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Archive of month: October 2011

Makoko of Lagos

Makoko, a picturesque century old slum on stilts, is one of many shoreline communities threatened by climate change in Nigeria.

Lagos and Abuja

Lagos and Abuja are the two contrasting faces of Africa's largest nation: one is its the economical and cultural heart, the other is the capital.

Benin – Voodoo And Coconuts

Once a major slave shipping port and the cradle of voodoo religion, modern Benin was dubbed The West African Latin Quarter because of its people: loud, energetic and very chatty, always glad to start an intellectual or political debate.