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World-Renowned Nigerian Author Refuses His Country’s Honor

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has — for the second time — refused to accept an honorary title from his home country. The author of the internationally-acclaimed novel Things Fall Apart would have been one of the Nigerians named a “Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic” at a ceremony on Monday. But Achebe, who […]

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