Chinua Achebe

Historical novel tests notion of nation

The past explains the present but not the future because ‘that tiny chaos’ makes the future opaque

Things Fall Apart turns 60

The classic novel by Chinua Achebe, and how it came to be, are legendary African tales

Educate for democracy in Africa

Africans can become citizens by acting democratically and claiming their identity

It’s the right time to interrogate SA’s ethics

The country’s Constitution is the gold standard of democracy but it is not impervious to corruption

Slice Of Life: No longer at ease

'In black communities, you don’t only look after your family. From the money you get, you need to pay a monthly allowance for extended family'

Achebe’s legacy, our lodestone

The novelist's writings have provided fertile ground for the festival speakers to raise contemporary issues.

M&G LitFest: Nadine Gordimer remembers Chinua Achebe

Nobel-winning author Nadine Gordimer has paid tribute to Chinua Achebe, the eminent writer who passed away in March.

Gordimer: Chinua Achebe did not fear a challenge

Nobel prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has celebrated the legacy of the late writer Chinua Achebe at the M&G Literary festival.

M&G LitFest: Adam Habib on SA’s ‘moment of reckoning’

Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib opened the M&G Literary Festival, which pays tribute to Chinua Achebe, with thoughts on SA's "suspended revolution".

Festival to focus on ‘Achebe’s children’

The fourth M&G Literary Festival will take place at Jo’burg’s Market Theatre from August 30 to September 1.

Thousands to pay tribute to Chinua Achebe at memorial

The memorial for Chinua Achebe is expected to draw thousands as mourners prepare to pay their respects to "the father of modern African literature".

Chinua Achebe: Without the story we are blind

The ‘father’ of African literature set the template for the darker peoples of the world to tell their own stories, writes Percy Zvomuya.

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Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

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UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.