Come on, Harry, It's a dog eat dog world. Just as America occasionally feasts on lesser nations, we eat lesser creatures. Try the monkey pepper soup. It's unbeatable.

Saro-Wiwa found sympathetic ears particularly among Nigerian journalists working in the independent press where he was in any case, considered a member of the house…

Humanity may be messy, but it is intrinsically noble, and its existence is justified by certain inalienable rights. Any attempt to demean these rights in any one single individual or group, by an act of political or religious dogmatism, is an affront on the whole community, and should be so perceived and resisted.

As you read of the slave ships waiting to berth in Cotonou, you'll also do well to remember that there is an international school on the other side of the city, or in nearby Lome, where rich black kids learn to become ambassadors and international politicians and financiers.

Many families in Nigeria live below the poverty line and cannot afford therapy for the mentally sick…