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Slamming publishers not the solution to our creative woes

By John Mwazemba More by In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart , the main character Okonkwo laments about his son's lack of tact and willpower. He says, I am worried about Nwoye. A bowl of pounded yams can throw him in a wrestling match. Of ... Daily Nation, 5 hours ago

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Zimbabwe: Succession dogfight spins out of control (opinion)

In the famous novel Things Fall Apart, renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe uses William Butler Yeats' poem as an epigraph, describing the chaos that arises when a system collapses. "Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot ...
 Norwegian Council for Africa3 weeks ago MPs devise means of dodging meetings  Uganda Daily Monitor3 weeks ago Succession fight spins out of control  New Zimbabwe.com3 weeks ago Mugabe Succession Fight Spins Out of Control  Architect Africa Online3 weeks ago
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African Business

Chinua Achebe: An icon of African literature: A man of the people

reviews Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections , a book of eulogy in honour of the departed master storyteller. One of the 49 contributors to this collection of essays that examine the life and legacy of Chinua Achebe is Ernest N Emenyonu, a ...
 African Business1 week ago Remembering master storyteller Achebe  Zimbabwe Herald3 weeks ago Nasarawa: King-Kong kayoed!  The Nation Nigeria1 month ago

Q&A: The Bravery of Those Who Toiled to Expose Injustice

Renowned Nigerian author and critic Chinua Achebe once said that foreign correspondents are often the only means of drawing attention to disasters "in the making or being covered up." The making or covering up can happen anywhere in the world.
 Huffington Post1 month ago QA The Bravery of Those Who Toiled to Expose Injustice  Big News Network1 month ago

Novelist would mortify anti-negritude crus aders

When Things Fall Apart was published in 1958, a British woman, that is what Chinua Achebe called Honor Tracy, wrote a review she called, Three Cheers for Meer Anarchy. The thrust of her story was that educated blacks should not, talk so glibly about ...
 The Star (Kenya)1 month ago Kenya: Novelist Would Mortify Anti-Negritude Crus Aders  African Entertainer1 month ago
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This Day Online

Values-based Leadership in Nation Building

Anthony Ubani Chinua Achebe, notwithstanding that he never won the Nobel Prize for literature, remains, for me, the most significant African writer of the 20th century. The power of his pen sprang not so much from his mastery of traditional ...
 This Day Online1 week ago

Iwaji Abba: An ancient festival made modern

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Reporter, Onitsha Master story teller and literary giant, Prof. Chinua Achebe, depicted the grandeur of New Yam festivals in Igbo land in his epic novel Things Fall Apart thus: Men and women, young and old, look ...
 Nigeria Daily Independent1 month ago Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern  Individual.com1 month ago Nigeria: Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern  African Entertainer1 month ago

West Indies ease to Test win against Bangladesh

Africa: Book Review - No Longer At Ease By Chinua Achebe AllAfrica News: Entertainment| All Africa (Yesterday) - [New Times]No Longer at Ease is another interesting novel by Chinua Achebe. It is set in the 1960's at the time of African ...
 African Entertainer3 days ago Africa: Book Review - No Longer At Ease By Chinua Achebe  AllAfrica.com4 days ago

Ribadu's defection, corruption and the unending disappearance of productive, modernising political elites in our country (2)

The thing that is coming is so strange that it has a head and also wears a hat. Chinua Achebe, Arrow of God The year was 1971. With my friend Professor Femi Osofisan, I was a graduate student resident of the Tafawa Balewa Postgraduate Hall at ...
 The Nation Nigeria1 week ago
Daily Sun

Soyinka: A Biafran memory of Asaba

In his last important work, Chinua Achebe offered his own description of the human debacle which characterised the prosecution of the Nigerian Civil War. In his in- imitable pungency, the Grandmaster observed that more firearms were deployed to ...
 Daily Sun2 weeks ago Soyinka: Biafran memory of Asaba  The Nation Nigeria3 weeks ago
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