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Achebe's Things Fall Apart Is Not The Great African Novel  Onyeka Nwelue

It's important to choose right words for newspaper headlines

In Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, it is said that proverbs are the palm oil with which words are eaten. In Igbo culture, the art of conversation is highly valued. In journalism, the art of writing compelling headlines is also highly valued. But ... Daily Nation, 1 week ago

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Chinua Achebe Interview

12:00 AM ET From the Writers & Company archives, Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. A look back at the inspiring writer, thinker and politician -- and the father of the African novel in English. Eleanor spoke with the author of "Things Fall Apart"
 CBC1 month ago Chinua Achebe tackles stereotypes about Africa in Home and Exile  Business Daily Africa2 months ago

Spread thin and wide

"When an old woman hears the dance she knows," writes Chinua Achebe, "her old age deserts her." Seeing tribal India today the Nigerian novelist could well have said, "When a tribal hears the order 'Dance', dance deserts her."
 The Telegraph1 month ago

Zimbabwe's leadership crisis and the national plight

Good leadership is a rare commodity according to the popular writer Chinua Achebe. This assertion can not be overemphasized when we consider the leadership crisis bedevilling Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe, once held a hero, and his elitist cabinet, have ...
 Harare248 hours ago Leadership crisis and the national plight  Bulawayo24 News16 hours ago


Bruce Gilley * ↵ * Bruce Gilley ( gilleyb{at} ) is Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Programs in Public Policy in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. Abstract The late ...
 African Affairs17 hours ago

Leadership dimunition: Global and national perspectives

Ayo Olukotun In what appears to be a gripping reformulation of Chinua Achebe's influential aphorism that the problem with Nigeria is leadership, the Emir of Kano, and former Central Bank Governor, Muhammad Sanusi 11 on Wednesday warned President ...
 Nigeria Punch1 day ago

ANC responds to decline by licking the bottoms of its broken leaders

It might have been a scene from Chinua Achebe's 1987 novel, Anthills of the Savannah : "On a bad day, such as this one had suddenly become after many propitious auguries, there is nothing for it but to lie close to your hole, ready to scramble in." ... week ago

Achebe: The day I finally met James Baldwin

Achebe and Baldwin By Chinua Achebe The 1960s opened propitiously for me, and for my country, Nigeria. In 1960 Nigeria freed itself, at last, from British colonial rule. I published my second novel, and proved to myself that the first one was ...
 News week ago On faith and the Nigerian experience  Nigeria Punch1 week ago The trouble with political leadership in Nigeria  Daily Sun2 weeks ago Sam Onwuemeodos Garment Of Many Troubles (Part One)  Nigerian Voice1 month ago

See How A Nairalander's Face Got Burnt While Using Pressure Pot (Pics)

Pinned onto Entertainment Mods abeg endeavor to move this to the right section If you are expecting the Chinua-Achebe's kind of write-up You are on a Long thing . STRAIGHT TO THE POINT It was around 4PM on Friday after a long hectic ...
 ForNaija.com3 weeks ago
Sunday News Zimbabwe

Liberation: Lost, found in translation

Chinua Achebe Cetshwayo Mabhena Struggles for liberation in the world cannot be sufficiently studied or discussed without reference to a powerful black thinker, Frantz Fanon. Frantz Fanon was born in the Caribbean island of Martinique on 20 ...
 Sunday News Zimbabwe1 month ago
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