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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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 Herald, 1 week ago Iwaji Abba: An ancient festival made modern Nigeria Daily Independent, 3 weeks ago Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern Individual.com, 2 weeks ago Nigeria: Iwaji Abba - an Ancient Festival Made Modern African Entertainer, 2 weeks ago
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 Post, 1 week ago QA The Bravery of Those Who Toiled to Expose Injustice Big News Network, 1 week ago
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 Entertainer, 1 month ago
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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 Nation, 1 month ago
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 Entertainer, 1 month ago Celebrating Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God At 50 in London AllAfrica.com, 1 month ago University of London celebrates Chinua Achebe's book News24, 1 month ago Achebe's greatest novel, 50 years on Zimbabwe Herald, 1 month ago
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 Nigeria, 1 month ago
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 Nigera, 2 days ago
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 Nigeria, 6 days ago
Unless that man is Ngugi wa Thiongo or Chinua Achebe, he is advised to keep off the use of colourful endearments when praisingTanzania Citizen, 3 weeks ago
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