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Friends are dress shopping in the novel "Americanah"; when they get to the register, the cashier asks which of two saleswomen helped them, but they're not sure. She lists numerous physical characteristics to identify the salesperson before giving up....
Varsity Times InsiderVicky Lagos has been selected to become the assistant commissioner of the City Section when it breaks away from the Los Angeles Unified School District on July 1. She has worked for the athletics office since 2006....
For the ninth consecutive year, Moscow hotels ranked as the most expensive in the world for business travelers, followed by Lagos, Nigeria, and New York City. The ranking, based on an annual survey by U.K.-based Hogg Robinson Group, a travel, expense...
-------------------- There Was a Country A Personal History of Biafra Chinua Achebe Penguin Press: 352 pp., $27.95 -------------------- Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author of the groundbreaking 1958 novel "Things Fall Apart," is widely considered...
World NowEU-Russia summit: European leaders are expected to press the contentious issue of Syria at a European Union-Russian summit Monday in St. Petersburg, but few believe Russian President Vladimir Putin will agree to ramp up pressure on the Syrian government.....
World NowDeadly plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria: A plane crashed after takeoff and ran into buildings in Lagos, Nigeria, killing at least 140 people, news agencies reported....
World NowNigeria mourns victims in Lagos air crash: The toll in Sunday's plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, which killed all 153 on board, may be scores higher once fatalities on the ground are established, according to Nigerian press reports...
World NowNigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
Los Angeles TimesIn Chika Unigwe's novel "On Black Sisters Street," the snow-covered streets of Antwerp, Belgium, are a beacon of freedom to the four disadvantaged African women who serve as the book's protagonists. Recruited in Lagos, Nigeria, by a fat slug of a sex...
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Pop & Hiss Seun Kuti may be in only his late 20s, but when he stood on the outdoor stage at Grand Performances in downtown Los Angeles on Friday night, his alto sax held tight against his body, surrounded by 13 remarkable......
On eve of Nigerian elections and the opening of 'Fela!' in Lagos, Femi Kuti talks politics, legacy, and musicPop & HissFemi Kuti makes something more than music. His dozen or so album releases and hugely popular concerts (“one of the more powerful live shows on Earth,” according to the Onion) are imbued with the weight of family legacy and Kuti’s......
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