Global celebration for Achebe’s Things Fall Apart 60 years after


This year 2018 is an important year. This year minus 60 years ago the Nigerian writer published ‘Things Fall Apart’. This publication has become a milestone in African literature and World literature. At many places this event will be celebrated by reading and discussing and listening and re-reading this important book.   

Book on J.A. Green, Nigeria’s first indigenous professional photographer for launch


This book is a welcome change from the many literary works that are presented in this weblog. This time a book on a famous Nigerian photograher Jonathan Adagogo Green. Jonathan was born in 1873 in Bonny, he moved to Sierra Leone to learn the art of photography.  He moved back to Bonny and he made … Continue reading Book on J.A. Green, Nigeria’s first indigenous professional photographer for launch

Things Fall Apart@60: Why we’re celebrating in 11 African countries


It must have been one the first books that I have read coming from the continent. The now classic ‘Things fall apart’ but the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. He wrote about a society falling apart due to outside influences. Now the novel is celebrating its 60th birthday. A landmark in Nigerian and African literature. Read … Continue reading Things Fall Apart@60: Why we’re celebrating in 11 African countries