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Kutyauripo, the custodian of cultural values

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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Edutopia, 1 month ago

Achebe: A realist or pessimist?

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.
 News242 weeks ago Slamming publishers not the solution to our creative woes  Daily Nation2 months ago

African writers day postponed due to Ebola

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 Agency2 weeks ago Pan African Resources : As Africans we must write the script for our own narrative  4 Traders1 week ago Why Africans are falling in love with the Philippines  New African1 week ago Adebajo: Farewell trumpets for prophet of Pax Africana  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago
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Readers break kola as Arrow of God marks jubilee

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 Nation1 month ago Nigeria: Does 'Arrow of God' Anticipate the Igbo Genocide?  AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Kenya: Villagers give new world marathon champion Dennis Kimetto hero's welcome

"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 holder
 East African Standard1 month ago

Transform constituent parts to achieve our dream Nigeria

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 ...
 Vanguard1 month ago

Hey! Let's celebrate ten years of the mad tirade

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 Citizen2 days ago
Nigeria Punch

Benchmarks For Willie Obiano

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 Square1 month ago FRK-An awesome and formidable Nigerian  Vanguard1 month ago Reasons some Nigerians bear weird, unusual names  Nigeria Punch3 days ago Keeping hope alive for younger Nigerian writers  Business Day Nigeria3 days ago
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Anambra politics and odious influences

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 Independent1 week ago
The Nation Nigeria

American midterm elections, 2014: two-thirds standing beside one-third in the shadow of big capital

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 Nigeria2 weeks ago
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