Actor John Boyega attends the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Hollywood. Boyega, the son of Nigerian immigrants, grew up in London.
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Nigeria's former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki (center) arrives at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Dec. 14 for a hearing on charges of possessing weapons illegally.
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The photographer brings a surreal touch to the epidemic that struck West Africa in photos titled "Le Temps Ebola." The suits worn by the people portraying health professionals evoke carnival masks and animal masks. The question the photographer ponders: "Are these figures here to protect the people or to harm them?," reflecting mistrust of medical workers in the early stages of the outbreak.
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Tunde Wey gets ready to serve plantains and Jollof rice at his pop-up Nigerian dinner in the kitchen of Toki Underground, a ramen restaurant in Washington, D.C., in December 2014.