A good read!

Africa is a Country (Old Site)


It is a long time already since the Biafran War (1967-1970) to write a memoir, and it makes me wonder how affective Chinua Achebe’s narrative in The Guardian is to his audience. Achebe’s new book, There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra appears to have reopened old wounds and resulted in widespread debate, whether in op-ed columns, on blogs or on social media.

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  1. Wow. Powerful stuff here. Brings to mind this Maya Angelou quote–which I had to look up for you…

    History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

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