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Kathryn Cave (Zimbabwe) How Enabling Local Story Telling Prom...

Nigerian born, Chinua Achebe, voice of the African people, died last week, aged 82. Hailed as the father of African literature, the sheer level grief around his death proves the need for local stories, which speak to local communities. Now new ... Africa News Wire, 1 week ago

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A Pathway to Nigeria's Grave

A man who does not remember the past is condemned to repeat it. The late Professor Chinua Achebe never lied when he asserted in his book, The Trouble with Nigeria that; "The only thing Nigerians learn from experience is that we learn nothing from ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago Nigeria: A Pathway to Nigeria's Grave  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago

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 month 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 Herald1 month 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 Nigeria1 month ago Fagunwa, Ogunde, Tutuola, Mythic Imagination And National Rebirth  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago

We Are All Tuskegee

There is an African expression that was popularized by Chinua Achebe that says no one should enter their home through someone else's gate. This means that we cannot allow our own values and the identity of our place to be defined only by what ...
 RWJF1 month ago Organise PF  Zambia Post1 month ago Things Fall Apart sold out in America  The Nation Nigeria1 month ago Warioba deserves due respect  Tanzania Citizen2 months 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 Herald2 months ago Zimbabwe: Kutyauripo, the Custodian of Cultural Values  AllAfrica.com2 months ago

Trouble with Nigeria… What Chinua Achebe told me

In times like these, you wish they were still around with us in this era of errors and terrors, this era of economic turmoil, social upheavals and political shenanigans. They were the real men of God, even if they didn't quote the Holy Bible or ...
 Daily Sun1 day ago

There Should Never Have Been A Country

Tayo Ogunlewe When the late great lit­erary icon Chinua Achebe, signed out of this plane of existence with his memoirs of the Nigerian civil war entitled There was a Coun­try, there was the usual hue and cry about not just the merits and ...
 Daily Times Nigeria2 days ago

Author Ifesinachi Nelson Ezeh Releases SISTER KINGDOM

PUSHKIN CITY, Russia Inspired by the works of distinguished African literary genius Chinua Achebe, author Ifesinachi Nelson Ezeh debuts into the world of fantasy fiction with " SISTER KINGDOM " (published by Xlibris UK). One of the firsts in the ...
 Broadway World1 week ago
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