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Femke Becomes Funke: Celebrating mediocrity

March 21, 2013

Femke van Zeiji The writer, in her penultimate piece, shares her view on mediocrity within the Nigerian space.…... read more

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Femke Becomes Funke: The big question on everyone’s mind.

March 18, 2013

Femke van Zeiji The writer still keeps readers guessing on the ‘big question.’…... read more

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Femke becomes Funke: Underwhelming scamming talent, By Femke van Zeijl

February 28, 2013

Femke van Zeiji “I came to realise 419 was a pretty unsuccessful business model…” The phone rings. Who the hell calls at 3 a.m.? Something... read more

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Femke becomes Funke: My moinmoin with amala episode, By Femke van Zeiji

January 31, 2013

Femke van Zeiji ‘She’s eating!’ Though I was not the only one having piping hot amala in the local Ebute Metta joint, I did not... read more

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Femke Becomes Funke: Not a common cold, By Femke Van Zeijl

January 24, 2013

Femke van Zeiji ‘Salsa tonight?’ The voice on the other end of the line made it sound more like a statement than a question. Which... read more

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Femke becomes Funke: A Wazobia dinner table, By Femke van Zeijl

December 27, 2012

Femke van Zeiji “The members of the social club also discussed Achebe‘s latest book… They did not necessarily agree, but agreed to do so”.…... read more

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Femke becomes Funke: Voluntary curfew By Femke van Zeijl

December 12, 2012

Femke van Zeiji “My voluntary curfew makes me realise I respond the Nigerian way…”…... read more

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Femke Becomes Funke: Iya Funke Was Here By Femke van Zeijl

December 5, 2012

Femke van Zeiji “It also made me appreciate how Nigerians sometimes feel towards me: overly protective maybe…”…... read more

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Achebe’s There Was a Country: An outsider’s review, By Femke van Zeijl

November 27, 2012

ABIC Books published Chinua Achebe’s “The University and the Leadership Factor in Nigerian Politics”, an interesting 26-page monograph published in 2006 It appears at times... read more

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The right to call a place home, By Femke van Zeijl

November 8, 2012

“I simply fail to understand why a citizen should be denied certain rights on account of where his forefathers came from.”…... read more

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The danger of fending for yourself, By Femke Van Zeijl

October 10, 2012

This is not a society. It is a collection of individuals fending for themselves. Nothing truly binds them together.…... read more

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