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Literary icon who did much more than analyse folk tales

By When Chinua Achebe, the father of African Literature, died at the age of 82, one of my students remarked the man was very old, to which I retorted literary icons are never too old. This remark came to mind when I learnt of the demise of Asenath ... Daily Nation, 1 week ago
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Mathiba-Madibela: A true gender legend moves on

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 Guardian1 week ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Mujuru blown away by own bomb

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 Herald2 weeks ago

Mythic imagination and national rebirth

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 Nigeria2 weeks ago Fagunwa, Ogunde, Tutuola, Mythic Imagination And National Rebirth  The Guardian Nigeria3 weeks ago

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 Herald1 month ago Zimbabwe: Kutyauripo, the Custodian of Cultural Values  AllAfrica.com1 month 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 Agency1 month ago Facing forward with Africa's stories  Channel40003 weeks ago Pan African Resources : As Africans we must write the script for our own narrative  4 Traders1 month ago Why Africans are falling in love with the Philippines  New African1 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 ...
 Vanguard2 months ago


One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. - Prof. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe (Chinua Achebe). \\With the primaries of the major political parties in Nigeria done and dusted, all focus appears to have shifted to ...
 Nigerian Voice3 days ago
Daily Sun

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 Square2 months ago Feast of literature in Ibadan  Daily Sun1 week ago Remembering Nigeria's literary greats  Business Day Nigeria4 weeks ago Reasons some Nigerians bear weird, unusual names  Nigeria Punch1 month ago


'Nigeria's condition today under your watch is, however, too dangerous for silence.' Chinua Achebe to then President Olusegun Obasanjo Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's memoirs entitled 'My Watch' has just been published and launched. Back in time, he ...
 Nigerian Voice2 weeks ago
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