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Remembering Master Storyteller Chinua Achebe

AFRICANGLOBE - Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections, a book of eulogy in honour of the departed master storyteller, provides a magnificent insight into Achebe the man, both his character and his work. Launched at the 40th African Literature Association Conference on April 10 in Johannesburg, the book attracted 49 eminent writers and academics from the African literary space

Are Things Falling Apart In The African American Community?

AFRICANGLOBE - There is a critical need for African Americans to take charge of their communities to speak out against the injustices of issues that threaten the destruction of African American communities. The growing community violence and cultural disintegration on the community level must be stopped before the very life blood drains from the communities that are still an important part of this nation.

100 Greatest African Kings: New African Series

Making the cut in this first of 10 volumes is the magnificent Queen of Sheba from Ethiopia; the inimitable last Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra IV; and the irrepressible Hannibal Barca of Carthage. Not to be left out is Emperor Mansa Musa of Mali, the richest man who ever lived.

The Word’s of Chinua Achebe

AFRICANGLOBE - Every aspiring writer is told, “Write about what you know.” The late Chinua Achebe knew and experienced quite a lot. He was born and raised in Nigeria, a promising intellectual who came of age in the period of independence.

Nigerian Literary Giant and Author of “Things Fall Apart” Chinua Achebe...

AFRICANGLOBE - 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 Nigeria this morning suggest he died at a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts of an undisclosed ailment.

Anthills Of The Savannah

Things Fall Apart is legendary Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe's most popular novel. However, my favorite work of his is Anthills Of The Savannah. An anthill,...