By BITANGE NDEMO More by It is hard to explain why people write. I recall the wisdom of the late Prof Chinua Achebe when he gave a keynote speech during Black History Month at the University of Minnesota, where I undertook my undergraduate ... Daily Nation, 1 month ago
NDEMO: You may write, but meaning rests with the reader - Daily Nation, 1 month ago
According to Chinua Achebe the problem with Nigeria is… leadership. This is quite agreeable given the inefficiency in the system. Some would argue that government cannot provide for all our needs but how much has it done to safeguard our property, ...News24, 2 months ago News24.com.ng | The corper, the Nigeria of tomorrow News24 Nigeria, 2 months ago Nigeria: The Root of Nigeria's Problem AllAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago
It was our learned writer, Chinua Achebe, who ran into trouble for writing on the trouble with Nigeria. That, notwithstanding, I make haste to borrow his view on indiscipline. For instance, Achebe wrote: There is indeed no better place to observe ...The Guardian Nigeria, 2 months ago
Literature rethink with Richard Runyararo Mahomva One of Africa's grand-fathers of literature, Chinua Achebe says; The five hundred years of European contact with Africa produced a body of literature that presented Africa in a very bad light and ...Sunday News Zimbabwe, 1 week ago NLNG prize is pregnant with two issues Nigeria Punch, 1 week ago EMIRATES TELECOMMUNICATIONS GROP PJSC : Africa Awaits 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature 4 Traders, 1 month ago AFRICA AWAITS 2015 ETISALAT PRIZE FOR LITERATURE This Day Online, 1 month ago
The harmattan that brought Buhari is dredging Nigeria clean of corruption - Zim is feeling the chill!
In his book, THINGS FALL APART, Chinua Achebe has often written about the harmattan winds or storm as the precursor or bearer of great change. It is the harmattan wind that fanned the inconsequential bush fire into the roaring inferno that destroyed ...Bulawayo24 News, 2 weeks ago Akintola should be given his due The Nation Nigeria, 2 weeks ago Is Prof Yakubu Up To It? Leadership, 1 month ago Is Prof Yakubu Up To It Latest Nigerian News.com, 1 month ago
Professor Chinua Achebe rightly pointed out in his last book There was a Country that once a people have been dispossessed and subjected to dictatorships for such a long time as in Nigeria's case, the oppressive process also effectively strips away ...Nigerian Voice, 2 weeks ago
opinion By This is the year of 'A Man of the People. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the publication of Chinua Achebe's fourth novel, the gripping satire. 'A Man of the People' (hereinafter, AMP) is published in early January 1966. This is a few ...AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago
Whenever you see a toad jumping in broad daylight, then know that something is after its life, says Chinua Achebe in Things Fall Apart, invoking the wisdom of his Igbo ancestors: that when you see something unusual happening, there must be a good ...New Zimbabwe.com, 3 weeks ago
Nana Oye Lithur, has defied the odds and indeed have left one to doubt the authenticity of the words of the late Chinua Achebe of Nigeria when he said that "the problem of Africa is squarely a failure of leadership". It is expected that in this ...Modern Ghana, 1 month ago
I wonder what Chinua Achebe would say if he were alive to see the holocaust at Nnewi last Christmas season. Not much of a poet, Achebe mused on the bitter paradox of tragedy at Christmas in his poem, Christmas in Biafra. Bedevilled by adjectives, ...The Nation Nigeria, 1 month ago
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