Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pray the Devil Back to Hell

On Monday night, I attended a viewing of the documentary, Pray the Devil Back to Hell.  The movie, which won Best Documentary at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, is an emotional and empowering piece about the Liberian civil war and … Continue reading

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10 Interesting Nigerian Facts

The Atlanta Post did a list of 10 Things You Could Learn from a Nigerian that provided highlights of some the great achievements and accomplishments of Nigerians. This includes owning Gatwick Airport in the UK and the successful career of … Continue reading

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Half a Century of Independence for The Democratic Republic of the Congo

International news website France24 hosted a discussion about The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s 50 years of independence. What have the last 50 years looked like and what does the future hold for this country of 70 million? Participating in … Continue reading

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The Congo on Broadway

On a cold and rainy Thursday, I headed down 42nd Street towards the Lion Theatre. I was walking to see the off broadway play A Season in the Congo that was being produced by Rico Workshop Productions in celebration of … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy?

When I travel I love to stay in places that are unique and different. With the increase in multinational ownership of the tourism industry it is at times difficult to find something that doesn’t look and feel like the same … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Heads to Nigeria

New friends are about to be added to the Sesame Street cast as Nigeria premieres its local version of the favorite children’s show.  Sesame Square, as it will be known in Nigeria, is set to premiere this fall and is … Continue reading

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Profiles on Nigeria – Episode 4

In our final profile we return to the Essien family and interview Nnene Essien on her thoughts about the 50th Celebration. The youngest child of our interview participant from Episode 1, Nnene was born and raised in the U.S. She recently … Continue reading

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