Chinua Achebe: The Father of African Literature

2013 saw the sad loss of one of Africa’s most prominent authors and respected scholars: after a short illness, Chinua Achebe died at the age of 82 in Boston, USA. His death saw an outpouring of tributes from those in the arts and politics, including Nelson Mandela, Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka and hip-hop artist and actor Tariq Trotter.

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