Celebrating a Great Author

Jess and I with Chigozie Obioma’s two books. Photo: African Press Club Dateline: Eixample, Barcelona, Spain By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu I love celebrations. That probably comes with being Nigerian, if not African. We’re a people […]

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Does Size Matter?

Champion for Curvy Women, Yusimy Chovell De Armas Dateline: El Born, Barcelona, Spain By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu I danced around this topic for a while, trying to make up my mind on how to present […]

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Activism Begets Activism

Abuy Nfubea (middle) during African Press Club summer event last week Dateline: San Antonio, Barcelona  By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu  “My mother always said that the most important thing is not for people to love you […]

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Writing Our Stories

Nomada Labamba Si in Barcelona with her art work.                 Photo Credit: African Press Club Dateline: El Raval, Barcelona By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu I met Nomada Labamba Si at […]

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Of Paganism and Sant Joan

 Photo Credit: Unsplash By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: El Raval, Barcelona Last week was the feast of Sant (Saint) Joan in Barcelona. The actual day, the 23rd of June is the longest day and shortest […]

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A Rude Awakening

Marius Makon, Candidate for Mayor of Barcelona 2019        Photo: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu  Dateline: Gracia, Barcelona  I learnt about Marius Makon from a friend recently, when we were discussing […]

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