60 Years Of ‘Things Fall Apart’: Chinua Achebe And The Tongues Of African Literature

Published 60 years ago this year by Heinemann in London, Things Fall Apart has sold more than 10m copies and been translated into more than 50 languages.

Tipped To Win Nobel Literature Prize, Kenya’s Ngugi Misses Out Again As Bob Dylan Runs Away With It

Ngugi wa Thiong’o was the bookies’ favourite for the second year to win the Nobel prize in literature

A Good Man, A Good Ugandan, A Good African, A Good Citizen Of The World: Reflections On A Death

WHEN I TURNED 18, my parents decided it was time for me to find my roots. They sent me to study high school in our hometown Tororo, the town on the great Rock in eastern Uganda. Off to good old St Peter’s College (better known as Tororo College), I went. At Tororo College, I stayed in Bernard Onyango House. Bernard …