Chinua Achebe

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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Makes History in UK Varsityvery interesting and this enabled me to excel in both modules." Akpabio's expl
Nigerian Makes History in UK Varsity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
very interesting and this enabled me to excel in both modules." Akpabio's exploit is proof that, in the words of Professor Chinua Achebe, what is holding the nation's development back is leadership. Our people are bright as stars and are proving it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On a Contribution to Biafra ConversationGown's role in the countercoup of July 1966 represents exciting forensic skills
On a Contribution to Biafra Conversation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gown's role in the countercoup of July 1966 represents exciting forensic skills. So, too, are his counterarguments against Chinua Achebe in respect of the crisis in the 1950s in the NCNC between Eyo Ita and his fellow "sit tight" ministers like A.... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
President Buharis Change Agendathey are also expected to sing the praises of the rich and influential in their
President Buharis Change Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
they are also expected to sing the praises of the rich and influential in their society. The reason is what Professor Chinua Achebe rightly observed in his last book: 'There was a Country' that "once a people have been dispossessed and... Read more
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10d
heraldscotland
Anti-sugar Jeremy Corbyn sets out his position on the biscuit issuemodernist masterpiece Ulysses, but said the most recent book he had re-read was
Anti-sugar Jeremy Corbyn sets out his position on the biscuit issue
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
modernist masterpiece Ulysses, but said the most recent book he had re-read was Things Fall Apart, by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, which depicts the impact of colonialism on an African village. "I've just re-read Things Fall Apart, but I... Read more
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11d
AllAfrica.com
'No Longer At Ease' With Our Corrupt Selves"The African is corrupt through and through . . . They are all corrupt," says M
'No Longer At Ease' With Our Corrupt Selves
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
"The African is corrupt through and through . . . They are all corrupt," says Mr Green in Chinua Achebe's "No Longer at Ease" (1963). When corruption becomes an intrinsic part of life then society's moral fabric is shred, not so much for its frailty... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
The Good the Bad and the APChas been the case, but to examine the underlying factors with a view to making
The Good the Bad and the APC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
has been the case, but to examine the underlying factors with a view to making amends through policy review. Was it not Chinua Achebe, the great novelist of all times, that wrote in one of the most popular literature books in Nigeria, THINGS... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Election 2016:Addo pales before John Mahama...the intelligent observers of human behaviour have noted, it is only one bad nut
Election 2016:Addo pales before John Mahama...
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 16 days ago
the intelligent observers of human behaviour have noted, it is only one bad nut that spoils the taste of the entire soup (Chinua Achebe on my mind here). The way the desperate NPP and its Akufo-Addo are snuggling to him for nurturing speaks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lebanon, Soyinka Foundation, in Cross Cultural Exchangeof its most memorable initiatives being an international colloquium on the one
Lebanon, Soyinka Foundation, in Cross Cultural Exchange
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of its most memorable initiatives being an international colloquium on the one year anniversary of the death of Professor Chinua Achebe. It was titled Honouring Chinua Achebe, a Lebanese-Nigerian Celebration, that event was presided over by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sing Praises to Literary Greats When They're Aliveand condemn these writers when they are still alive. When great lettermen and
Sing Praises to Literary Greats When They're Alive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
and condemn these writers when they are still alive. When great lettermen and women like Francis Imbuga, Grace Ogot, Chinua Achebe, Prof Ali Mazrui, Majorie Oludhe Macgoye and, recently, Elechi Amadi of The Concubine die, so much is said... Read more
25d
Quartz
An African fable on how humans learned to walk could be the most translated short story everthough not short stories, are The Little Prince and Pinocchio. Things Fall Apar
An African fable on how humans learned to walk could be the most translated short story ever
Quartz / Posted 25 days ago
though not short stories, are The Little Prince and Pinocchio. Things Fall Apart, the novel by the late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, is widely believed to be the most translated African work. Ngũgĩ, as he’s usually known, originally wrote the... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Dissecting the University of Chicago’s Infamous Letterdemanded mandatory trigger warnings on books such as “The Great Gatsby,” by F.
Dissecting the University of Chicago’s Infamous Letter
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 28 days ago
demanded mandatory trigger warnings on books such as “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, or “Things Fall Apart,” by Chinua Achebe. Several schools, such as Drexel University, have actually made trigger warnings mandatory for their... Read more

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