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Lagos (Nigeria)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • With 'Americanah,' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie pokes fun at race

    With 'Americanah,' Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie pokes fun at race
    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....
  • A history of person, country in 'There Was a Country'

    A history of person, country in 'There Was a Country'
    -------------------- 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...