Chinua Achebe - A Hero Returns

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Richard Dowden, director of the Royal African Society, joins African novelist Chinua Achebe on his first trip back to his homeland of Nigeria for many years.

The expectations of Nigerians are massive, but can Achebe, who is nearly 80, inspire a new generation to help the country achieve its enormous potential?

African novelist Chinua Achebe returns to Nigeria for the first time in many years.