Tributes Pour in for Literary Giant Achebe

Tributes continue to pour in to celebrate the life and work of renowned author Chinua Achebe, most famous for writing the modern African classic "Things Fall Apart".

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Chinua Achebe

  • Nigeria:  Achebe's Brown University, Mourns - Plans Memorial On Late Writer's Life, Work

    Premium Times, 22 March 2013

    Brown University, where foremost novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, worked until his death last night, says it would organize a memorial in honour of one of its most valuable faculty ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tribute - Chinua Achebe 1930 - 2013

    Vanguard, 23 March 2013

    Chinua Achebe, I repeated to the man who informed me. Let me sit down first! read more »

  • Nigeria:  Something Dreadful Has Happened (opinion)

    Premium Times, 23 March 2013

    An Igbo Elegy on Hearing of the Passing of Professor Chinua Achebe, By Ife mee. Nnukwu ife mee. Chinua Achebe anabago. Onye edemede nke di egwu, read more »

  • Nigeria:  Achebe's Passing Devastates Soyinka, Clark, Chimamanda

    Premium Times, 23 March 2013

    It has been a gush of emotions from the literary community since the news broke early Friday of the passage of renowned novelist, Chinua Achebe, at the age of 83 in the United ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - Achebe Lives On

    This Day, 22 March 2013

    President Goodluck Jonathan Friday condoled the family of Prof. Chinua Achebe who died at the age of 82 in a US hospital. read more »

  • Africa:  Senate Mourns Achebe, Says 'he's a Great Loss to Nigeria, Africa'

    Vanguard, 22 March 2013

    THE Senate Friday described the death of the literary giant, Professor Chinua Achebe as a great loss to Nigeria and Africa. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Achebe Was an Iroko of Integrity - Atiku

    Vanguard, 22 March 2013

    FORMER  Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the late Nigeria's and Africa's literary giant, Professor Chinua Achebe, as an icon of unmatched integrity and conviction. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Renowned Author Chinua Achebe Dies

    Premium Times, 22 March 2013

    Nigeria's literary icon and publisher of several novels, Chinua Achebe, is dead. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Zim Writers Mourn Chinua Achebe

    The Herald, 23 March 2013

    Zimbabwean writers yesterday described the death of popular Nigerian literary icon Chinua Achebe as a great loss to Africa as he helped shape African literature. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Governor Obi Confirms Achebe's Death

    This Day, 22 March 2013

    Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State has confirmed the passing away of one of the nation's foremost literary icons, Professor Chinua Achebe. read more »

  • Rwanda:  Chinua Achebe Dies At 82

    The New Times, 22 March 2013

    Chinua Achebe, one of the world's most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel Things Fall Apart, is dead. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Prof Chinua Achebe Is Dead

    Vanguard, 22 March 2013

    Professor Chinua Achebe, one of the world’s most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel, ‘Things Fall Apart’, is dead. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Achebe Is Alive - Family

    Vanguard, 14 March 2013

    The rumoured death of foremost writer of classic novel, Things Fall Apart, Prof. Chinua Achebe, has been described as "untrue." Achebe's son, Chidi, made the revelation to ... read more »

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