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Lagos (Nigeria)

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  • On eve of Nigerian elections and the opening of 'Fela!' in Lagos, Femi Kuti talks politics, legacy, and music

     
    Femi 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......
  • Femi Kuti talks Nigerian elections, the music of his father and 'Fela!' in Lagos

     
    Just a few weeks ago, Nigeria celebrated a relatively peaceful election, with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and his People’s Democratic Party emerging victorious in a process unmarked by the violence and rioting that has scarred polls in the...
  • Book review: 'On Black Sisters Street'

    Book review: 'On Black Sisters Street'
    In 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...
  • The Find: Veronica's Kitchen in Van Nuys

    The Find: Veronica's Kitchen in Van Nuys
    "Fufu Land!" blares the sign over Veronica's Kitchen, a newly minted Nigerian place at the back of a mini-mall on busy Sherman Way in Van Nuys. Fufu is West Africa's staff of life. And like rice in Asia or bread in Europe, the doughy starch balls come in...
  • From the archives: Chilean Opposition Scores More Victories in Congressional Vote

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Sweetening its landslide presidential victory, Chile's opposition coalition won heavily in congressional elections, while the nation's once-prominent far-leftists did poorly, according to final results Friday. After 16 years of...