Chinua Achebe

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AllAfrica.com
' Media Under Economic and Political Siege'entrenched we will end up like some West African states where this criminal evi
' Media Under Economic and Political Siege'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
entrenched we will end up like some West African states where this criminal evil is now part and parcel of life. "As Chinua Achebe would say, my frank and honest opinion is that anybody who says that corruption in Zimbabwe, including within... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Where Nigeria Got It All Wrong"Nigeria's unity" was the primary motivation for the design and adoption of thi
Where Nigeria Got It All Wrong
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
"Nigeria's unity" was the primary motivation for the design and adoption of this system of governance, as late Professor Chinua Achebe once reasoned: "unity is only as good as the purpose for which it exists." Nigeria's unity, as sacrosanct as... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New Territories: Story of an African fracascountry rather than set the action in a real one, but she points out there are
New Territories: Story of an African fracas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
country rather than set the action in a real one, but she points out there are "more examples of this than you think. Chinua Achebe did it in Things Fall Apart and I did quite a lot of research into African writers who invent African places... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Flora Nwapa and the Letter That Changed Nigerian Literature ForeverIn the early 1960s, Flora Nwapa sent Chinua Achebe a mail containing a manuscri
Flora Nwapa and the Letter That Changed Nigerian Literature Forever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
In the early 1960s, Flora Nwapa sent Chinua Achebe a mail containing a manuscript. She probably didn't imagine that much would come out of it. However, 50 years later, we celebrate Efuru, a feminist and cultural work; and the first book written by a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trading On Ethnic Rivalrythese three major tribes have become political rivals using the minority tribes
Trading On Ethnic Rivalry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
these three major tribes have become political rivals using the minority tribes as tools to achieve personal ambition. Chinua Achebe affirms that, "The structure of the country was such that there was an inbuilt power struggle among the ethnic... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
‘Embrace of the Serpent’ a powerful exploration of cultural erasureignorance, yet forced cultural adoption only instill violence. The film’s them
‘Embrace of the Serpent’ a powerful exploration of cultural erasure
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 25 days ago
ignorance, yet forced cultural adoption only instill violence. The film’s themes recall “Things Fall Apart,” where author Chinua Achebe castigated European imperialism for its ruination of the Igbo people, yet did not withhold his own criticism of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Literature At Odds With Her Poor Politics - Barrettcontinue to be the most creative people, expressing the creative elements in Af
Nigerian Literature At Odds With Her Poor Politics - Barrett
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
continue to be the most creative people, expressing the creative elements in African life. You have Soyinka; you have Chinua Achebe and the rest. So, Nigeria is a paradox by failing to meet the expectations of those who have the highest regard... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebedi Writers Residency Honours Achebe, Gimba, Mabel Segun and Soyinkathe facilities at the residency. The Ebedi decided to name the four en suit roo
Ebedi Writers Residency Honours Achebe, Gimba, Mabel Segun and Soyinka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
the facilities at the residency. The Ebedi decided to name the four en suit rooms at the residence in honour of icons like Chinua Achebe, Abubakar Gimba, Mabel Segun and Wole Soyinka and they brought the Nobel Laureate to inaugurate the rooms with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Focus On Justice, Not Rightsfree the totality of the nation's human resources; about the Super Eagles playi
Let's Focus On Justice, Not Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
free the totality of the nation's human resources; about the Super Eagles playing with its best eleven rather than what Chinua Achebe called the 7th Eleven. There are people saying the Senate should be ashamed for dismissing the bill. I do not... Read more

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