Friday 22 March 2013
RIP, Professor Chinua Achebe dies at 82
Nigeria’s literary icon and publisher of several novels, Novelist, poet, professor, critic and the author of the most widely read book in African literature (Things Fall Apart) professor Chinua Achebe, has passed on. Achebe died last night March 21 in a hospital where he was said to have suffered from an undisclosed ailment in Boston, Massachusetts. He had been ill for a while. He was 82 years old.
May his soul rest in peace.