Monday, June 18, 2018

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65 African Icons Every Black Person Should...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South...

Chinua Achebe: Thousands Mourn Celebrated Nigerian Author

The funeral of Nigeria's celebrated writer, Chinua Achebe, has been held in his small hometown in a ceremony that drew crowds of mourners. Achebe, author...

Nigerian Literary Giant Chinua Achebe Dead at...

The Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe, who first made his mark with 1958 novel Things Fall Apart, has died aged 82. News reports from...

Chinua Achebe’s Memoir ‘There Was a Country’...

Chinua Achebe's famous first novel, Things Fall Apart, conspicuously borrows from Yeats. The memoir with which he bookends his long career, There Was a Country, is...

Chinua Achebe a Strong Candidate for Nobel...

Nobody knows who will be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Nobody. Not the Swedish Academy, which is still reading through the works of...