Alithnayn Abdulkareem

Critic

Nigeria

Alithnayn Abdulkareem is a researcher and development consultant specializing in using technology to reform journalistic practices and demand government accountability. She has lived in three countries. After participating in the Farafina 2015 workshop she took up writing professionally. She writes fiction and nonfiction. Her fiction explores morbid occurrences in everyday situations. Her work has been published by The Kalahari Review, Saraba Magazine, Afreada, Omenka Magazine, Art Base Africa and The Global Scanning Review. She has upcoming pieces in the Africa Report and This is Africa. She's really Black and always has Henna on her hands if you're trying to spot her. She was also a shortlisted participant in The Critic Challenge 2017.

The Wedding Party

Date: 01 Jan 2017 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
For all intents and purposes, Kemi Adetiba’s The Wedding Party succeeds on the basis of pure entertainment value. The jokes are more often than not timely, and the relatability factor takes the social media-era parody of the Nigerian psyche to great heights on the big screen. If anyone was unsure about the bankability of placing big money on a mostly Nigerian cast, rest assured producers are devising the next new big budget entertainment ex ...