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*The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English
will be the official language of the European Union rather than German,
which was the other possibility.
As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English
spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in
plan that would become known as ‘Euro-English’.
A great documentary on Jos violence
Yet it’s quickly apparent in conversation with the Nigerian-born hero of Afrobeat that he’s far from ready to lay down his drum sticks just yet.
He refuses even to dwell on past glories or career highlights. “I don’t think it’s the end,” he says in deep measured tones. “I’m still looking forward all the time. Backward? No. You look forward to doing what things appeal to you.”
His latest album, Secret Agent, is as a lively and downright funky as any in his 40-year catalog. Read the rest of this entry »