Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Chinua Achebe"

    New African Commentary to go live on Nov 16  

New African Commentary to go live on Nov 16  

New African Commentary, an online news publication aiming to project Africa positively to the rest of the world, is set to launch on November 16.According to a statement signed by Okey Ndibe, a member of the publication's editorial team, New African Commentary will be an online repository of all things African, cutting across a wide range of subject matters and [...]

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    The problem with Nigeria: Letdown of leadership?

The problem with Nigeria: Letdown of leadership?

In the superlative piece of postcolonial literature called “Things Fall Apart,” late Chinua Achebe succinctly captured my burning reflection as I write on an issue that is so dear to my heart and so important to the continued existence of our greatly valued nation.He said and I quote to the letter: “It is totally false to suggest, as we [...]

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    Anambra to set up $150m export facility in Achebe’s home town

Anambra to set up $150m export facility in Achebe’s home town

​Anambra state executive council as led by Willie Obiano, governor of the state, has approved the proposal for the construction of export processing facility estimated to cost about $150million.The "Ndi Anambra Export Facility Project", which is to be sited in Ogidi, the native home of late literature icon- Chinua Achebe, will become first Global Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certified conditioning [...]

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    Chido @50: When the book reads like its cover

Chido @50: When the book reads like its cover

By James EzeIn the world of Masters of Ceremonies (MCs), Chido Obidiegwu towers above his peers like zuma rock over the low plains of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory.From his lush silver hair and well-sculpted face to his deep voice that rumbles like rain-bearing thunder in the middle of July, Chido wears charisma like an Arabian musk – thick, persistent [...]

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