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.

Random Thoughts And Heresies: From A Four-Wheel Drive Kingdom, American Warriors, ‘Crazy’ African Boat People, And Proud Ethiopians

WHAT A MONTH OCTOBER was – great stories, tragedies galore, rumours, spy drama, Nobel Prizes dished out, Mo Ibrahim Foundation refusing yet again to dole out the African Leadership prize, name it. So what should we make of all the exciting – and for sure depressing – stuff? At one point, as I reflected on these events, my mind went …