Posts Tagged ‘Achebe’

Rapper 50 Cent’s Upcoming Film Renamed to “All Things Fall Apart” at Chinua Achebe’s Request for a Change

Written on November 21st, 2011 by
Categories: Spotlight

For those who have read or are familiar with Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's book, "Things Fall Apart", this is an interesting story. From The Guardian: Things Fall Apart, published by Achebe in 1958, is Nigeria's most famous English-language... Read More | Share

Chinua Achebe: A hero returns

Written on February 18th, 2009 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

You might be forgiven for thinking they had turned out to greet Nelson Mandela. A huge noisy crowd, complete with dancers and drummers, gathered at the entrance of Abuja airport in the Nigerian capital at 0530 in the morning. But not to greet a great... Read More | Share

Man Booker International judges honour Chinua Achebe

Written on June 13th, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

ACHEBE: 'Father of modern African literature' beats formidable shortlist including Carlos Fuentes and Doris Lessing, signaling the 60,000-pound prize's status as an authentic world awardRead... Read More | Share

Chinua Achebe Foundation Interviews #32: Mrs. Oyibo Odinamadu (Part 1)

Written on January 28th, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

INTERVIEW: Mrs. Oyibo Odinamadu, an icon of politics, civil rights and the women... Read More | Share

Missing from the (National) Conference

Written on December 28th, 2006 by
Categories: Sovereign National Conference (SNC) Project

Guardian March 3, 2005 Missing from the (National) Conference By Opeyemi Agbaje AT last some sort of National Conference is on-going in Abuja! Actually the "conference" started since June 12, 1993. Since that unfortunate episode, issues... Read More | Share

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