REVIEW: Sector IV by Abigail Anaba

Sector IV is a historical romance story set around the Biafra war in a small village in Eastern Nigeria, Nchara. Onyinyechi is to be married to the love of her life, Duke, only to learn of his death that same day. She realizes that she is pregnant for Duke and to save her family from embarrassment, she marries Okwuduwa who can’t have children. Okwuduwa is already married to a woman named Ogechi and he is the richest and most well-travelled man in the village. The war escalates and Ogechi has to make difficult choices even after the war ends.
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Technology and Changes on the Continent

“In 10 short years, what was once an object of luxury and privilege, the mobile phone, has become a basic necessity in Africa.  – Paul Kagame

About a decade ago, there were less than four million mobiles in Africa. Now, there are over 500 million mobile phones on the continent and 20 to 30 percent of them are internet enabled. It is estimated that by 2016, there’ll be about a billion mobile phones with about 80% of them being internet enabled.

Telecommunication has transformed our businesses into mobile and global enterprises. We now have faster access to information; better, much quicker ways of getting things done; and easier ways to connect with people, share information and ideas.

Our mobile phones are practically an extension of our lives. They serve as our banks, novels, textbooks, televisions, maps, alarms, weather stations, newspapers and much more.

Some areas that have been transformed by technology include:

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What is This Poem?

This poem is a poem
This poem speaks of me; it speaks of you
It speaks of our hopes and our dreams
It speaks of days and nights

This poem is not a poem
It is me talking
It is my thoughts
It is my words

This poem is Africa
Continent not country
Large, diverse, populous
This poem can be great; will be great

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#ThisTweet – My Tweets

This is a compilation of my tweets from the #ThisTweet hashtag off MutaBaruka’s “Dis Poem”

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If #ThisTweet Were an Actual Poem — A compilation.

We ran the #ThisTweet hashtag on Twitter for almost all of yesterday.
It was inspired by MutaBaruka’s “Dis Poem”


So, this is a compilation of tweets from different people that I thought were spot-on. I added a few words to it. I think it should have been longer because #ThisTweet trend touched many societal issues, but I kinda got tired. LOL. I hope you enjoy it.
I’d like to acknowledg.e a few people whose tweets/wisdom contributed to this: Ohiolei @Ohioleii ; hassan. @hassytee; baby boy. @iamrilwan ; eghonghon @eghonghon_ ; Lade Tawak • Iyalode @deaduramilade ; Fettuccine Fiend @KeksiOsheeks; Mr. Oreo @LaseTawak ; BLKKSKNHD @txchukwu ; Oluwatosin Adeshokan @theOluwatosin ; Assumpta Chukwu! ‏@AssumptaCharles.
If you find your tweet here and I forgot to mention your name, forgive me and thanks for your wisdom.


#ThisTweet is #ThisTweet
#ThisTweet is that tweet
#Thistweet is tribute to Mutabaruka’s ‘Dispoem’ — Watch/read up that poem if you must.
#ThisTweet is imperfectly perfect
#ThisTweet is beautifully flawed
#ThisTweet is a metaphor

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