Celebrating Bernard Dadié, the famed Ivorian writer and statesman who died at 103

On March 9, 2019, Ivory Coast lost Bernard Binlin Dadié, who died at the age of 103 after a long and successful life as a writer, author and brave statesman.

Bernard will forever remain on the lips of many Africans when discussing not only the development of literature and folklore in his home country but also for his works in seeing the fight for an independent nation. Continue reading …

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