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 days ago
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From Things Fall Apart published when he was barely 32 years old,Chinua Achebe continued to pronounce the doom that has befallen Nigeria up until his death. He crowned it all with his controversial "There was a Country" and the trouble with Nigeria.News24, 2 weeks ago Slamming publishers not the solution to our creative woes Daily Nation, 2 months ago
The 2014 Writers day is devoted to the life and work of the late Chinua Achebe, the grandfather of African literature. A statement signed by Professor Atukwei Okai, PAWA General Secretary and copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra on Monday ...Ghana News Agency, 2 weeks ago Pan African Resources : As Africans we must write the script for our own narrative 4 Traders, 1 week ago Why Africans are falling in love with the Philippines New African, 1 week ago Adebajo: Farewell trumpets for prophet of Pax Africana The Guardian Nigeria, 1 month ago
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By John Kibet More by Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God has struck its 50th Press Day this year— triggering a series of commemorative activities across the world. The novel was published in 1964, just three years after Nigeria's independence and ...Daily Nation, 1 month ago Nigeria: Does 'Arrow of God' Anticipate the Igbo Genocide? AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago
"Looking at a king's mouth, one would think he never sucked his mother's breasts," is an analogy from Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart that aptly captures newly-crowned world marathon record holderEast African Standard, 1 month ago
IT was Professor Chinua Achebe who wrote over a quarter of a century ago in The Trouble With Nigeria that it is basically leadership. Several years later, if there is one point on which there is unanimity of opinion among Nigerians, it is that ...Vanguard, 1 month ago
The late Chinua Achebe, the literary doyen, wrote about a lizard that had fallen from an Iroko tree. On realizing that no one had noticed it falling, it kept nodding its head. I will be behaving the same thanking myself for keying this mad tirade ...Tanzania Citizen, 2 days ago
Chinua Achebe hadin his book the trouble with Nigeria declared that leadership was the bane of Nigeria's underdevelopment. In the book why nations fail Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, had likewise used the analogy of the city of Nogales one part ...Nigeria Village Square, 1 month ago FRK-An awesome and formidable Nigerian Vanguard, 1 month ago Reasons some Nigerians bear weird, unusual names Nigeria Punch, 3 days ago Keeping hope alive for younger Nigerian writers Business Day Nigeria, 3 days ago
By Okechukwu Anarado It is Morning Yet on Creation Day . So, Chinua Achebeunderscores hope for a people whose acts and thoughts subsist under gnawing imperial influences. In this title, Achebe expounds the essence of literature in the expression ...Nigeria Daily Independent, 1 week ago
Where one thing stands, another thing will stand beside it. Chinua Achebe, The Truth of Fiction Come and see, American wonder, come and see American wonder!/Come and see American wonder, come and see American wonder! The single, repeated line ...The Nation Nigeria, 2 weeks ago
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