Month: February 2018

How To Be A Nigerian : The Third (Long) Leg

How To Be A Nigerian : The Third (Long) Leg

In the month of October 2017, we read HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN by PETER ENAHORO. We loved the humour and we decided to expand the stories by starting our own HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN SERIES – THE KAWE VERSION.   ENJOY!!!  THE THIRD (LONG) LEG by Chimdinma Adriel Onwukwe  When God moulded man and gave him the breath of life, his plan was for everyone to have TWO LEGS. But on the seventh day ... »

How To Be A Nigerian: WHO IS A FOOL? 

How To Be A Nigerian: WHO IS A FOOL? 

Who is a fool? / You cannot cheat me by Sholape Abidakun. The average Nigerian is always ready for a fight. Especially when they think they are being cheated.  Venue: Eko market.  Goods: Ranges from smoked fish to sneakers.  Bone of contention : Where the seller has charged an exorbitant price and the would be buyer somehow from somewhere knows the price is less than what the s... »

How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Social Media Army. 

How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Social Media Army. 

In the month of October 2017,  we read HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN by PETER ENAHORO. We loved the humour and we decided to expand the stories by starting our own HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN SERIES – THE KAWE VERSION.   ENJOY!!!  How to be a Nigerian Continued – The Nigerian Social Media Army by Adesegun Adetoro Since Nigerians found the internet – especially facebook and twitter, we have realized... »

How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Neighbour 

How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Neighbour 

In the month of October 2017,  we read HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN by PETER ENAHORO. We loved the humour and we decided to expand the stories by starting our own HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN SERIES – THE KAWE VERSION.   ENJOY!!!  The Nigerian Neighbour by Sholape Abidakun.  In other parts of the world, when a family moves into a new house, neighbors around come visiting, bearing cookies... »

Segun Dada – In an Interview With Punch Newspaper 

Segun Dada – In an Interview With Punch Newspaper 

Segun Dada was interviewed by Joy Marcus for Punch Newspaper. Segun Dada, 30, is the Commercial Excellence Leader at Baker Hughes, a General Electric Company. He speaks about his job and other interests.  When asked about Kawe Africa he said : When I’m not working, I make an effort to give back, and Kawe Africa has been an excellent platform where we help to popularise reading and writin... »

Kawe Book Club Meeting (February) : In Dependence  

Kawe Book Club Meeting (February) : In Dependence  

First Sundays of every month are always awesome as KAWERIANS come together in unity to discuss books amidst loads of food and drinks.  Sunday was LITT!!! We found ourselves talking about really interesting topics and discussing the exciting themes in IN DEPENDENCE. We asked a lot of questions at the meeting. One of them being : What Irrational thing have you done for love? Have you defied you... »

Irrationality of Love – Discussing In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Mayinka 

Irrationality of Love – Discussing In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Mayinka 

I like to think that there’s nothing rational about love or loving. We just love and Ignore all the pseudo-reasons – Victor Adewale. We totally agree with the above quote by Victor Adewale. Using the case of TAYO AND VANESSA in IN DEPENDENCE.  Tayo was a Nigerian and Vanessa was British.  Theirs was a love that saw beyond the skin colour.  Theirs was a subtle love that d... »

People or Things And Places? – Discussing In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Mayinka 

People or Things And Places? – Discussing In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Mayinka 

In Dependence is a book of philosophy and ideas – partly. As it is also a book about race, love and history.  Tayo and Vanessa did a whole lot of letter writing and in these letters, they discussed Nigeria, family, philosophy and life.  In one of the letters, Tayo talked about the shift he was experiencing. He was suddenly moving towards things and places rather than humans, people... »