Afrocentric Confessions – Chika Oduah


Chika Oduah is a journalist and author of the popular blog Afrocentric Confessions. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, UK Guardian, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, CNN, Al Jazeera, National Geographic, National Public Radio, MSNBC, This Is Africa and more. She talks to Yewande Omotoso about her decision to move back to Nigeria and the risks of being a journalist in Africa today. She speaks to the notion that journalism thrives on bad news and touches on the importance of lending her voice to the human stories that demand it.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

Recorded by: Sotho Mafia