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“How Does A Heart Break Twice?” – Chimamanda Adichie Mourns Her Mum’s Death
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“How Does A Heart Break Twice?” – Chimamanda Adichie Mourns Her Mum’s Death

Renowned author, Chimamanda Adichie took to her Instagram handle to to pay a touching tribute to her 78-year-old mum, Grace Ifeoma Adichie who died on March 1, 2021. Mrs Grace Adichie died on the day that would have been her late husband's 89th birthday. She died 8 months after her husband, Prof. James Adichie, who passed on after a brief illness in June 2020. In the post she wrote, she narrated the events that surrounded her death as she disclosed to be heartbroken twice. Adichie revealed that her mother was unwell but after visiting the hospital, she became better. Afterward, the doctor sent an update that she’s fine, only for her to be transferred to the teaching hospital. “Two hours after she arrived at the teaching hospital, she died. It was March 1st. My father’s birt...
“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad
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“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad

Chimamanda Adichie has returned to social media nearly two months after her mum's death to pay a touching tribute. The renowned author lost her 78-year-old mum, Grace Ifeoma Adichie,  on March 1, 2021. Mrs Adichie's death happened on the day that would have been her late husband's 89th birthday. She died 8 months after her husband, Prof. James Adichie, who passed on after a brief illness in June 2020. Since her mother's death, Chimamanda has stayed off social media. She returned on April 28 to post a tribute to her mother. The Half of a Yellow Sun author shared photos of her and her mother, including one she took with her mother on her wedding day. How does a heart break twice?" Chimamanda captioned the post. Narrating how her mother died, Chimamanda said Mrs ...
“Abomination happened to us but we will keep celebrating life” – Chimamanda Adichie’s brother speaks on their mother’s death 8 months after losing father
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“Abomination happened to us but we will keep celebrating life” – Chimamanda Adichie’s brother speaks on their mother’s death 8 months after losing father

Kene Adichie, Chimamanda Adichie's brother, has spoken up for the first time since their mother died. LIB reported that renowned Nigerian novelist lost her mother, Grace Adichie, on Monday, March 1, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State. The development comes comes eight months after they lost their father, Prof. James Adichie. The Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) died in June 2020 after a brief illness. He was aged 88. Taking to Instagram on Sunday, March 7, to celebrate his elder sister, Dr. Uche, on her brithday, Kene said 'Alu melu anyi' which translates to abomination happened to their family. "Happy Birthday to my darling, beautiful, kind and loving sister. Alu melu anyi but we will keep pus...
Chimamanda Adichie’s Father, Prof James Adichie Is Dead
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Chimamanda Adichie’s Father, Prof James Adichie Is Dead

According to a statement credited to Uchenna Adichie, sister to Chimamanda Adichie, and widely circulated on social media, Prof James Adichie, their father, has gone to be with the Lord. He passed on around midnight yesterday June 10, 2020 in a private hospital near his home. He was ill briefly, (not Covid-19).We are celebrating him! He lived a good life and was 88 upon his death. Brief profile of Prof James Adichie James Nwoye Adichie (Odelora Abba), is from Abba in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State and was the first Nigerian Professor of Statistics. He's a husband to a lovely woman, Grace Adichie, who was the first female Registrar of University of Nigeria Nsukka, and a father to a host of children including literary icon, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. He wa...

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