Umu Biafra

Umu Biafra

Umu Biafra

Umu Biafra is a preservation project detailing the stories of Biafrans who lived through the Nigerian-Biafran Civil War.

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Directed and edited by Lotanna Ogbuefi: All interview subjects researched by Lotanna Ogbuefi: All interviews conducted and filmed by Lotanna Ogbuefi: Cover art by Antony Azekwoh: Written by Tritima Achigbu: . . . In this episode, we discuss the economic blockade placed on the Biafrans, and how they tackled it. We also discuss sickness, starvation, and what it was like to be medical staff on the frontlines.

Previous episodes

  • 5 - E3: "All is Fair in War" || The Economic Blockade, Biafran Medical Staff 
    Sun, 25 Oct 2020
  • 3 - E2: Walking Down to Nowhere || Anti-Igbo Pogroms, Displacement During the Civil War 
    Mon, 13 Jul 2020
  • 2 - E1: Catechist to Soldier || Conscription and Life as a Biafran Soldier in the Civil War 
    Mon, 15 Jun 2020
  • 1 - An Introduction || A Brief History of Nigeria and Its Civil War (1900s - 1960s) 
    Sat, 23 May 2020
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