Does Juju only effect Africans? juju2 /ˈdʒuːdʒuː/ noun noun: juju; plural noun: jujus a charm or fetish, especially of a type used by some West African peoples. supernatural power attributed to a charm or fetish. “juju and witchcraft” Origin early 17th century: of West African origin, perhaps from French joujou ‘toy’. (Exert from google)Read More OKWUFEST: Does Juju only effect Africans? S3 Ep.1
In this Episode we link up with our Caribbean cousins (from Barbados and Jamaica) to discuss growing up with each other in London (UK). We discuss the differences within our family structures, expectations and the potential future of people of African decent in the UK.Read More Okwu ID (S2)-Nigerians vs Caribbeans – Fatherless Homes, Education & Gender Roles. Ep3. p2.
The Okwu ID panel returns to discuss Kanye West’s endorsement of Donald Tump and some of the issues facing the black middle class.Read More Okwu ID (S2) – Kanye West, Trump and the African Upper Class – Ep.2
GINI BU AHA GI? “When a person is given a name, his gods accept.” – Igbo proverb Traditions like the naming ceremony demonstrate the importance of names within Igbo society. In Igbo, the ceremony is referred to as “Igu Afa”. In contemporary Igbo culture, the custom is usually performed on the eighth day after the […]Read More IGBO SURNAMES AND MEANINGS
Expressing basic commands in Igbo IGBO ENGLISH Nyé m ākā gi. Give me your hand Gwà m áhà (/áfà) gí. Tell me your name Gbá yā nkịtị. Pay him/her no attention (Ignore him/her) Kwé m n’ākā. Shake my hand Sí ébé à. Go/come this way. Hụ (/Fụ) nà íhé(/ife) níīlē […]Read More LEARN IGBO – Basic commands – #7