Nigerian born, Chinua Achebe, voice of the African people, died last week, aged 82. Hailed as the father of African literature, the sheer level grief around his death proves the need for local stories, which speak to local communities. Now new ... Africa News Wire, 1 week ago
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A man who does not remember the past is condemned to repeat it. The late Professor Chinua Achebe never lied when he asserted in his book, The Trouble with Nigeria that; "The only thing Nigerians learn from experience is that we learn nothing from ...Individual.com, 3 weeks ago Nigeria: A Pathway to Nigeria's Grave AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago
Chinua Achebe in his 1983 book,The trouble with Nigeria, states: Some men wish to change men's minds.Others wish to change the world men live in. This encapsulated my appreciation of Magdeline Madibela's decision to give up a secure, well-paying job ...Botswana Guardian, 1 month ago
Dr Mujuru THE great African story teller Chinua Achebe tells of the story of Okonkwo, a great wrestler who had become champion of nine villages before challenging his chi, equivalent of guardian angel, to a wrestling match. In Ibo traditional ...Zimbabwe Herald, 1 month ago
We have previously celebrated in this series Nigerian literary heroes such as the late Chinua Achebe, the Nobel prize winner, Wole Soyinka and other cultural vanguards, whose literary interventions constitute significant touchstones of the ...The Nation Nigeria, 1 month ago Fagunwa, Ogunde, Tutuola, Mythic Imagination And National Rebirth The Guardian Nigeria, 1 month ago
There is an African expression that was popularized by Chinua Achebe that says no one should enter their home through someone else's gate. This means that we cannot allow our own values and the identity of our place to be defined only by what ...RWJF, 1 month ago Organise PF Zambia Post, 1 month ago Things Fall Apart sold out in America The Nation Nigeria, 1 month ago Warioba deserves due respect Tanzania Citizen, 2 months ago
At the BookstoreWith Elliot Ziwira CHINUA Achebe writes in African Writers Talking (1972:7) that: . . . what I think a novelist can teach is something very fundamental, namely to indicate to his readers, to put it crudely that we in Africa did not ...Zimbabwe Herald, 2 months ago Zimbabwe: Kutyauripo, the Custodian of Cultural Values AllAfrica.com, 2 months ago
In times like these, you wish they were still around with us in this era of errors and terrors, this era of economic turmoil, social upheavals and political shenanigans. They were the real men of God, even if they didn't quote the Holy Bible or ...Daily Sun, 1 day ago
Tayo Ogunlewe When the late great literary icon Chinua Achebe, signed out of this plane of existence with his memoirs of the Nigerian civil war entitled There was a Country, there was the usual hue and cry about not just the merits and ...Daily Times Nigeria, 2 days ago
PUSHKIN CITY, Russia Inspired by the works of distinguished African literary genius Chinua Achebe, author Ifesinachi Nelson Ezeh debuts into the world of fantasy fiction with " SISTER KINGDOM " (published by Xlibris UK). One of the firsts in the ...Broadway World, 1 week ago
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