Nigeria

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On the Set in Nollywood

One photographer's behind-the-scenes look inside this gigantic, high-volume film industry.

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The Crazy Pidgin Language That Unites Africa's Megacity

Finding a common linguistic ground in a city of 20 million and 500 languages.

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Where Urban Land Growth Is About to Explode

Regions where urbanization is likely to increase by 2030, and where it will have the most impact.

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Los Angeles Rids Its Schools of Styrofoam: This Week in Bans

Also, a British tractor thief gets his comeuppance and a Nigerian church freaks out over bombs in women's headdresses.

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Demolitions Return to Waterfront Lagos Slum

Stilted homes over the water are being taken down by the government, leaving thousands homeless.

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2012 Will Be a Year of Destruction in Lagos

Government targets poorly constructed buildings amid a string of collapses