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Center Stage: Africa in Hollywood
By Olayinka Fadahunsi
In the recent Bruce Willis vehicle Tears of the Sun, a team of American commandos swoop into Nigeria to end a fictional civil war pitting ethnic groups against each other. Troubling as it was to watch real ethnic tensions being fictionalized to serve as a plot backdrop for a mediocre action film, it was even more disturbing to realize that the lush forests and gleaming foliage of the film's Nigeri...
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