London, Things Fall Apart has sold more than 10m copies and been translated into more than 50 languages.
The international poverty line pushed by the World Bank underestimates the extent of global poverty – and must be rejected.
Even more shocking is that living in a resource-rich country makes you more likely to suffer domestic violence, by a full 9 percentage points.
With Nigeria and Angola the poster boys for the “oil curse”, Oxfam and African Media Initiative call a pow wow to prevent East Africa falling down the same hole.
Okeowo grew up in Alabama and moved to Uganda and then Nigeria as a young adult to experience her family’s homeland