Friday, 22 March 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Chinua Achebe is dead

Prof. Chinua Achebe

Nigeria’s literary icon and publisher of several novels, Chinua Achebe, is dead.

Mr. Achebe, the renowned author of Things Fall Apart, died in the United States where he was said to have suffered from an undisclosed ailment at the age of 82.

A source close to the family said the professor had been ill for a while and was hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, United States and he yesterday night gave up the ghost.


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