BREAKING NEWS: Chinua Achebe is Dead!

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Tragedy has befallen the land. The iroko has fallen. The Eagle On The Iroko, Prof. Chinua Achebe, is dead.

Chinua Achebe, one of the world’s most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel Things Fall Apart, is dead.

SaharaReporters learned that Achebe, who was the David and Mariana Fisher Professor of Literature at Brown University, died last night in a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Professor Achebe had been sick for some time.

He was 82, having been born on November 16, 1930, and had been in hospital in recent days.

Achebe is best known for his classical novel Things fall Apart. His last book, There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra, is still making waves.
Izabeth at 11:18 AM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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May his soul RIP, hero of our land !!!
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faithakwaugo at 11:29 AM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Wow so sad ! He should v stayed a little longer! Well his books ll live 4ever to bear his memory! We ll always love n be proud of u as long as we live! U were a blessing n honour to d Igbo pple! Ur intelligence is worthy to emulate n I pray 4 God to give u more pple like u who ll through their writing make a positive change n liberate our pple from d life of poverty n corruption! May ur sweet gentle soul rest in peace!
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cheeoma12 at 12:04 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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RIP our Great Writer, Sincerity and Truth are your Watch Word. We Love You But God Loves you most.
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luwanga at 12:28 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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A great man that lived a life of honour. Laa nke oma. Ibu dike.
After you, there will be no other.
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BlueIxora at 12:30 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Chai! This is tragic! We have lost a hero. Rest in peace Prof. Achebe. You are my favorite author.
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chidieberelendu at 12:33 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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May his gentle and Nobel spirit rest in perfect peace
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zolazola at 12:37 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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may his soul rest in peace. he was a legend and his legacy will remain forever
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Shegzan at 12:43 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Yep... I read it sm hrs ago!! God wil hlp us...

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gentlebird at 12:44 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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what a great loss to Nigeria,
RIP.
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tanglefree at 12:46 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Sad!
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mark200 at 12:51 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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what a great loss to Nigeria,may his soul rest in peace
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PeacetoU at 12:55 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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There is time for everything under the sun, time to be born and time to die. This is his time to die but the memories live on. May your soul rest in the bosom of the Lord. We'll all miss you.
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adamiprofoma at 12:58 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.You where a great icon.
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reel14 at 01:01 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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oh my  prof!Truly,the river do run dry atimes,flower withals,sun sets,eagles land,when night falls,colour fades but your memory lives on,you were a blessing to the entire black race.well!we submit to the law of nature,but your part and impart to humanity never be over-emphasized,jettisoned or forgotten...We,the humanity products even after your departure and return to mother-earth.
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bestbuky at 01:02 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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 Sad RIP
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suredon2011 at 01:07 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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RIP
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morgrawl231 at 01:12 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Oh!!! a great hero is gone,,,,RIP Chinua Achebe,,,,
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godspilosky at 01:13 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Sad! we wil mis u dearly... RIP
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dumechyke at 01:14 PM, 22/03/2013 (5 years ago)
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Rest in peace PAPA.!!!!! your a great legend in deed.
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