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Anthills of the Savannah - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

The chapter opens with Beatrice planning to host a baby naming celebration for Elewa's infant daughter. The narrator describes the events that have taken place in the months after Oriko's death. We learn that the President was kidnapped, tortured, and shot, issuing in a new Military government. The new government gives Chris a grand State funeral.

Beatrice continues a friendship with Emmanuel and Braimoh, as well as with Adamma, the girl Chris saved from being raped. She also befriends Colonel Abdul Medani, the anonymous caller whose warnings saved Chris from being captured. Beatrice ponders the deaths of Ikem and Oriko, in an attempt to understand them. Beatrice trusts the Colonel although Emmanuel resents him as a representative of the military system that killed his friend.

The traditional baby naming ceremony continues in a very nontraditional way. Although it is traditional for the father to name a baby...

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