Nigerian Literary Icon Buchi Emecheta Dies
The veteran writer has authored over 20 books which include, The Slave Girl (1977), Second Citizen (1974) and The Joys of Motherhood (1979). Emecheta's books focussed on child slavery, motherhood, female independence and freedom through education.
Vanguard, 27 January 2017
The literary world was again thrown into mourning following the news of the death of one of Nigeria's renowned literary figures and authors of the world acclaimed novel, Second… Read more »
Premium Times, 26 January 2017
One of Africa's most celebrated writers, Buchi Emecheta, is dead. Read more »
This is Africa, 26 January 2017
Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta one of the most popular and celebrated African writers has died at the age of 72 in London. The Nigerian novelist based in Britain since 1960,… Read more »