The Magic of N’Zinga

DJ Vera, founder and host of N’Zinga Dance Hall     Photo Credit: Oscar Correcher By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Eixample, Barcelona, Spain When I was growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, our birthday parties were dominated […]

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You Are Born Free

Photo Credit: Skeeze from Pixabay By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: El Raval, Barcelona, Spain What is freedom worth to you? A baby is delivered into the world after hours or days of intense, inexplicable and […]

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Who Runs the World?

Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Eixampla, Barcelona, Spain It’s really a man’s world! If you’re a single woman of a certain age, society mocks you. Everyone makes it a duty […]

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Across the Oceans

Colombian writer Hugo Tovar (M), his niece Juliet (L), Juliet’s mum (R) and their little cousin.      Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Calle Boada, Barcelona Spain. I’m curious about […]

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From Agadez to Europe

Ousman Umar with his book      Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Ousman Umar was an innocent, happy, curious, nine-year-old boy running around in his remote village in Ghana when he […]

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The Power of Sports

FC Barcelona, Camp Nou, Barcelona    Photo Credit: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain Nigerians adore soccer almost to the point of being fanatical. You’d be hard-pressed to find […]

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Barcelona La Marcha

Picnic and Games at Ciutadella Park            Photo: African Press Club By Chiogor Constance Ikokwu Dateline: Ciutadella Park, Barcelona, Spain My headline this week is cast in the Spanish language because […]

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Let My Hair Be!

Charlie M. Hi all. This week, I’m excited to present our guest writer Charlie Malone, whose article I hope you’ll enjoy. My column returns next week. Show her some love by engaging in the comment […]

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Kill Me Not, Please!

Participants at a Women’s March Barcelona Event    Photo: African Press Club I went to see a theatre performance last Friday night at Centre Cultural Francesca Bonnemaison in Barcelona. At first, I hesitated only because […]

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