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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal Taken from a March 27 audio column from prisonradio.org.  The writer is a political prisoner at SCI Mahanoy in Frackville, Pa. The brilliant light of a Nigerian masterwriter has gone out, and the world is poorer for it. Chinua Achebe — whose stunning novel, “Thin...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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(AFP) LAGOS — Africa’s first Nobel literature laureate Wole Soyinka and a renowned poet, John Pepper Clark, said Friday they have lost “a brother, a colleague” with the death of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe. “For us, the loss of Chinua Achebe is, above all else, intensely p...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Foremost novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, is dead. He was 82. Reporters  learnt he died last night in a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. A source close to the family said the professor had been ill for a while and was hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Boston. The source decline...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 3rd, 2013
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In Ethiopia, where more than 1.2 million people are infected with HIV, disclosure of infection by patients is important in the fight against the disease. A new study led by a Brown sociology researcher investigates HIV-positive status disclosure rates among men and women in Africa’s second most...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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by Okenwa R. Nwosu, M.D “Then, and more so, even now, I still believe that despite the intellectual foundations of the book, it can only serve to draw us back and to divide us further as a nation. And everything that I have read on both sides of the controversy had only strengthened my belief. [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 28th, 2012
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BY Jacey Fortin But for world-famous author and scholar Chinua Achebe, 81, the Biafran War of 1967-1970 is more than a moment in history. It is a lesson that should not be forgotten, especially as Nigeria witnesses a new wave of sectarian violence that threatens to split Africa’s most populous ...