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SOUTH AFRICA Black headlines last week told South Africans of the troubles elsewhere. RACES IN U.S
In his epic 1976 anthem “Go Slow,” Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti described the traffic in his hometown of Lagos, casting it as a metaphor for Nigeria’s spiritual standstill. “Then your head start to ache because car crush they for your head,” he sang
Sending your money to Nigeria just not in response to a scam e-mail from a deposed ruler’s secret son might actually be a smart move. A growing number of Wall Street pros have been talking up Africa as the next great investment.
If any man pursued a life of value without valuing his own life, it was Tim Hetherington. Wars in Liberia, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Libya the world’s open wounds were vocation destinations for this English photojournalist, whose pictures had the impact of stark truth stripped of political attitudinizing
At first glance, the election of Nigeria’s incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, who took nearly 60% of the votes cast, signals more of the same.
Guided by burning flares, a transport plane dipped down out of the night over Biafra last week and landed with a shipment of condensed food for the secessionist state’s starving population.
The 23-year-old son of a banker from Nigeria should have tripped every alarm in the global aviation-security system put in place after 9/11: He bought a $2,831 ticket for flights from Lagos to Amsterdam to Detroit and paid for it in cash. He left no contact information with the airline
The human rights group Amnesty International is calling on Nigeria to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if he attends an African Union Summit there on Thursday.
Ghanaians clad in the national colors of red, gold and green celebrated long into the night on Friday as excitement over the national team’s penalty shootout victory over Brazil in the final of the Under-20 World Cup in Egypt brought the West African nation to a standstill.