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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 Africa, 5 days ago
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Remembering master storyteller Achebe

Pusch Commey Correspondent Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections, a book of eulogy in honour of the departed master storyteller, provides a magnificent insight into Achebe the man, both his character and his work. Launched at the 40th African ...
 Zimbabwe Herald1 week ago Iwaji Abba: An ancient festival made modern  Nigeria Daily Independent3 weeks ago Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern  Individual.com2 weeks ago Nigeria: Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern  African Entertainer2 weeks 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 week ago QA The Bravery of Those Who Toiled to Expose Injustice  Big News Network1 week 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
Africa Review

Perspectives on leadership that delivers social and economic change

By Linus Gitahi More by The celebrated African writer and thinker Chinua Achebe in his watershed title, The Trouble With Nigeria , says: The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership. There is nothing basically wrong ...
 Daily Nation1 month ago

In Pictures: Dj Cuppy's Graduation Party & House of Cuppy London Launch

Nigeria: Celebrating Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God At 50 in London AllAfrica News: Entertainment| All Africa (Today) - [Guardian]AN international conference will be held in honour of Proof Chinua Achebe's legacy in London on October 24 and 25 at ...
 African Entertainer1 month ago Celebrating Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God At 50 in London  AllAfrica.com1 month ago University of London celebrates Chinua Achebe's book  News241 month ago Achebe's greatest novel, 50 years on  Zimbabwe Herald1 month ago

Chibok: Beyond sovereignty and patriotism

LIKE the Kwale incident which the late literary icon, Chinua Achebe, cited as the turning point in the Nigeria-Biafra war, the Chibok abduction would also mark the greatest undoing of the Boko Haram sect. The quest to rescue the over 200 school ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago

THE LAST GOOD BOOK I READ…Comedian, Michael Ofili Chijindu There Was a Country, by Chinua Achebe

His stage name is Grand Komanda, a former radio personality, comedian and professional compere. The last good book he relished was There Was a country by Chinua Achebe. He says I had heard stories of the civil war in Nigeria and as a matter of ...
 Daily Trust Nigera2 days ago
The Nation Nigeria

Soyinka: Biafran memory of Asaba

In his last important work, Chinua Achebe offered his own description of the human debacle which characterized the prosecution of the Nigerian Civil War. In his inimitable pungency the grandmaster observed that more firearms were deployed than the ...
 The Nation Nigeria6 days ago

Women are better with words than men

Unless that man is Ngugi wa Thiongo or Chinua Achebe, he is advised to keep off the use of colourful endearments when praising
 Tanzania Citizen3 weeks ago
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