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South Africa President: Zuma Explains how Africa owes a debt of gratitude to Achebe

 
The South African President, Mr Jacob Zuma, says Africa owes a debt of acknowledgment to backward Nigerian columnist Chinua Achebe in appearance of his contributions to African literature.

Zuma said this Friday in Johannesburg while cogent his centermost condolences to the Nigerian government and the ancestors of backward Achebe.

According to a account by the presidential spokesman, Mr Mac Maharaj, Zuma bidding his centermost condolences on the sad casual abroad of the acclaimed Nigerian author.

I accept learnt with abundant anguish of the casual abroad of this colossus of African writing. Chinua Achebe was Nigerias and absolutely Africas greatest arcane consign and a fable of African literature.

It was in his acclaimed atypical `Things Fall Apart that abounding Africans saw themselves in abstract and arts at the time if a lot of of the autograph was about Africans but not by Africans. Africa owes a debt of acknowledgment to the writer, Achebe.

On account of the South African government and all her people, we ambition to forward our centermost condolences to the Achebe family, his home country, Nigeria and the accomplished arcane community, Zuma said.

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