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AllAfrica.com
Ideological Import in 'The Trial of Dedan Kimathi'al, "the artist in the traditional African milieu spoke for, and on behalf of h
Ideological Import in 'The Trial of Dedan Kimathi'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
al, "the artist in the traditional African milieu spoke for, and on behalf of his community". As such African writers like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, Charles Mungoshi, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Dambudzo Marechera and Ayi Kwei Armah use their experiences... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Buhari Lead Like Mandela?Much proverbial water has passed under the bridge since the literary icon, Chin
Will Buhari Lead Like Mandela?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Much proverbial water has passed under the bridge since the literary icon, Chinua Achebe, wrote the book entitled 'The Trouble with Nigeria'. That was in the 80s when many Nigerians were rightly alarmed about how bad leaders were "squandering the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pachyderms and Governance (3was surreptitiously laid before independence by the departing colonial administ
Pachyderms and Governance (3
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
was surreptitiously laid before independence by the departing colonial administration. The late master storyteller, Prof. Chinua Achebe, refers to Osei Boateng, a journalist for the New African magazine who, in a November 2008 cover story... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 10 Most Well-Known Countries in Africain the world by 2020. We had the Biafra war, and the state-driven murder of Ken
The 10 Most Well-Known Countries in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
in the world by 2020. We had the Biafra war, and the state-driven murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa. Two celebrated writers - Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart) and Wole Soyinka (Nobel Prize in Literature laureate). It is an influential member of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elechi Amadi (1934essayist attended Government College, Umuahia (1948-1952), where he was schoolm
Elechi Amadi (1934
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
essayist attended Government College, Umuahia (1948-1952), where he was schoolmate of the poet JP Clark and famed novelist Chinua Achebe. He proceeded to the School of Surveying, Oyo where he studied survey between 1953 and 1954. He worked for a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Young radicals should generate own ideas for futureThabo Mbeki, trumpeted an African renaissance. My advice to those who call Man
Young radicals should generate own ideas for future
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
Thabo Mbeki, trumpeted an African renaissance. My advice to those who call Mandela a sellout is similar to the one Chinua Achebe gave us when he came to deliver the Steve Biko Memorial Lecture in 2002. Achebe implored South Africans not to... Read more
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Quartz
Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 lista scholarship to Bard University in the United States where he was mentored by
Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 list
Quartz / Posted 19 days ago
a scholarship to Bard University in the United States where he was mentored by the father of modern African storytelling, Chinua Achebe. Back home, he was determined to create media houses that told African stories. Mkhari became a household name... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Continent, a Contradiction - Aregbesolahas some of the largest deposits of mineral resources in the world. Her leading
African Continent, a Contradiction - Aregbesola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
has some of the largest deposits of mineral resources in the world. Her leading lights like Professor Wole Soyinka, late Chinua Achebe, Ali Mazrui, Dudley, Ade-Ajayi, Tomori, Oluponna, Falola and others rank among the best in their fields. This... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Declaration of Independence and Our American Identitynot holding and things falling apart. In the title of his famous novel Things F
The Declaration of Independence and Our American Identity
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
not holding and things falling apart. In the title of his famous novel Things Fall Apart (1958), the Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe borrows Yeats' imagery. Will our American center -- the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence --... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kutyauripo Redefines the Historical Novelto his readers, to put it crudely that we in Africa did not hear of culture for
Kutyauripo Redefines the Historical Novel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
to his readers, to put it crudely that we in Africa did not hear of culture for the first time from Europeans," writes Chinua Achebe in "African Writers Talking" (1972:7). Africans have always been proud of the cultural mores and values that... Read more
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Quartz
Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has had a baby, not that it’s anyone’s businessmother to a baby girl. But she is also the recipient of a string of awards, inc
Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has had a baby, not that it’s anyone’s business
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
mother to a baby girl. But she is also the recipient of a string of awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship, and the author whose talent was singled out by Africa’s literary giant, the late Chinua Achebe. Congratulations—for everything—Ms Adich... Read more
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The Telegraph
Spread thin and wide"When an old woman hears the dance she knows," writes Chinua Achebe, "her old a
Spread thin and wide
The Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
"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." 'Tribal India'? That... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amadi's Flair for Description Was Unmatchedwar." In the days when literary debates revolved around commitment or lack of
Amadi's Flair for Description Was Unmatched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
war." In the days when literary debates revolved around commitment or lack of it, Amadi easily fit in the same group as Chinua Achebe and Christopher Okigbo, who in different ways, were victims of the Biafra war that pushed to the fore the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Concubine' Author Dies, Leaving Behind Beautiful Workswith her. Ihuoma is married to a jealous Sea-King, who uses her as a bait to lu
'Concubine' Author Dies, Leaving Behind Beautiful Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
with her. Ihuoma is married to a jealous Sea-King, who uses her as a bait to lure men to untold suffering and death. While Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is no doubt better known in Kenya and the rest of the world, there are critics who feel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Restructuring Fractured Infrastructure!in the background music that heralded the now rested TV serial culled from the
Restructuring Fractured Infrastructure!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
in the background music that heralded the now rested TV serial culled from the novel, 'Things Fall Apart' by the late Chinua Achebe. There is definitely no argument about how things are falling apart in Nigeria in geometric progression with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela Addresses 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awardsand others like him. The Public Protector said, while in school in Swaziland,
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela Addresses 2016 Sunday Times Literary Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
and others like him. The Public Protector said, while in school in Swaziland, it was the works of authors such as Paton, Chinua Achebe, Alex Laguma, Andre Brink, Bessie Head, Charles Bosman, William Shakespeare and George Orwell that contributed... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas Times Recommends: Yeats, the NBA offseason, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and Mathes coolersyou don’t know Yeats’ lamentation for post-WWI Europe, it’s likely that certain
Arkansas Times Recommends: Yeats, the NBA offseason, Karl Ove Knausgaard, and Mathes coolers
Arkansas Times / Posted a month ago
you don’t know Yeats’ lamentation for post-WWI Europe, it’s likely that certain lines will ring a bell, since writers from Chinua Achebe to Joan Didion to Judge Robert Bork have been referencing or commandeering bits of “The Second Coming” for the... Read more

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